According to the latest Times Educational Supplement rankings there are 24 Spanish State Universities that offer undergraduate degrees in the Health Sciences, that are ranked in the top 1000 in the world, 17 of which are in the top 500. These 17 universities include: Pompeu Fabra University, Autonomous University of Barcelona, University of Barcelona, University of Navarra, Compultense University of Madrid, University of Valencia, University of Granada.
Valencia has the biggest hospital in Europe ( La Fe ) and is well known throughout Europe as a centre of excellence for health sciences.
For Erasmus Student exchanges the top two destinations in the world are Granada and Valencia.
The Mediterranean culture is extremely accommodating, which is the main reason why students find it so easy to integrate into this new lifestyle. Apart from the culture, Spanish people are known for their friendly and open attitude, meaning that they love to start conversations and make new friends. Spain is also known for its cuisine, ranging from the world famous Valencian paella to the best gourmet restaurants in the world. Spanish festivals are widely recognized, such as the Tomatina, Fallas, San Fermin etc. Spain is one of the safest countries in the world.