The Spanish government will allocate more than 2.1 million euros to the Basque Country to increase the number of places in the 2023/2024 academic year and another 516,000 euros to Navarre.
The Spanish government will allocate more than €2.1 million to the Basque Country to increase the number of places by 37 medical degrees in the 2023/2024 academic year and another €516,000 to Navarre for another ten places in UPNA, with the aim of facilitating the availability of medical workers in the long term as a partial remedy to address the shortage of medical workers in certain specialties, according to the Ministry of Health.
The approved Royal Decree governs direct grants totaling €52 million to finance an increase of 706 places at the medical level in public universities in the next academic year.
It is also intended to improve the quality of teaching for degrees in medicine and to increase, in the medium term, the number of physicians graduating from Spanish universities to facilitate access to specialized medical training in medicine.
In addition, as a partial measure against the shortage of medical workers in certain specialties, a long-term increase in the availability of medical workers contributes.