Spain remains a popular destination among international students from Spanish-speaking and non-Spanish speaking countries around the world. While Italy has remained a top sending country since 2009/10, China made its way from tenth place in 2010/11 to being the fourth largest sender of students to Spain in 2013/14.
Fast Facts: Spain
- There were 189,198 international students enrolled in Spain’s higher education institutions in 2013/14.
- The top five places of origin for in-bound international students during the 2013/14 academic year were Italy, France, Germany, China and Colombia.
Source: Spanish National Agency for internationalization of Higher education (SEPIE)