Best Universities from Spain – University Rankings 2020

Sunny country, friendly people, affordable degrees – who wouldn’t want to study abroad in Spain? But what if you want to get the best international education in the country? We’ve compiled a list of the best universities in Spain according to the most well-known international ranking providers: Times Higher Education, TopUniverities.com and U.S. News in the academic year 2020-2021. 

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Best universities in Spain by World University Rankings 2021

Best universities in Spain by TopUniversities Ranking 2021

Best universities in Spain by U.S. News and World Report 2020

Students review the best universities from Spain

University rankings are great, but you still need to make a choice between all these universities. And it’s not easy. To make it less complicated, check out a few reviews of these universities left by former students.

Student from Pompeu Fabra University

“Meeting and studying with people from all around Spain in a reduced group (50 members) has been an incredible experience. I have met incredible and very smart people who taught me as much as teachers did. Also, spending one year in Barcelona, then one year in Madrid and finally one year in Paris, has been an overall fantastic, enriching and formative experience. Apart from that, both the campus and the teachers from all the universities where I have been studying were excellent. There is only one thing I would improve: more coordination between teachers, faculties and universities taking part in my degree in order to build a more coherent, cohesive and comprehensive study plan.”

Student from the University of Barcelona

"Attending the current university I had a very eye-opening experience as I moved away from home. I got the chance to meet new people and gain a lot of confidence. Along with this, I was able to learn to live an independent life. My knowledge and understanding in many things have advanced. From the certain course I am taking to real-life situations, I have been lucky enough to experience such an amazing time within these past years."

Student from Autonomous University of Madrid

It was a brilliant experience studying at UAM. Both the staff and students are very welcoming; they have always been at their disposal to offer help taking into consideration that Erasmus students tend to face a language barrier, compared to native speakers. I would totally recommend oncoming students to choose this university in Spain. Loved the ambience and the Spanish culture here!

Find more university reviews from students by clicking the university links and scrolling to the end of the page.

Find the full ranking lists at Times Higher Education, TopUniversities, and U.S. News.

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