International Students Access

 

Education System

 Required Documents

 

Education systems of the EU, China, Switzerland or other countries having bilateral agreements with Spain.
  • Degree, diploma or equivalent certificate (see list)
  • Credentials from the Spanish National Distance Learning University (UNED)

    www.uned.es/accesoUE

European Baccalaureate

  • European Baccalaureate Diploma Credentials from the Spanish National Distance Learning University (UNED) www.uned.es/accesoUE

International Baccalaureate

  • International Baccalaureate Diploma Credentials from the Spanish National Distance Learning University (UNED) www.uned.es/accesoUE

Spanish schools overseas

  •  A University Entrance Exam card (PAAU) as proof of having passed the examination

Other education systems

  • Academic Certification of the High School Education System stating all courses and their corresponding grades
     
  • Certificate of Validation of the High School Education studies, equivalent to the Spanish High School Diploma, allowing university access and issued by the Spanish Ministry of Education

Required credentials

 Students who have followed the education systems of the EU, China, Switzerland or other countries having bilateral agreements with Spain an holders of a European or International Baccalaureate Diploma are not required to obtain recognition of their education in Spain or to take the Spanish University Entrance Exam (known as “Selectividad / PAAU”). Such students only need to present credentials issued by the Spanish National Distance Learning University (UNED) and comply with university entry requirements in their country of origin. In such cases, we recommend that you follow the steps specified on the www.uned.es/accesoUE website.
 
Students coming from education systems other than those mentioned in the preceding paragraph are required to have their studies recognized by the Spanish Ministry of Education. According to the Royal Decree-Law 412/2014 from June 6th, by which a basic regulation is established for admission procedures to official university degrees, stating that it is no longer necessary to take the Selectividad (PAAU) test, being sufficient the studies of education systems (from non-European Union countries or countries with bilateral agreements with Spain), thus allowing university access within their system and country. Studies must be recognized with their equivalent to the Spanish High School Diploma. Please contact our Admissions Department and we will fully explain how to complete this process.
 
 
All official academic documents must be presented in Spanish. Should the original document be in a language other than Spanish, a sworn translation must be attached, including the official stamp of the institution that issued the documents. 

Spanish Residents Access

 

Education to Date

 Required Documents

University access tests (PAAU))

  • A University Entrance Exam card (PAAU) as proof of having passed the examination

A Spanish school overseas

  • TA University Entrance Exam card (PAAU) as proof of having passed the examination

International Baccalaureate

  • An IB diploma and credentials from the Spanish National Distance Learning University  (www.uned.es)

European Baccalaureate

  • An EB diploma and credentials from the Spanish National Distance Learning University (www.uned.es)

Level 2 occupational training

  • An academic certificate on successful completion of study and proof of payment (for the issuing of said certificate).

Level 3 occupational modules

  • An academic certificate on successful completion of study and proof of payment (for the issuing of said certificate).

Entrance examinations for applicants over the age of 25

  • A card certifying the test has been passed successfully.

Other international education

  • Please contact the Admissions Department to learn which documents are required.