Spain has a great deal of highly skilled human capital with a competitive advantage, thanks to the quality of education.
Spanish universities produce professionals with skills and competences that are highly valued internationally.
The University of Navarre ranks third in Europe after Oxford and Cambridge. The Autonomous Universities of Barcelona and Madrid are also among the top 20 in the EU, according to the Europe Teaching Ranking 2019.
Four Spanish business schools (IESE Business School, Esade, IE Business School and ESIC Business & Marketing School) rank among the world’s top 20 business schools.
|Ranking 2020||School Name||Country|
|1||Insead||France / Singapur|
|2||London Business School||United Kingdom|
|4||IESE Business School||Spain|
|5||University of Cambridge: Judge||United Kingdom|
|6||University of Oxford: Saïd||United Kingdom|
|7||Esade Business School||Spain|
|10||Warwick Business School||United Kingdom|
Furthermore, the MBAs from 3 Spanish business schools are among the top 15 worldwide according to the 2020 Global MBA Ranking.
Spain is an open and inclusive society. More than 6 million foreigners live in the Spanish territory (13% of the population) and are well integrated into the society. Spain is particularly attractive to Spanish-speaking talent.
Spain is the preferred destination of university students in the Erasmus exchange program according to the European Commission: mainly for the language, the quality of its universities and its open and inclusive culture towards foreigners.Quality of Life
In Spain there are specific formulas designed to facilitate worker, investor and entrepreneur relocations.
Spain has excellent diplomatic relations with nations world-wide. The Spanish passport is the third most highly valued by the countries (165) to which it offers visa-free entry (Arton Capital Passport Index).