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Spanish higher education boasts a long tradition of academic excellence, a wealth of academic programmes to choose from, good employment opportunities, and moderate costs of living. Many Spanish universities are placed high in international rankings and are prestigious internationally, such as the Complutense University of Madrid, or the University of Barcelona.
Spain’s attractiveness as a higher education destination country is growing year by year. For example, according to a report by StudyPortals that analysed the number of page views on their websites, the interest in Spanish on-campus English-taught Bachelor programmes has increased by 18% between April 2021 and March 2022, compared to the year before.
If you are interested in applying to Spanish universities with Cambridge qualifications, either as a Spanish or international student, it is important to remember the following key facts:
Below is a summary to help you gain an overview from the start.
Apply with your non-Spanish qualifications
on a scale of 10
3 A Levels
Grade C/4 or above
maximum 4 points
1-2 A Levels recognised*
Find out about direct access.
Convert your qualifications into their Spanish equivalent
2 A Levels
Find out about homologación.