This course is designed for foreign students who wish to complete a university degree in Spain. To achieve this, they must first obtain accreditation of UNEDasiss that includes some exams known as PCE (“Pruebas de Competencias Específicas” - “Special Competency Exams”).

The preparation courses for the exams are tailored to each individual student; it is a fast and easy way to gain access and it doesn’t matter what your level or capabilities are.


Who is this course for?

Intended for students from foreign educational systems with which Spain has homologation agreements making their qualifications compatible, who have completed upper secondary school up to the Spanish Bachillerato level (pre-university course) in their countries.

What is the accreditation UNEDasiss?

UNEDasiss is the oficial digital document given by The National Distance Education University (UNED), that is the basic requierement for international students to apply for admission to undergraduate studies in the Spanish universities.

What is the exam?

The PCE evaluate the academic maturity of students and check that they have acquired the necessary knowledge of upper- secondary education (Spanish Bachillerato). Taking Special Competency Exams (PCE) helps to improve the average score up to 14 points.

When is the exam?

Every year there are two dates in which you can do the PCE. The first will be held over the months of May/June and the second in September.


Starting dates:

  • From October to May
  • From January to May

Nº of lessons per week: 20 weekly classes

The course also includes help with the university admission process (Paperwork costs and other university expenses are not included)

Level of Spanish: You need to have a minimum level of B1 in Spanish (as requested by the Common European Framework of Reference for languages). If you like you can do an intensive Spanish course with us before the Preparation for University course starts.

Timetable: Monday to Friday (morning or afternoon)