The University of Salamanca has set the entry requirements to the Master programs with a view to selecting highly qualified candidates. The requirements are as follow:

  • An undergraduate degree in areas that match and/or provide an adequate background for the selected concentration.
  • A statement of purpose.Give a brief statement outlining your reasons for undertaking a graduate program, your interest in a  particular area of specialization, your past academic work, and your plans for future occupation or profession. No more than two pages.
  • A satisfactory level of mastering of the English language is required.  If the candidate’s undergraduate training has not been in English or if his/her mother tongue is not English, the University of Salamanca may require an English as a Foreign Language Test.  If the applicant belongs to a partner institution of our Global and International Studies Program, that institution is responsible fortesting the candidate’s English proficiency.
  • At least two letters of recommendation. These letters should contain the following kinds of information:
    • circumstances under which the referee has known the student.
    • the referee’s evaluation of the student’s overall intellectual ability (e.g., analytical power, critical facility, theoretical skills); independence of thought (e.g., insight, imagination, creativity); effectiveness of communication, oral and written; motivation, persistence, self-discipline, thoroughness, etc., and
    • the referee’s assessment of the student’s long run, overall probable contribution.
    • the referee should send the letters directly to our Graduate Advisor at or at
  • Resume or Curriculum Vitae.
  • Student Visas: To be processed by the Spanish Consulate after receiving a letter of acceptance from the University of Salamanca.

Admissions Committee for cohort starting September 2023:

  • Professor Ivan Llamazares, Chair
  • Professor John Sutton
  • Professor Fernando López-Alves