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Spain – Implementation of EU Directive on entry and residence for study and research

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Sagardoy Abogados largest boutique firm focusing on HR law.
Recently, Spain has implemented Directive 2016/801 on the conditions of entry and residence of third-country nationals for the purposes of research, study, training, voluntary service, pupil exchange schemes or educational projects and au pairing. It is effective from 4 September 2018. 

The Entrepreneurs’ Act 14/13 and Royal Decree 557/11 have been amended to include new permits to facilitate foreign nationals’ research activities, their mobility within the EU and the option for researchers and students to seek an employment.