Higher Education in Spain

Higher Education In Spain

There are 73 universities in Spain, most of which are supported by state funding. 23 Spanish universities are private, of which 7 are affiliated with the Catholic Church.

Former degrees were:

  • Licenciatura or ingeniería, can last four or five years.
  • Diplomatura or ingeniería técnica, degree courses of shorter duration, 3 years.

Under the new European Higher Education Area, these former undergraduate degrees are being replaced by the título de grado (Bachelor's degree).

Read more about Higher Education In Spain:  History, Admission, Ranking, List of Public Universities, List of Private Universities

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