Spain remains a popular destination among international students from Spanish-speaking and non-Spanish speaking countries around the world. While Italy and Colombia have remained top sending countries since 2009/ 2010, China made its way from tenth place in 2010/2011 being the third largest sender of students to Spain in 2012/2013.
Fast Facts: Spain
- There were over 73,600 international students enrolled in Spain’s higher education institutions.
- Top five places of origin were Italy, Colombia, China, Romania, and Morocco.
Source: Universidad.es Foundation
Places of Origin of International Students in Spain, 2010/11
Source: Ministry of Education of Spain