Articles about Spain

A Student’s Guide to Ibiza
One of the party capitals of the world, Ibiza is a destination that should be on every student’s lips. Although it is renowned for its nightlife, a holiday on this beautiful island offers much more and is accessible to students of all interests and ages. In fact, students from anywhere in the world can easily  [...]
How to Find a Place to Rent in Spain
Spain is a very vast and diverse country so depending on where you plan to live, your expectations regarding finding a place to live will vary. Many people looking to study at a university will end up in a bigger city such as Madrid or Barcelona. So, let’s start there. We want to help you  [...]
Everything You Need to Know Before Studying in Spain
Madrid, Barcelona, Marbella. These will all be familiar as potential holiday destinations, but they’re also a handful of the many well established places where you can study in Spain. Home to 76 universities, of which 12 are ranked in the top 500 universities in the world according to the to the QS World University Rankings  [...]
Reasons to study in Spain
To begin with, studying in Spain is a great pleasure and a life-changing experience. It is prestigious to get an education in Spain due to its quality of education that can be compared to that of the United Kingdom and the United States. Studying in Spain also gives you a chance to enjoy the country’s  [...]
CSA Study Abroad
For over 20 years (since 1990), CSA has offered non profit, low cost study abroad opportunities to students and adults worldwide. High quality, accredited programs that are affordable, open to all worldwide, easy to register, flexible, academic credit can be earned, and additional services are provided to best fit each participant. Housing is also included  [...]
The destination for study, the arts and relaxation
Whether you’re choosing a holiday, work or study location, why not consider Gran Canaria? One of the biggest Canary Islands, Gran Canaria is rich in history and a vibrant place to live as a student, professional or visiting tourist on a last minute holiday. With a climate that rarely drops below 66F (19°), you’ll find everything you  [...]
Dar calabazas
You’ve probably heard the Spanish idiom “dar calabazas.” And you´ve probably heard it in two very different instances. You might have heard: “Esa chica me dio calabazas” and “en el examen me dieron calabazas.” Does “dar calabazas” mean the same thing in these two cases? Well, yes and no. They both imply some form of  [...]
Learn And Party In the Vibrant Country Of Spain
One of the most diverse countries in Europe, Spain is a great choice for studying, not only because of its top-notch instructors and high quality Spanish Universities, but also because of its world-class environment that is conducive for learning. In addition to the abovementioned factors, the country is also filled with A-list beach bars and  [...]
Students Tips For Studying In Florida
In Spain, some people end up leaving home to study abroad. If you think that college learning in a foreign country is the thing for you, then you should include the United States, particularly the state of Florida in your list of places to visit. Known as the “Sunshine State,” it is not only known  [...]
Beberse los vientos
You might have heard in Spain the idiom “beber los vientos;” for instance: “Pepe se bebe los vientos por Mari.” And what they are literally saying is that Pepe is drinking the winds for Mari, but figuratively that he is madly in love or crazy about her. The dictionary of the Real Academia Española explains  [...]
En casa del herrero cuchillo de palo
There is a saying similar to the Spanish “en casa del herrero, cuchillo de palo”in any countries and in even more languages. But what does it really mean? The literal translation of the Spanish saying is: in the blacksmith’s house, wooden knife. And you can somewhat get what the phrase is saying. The blacksmith is  [...]
Study at One of Spain’s Top Ranked Universities
If you’re a student looking to study at one of Spain’s best universities there are many options to choose from. However, some schools are ranked higher than others. To help you pick the institution that is just right for your academic or professional needs, below we have listed some of Spain’s Top Ranked Universities, with  [...]
A pie juntillas
“A pie juntillas” is an adverbial phrase that could be translated as blindly, without a doubt or without hesitation. An adverbial phrase is a group of words that do the work of an adverb in a phrase. So when you hear “me lo creí a pie juntillas,” you should understand “I believed it without hesitation.”  [...]
Darse con un canto en los dientes
With the idiomatic expression “darse con un canto en los dientes” we continue our weekly explanations of Spain’s popular sayings and proverbs. This one is a little tricky as we could not find an explanation of where the saying came from, that made enough sense to us. First, the literally meaning of the saying is  [...]
Ponerse las botas
When you hear the Spanish words “ponerse las botas” (such as “en el restaurante me puse las botas”) you could very well think that person is talking about someone putting on his or her boots. And that could just be it. “Botas” are translated for boots and “ponerse” means to put on. So to put  [...]
7 Ways to Practice Your Spanish in Spain
If you plan to visit Spain, perhaps as a participant in a study abroad program or to take some Spanish language courses, you will no doubt have an abundance of opportunities to practice your new Spanish language skills while on campus at a University in Spain. You will also find that there are several ways  [...]
The Top 5 Locations to Study Spanish in Spain
If you’re looking to master the Spanish language, perhaps as a way to bolster your professional career or expand your cultural horizons, there is no better place to study Spanish than in the country of Spain, where the language originated. Spanish language schools and universities in Spain offer an almost unlimited number of language acquisition  [...]
The Best Spanish Language Schools in Sevilla
Sevilla, known as Seville in English, is the capital and largest city of the autonomous community of Andalusia and the province of Seville in Spain. It is situated on the plain of the River Guadalquivir, and the inhabitants of the city are known as sevillanos or hispalenses, after the Roman name of the city, Hispalis.  [...]
6 of Spain’s Best Discotecas
Spain is famous for its welcoming and vibrant nightlife, and among the many things to do and see after the sun sets in this picturesque country are its scores of fun and lively nightclubs, featuring dancing, cocktails and socializing into the wee hours of the night (or morning). Many international students attend Universities in Spain  [...]
Museo del Prado: A Jewel of Madrid, Spain
If you’re planning a trip to Madrid, the fast-paced cosmopolitan capital city of Spain, you simply must take some time out of your busy itinerary to soak up the magnificent art and aura of the Museo del Prado.  Renowned for its European art, dating back from the 12th through the 19th century, the Museo del  [...]