The current system of education in SPAIN is known as LOE after the Ley Orgánica de Educación, or Fundamental Law of Education. Education in Spain is compulsory, and free from 6 to 16 years of age, supported by the Government in each Region.
|Pre-school (3 to 6 years of age)
|Primary School (6 to 12 years of age)
|Compulsory Secondary Education
(12 to 16 years of age)
(16 to 18 years of age)
|Master's / Postgraduates
||Master's / Postgraduates
There are more than 70 universities throughout Spain, around 50 are public and the rest, are private universities.
They are distributed throughout the country but the biggest and most important cities have the highest number of universities, in Madrid, Barcelona and Valencia.
UNIVERSITIES IN SPAIN
1. Spanish universities may be either public or private, and they can be set up under either State or Autonomous law.
2. There are at the moment 75 universities of which 50 are established on a public basis and 25 on a private basis.
3. Of the 50 public universities, 48 fall under the authority of the Autonomous Communities while fall under the Ministry of Education and Science.
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