MÁLAGA AND SPAIN
IES MIGUEL ROMERO ESTEO
The IES Miguel Romero Esteo is a secondary school located in a neighborhood of Malaga with a very high population density.
The geographical location of our city allows it to act as a European gateway to Africa. This fact means that a high percentage of our students come from other countries.
The integration of these students is our primary task and participation in Erasmus projects is a resource that helps us to carry out this integration task. Our school has participated (as coordinator or partner) in 25 projects in the last 14 years.
The Spanish educational model is very special, in the same building three educational levels are taught: compulsory secondary education, high school and vocational training. In the field of vocational training, our school teaches courses in operating systems administration, trade and marketing, international trade and finance.Currently, the staff is made up of 90 teachers and around 1000 students.
MALAGA is a city of Spain, capital of the homonymous province and located in Andalusia, in the south of the country.
With a population of 578,460 inhabitants, it is the second most populated city in Andalusia and the sixth in Spain. Its metropolitan area is known as “Costa del Sol” and has almost one million inhabitants.
Málaga’s history spans about 2,800 years, making it one of the oldest cities in Europe and one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world. According to most scholars, it was founded about 770 BC by the Phoenicians as Malaka.
The most important business sectors in Málaga are tourism, construction and technology services, but other sectors such as transportation and logistics are beginning to expand. Málaga has consolidated as tech hub, with companies mainly concentrated in the Málaga TechPark
The climate is subtropical-Mediterranean with very mild winters and hot summers. Málaga enjoys plenty of sunshine throughout the year, with an average of about 300 days of sunshine and only about 40–45 with precipitation annually. Its coastal location with winds blowing from the Mediterranean Sea make the heat manageable during the summer
578,000 (1. 1. 2019)
The city of museums
The medieval Arab writer Ben Gabirol