Spain is a top destination for international postgraduate students. About 50,000 international master's degree students go to Spain every year, according to FindaMasters.com. The country is on the leading edge in many fields, and some of its higher education institutions were established in the 13th century.
According to the last study published by the Spanish Education Ministry more than 1,500,000 university students arrived to Spain during the 2014/2015 academic year in order to complete an undergraduate or a master's degree in a Spanish university. They were all spread around the country, but it was revealed that approximately a 20% of them chose Madrid as first option. We interviewed some of these students and here are the 10 most repeated reasons of why they decided to come to Madrid.
Spain is often a popular option for expats looking to move within Europe. With easy access to the continent, warm weather, sandy beaches, a diverse cultural heritage and the widespread use of English as a second language in tourist hotspots, it's no wonder so many people choose to relocate there. In fact, according to the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs, when records were taken in July 2015, there were 308,821 UK expats living in Spain, and 39,825 US expats.
If you are considering moving to Spain, here are 10 things you might want to know about the country's healthcare system before you arrive.