Study in Málaga

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  • The 5th largest city in Spain with a population of about 600,000 people
  • One of the most visited beaches in the world
  • 15% of students in university of Málaga come from outside Spain

Universities in Málaga

Privileged in its geographical location, the University of Málaga is a young, growing university marked by high-quality teaching, cutting-edge research and numerous knowledge transfer. Courses at the University of Málaga combine traditional subjects with many specialised degrees and postgraduate courses that allow students to design the studies that best suit their needs and interests. Complementary cultural activities give students an all-rounded education. Additionally, the university maintains strong ties to the productive and academic sector of the region of Andalusia.

The University of Málaga, together with the University of Seville, build up the Campus of International Excellence, Andalucía Tech, which works in leading areas of research and knowledge transfer. It maintains strategic alliances with more than 150 companies.

International Centre for Spanish

CIE is a benchmark center for Spanish teaching, with more than 70 years of experience in the language teaching area. Throughout its history, the center stands out for its teaching quality and services to international students from all over the world. Its high-quality professional team will guide your study, teach you how to communicate in Spanish and improve your language level until you have a perfect grasp of Spanish.

If you are a student of the International Center for Spanish, you can also participate in activities organised for enrolled students of the University of Málaga. You will have opportunities to immerse yourself in local culture through cultural, sportive and entertaining activities, which will also greatly help you improve your Spanish.

To adapt to the needs of more students, CIE modernises itself and offers online Spanish courses.

*The online course availability is subject to the school’s planning for each year.
*For more information, please contact GEC Customer Service.

City Life in Málaga

The city has a long history and it cherishes it with pride. The town hall has heavily invested in Málagas cultural portfolio and has built numerous cultural monuments, including almost 30 museums and a great amount of expertly restored architectural and archeological sites, dating back to the Roman, Moorish and early Christian eras. Besides, Málaga is most proud of its own son, the Spanish painter Pablo Picasso. There is a modern Picasso museum in the city centre, and you can also visit the house where the great painter was born. All these points make Málaga, the capital of the province, not only an excellent destination for learning Spanish and Andalusian history, but also bringing people unlimited fun to explore.

The most important business sectors in Málaga are tourism, construction and technology services, but other sectors, such as transportation and logistics, are also beginning to expand. The Andalusia Technology Park in Málaga has enjoyed significant growth since its inauguration in 1992 by the King of Spain. In 2019, this high-tech, scientific and industrial park employs almost 20,000 workers, contributing significantly to the Spanish economy.

When it comes to Málaga, you cannot talk about the sun without bringing up the beach. In the meantime, students at Málaga University, especially those on the campus of El Palo, have the great advantage of being right by one of the citys nicest beaches.