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Living in Spain

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  • Required Languages for study and living

    If a student wants to take courses in Spanish, minimum level B2 is required. However, most universities offer 100% English programs. Since English is an official language in the Philippines, most Spanish universities will not require accreditation of the level of English. There are also bilingual programs (50% English, 50% Spanish). Universities offer one/two month inmersion programs for those interested in taking these courses.

  • How much are living expenses for students?

    • Accommodation in a shared flat costs around 200 euros (10,000) php per person per month.
    • A transport card ranges from 30 to 50 php (1,500 to 2,500) monthly with unlimited use of bus, train, metro lines.
    • Canteen set menus at universities range from 3 to 5 euros (150 to 250 php). 150 per month is enough for food.

  • How do I adapt to Spanish culture?

    Filipinos in Spain regard themselves as the most integrated foreign community in Spain according to the latest data from the Spanish Institute of Statistics (INE). This is due to the many similarities between both countries concerning issues such as family, social life, food, celebrations, traditions, music, etc. All Spanish universities have International Students Offices which will advise each student on how to get involved in academic and social activities.

  • Are there Filipinos living in Spain?

    It is very difficult to determine the number of filipinos living or studying in Spain because after two years of legal residence with a work permit, Filipinos can apply for dual nationality. This means that they do not appear in the statistics as foreigners, but as Spaniards.

    However, there is an estimated 40,000 filipinos in Spain, mainly in Madrid, Barcelona and Andalucía. Concerning students, a large amount of those who enroll in Spanish universities hold dual nationality as well: they do not need a visa, and universities do not count them as foreigners. A very conservative estimation would show around 300 filipinos study in Spain every year.

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Schools in Spain

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