Intensive Spanish courses in Barcelona

Barcelona - Spain

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Course details

Duration As many weeks as you like
Timetable Monday to Friday, 09.30 to 13.30, with a twenty-minute break.
Classes 4 hours a day, 20 hours a week
Class size 7 average, with a maximum of 10 students
Levels All levels, from complete beginners to very advanced | Test your level
Ages 16+
See also ECTS credits for your Spanish course

Our class hours are 55 minutes each, and we take a 20-minute mid-morning break.



The teacher’s enthusiasm and professionalism! Mati made these 2 weeks a fantastic and fun learning experience. I would have never thought I would be able to make such great progress in speaking, which is thanks to her dynamic teaching style and attention to each individual student.

Anon. (female, 32), Germany

When can you begin?

If you already know some Spanish, you can start your course on any Monday of the year.

If you have no previous knowledge of Spanish, pick from the dates provided in the course calendar.

Note that, due to public holidays, in some weeks (see calendar) classes start on the Tuesday.

4 things you get with your Spanish course

Social programme

Social programme

FREE Extra 6 hours a week
Join us on the social programme to explore Barcelona and for an extra six hours a week to practise your Spanish

Free online Spanish course

Free online Spanish course

FREE 120-150 extra hours
Your course also gives you free access to our online Spanish courses for 6 months.

Great classmates and teachers

Your classmates and teachers

Your teachers will be qualified specialist language trainers (virtually all hand-picked from our own training courses), your classmates will usually be from around the world…

All of Barcelona

About Barcelona

You’ll probably want a minimum of 2 weeks to start to notice the improvement in your Spanish; you’ll probably want a lot longer to really discover everything Barcelona has to offer.

Personalise your course with one of our great add-ons

For more hours a week, or to cater for special needs or interests, add to your standard intensive course | See all your add-on options

Conversation & culture

Conversation & culture course

6 extra hours a week
Improve your vocabulary, fluency and comprehension by discussing current issues and Spanish culture.


Business Spanish

Business Spanish

+5 or +10 hours a week
If your interest is in Spanish for work, add private Business Spanish classes to your intensive course


Private classes

Private Spanish classes

As many hours as you want
Private Spanish lessons to cater for your personal needs and interests, either as well as or instead of an intensive course


All our Spanish courses

All our Spanish courses in Barcelona

View all of our Spanish courses in Barcelona (and elsewhere) at a glance.


Full details of accreditation for our Spanish courses

Accreditation for our Spanish courses

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Course prices and booking

  • 1 week: €210
  • 2 weeks: €420
  • Price per week 3-6 weeks: €200
  • Price per week 7-12 weeks: €190
  • Price per week 13-23 weeks: €175
  • Price per week 24-41 weeks: €160
  • Price per week 42 weeks (academic year): €145

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Prices valid until December 31st, 2016.

No hidden extras

NO booking fee

NO charge for course materials

NO other hidden extras !!!

Accommodation fees are separate and there is a charge for certificates for ECTS credits.



Acccommodation in Barcelona

Spanish host familiies, a room in a shared flat, a room in a university residence… Pick the accommodation that suits you ! (And you can, of course, arrange your own accommodation independently.)


Before Traveling:

  • Assessment Center: We will analyze your profile to make sure we can match you to the right opportunity.
  • Two Account Managers: You will be assigned two account managers, one from our study abroad experts team and the other one is from our Global Leaders Membership team in the hosting country. Both account managers will be responsible to manage your application and make sure everything is in place.
  • Access our exclusive discounts: During the application process, you will need to work on translating several documents, passing a language test (IELTS or TOEFL) or even preparing for the language of instruction by taking an intensive course. Through our membership you will receive exclusive discounts to all our services, thanks to our partners.

Once you get accepted

  • Journey Preparation Your international account manager will be there to help you understand more about the country’s culture, its educational system, its living expenses and conditions and make sure that everything will go smoothly with the visa processes.

Scholarship hunting

  • Our account manager will be helping you to get any funding opportunity, we offer support in different dimensions to make sure we can offer you a financial support through:
  • Guidance to obtain a scholarship from the university.
  • Access to crowd funding platforms.
  • Access to our fund networks, which include different corporate funds.

Finding accommodation and booking your flight

  • With our local and global partners, we will get you punch of discounts for your accommodation and services you will use, we know how to help you travel with the minimum cost.

Arriving at your new adventure destination

  • We know how hard it could be for the day of arriving but don’t worry as your Global Leaders Membership team member will be waiting for you at the airport.
  • Your GLMer will provide support to help you settle in perfectly in your new journey and get access to student networks.
  • Now, you have the chance to join our ambassador (GLM) program and get paid while living this life-changing experience.

About to finish your degree

  • In GLD Education we are working with a bunch of big companies and organizations across the world, once you finish your experience, we will help you find the next step in your development.

We believe in the power of international education, so we strive to make it accessible for more young people across the world, joining our network means you are a step closer to achieving this dream.


Beginner (A1)

On Campus

Quality of Educational Program 5/5
Value for Money 5/5
Support to Student 5/5
GLD Education Ranking 5/5

Opportunity With

International House Barcelona

IH Barcelona was founded in 1972 and has since grown into a major centre for language teaching, teacher training, study tours and related activities.

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