Spanish in Barcelona

  • International House Barcelona

  • Mediterranean city

  • Great Spanish courses

  • Combine your courses with creative art workshops

Learn Spanish in Barcelona, in the second largest city in Spain! The seaside Bohemian town is unique, international and offers countless opportunities for things to do. Visit the famous Sagrada Família, the Picasso Museum, the Parc de la Ciutadella, the Parliament of Catalonia or simply relax on the beach after the class.

Our partner school in Barcelona is located in the center of the city and has more than 45 years of teaching experience! Do you like art, football or are you interested in the Spanish culture? Then simply combine your course according to your interests!

Are you looking for more reasons why International House Barcelona is the right choice for you? Watch this video and let yourself inspire!

Barcelona is the capital of Catalonia and after Madrid the second largest city in Spain. Barcelona offers many things to do and is therefore one of the three most visited cities in Europe. Discover the famous promenade Las Ramblas, Roman ruins, Gaudí’s architectural works, the Gothic Quarter, terrace bars, diverse markets, beautiful beaches and much more! Come to Barcelona and improve your Spanish skills!

Spanisch in Barcelona


Course1– 2 Weeks3 – 6 Weeks7 – 12 Weeks13 – 23 Weeks24+ Weeks42 Weeks (academic year)
Spanish intensive course
(20 hours/week)
€ 210/week€ 200/week€ 190/week€ 175/week€ 160/week€ 150/week
Spanish intensive course
(25 hours/week)
€ 260/week€ 250/week€ 240/week€ 225/week€ 210/week€ 200/week
Spanish super-intensive course
(25 hours + 5 hours of private tuition/week)
€ 490/week€ 480/week€ 470/week€ 455/week€ 440/week€ 430/week
Other possibilities
Combine your intensive course (20 h) with:PriceDurationNote
Creative arts workshops€ 230 / 4
Four 2-hour introductory Workshops that can be scheduled over a 1-4 week period.This activity will not be available during the last week of July, the whole month of August and over Christmas.
Art courses€ 270 / 12 hours

12 hours distributed in four 3-hour sessions, which can be scheduled over a 1 to 4-week period.This activity will not be available during the last week of July, the whole month of August and over Christmas.
Business SpanishPrivate tuition in Business spanish
1 hour/day: € 260 / week
2 hour/day: € 500 / week
Optionally, students may take the exam organised by the Madrid Chamber of Commerce. Exam fees are not included.
Other citiesInformation upon requestInformation upon request
Private tuition€ 46 / hourIf two people want to take private classes together, the hourly rate will be € 28 per Person. If private tuition is not combined with an intensive course, the hourly rate is € 49.
Other coursesPriceDurationNote
D.E.L.E. Preparation courses (Level B1, B2 and C1)€ 440
D.E.L.E. exam fees are not included
2 weeks / 20 hours per week
Students who don’t have the Level required to take the DELE preparation course are advised to Combine an intensive Group course with a DELE preparation course.
Courses for over-50s€ 490
Activity programme included
2 weeks / 15 hours per weekStart Dates: May, 4. and September, 21.
Academic Spanish course€ 2504 weeks / 5 hours per weekThis course is aimed at students applying to a programme in higher education.


Host Family – Type AUp to 4 weeks5 or more weeksExtra night
Bed & Breakfast€ 215 / week€ 205 / week€ 36
Half board€ 260 / week€ 250 / week€ 43,50
Host Family – Type B (private bathroom)
Bed & Breakfast€ 255 / week€ 245 / week€ 42,50
Half board€ 315 / week€ 305 / week€ 52,50

Spanisch lernen in Barcelona

Student residenceUp to 4 weeks5 or more weeksExtra night
Exclusive Student residence – no meals (single room with bathroom)€ 350 /week€ 320 / week€ 58,50
Exclusive Student residence with evening meal (single room with bathroom)€ 420 / week€ 390 / week€ 70
Standard Student residence with bed & breakfast (single room)€ 325 / week€ 300 / week€ 54,50
Standard Student residence with half board (single room)€ 375 / week€ 350 / week€ 62,50
Standard Student residence with bed & breakfast (shared room)

Usually available only in July, August, September

€ 265 / week€ 240 / week€ 44,50
Standard Student residence with half board (shared room)

Usually available only in July, August, September

€ 315 / week€ 290 / week€ 52,50
Shared apartmentsUp to 4 weeks5 or more weeksExtra night
Single room in shared apartment€ 270 / week€ 250 / week€ 52,50
Shared room in shared apartment€ 205 / week€ 185 / week€ 45,00
210 €
Deposit for Apartment (refundable)200 €
Barcelona Airport tranfers fee (one way)One Person: € 60
Two or more people: € 40 per Person

This Prices are for transfers between 7:00 and 22:00 Uhr; Transfers at other times: + 25%


  • Registration
  • Leisure and cultural programme (approx. 5 hours / week)
  • Spanish lessons as booked, 55 min. per lesson
  • Accommodation as booked
  • Free access to our online Spanish courses during 6 months
  • Max. 10 students per class (average 7)

Course materials and first course book

Students will receive their first course book upon payment of the course materials. If they don’t want to purchase a new book when they move up a level, they can exchange the previous book for a new one (provided it hasn’t been written in, and is in good condition).

Courses start every Monday.

Beginners without previous knowledge start at the following dates:

January: 13, 27

February: 10, 24

March: 9, 23

April: 6, 20

May: 4, 18

June: 2, 15, 29

July: 13, 27

August: 10, 24

September: 7, 21

October: 5, 19

November: 2, 16, 30

December: 14, 28

The starting dates of the D.E.L.E. Preparation Course:
May: 4, June: 29, November: 2

The dates for the D.E.L.E. exams are as follows:
May: 16, July: 10, November: 14

In 2018 the school is closed on the following days:

January 1
January 6
April 10
April 13
May 1
June 1
June 24
August 15
September 11
September 24
October 12
November 1
December 6
December 8
Dezember 25
December 26

Note: Classes are canceled on the above mentioned holidays and will not be made up.