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At a glance: all our Spanish courses at IH Barcelona

CORONAVIRUS Our provisional roadmap for Spanish courses restarting:

Most popular: Intensive Spanish, 20, 25 or 30 hours/week

Intensive Spanish

Intensive Spanish course

20, 25 or 30 hours a week
Take as many weeks as you like, with new courses starting every week

+FREE 5h/week extra

Social program in Barcelona

5 extra hours a week
Come with us for further practice for your Spanish -- and explore Barcelona with an expert guide


The teacher (Lara O.), the mix of students nationalities and the energy in the class

Feedback in response to the question "What did you like most about your course?", Student from Greece, age 38

+FREE online course

Free online Spanish course

50-65 extra hours
Before you start your course, during or after it, give yourself lots of extra practice for your Spanish

Add-ons for your Intensive Spanish course

Introduction to Spanish

Conversation & culture

20 hours, 1 week
Designed for complete beginners whose first language is unrelated to Spanish. If that's you, this is a great place to start!

Creative arts workshops

Creative arts workshops

8 or 12 extra hours
Add four 2-hour workshops (ceramics, painting, sculpture...) to your Spanish course, or a full 12-hour arts course

Academic Spanish

Conversation & culture

5 hours/week, 4 weeks
Coming to University in Barcelona and not sure your Spanish is up to taking notes, writing academic texts, giving oral presentations? This is your 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

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

Combined course

Spanish courses in 2 or more cities

As many weeks as you like
Combine your course in Barcelona with a Spanish course at another of our schools in Spain -- Cadiz, Madrid, Malaga, Palma, Seville, San Sebastian or Valencia

Our other main Spanish courses

DELE exam courses

DELE preparation courses

2 weeks
Obtain your Diploma in the top certificate in Spanish as a foreign language and prove how good your Spanish is!

Spanish for teens

Spanish for teens

July 6 to August 8 2020
Join us for 1-5 weeks next summer in Tarragona for a "serious but fun" summer course for teens (ages 13-17)

Spanish for over 50s

Spanish for over 50s

2 week courses
If you are over 50, you'll enjoy learning Spanish on this nice, relaxed programme and still have plenty of time to explore

Part-time Spanish

Part-time Spanish

4 hours a week, 10 weeks
Our part-time Spanish classes are designed for people living and working in Barcelona

Design your own Spanish course

Private Spanish tuition

Private Spanish tuition

As many hours as you want
Take one-to-one private Spanish lessons either as a stand-alone course or in combination with another course

Executive Plus, Immersion

Executive Plus Immersion course

5 days, 30 hours
Our "Executive Plus" immersion course gives you personalised, 1-to-1 Spanish lessons

Bring your own group

Spanish courses for groups

Any length of stay
Customisable Spanish classes and activities programmes to cater for the special needs of groups of younger students or adults

Online courses

Online Spanish courses

120-150 hours
Our online Spanish courses (with or without a tutor) make an interesting alternative if you aren't able to come to Barcelona


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