Barcelona is and has been along the years a city of a high cultural level and has become in the last years a place of interest that attracts students, teachers and investigators not only from all Spain but also from the entire world.
Besides this tendency, the local government has held several education policies that helped maintain the good level of the education in the city as well as specific plans to broaden and improve the education offer.
Both undergraduate and postgraduate courses of excellent level are taught in Barcelona’s most prestigious Universities such as Universidad Politécnica de Catalunya (public), Universidad de Barcelona (public), Barcelona’s Autonomus University (public), Pompeu Fabra Universisty (public), International Catalonia’s University (private), Universidad Abierta de Catalunya (private) and Ramón Llull University (private) among others. There are other Colleges that offer more specific courses such as the Instituto de Estudios Superiores de la Empresa (business institute), Escuela Superior de Administración y Dirección de Empresas (business) and Escuela Superior de Cine y Audiovisuales de Catalunya (cinema).
Besides traditional careers with a broadly recognized level, nowadays other areas of knowledge are growing in Barcelona such the artistic education, which is experiencing a great development.
If you are thinking about coming from abroad to study in Barcelona, there are some important things to keep in mind. First investigate the possibility of getting a grant, several institutions and also the government offer study grants and in many cases foreign students could benefit from them. Once you have decided which course you are going to take, verify if there is an admission test requirement and which topics does it cover. Also verify the language on which the course is imparted and even if it is in Spanish it is always advisable to learn as Catalan as possible, since this will help much on your daily life as a student.
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