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How can I study in Spain?

If you are a foreign student and want to study an University Degree in Spain you are now in the right place. We have been advising and educating students from all over the world with full guarantee. In this site you will find detailed information to be able to start the process by yourself. But, if you prefer, we can manage it for you. 😉😉.

2024 Test Registrations

Deadline for PCE application:

• Ordinary call: from 26/02 to 2/05/24
• September exams:  : from 1/07 to 22/08/24

How to study in Spain as a foreigner?

If you wish to study at Spanish universities and you are an international student, these are the stages you must go through:


Have a High School Diploma (bachiller) or equivalent in a foreign country.


Certify your foreign High School Diploma. Here you will find how to do it and, if necessary, we can get it done for you.


Choose the University Degree you would like to study and where. Depending on the city and the degree you study, the process can be different because of the standards of the university. This post outlines the options available to you. We highly recommend to choose Valencia as your destiny and here you can read a few reasons why. If you choose another city, we will guide you anyway throughout the whole process.


Study Spanish, in case your Spanish level is lower than B1. Our school offers specific courses for PCE students.


Prepare the Specific Competency Tests of the UNEDAssis (PCE UNEDAssis). You can study online wherever you are or attend in-site classes. La Llibreta is an expert and collaborator center with the UNEDAssis with excellent results every year. Check courses.


Register for the PCE. Generally, enrolment period is around march/april for the first call and july for the extraordinary call. If you prefer, we can make this enrolment for you since La llibreta is an accredited center of UNED.


Take and pass the exams in the place you have chosen. You can study the PCE either in Spain or anywhere else. We will let you know when the results are published and how to complain/revise your exam if necessary.


Enrolment at the Spanish University of your choice. You can register in more than one. We will be by your side to guide you if you need it.


Enjoy the experience of living and studying in Spain! =)

What are the PCE? (Specific Competency Exams)

The Specific Competency exams (PCE) are exams carried out by UNEDassis for foreign students who want to study in a Spanish University.

The format of the PCE exams is defined according to the province in Spain where you want to study and the degree you want to access.


Subjects available

Once you’ve decided which Spanish university you wish to attend and what degree you want to pursue, generally:

  • You have to choose between 4 and 6 subjects from the following list according to the University you want to access. We recommend choosing 4 if you are going to study in Valencia.
  • It is advisable to choose subjects that weigh 0.2 (see table of weights of Spanish public universities) to maximize your score in the selectivity for foreigners.

For more information and personalized advice on choosing subjects and how to prepare for the Specific Competence Tests, visit our PCE subjects page and discover how La Llibreta can help you achieve your academic goals in Spain.

PCE courses

Alumnas en clase de valenciano.


Study at your own pace with our self-study online courses

Students taking an exam


Classes from October to May.

B1 Spanish level required

Mature students in class

PCE intensive course

Classes from January to May.

B1 Spanish level required

Mature students in class


Classes from Agoust to May.

For students who do not have a good level of Spanish


Why should I contact La llibreta?

UNED Colaborative Centre

We are a Collaborating Center with UNED. Discover the main advantages.

Advice for university admission in Spain

We inform you about the registration process and requirements to access the University in Spain.

Choosing PCE subjects according to the desired degree

We help you choose the subjects according to the degree you want to enroll in.

Visa management and diploma validation

If you need to obtain a student visa or validate your high school diploma, we provide advice and facilitate the process.

Hybrid classes in Valencia

We offer face to face classes for students who live in Valencia. Our virtual classroom acces is included in the price.

Live or on-demand online courses

Study from anywhere in the world with our online courses and individualized tutoring via Zoom.


Intensive Spanish courses

If you need to improve your Spanish we offer intensive courses so that the language is not an inconvenience.

PCE expert teachers

Qualified and experienced teachers who master the exam content and know how to effectively communicate it to you.

Here's what people are saying about us.

At our school, we are thrilled to have received over 200 reviews with 5-star ratings across various platforms, including Google, Facebook, and others. We are grateful for the support of our students and their families, and we remain committed to providing an exceptional educational experience.

Academia muy profesional!! Esta academia me ha servido para aprobar mi PAGS, a pesar de la dificultad por el COVID, las clases on-line han sido muy productivas y satisfactorias, ajustándose y cumpliendo con los tiempos y más que suficiente materia para aprobar. Los profesores TOP! Muy profesionales, nos lo han hecho pasar genial! Excelente administración, material, instalaciones y calidad de enseñanza. Además me llevo muchas personas, con las que todavía mantenemos y mantendremos comunicación. GRACIAS POR TODO!!
Jesus Garcia Salazar
Jesus Garcia Salazar
Hemos estado con ellos 3 años… han sido muy amables, adaptándose a nuestros horarios, y con grandes profesores para alcanzar los objetivos…
Pilar Garces Mateu
Pilar Garces Mateu
Gracias a esta academia, he podido obtener gran mejoría en mis calificaciones y prepararme lo mejor posible para las pruebas de acceso de la universidad. Muchas Gracias!
A mis hijos les ha venido muy bien acudir a la llibreta, la verdad que son muy atentos en el trato y profesionales en su trabajo.
Elias Domingo Estellés
Elias Domingo Estellés
Excelente academia,excelentes profesores muy recomendado.
Leidy Aguilar
Leidy Aguilar
Me apunté para prepararme la prueba de mayores de 25 de la universidad y estoy muy contento con el resultado en especial con Elena la profesora de matemáticas y física.
Daniel Gomis
Daniel Gomis
Mi hija ha preparado la PAU en La Llibreta para subir nota y está encantada con la academia. Con el profesorado por ser tan competentes y cercanos, dándole estrategias y herramientas para llegar mejor preparada a las pruebas, por los materiales con los que ha estudiado, muy completos para que no se quede nada fuera, trabajan mucho los exámenes para aprender de ellos y seguir mejorando y por último, por la amabilidad y atención del personal de administración. Añadir además que el precio es mucho más que razonable para todo lo que ofrecen. Lo recomendamos al 100%.
Pepa Barber
Pepa Barber
La experiencia de nuestra hija en la academia es muy buena. Está estudiando 2º de Bachiller y se ha apuntado al curso exprés para la PAU que ofrecen. El profesorado es muy ameno, profesional y empático. El equipo humano de la academia, las instalaciones y recursos son de una extraordinaria calidad. Sin duda, recomendamos esta academia. Es una apuesta segura.
juan m theureau
juan m theureau
Sin dudarlo recomendaría esta academia 100%, los profesores son excelentes y con una gran dedicación además lo explican todo de manera muy amena y sencilla.Entre para preparar la prueba de acceso para mayores de 25 donde tuve la suerte de tener profesores como Ricardo ( que impartía las clases de comentario de texto, castellano y valenciano, asignaturas donde tuve unos resultados excelentes ) también para mi destaca el profesor de ingles que nos motivaba y explicaba de manera muy fácil las clases ademas de hacerlas bastante llevaderas. SIN DUDA PARA MI, LA MEJOR ACADEMIA DE ESTUDIOS CON HORARIOS FLEXIBLES LLEVADEROS Y CON PROFESORES MUY IMPLICADOS EN DAR CLASES ADAPTADAS A LAS NECESIDADES DE CADA UNO.
lineth restrepo
lineth restrepo


PCE Frequently asked questions

We are aware of the amount of information you need to gather to understand your best options for university entrance exams in Spain. For this reason, we have grouped together the most frequently asked questions we receive from our students about the PCE and administrative procedures to help you make the right choice. You will find information on what the exams are like, access requirements, international agreements, UNEDasiss accreditation, and specific subjects according to the desired university degree, among many other issues.

However, if you still have doubts or need additional information, do not hesitate to contact us via phone call, video conference or email, we will be delighted to help you!


Keep learning from home

Available 24hrs a day!

The virtual classroom is a website in which you will find all the theory of the course, as well as explanatory videosprevious exams with keys and a variety of resources for you to continue learning from home. It also has a forum for questions so that you can be in contact with your teacher.

Download PCE exams and solutions

We are a UNED Collaborative Center

We have been successfully preparing students for the PCE for years and since January 2020 we have been a Collaborating Centre with UNED.. We make the necessary arrangements for obtaining accreditations for international students so that they can apply for admission to Spanish universities. The UNED is committed to La llibreta and therefore the Llibreta with its students to:

  • Provide information on the admission  policies and requirements of undergraduate studies in Spanish universities.
  • Manage and report on administrative procedures.
  • Inform about the results obtained in the PCE exams.
  • To report on any changes in  admission policies and requirements to Spanish universities, as well as the examination models, programmes, contents, examination dates, etc.
  • The  possibility of contacting the teacher staff who prepare and evaluate the tests in a timely manner.
  • Advice in case of complaints or reviews.

In addition:

  • We have been assigned a manager of the UNED responsible for the reception and verification of documentation, as well as the follow-up of our students and attention in any incidents that  may arise.
  • La  Llibreta takes part in a briefing on the most important news at the beginning of the school year as well as in subject-specific meetings.




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Understand and make the most of the weighting tables of Spanish universities. Course 2023-2024

Understand and make the most of the weighting tables of Spanish universities. Course 2023-2024

This article provides a detailed guide on the weighting tables of Spanish universities to help you maximize your admission score. It explains concepts like admission score, cutoff score, and how they relate to weighting tables. Additionally, it provides direct and up-to-date links to the weighting tables for the 2023-2024 school year, organized by autonomous communities. Understanding how these tables work will help you efficiently choose the subjects for the entrance exams and maximize your admission score.


We are happy to answer any of your questions

Contact us with any questions you may have either by phone, email or by filling out the contact form. If you want, you can even come and visit us.

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