It’s time to compare how well Spain’s eight top universities cater to language students! Are you thinking about studying Spanish in Spain? Well, a Spanish University will definitely look good on your CV and you’re bound to have a fun experience on a campus with tens of thousands of other students from around the world. But how do university language course prices, academic standards, facilities and activities compare? How do you know you’re getting the best value for money and what is the most suitable academic environment for you? In …CONTINUE READING

Spanish language schools may offer several different types of courses and diplomas.   Some may give their students attendance certificates, requiring students to be present at a minimum number of classes. Certain school diplomas may require students to sit a final exam. While these qualifications can give you great personal satisfaction and prove that you have taken practical steps to learn a language well, there are certain qualifications, which are officially recognised worldwide. Because of this, they will look great on your CV, and give you access to further education …CONTINUE READING

While studying in Spain, you may wish to buy a mobile phone, install a telephone line or DSL and find about cheap calls abroad. Here are UniSpain’s tips for getting the most out of telephone and internet deals in Spain. 1. Ordering internet + phone line for a rental apartment Telephone and WiFi in Spain If you are staying in a private student apartment in Spain, you may wish to enjoy ADSL (that’s what DSL is called in Spanish) or a landline telephone all to yourself, instead of going to …CONTINUE READING

Student accommodation problems in a foreign country? No fun! At first, it might be daunting to deal with a Spanish landlord on your own, or sometimes other students may have questionable kitchen hygiene standards. On occasion, even when you complain, some noisy neighbours don’t seem to care much about your beauty sleep. So how can you best handle student accommodation problems in Spain? Below, we have put down some helpful information on: 1. ELECTRICITY, WATER & GAS 2. KEYS & LOCKS 3. BROKEN HOUSEHOLD APPLIANCES AND FURNITURE 4. NOISY OR …CONTINUE READING

What kind of student accommodation in Spain is the best? As we have discussed before on the UniSpain blog, student accommodation is an important factor when it comes to your well-being abroad. The living options for foreign students in Spain are usually as follows: shared student flats, purpose-built student residences, hiring your own apartment, or staying with a Spanish host family. Here is our guide to host family accommodation in Spain. What kinds of Spanish families take in students? It is useful for foreign students to understand that all Spanish …CONTINUE READING

“How much will it all cost?” This is probably the first question most people ask when they start planning a language learning trip to Spain. This is why the UniSpain website has several financial tools that can give you a really good idea of spending money needed in Spain. We have a Pocket Money Calculator that will work out your rough monthly spending depending on your location and the things you like to do. And all our school descriptions come with exact prices for courses and shared student flat, host …CONTINUE READING

When you book a language course in Spain, accommodation will figure as one of your top priorities. Not just because of the cost, but also because of your overall welfare. Being happy where you live is very important. Why student residences can be a good choice Student residences are a good option for those students who want to combine high quality accommodation, creature comforts and a sociable student atmosphere. Student residences usually have great facilities, extras like WiFi, half-board or in some cases even a gym and rooms that are …CONTINUE READING

The warm weather is growing cooler….all around you people are starting to put their bathing suits and sunglasses away. You  start to realize that summer is over. September is here, and autumn has arrived…and what does this really mean in the grand scope of the world? We say goodbye to vacation as people go back to work and students worldwide ready themselves to start another school year.  And you? …Perhaps you would like to give yourself a break from your routine…? If a life transforming experience is the boost that …CONTINUE READING

If you’ve just started researching Spanish language schools, you’re probably quite confused right now. There are hundreds. Big, small, private academy, public university, summer camp, courses with salsa or culture classes, city destinations, beach resorts, historic towns… the choice is overwhelming and the prices vary widely. Price vs. quality? Price is a big issue when booking a language course abroad. You want to make sure you get the most for your money. Many students wonder why some Spanish schools seem very expensive, compared to others. Is quality a factor? In …CONTINUE READING

If you’ve taken up Spanish language as part of your academic or professional career, a university language course will look good on your CV. But how good are Spain’s universities? And which ones will offer you real quality? Below is a pick of Spain’s finest universities and language faculties. We have included a fair cross section, selected by location, academic standards, reputation and trusted international and Spanish university ranking tables like QS, Shanghai and IAIF. You’ll also find all the essential information about available facilities, location details and a look …CONTINUE READING