NALCAP will be accepting applications from late January/early February to April 2023. Exact dates will be posted here when available.
All regions (Comunidades Autónomas) in Spain, except for Navarra, will be accepting applications for NALCAP for the 2023-2024 school year. The following are the number of positions offered during last year's cycle.
You can begin to read the following information before applications open. Remember to keep them handy through the entire process.
2023 APPLICATION PERIOD - LATE JANUARY/ EARLY FEBRUARY - APRIL, LOCAL MADRID, SPAIN TIME.
For this new application period, only 4 documents will be required.
1. A copy of the main page of your valid U.S. passport
2. An official college transcript or a copy of your diploma
3. A signed statement of purpose
4. A letter of recommendation
To guide you through the application process, please follow all the information in the guidelines and handbook step-by-step for an easy application submission. All the necessary information for application to the program can be found there.
When you are ready to submit, take a look at the RECAP of documents and make sure you've got everything you need to submit your application.
Please make sure you use a non-college email address, as these may have an expiration date and we may need to contact you. Thanks!
PROFEX is the Ministry of Education of Spain's online portal that you will be using to submit your NALCAP application. It can get tricky at times but if you follow the handbook carefully, you will do great!
To begin, you can open a PROFEX account at anytime, as well as filling out your personal information and some curriculum/resume information. If you already have a PROFEX account, just log in.
We suggest not using a translator for PROFEX as it may cause glitches which may affect the information you have already completed/uploaded on your application. Just follow the videos below and the PROFEX handbook slowly and step-by-step.
Also note that the first and last days that the application period is open, it may get busy and the website may experience some issues. We apologize for any inconveniences and ask you for your patience.
Step 1. Before applications open
Create an account on PROFEX and fill out the curriculum/resume section. There are 3 required sections under Curriculum and the others are to be left blank. Leaving them blank will not influence your application in any manner. Make sure you follow the PROFEX handbook to a tee!
Please note that the four (4) required documents for your NALCAP application cannot be uploaded until the appliciation period opens.
Step 2. Applications open
Follow the videos below and the PROFEX handbook step-by-step. The handbook has the most up-to-date information.
Upload the 4 required documents, complete the application and submit it.
Video #1: How to create an account on PROFEX
Video #2: How to submit your NALCAP application