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Spanish students aged 6 to 16 undergo primary (colegio) and secondary school (instituto) education, which are compulsory and (like the preceding preschool from age 3) free of charge. Successful students are awarded a Secondary Education Certificate, which is necessary to enter the post-compulsory stage of Schooling (principally the Bachillerato) for their University or Vocational (Formación Profesional) Studies.


Once students have finished their Bachillerato, they can take their University Entrance Exam (Pruebas de Acceso a la Universidad, popularly called Selectividad) which differs greatly from region to region. The compulsory stage of secondary education is normally referred to by its initials: ESO (Educación Secundaria Obligatoria).


The normal duration for University courses is 4 years, except Medicine and some more, which are 6. University studies have 'ECTS credits' as a measure for the lessons, and normally, 60 ECTS are taken each year, so, each course comprises 240 ECTS credits. Passing every subject, and getting the 240 ECTS credits, gives the right to obtaining an academic degree (Grado), architecture or engineering qualification.


Postgraduate courses are Master's degrees (Máster), and Doctoral degrees (Doctorado). The university itself regulates the access, through the Doctorate Commission. It is necessary to have the degree course, architecture or engineering. Own degrees are non-regulated studies leading to an unofficial degree, recognized only by the granting university. These courses have the same structure as the regulated studies. The universities regulate access to their own degrees and they fix the academic fees. They can also offer unofficial postgraduate degrees. On a global scale, Spain has internationally recognized universities known for their excellent degree programs.


Eduniversal in Spain: 23 schools

Schools with 5 Palmes - 3

Schools with 4 Palmes - 6

Schools with 3 Palmes - 8

Schools with 2 Palmes - 5

Schools with 1 Palme - 1


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University and Business Schools Ranking in spain

5 Palmes Of Excellence - UNIVERSAL business school with strong global influence 

Rank by Palmes league Dean’s recommendation rate 2015

ESADE Business School

1 497‰

IE Business School

2 419‰

IESE Business School

3 416‰

4 Palmes Of Excellence - TOP business school with significant international influence 

Rank by Palmes league Dean’s recommendation rate 2015

EADA Business School

1 205‰

Universidad Carlos III - Department of Business Administration

2 185‰

University of Navarra - School of Business and Economics

3 169‰

Universidad Complutense Madrid - Facultad de Ciencias Economicas y Empresariales

4 130‰

Deusto Business School - Universidad de Deusto

5 107‰

3 Palmes Of Excellence - EXCELLENT business school with reinforcing international influence 

Rank by Palmes league Dean’s recommendation rate 2015

Pompeu Fabra University - idEC & Barcelona School of Management

1 143‰

Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona – Department of Business (*)

2 120‰

Universidad Pontificia Comillas - ICADE Business School

3 107‰

EAE Business School

4 58‰

IEDE Business School - Escuela de Postgrado Universidad Europea

5 52‰

ESIC Business & Marketing School

5 52‰

EOI Business School

7 49‰

BES La Salle - Ramon Llull University

8 32‰

2 Palmes Of Excellence - GOOD business school with strong regional influence 

Rank by Palmes league Dean’s recommendation rate 2015

Fundesem Business School

1 26‰

ESEUNE Business School

2 19‰

Instituto Internacional San Telmo

2 19‰

1 Palme Of Excellence - BUSINESS school with considerable local influence 

Rank by Palmes league Dean’s recommendation rate 2015

Escuela de Negocios A Fundacion

1 16‰

Foro Europeo Escuela de Negocios de Navarra

2 13‰

* New institution approved by the ISC to enter in the 2015 Eduniversal Official Selection