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About Spain

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

Top 10 Places of Origin of International Students in Spain in 2010-2011  

Source: Ministry of Education of Spain

Definitions

International Students in Spain: All the students from other countries studying at Spanish Universities.

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