As a country, Spain has been seeing a good incremental boost in its population of International students. The country is famous for many aspects, predominant among these are the fun loving and partying people and probably because of a good relaxed approach to life, Spain did not involve itself in any of the wars.
The country is also popular for its beaches of which they have more than 8000, food, music, dance, some of the greatest monuments in Europe, the largest number of bars compared with any country in Europe and in the continent it’s the most populous country after France with a population of over 46 million.
All in all, a warm country with warm people who look for any cause for revelry and celebrations.
A typical evening out in Spain begins after 10 p.m. and can easily go on until 3 a.m. and after.
Most Spaniards use two surnames, the father’s and the mother’s.
Spanish is quite a vast language and their dictionary has more than 100,000 words. After Mandarin, Spanish is the most widely spoken language in the world. A language, you must learn before you move to the country.
Home to some of the best universities, Spain charges the same fees to the EU and the Non EU students and this is quite reasonable, under 1200 Euros per annum in most cases.
Seville – The Home of Tapas
In this article we’ll cover Seville which has many distinctions to itself. Almost every street has a restaurant where you find the locals dancing the Flamenco, the city has any number of tapas joints. After all, tapas originated here. The weather is fair and sunny for most part of the year and the city is crawling with tourists which gives it a nice cosmopolitan air. The wines are good to excellent and what is one to say about the sherry they produce.
For those who wish to earn and learn, despite the economic downturn of 2008-2009, there are part time jobs to be had at 18 Euros an hour and students are allowed to work 20 hours a week.
As usual, we recommend that you look up the website of each of the universities to find the courses most suited to you:
University of Seville
International University of Andalusia
Pablo de Olavide University
A reminder. We cover the public universities in each of the countries on account of the quality of education and affordability.
Cost of Living
Many families welcome paying guests in Spain. In any case, accommodations are usually good and you should be able to live well enough for between 1000 to 1100 $, inclusive of shared accommodations.
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