Admission Criteria

Academic transcript: 50%
Cover letter: 25%
Letters of recommendation from teachers: 5%
Admission interview: 20%

Admission Process


To apply for admission, the candidate must follow these steps:

Register online at Portal miUNAV. Once inside the portal, the candidate can fill out the application and attach all the required documents.

Curriculum Vitae outlining the academic merits of the candidate, including both the academic and professional distinctions of the applicant

Graduate certificate (official or authenticated copy): Academic transcript*

Two letters of recommendation that present the candidate’s academic abilities

Cover letter from the candidate, explaining his/her reasons for pursuing a master’s in Spanish teaching

Photocopy of ID card or passport

Passport size photograph

Language certificates:

̵   Native Spanish speaking students are required to have at least a certified English B2 level (CEFR)

̵   Non-native Spanish speaking students are required to have at least a certified Spanish C1 level (CEFR). If a student does not have an official language level certificate, the University will provide the necessary procedures to officially recognize the candidate’s Spanish level

The application fee is 100€

Even though the documents can be uploaded in stages, this step will not be considered complete until all documents are uploaded, and the has been application fee paid.

*Students in the last year of their degree should upload the most recent academic transcript at the time of applying

The admission process includes a personal interview with the director or a member of the executive team.

The interview lasts about 30 minutes and will cover questions about the candidate’s CV, reasons for pursuing the Master’s degree and professional objectives. Even though academic skills make up a large percentage of the admission criteria, the interview will take into account different aspects related to affectivity and personality as well as assertiveness, ability to reflect, open-mindedness, and curiosity.

The interviews for Spanish candidates may be held at the Universidad de Navarra Pamplona campus or via Skype. For candidates from other countries, it will be done via Skype.

Once the application is received, the secretary of the Graduate Program Committee verifies it according to the applicant profile and program requirements. The Master’s Office then evaluates it and sends out the official admission report.

The decision will be sent by email and can be viewed in the miUNAV portal.

If a candidate has been admitted, he/she must reserve his/her place by putting down a deposit of 1,000€, which is deducted from the total price of enrollment.

The pre-enrollment payment is non-refundable (except when the student doesn’t complete his/her undergraduate degree successfully) and is paid following the instructions on the miUNAV Portal.

Admitted candidates can officially enroll through the miUNAV Portal on the date indicated by the Admissions Office.