Best places for study abroad experience, 2023 ver. —— Spain
May 11, 2023

The world’s leading education website,, has published the 2023 version of TOP 10 best places for study abroad experience. Unlike the QS rankings, the list focuses more on students’ understanding. Through a survey of tens of thousands of students from different countries, the following 7 ranking indicators were summarized:

  • High-quality teaching
  • Achieving career goals
  • Personal development
  • Culture and lifestyle
  • Opportunities to make new friends or network
  • Language learning
  • Adventure

Spain is ranked 9th in this 2023 version of the list. The detailed list is as follows:

  • United Kingdom
  • Australia
  • United States
  • Canada
  • France
  • Germany
  • New Zealand
  • Switzerland
  • Spain
  • South Korea

Spain is ranked 1st in Adventure and 2nd in Culture and lifestyle for its open-armed and passionate culture and its richness in tourism.

When you study in Spain, you can enjoy different artists’ prominent brushstrokes at the Prado Museum in Madrid, or marvel at the colorful Sagrada Familia in Barcelona, the masterpiece of Gaudi. You can also explore Basque culture in the north, or feel the warmth of Andalusia in the south.

In addition to the tempting adventures and travels, Spain’s high-quality educational resources also attract numerous international students. It’s ranked 8th in the indicator of High-quality teaching.

Some of the most famous Spanish institutions are: Complutense University of Madrid, Autonomous University of Madrid, Polytechnic University of Madrid, University of Barcelona, Autonomous University of Barcelona, etc. (link study in Spain: Madrid)

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