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Spain has 8 of the best young universities in the world

The Pompeu Fabra, UC3M, Politècnica de Catalunya, IE University, Politécnica de Madrid, Universidad de Alcalá, Ramón Llull, Rovira i Virgili and the University of Alicante enter the QS ranking of the best universities with less than 50 years of history   In...

Spain once again leads the world ranking of Blue Flags

Spain’s beaches, marinas and sustainable boating tourism has been awarded 688 blue flags - 19 more than in 2019 -confirming its leadership since 1987 in this type of classifications   In 2020, a year marked by the passage of the storm “Gloria” in January and the...

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Spain: the most popular Erasmus destination

  The new season marks the beginning of the new university term which year after year brings a multitude of students to Spain from all over Europe through study programmes such as Erasmus+. According to the latest data from the European Commission – which is in...

Leaders in protected natural sites

One of Spain’s greatest contributions at an international level is its incredible biodiversity. Our country is home to 1,858 habitats and almost 400 species, according to the independent nature conservation association WWF. In addition, our country is the...

A consolidated Justice committed to Human Rights

Spain is one of the countries with the fewest convictions in the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) between 1959 and 2018. With a total of 167, of which barely thirty have been added since 2013, according to data from both the ECHR and the report ‘Spain...

Our commitment to the 2030 Agenda

In sustainable development Spain is 21st in the worldAs far away as it may seem, 2030 is just around the corner. Especially if the goal is to meet the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDS) set by the United Nations (UN) to make our planet in a better...

Among the best digital public services in the EU

The European Union has just published the 2019 edition of its Digital Economy and Society Index (DESI). It shows that Spain has improved in almost all the key performance indicators, highlighting the variable of digital public services, in which we went...

At the summit of world gastronomy

Spanish gastronomy has once again been recognised internationally as being amongst the best in the world. The prestigious ranking, The World's 50 Best Restaurants, which has just published its latest list, has selected seven Spanish restaurants as being...

This Is The Real Spain is the blog of Global Spain to spread the word about the real Spain, with its strengths and challenges within and outside our borders. Readers can find these strengths divided up between our three main pillars: democracy, modernity and citizenship. Because Spain is a modern country in which its citizens are the basis for the spectacular progress made in recent decades. And the 40 years of Constitution which we recently celebrated provide us with the perfect lever to remember these successes. Find out more