Entry requirements for official degree are as follows:

  • Access from Upper Secondary Education (Bachillerato / COU) or university entrance examination (Selectividad or PAU):
    • A certified or attested copy to show the university entrance examination has been passed (Selectividad or PAU) must be submitted. This option involves the transfer of the student’s academic record, which must be processed by the university of origin upon the student’s request.
    • For programmes previous to 1974-75, a copy of the gradebook proving completion of Upper Secondary Education (COU) must be submitted.
    • For the 1953 pre-university programme, a certified or attested copy of the gradebook must be submitted, along with the result card to prove the exam at the end of the pre-university course was passed.
    • For programmes previous to 1953, a certified or attested copy of the gradebook must be submitted.
    • Having obtained the qualification of Técnico Superior de Formación Profesional, (Certificate in Vocational Training, Certificate in Plastic Arts and Design, or Certificate in Sports according to the Spanish education system, or to officially recognized equivalent studies, certificates or diplomas.
    • Having obtained a diploma, degree or certificate (different from the equivalent studies or diplomas mentioned above) from a European Union Member State or any other state with which relevant international mutual recognition agreements have been signed, provided that students meet university admission requirements applied in that state.
    • Recognised studies taken abroad, equivalent to the Spanish Upper Secondary Education (Bachilerato/Bachiller) certificate​.​
    • Upper Secondary Education studies from EU State members or other States with which relevant international mutual recognition agreements have been signed, provided that students meet university admission requirements applied in that state.​
  • People over 25 that have passed the university entrance exam for over-25s. This option involves the transfer of the student’s academic record, which must be processed by the university of origin upon the student’s request.
  • People over 40 with work experience in the degree area.
  • To hold an official undergraduate degree, master’s degree, or equivalent.
  • Hold a university official diploma, certificate or equivalent, such as technical architect, technical engineer, architect, engineer, as set by former legislation on university programmes.
  • Unfinished studies abroad or completed programmes abroad not recognised by the Spanish authorities. In order to continue with these studies at a Spanish university, at least 30 credits must have been validated by the university.
  • Those meeting the requirements to access University studies according to the relevant Spanish legislation previous to Ley Orgánica 2/2006of 3rd of May.

In order to take full advantage of the studies, non native-Spanish-speaker students must prove competence in Spanish at B2 level (CEFR).