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 navigate it on foot, allowing you to gain insight into the local landscape and culture. The atmosphere of a university town——think of the bustling cafes and restaurants crowded with students and the charming hospitality of small Spanish towns. 

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.

In the year 1218 the King Alfonso IX of Leon founded the University of Salamanca, which is considered to be the oldest Spanish universities in existence.

The University of Salamanca welcomes thousands of foreign students every year and provides various educational exchange programs. In addition, the university owns the franchise and academic development of DELE certification (a fixed model for the assessment of the Spanish ability of foreign students), and is regarded as one of the world’s largest foreigner training centers. According to the publication “Spanish University Statistics 2008”, the University of Salamanca is the second university in the country to attract more students from outside the region.

Spanish Language Courses at
the University of Salamanca

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 from different starting points, and the learning cycle is also varied. There are two-week, three-week, four-week, six-week and ten-week courses with flexible schedules.

In addition to traditional Spanish grammar and vocabulary, the course content will also include Spanish literature, culture, business, history, and art etc. International  Course programs can also provide personalized programs and programs specially designed for groups, such as setting up professional-linked Spanish courses for your major. Whether for students whose mother tongue is Spanish or not Spanish, you can find a suitable course here.

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

City Life in Salamanca

Salamanca is a quiet university city, where you will feel at home, and get a real learning experience and rich cultural experience.

  • You can wander around Plaza Mayor, the largest square in Salamanca.
  • Take a detailed look at the University of Salamanca. Touch and take pictures of its stunning artistry and admire its eternal beauty.
  • Visit Casa Lis, also known as the Art Nouveau Museum and the Museum of Decorative Arts. Appreciate the unique architectural style of this building and its depiction of decorative arts in different periods.
  • Explore the history of the San Esteban Monastery as you walk around and within its centuries-old city walls.