University of Birmingham and Spain

We have a long tradition of welcoming students from Spain. There are currently 116 Spanish students following a range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses at the University.

Elena Alert Moreno

International Commercial Law LLM

“I really love the multiculturalism of Birmingham. I have had the opportunity to make really good friends from all around the world with very different backgrounds and cultures.”

Entry requirements

The following information is for guidance only and should be used together with the University's general entrance requirements and any specific degree programme requirements. 

Foundation Pathways

For further information visit the Birmingham International Academy website.


Holders of the Título de Bachiller / Selectividad will be considered with the following grade equivalencies: 
A*AA - 9.0 
AAA - 8.5 
AAB - 8.2 
ABB - 8.0 
BBB - 7.7 

Required subjects must be studied in Year 2 of the Bachillerato and the subject grade equivalencies are: 
A* - 10 
A - 9 
B - 8


Holders of a good Título de Licenciado / Título de Grado en [subject area] /Título de Ingeniero / Título de Arquitecto from a recognised Spanish university with a minimum overall grade of 7 out of 10 for 2:1 equivalence, or 6 out of 10 for 2:2 equivalence, will be considered for entry to taught postgraduate programmes. 

Holders of a good Título de Licenciado / Título de Grado en [subject area] /Título de Ingeniero / Título de Arquitecto from a recognised Spanish university with a minimum overall grade of 7 out of 10, and/or a Título de Máster (Masters degree), will be considered for entry to postgraduate research programmes.

English Language

You will be required to provide evidence of your English ability. Please view the entry requirements for specific programme requirements.

If you do not have the required level of English or would like to improve your English before the start of the academic year, you can take one of our pre-sessional English language courses.

Contact Us

Undergraduate enquiries (Bachelors) to:
Erasmus and Study Abroad enquiries to: 
Postgraduate enquiries (Masters and PhDs) to:

Birmingham Representatives in Spain

The University of Birmingham representatives in Spain are IEC and SforStudy.

IEC. International Educational Consultants
Calle Lagasca 135, 1º B.
28006 Madrid, Spain

Tel: +34 91 579 2288


British Council

The British Council has offices in many countries throughout the world which are able to provide you with advice about studying in the UK. Most offices also have an education library and internet facilities where you can consult university material. The British Council can also provide advice about funding opportunities.

British Council Spain


Undergraduate and postgraduate EU students (subject to meeting the eligibility criteria) starting their studies in 2018 or 2019 can apply for government loans for the duration of their course.

Find out more about the Tuition Fee Loan for undergraduate study, the Postgraduate Master's Loan for Masters study, and the Postgraduate Doctoral Loan for PhD study on the government website.

For a comprehensive list of all the awards on offer at the University for Home/EU and international students, please consult the undergraduate or postgraduate funding databases.

Additional sources of funding may be available from your home government or organisations based in your country.  Students from Spain can apply for the Erasmus+ Master Loan via MicroBank.

How to apply

How to apply

Interested in applying? Find out more about how to apply for undergraduate and postgraduate study at the University of Birmingham by watching our video above!

Course Finder Database

Course Finder Database

Find undergraduate and postgraduate courses by searching the University of Birmingham's course finder database. Here you can find out course modules, as well as contact details for course queries.



View our range of accommodation options for undergraduate and postgraduate students.


FUTURA Barcelona Postgraduate Fair 23 March 2019

Barcelona, Spain
The University of Birmingham will be attending the FUTURA Barcelona Postgraduate Fair on Saturday 23 March 2019. Find event and registration details.
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The Postgraduate Recruitment team, academic staff and current students represent the University at study and careers fairs across the UK and the EU. Find full details of our next postgraduate visits.