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).
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