Study in Salamanca

Choose Your Program in Salamanca


  • Multilingual and multicultural background: Salamanca has students from 70 different countries, and 60% of master and doctoral students are international students.
  • An opportunity to study in a UNESCO World Heritage City
  • It is only 2.5 hours’ drive from Madrid and close to the Portuguese border

University of Salamanca

As a student studying in Salamanca, you will benefit from living in a beautiful medieval city, small enough to explore on foot. It will allow you to gain insight into the local landscape and culture. The atmosphere of a university town is magnificent: just think of the bustling cafes and the restaurants crowded with students. Every detail here shows the charming hospitality of this small Spanish town. 

Salamanca was listed as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1988. It is the most important university city in Spain and is famous for its contribution to Spanish education. Salamanca provides an interesting historical and cultural background for students studying abroad.

Spanish Language Courses at
the University of Salamanca

The University of Salamanca was the first university in Spain to offer Spanish language courses for foreigners. In 1929, it created the course which is still prestigious today.

If you want to start learning Spanish, or if you want to improve your Spanish in an immersive environment, the International Courses Program of the University of Salamanca can provide you with a wide range of language courses. These courses can be adapted to students of different levels and varying learning cycles. It offers courses of two-week, three-week, four-week, six-week and ten-week with flexible schedules.

In addition to traditional Spanish grammar and vocabulary, the content of the course includes also Spanish literature, culture, business, history, art, etc. International Course programs can also provide personalised courses and group courses. The courses can be specially designed to create a professional-linked between Spanish language learning and the major of students. Thus, whether students are natives of Spanish or not, they can find a suitable course here.

City Life in Salamanca

Salamanca is a quiet city crowded with university students. You’ll feel at home while getting an opportunity to learn Spanish and experience the rich culture of Spain.

  • You can wander around Plaza Mayor, the largest square in Salamanca, or explore the San Esteban Monastery, passing by its centuries-old city walls. You can also take a detailed look at the University of Salamanca, touch its stunning artistry and admire its eternal beauty.
  • Visiting Casa Lis is also possible, the Modern Art Museum and the Decorative Art Museum. The building has a unique architectural style on the outside, while on the inside it exhibits decorative arts from different historical periods.
  • Explore the history of the San Esteban Monastery as you walk around and within its centuries-old city walls.