Hola! Are you thinking of pursuing a Masters in Spain? Famous for its romance, beauty, rich culture, and massive opportunities, Spain is not only about what meets the eye. The country is also known for its exceptional educational opportunities and exemplary academic excellence amongst other benefits. While choosing a good place to do your Masters, you might be undergoing severe skepticism and may have a list of priorities regarding what you want in your host country for Masters.

Here are 5 reasons for you to do an International Masters in Spain.

Educational Institutions

While you may have previously focused upon countries such as the United States, United Kingdom, Australia, and Canada for your higher education, Spain is in no way far behind. Barcelona and Madrid are rich with universities dating back centuries and providing the highest levels of academic excellence.

The University of Barcelona dates back to 1450 and has won numerous awards for academic excellence, and the Polytechnic University of Catalonia offers ample options for Master degrees. Not to mention that IE Business School is ranked 4th worldwide in Masters in Finance programmes by the Financial Times. Eccentric architecture and superb academic opportunities combined offer all the more reason to go for a Masters in Spain.

Business Hubs

Not only do Madrid and Barcelona provide excellent educational opportunities but they are also business hubs, headquartering some of the biggest businesses in the world. Hence, whether you need work experience during your Masters in Spain, want to shop in world-class outlets, or want to set up your own business in the area, Spain is calling out to you.

Hewlett Packard, Eurazeo, and Mango all have offices in Spain and many other companies are looking to locate there. Thus, the economy, specifically of Madrid and now Barcelona, is robust and promising.

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The Spanish language may inspire romanticism in you, and while it is regarded as one of the most passionate languages, it also happens to be one of the most spoken languages in the world. Thus, while you can complete your Masters in Spain in Spanish or English, having the opportunity to learn Spanish and perhaps speak it fluently is massive!

Not only does it make you diversely talented and internationally equipped, it also opens gateways to a whole new continent (South America).

Learning Spanish can open major job opportunities, diversify and enhance your skills, and perhaps make you a very valuable asset for international companies.

Need we say more?

Rich Culture and Recreational Facilities

When talking about the Spanish culture, we can go on and on. Your recreational life when pursuing a Masters in Spain is likely to be anything but boring. Beaches, exquisite and delicious cuisines, awesome music, and the most happening parties are just a small part of the package. 
Oh and did we mention football? Real Madrid, Barcelona? Those ring a bell to you?

That’s what we thought.

Needless to say, you will be Livin’ La Vida Loca!

International Exposure

International exposure in a country with a rich cultural heritage and which may be vastly different from your own culture is an altogether different and life-changing experience. In most cases, a very good experience. While pursuing a Masters in Spain, you will get to study Spanish, study from the most amazing and promising institutions in the world, and meet some of the most interesting people!

Spanish people are known to have big hearts and are one of the most charming people found on the planet. You are definitely bound to make some very good friends, benefit from some awe-inspiring stories, and generally get top-class hospitality!

Hold your breath in, as you are likely to fall in love, with everything!

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