Higher Education in Spain

Call Toll Free: 1-800-200-3678 (Within India)


The current system of education in SPAIN is known as LOE after the Ley Orgánica de Educación, or Fundamental Law of Education. Education in Spain is compulsory, and free from 6 to 16 years of age, supported by the Government in each Region.

Spanish System Indian system
Pre-school (3 to 6 years of age)

10th STD
Primary School (6 to 12 years of age)
Compulsory Secondary Education
(12 to 16 years of age)
Post-Compulsory Schooling
(16 to 18 years of age)
12th STD
Bachelors Bachelors
Master's / Postgraduates Master's / Postgraduates
Doctorate Doctorate

There are more than 70 universities throughout Spain, around 50 are public and the rest, are private universities.

They are distributed throughout the country but the biggest and most important cities have the highest number of universities, in Madrid, Barcelona and Valencia.



1. Spanish universities may be either public or private, and they can be set up under either State or Autonomous law.

2. There are at the moment 75 universities of which 50 are established on a public basis and 25 on a private basis.

3. Of the 50 public universities, 48 fall under the authority of the Autonomous Communities while fall under the Ministry of Education and Science.

Popular Courses

  • Architecture
  • Business
  • Health Science
  • Arts
  • Fashion
  • Design


Universities in Australia
Why Study in Malaysia?
Education System
Application Procedure
Costs of statying in Australia
Student Visa Info for Australia
Industry / Employment in Australia