Language schools in barcelona spain: The 11 Best Spanish Language Schools in Barcelona for 2023

The 11 Best Spanish Language Schools in Barcelona for 2023

Your guide to the best language schools in the city

By Duncan Rhodes

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The Best Schools:

– Speakeasy

– Ole Languages

– Linguaschools

– Dinamo Barcelona

– World Class BCN

– Expanish

– Camino Barcelona

Location Map

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Join 570 million people worldwide by learning to speak español. And do it whilst having the time of your life, in one of the best cities in the world! We present some of the academies where you can make it happen.

There’s nothing like the full immersion effect to get you started in your journey towards learning a foreign language, and it goes without saying that the best place to learn Spanish is right here in sunny Spain. And although (as any Catalan will doubtless tell you, whether you ask them or not) Barcelona is the capital of Catalonia and has its own Catalan language, the city’s most widely used tongue remains Spanish, thanks to a large number of residents from other parts of Spain, as well as a sizeable population of South Americans and Spanish-speaking foreigners.

There’s nothing like the full immersion effect to get you started in your journey towards learning a foreign language […] whilst the beautiful city of Barcelona will make your studying feel like a holiday.

The benefits of being able to practice Spanish every day with barmen, waitresses, bus drivers, new amigos, your class mates and your new surrogate family (many language schools in Barcelona can arrange homestays), are huge in terms of supplementing the progress you make during lessons, whilst the beautiful city of Barcelona will make your studying feel like a holiday… hot beaches, Gaudi-designed architecture, tasty tapas restaurants, and scores of hip and happening bars and clubs will prove a welcome distraction to grappling with your dictionary.

If you’re dead set on learning Spanish in Spain, then Barcelona has an appealing array of professional institutions to choose from. With a large selection of different courses – for beginners through to experts, and from private through to classroom tuition, some with homestay or other accommodation options – you’ll have no trouble finding a course that suits your needs.

Barcelona Language Schools

Please find below some of the very best academies in town, along with some details of what they offer. To find out more info on an individual place you can click on the title link, where we’ve got full review, photos, map and more. Or go straight to their own website, as you prefer.

Speakeasy BCN

A leading language school in Barcelona, Speakeasy offers a range of Spanish courses from intensive to extensive, and also offers private lessons and evening classes – all at very good prices. Run by a friendly and international team, with professional native-Spanish-speaking teachers and with a great location right in the heart of the city (5 mins from Plaça Catalunya), Speakeasy ticks all the right boxes for you to start learning Spanish in Barcelona. A forward thinking set up means they offer a communicative immersion approach to studying, backed up by modern facilities and services (such as digital interactive boards in classrooms and a student mobile app).
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Speakeasy Prices & Activities

Intensive courses

No. of hours per week: 20 hours
Price per week: €161 (discounts from 4+ weeks)
Enrolment fee and books: €94
Accommodation cost per week: €283 (student residence, single room)
Max. number of students per class: 12

Extensive Courses

No. of hours of per week: 6 hours
Price per week: €62 (discounts from 4+ weeks)


Bike tours, weekend trips, winery tours, cultural events, boat trips, ski-trips, trips to parks, parties, cooking classes.

Fun and games during a Speakeasy class…

Ole Languages

Ole Languages is a young and highly professional language school centrally located on the left side of the Eixample district, close to the Passeig de Gracia boulevard. Small and friendly they offer an antidote to some of the larger schools, with more emphasis on closer individual attention. Ole’s classrooms are limited to just 9 students, and their teachers are highly qualified, experienced – and passionate about their job. The school has a range courses (intensive, semi-intensive, evening classes and private tuition) and some of the most competitive prices in Barcelona, and they pride themselves on their flexibility and customer service. Not only that but they are accredited by the Instituto Cervantes. WiFi is available throughout the school and all their classrooms have air-conditioning (very important in summer!) Put them on your shortlist!
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Ole Languages Prices & Activities

Intensive courses

No. of hours per week: 20 hours
Price per week: €145 (discounts from 2+ weeks)
Enrolment fee and books: €55
Accommodation cost per week: €166 (single room, shared apartment)
Max. number of students per class: 9

Extensive Courses

No. of hours of per week: 4 hours
Price per week: 31. 5 (discounts from 8+ weeks)


Meet ups, tours, movie sessions, wine tasting, football matches.

Ole’s professional team of teachers

Linguaschools Barcelona

Linguaschools Barcelona is a medium-sized school which pays great individual attention to each of its students. The school building is located on a car-free street in the city centre and has a pleasant garden and rooftop terrace for students to relax before or after classes. All their teachers are enthusiastic and highly skilled native speakers with university degrees. They offer many different courses for all levels, all year round and for a fair price. The longer you study the cheaper the classes become, and they are one of the few schools that don’t charge an enrolment fee (nice touch!). Definitely one of the better options to check out before you get out your credit card!
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Linguaschools Prices & Activities

Intensive courses

No. of hours per week: 20 hours
Price per week: €195 (discounts from 2+ weeks).
Enrolment fee and books: None
Accommodation cost per week: from €210 (single room, shared apartment)
Max. number of students per class: 10

Extensive Courses

No. of hours of per week: 4 hours
Price per week: €27 (price based on 12 week course)


Welcome Sangría, tapas tours, Salsa lessons, hiking, weekend excursions.

Linguaschools’ rather lovely building

Dinamo Barcelona

This small academy in El Borne district (two minutes walk from Arc de Triomf metro) prides itself on their customer service and places a huge emphasis on honesty, transparency and simplicity – qualities that are reflected in their great value prices for lessons. Their intensive course, where you study for 2 hours a day from Monday to Thursday (who doesn’t enjoy Friday off!?), is just €260 for a month, making these some of the cheapest classes we’ve seen in the city. They don’t even have an enrolment fee or additional cost for books and materials. The school itself is very chic, with stripped back styling and vintage blackboards: their classrooms feel more like a hip cafe or co-working space than a study room, so if you still bear the scars of school day trauma you can find a more relaxing space to study here. Dinamo don’t organise accommodation, rather they are the perfect choice for a more independent student who is happy to make their own flat arrangements, or else for someone already living in Barcelona. They can even help you get your NIE number if you plan on staying in the city. They also offer extensive classes and private tuition for those with less time.
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Dinamo Prices & Activities

Intensive courses

No. of hours per week: 8 hours
Price per week: €65
Enrolment fee and books: none
Accommodation cost per week: n/a
Max. number of students per class: 12

Extensive Courses

No. of hours of per week: 3 hours
Price per week: €27.5


Collaborations with cultural tours, wine tasting and hiking companies

One of Dinamo’s chic classrooms in El Born…

World Class BCN

If you are looking for a homely place to learn Spanish in the centre of Barcelona, World Class BCN might just be the perfect option for you. Its cosy space invites you to enjoy a coffee before class and chat with your fellow students. They offer a free trial class so you can meet the teacher and the group before you commit to the course. There is no registration fee and you can freeze your classes, meaning it is the perfect opportunity to travel alongside your studies. Their team ensures that their students feel welcome and can participate in a number of cultural activities outside of lessons. In other words, tasting traditional tapas or enjoying a flamenco evening can be part of your learning programme! Their Spanish classes are focused on communication, and you can choose a course that suits your own schedule, with options ranging from 3 to 20 hours per week (including Saturdays). There are even separate groups for those fluent in a Romance Language to enable a speedy learning environment. What’s more, they always keep the class size small for a better quality experience.
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World Class BCN Prices & Activities

Intensive courses

No. of hours per week: 20 hours
Price per week: €160 (discounts from 2 weeks)
Enrolment fee and books: Free
Accommodation cost per week: from €180 (single room, shared apartment)
Max. number of students per class: 10

Extensive ‘Part-Time’ Courses

No. of hours of per week: 3-6 hours (you choose)
Price per week: €25-40 (price based on 4 week programme)


Tapas, language exchanges, beach volley, flamenco, salsa, Barcelona walking tours, bike tours, concerts, open air cinema, weekend excursions

Playing word games at World Class BCN

Expanish Barcelona

An accredited Spanish school of the highest quality, Expanish Barcelona offers a range of unique programmes, led by teachers that will get to know you on a first-name basis, in a beautiful building with modern decor and unbeatable facilities. Located in the Eixample district, just a few minutes from La Sagrada Familia, this award-winning boutique school boasts a range of courses and accommodation options for all its students. Classes start every Monday, with their experienced teachers providing fun, engaging instruction using the communicative method, making learning Spanish an unforgettable experience. In addition to their intensive programmes of both group and private lessons, Expanish’s after-class activities and excursions, such as flamenco classes and day trips to the beautiful Montserrat mountain, are popular favourites among students.
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Expanish Prices & Activities

Intensive courses

No. of hours per week: 20 hours
Price per week: €195 (discounts from 5 weeks)
Enrolment fee and books: €25
Accommodation cost per week: from €225 (single room, shared apartment)
Max. number of students per class: 10

Extensive ‘Part-Time’ Courses

No. of hours of per week: 4 hours
Price per week: €34 (price based on 4 weeks)


Flamenco classes, student dinners, game nights, football matches, Park Guell

Enjoy a chic reception at Expanish

Camino Barcelona

Whereas most schools will be able to help you find a place to stay in Barcelona, Camino is the only academy in the city with its own onsite accommodation with ten fully-fitted student apartments on the premises. Not only that, but students can socialise on the three terraces, or take advantage of the library and work stations. Moreover, Camino offers the widest range of cultural activities in Barcelona (7 a week!), including paella parties, wine tastings, salsa classes, guided tours and weekend excursions – all led by Spanish teachers. Camino’s study programme incorporates the music, the culture and the customs of contemporary Spanish life, and is underpinned by their belief that you learn Spanish faster when you enjoy every moment of the journey. They offer intensive, business, private and evening classes, and they are able to offer intensive courses for any level (from A0 to C1) starting any Monday of the year. The latest Instituto Cervantes inspection of the school, awarded them the highest possible accreditation level, putting Camino in the 10% top Cervantes accredited schools in Spain.
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Camino Prices & Activities

Intensive courses

No. of hours per week: 20 hours
Price per week: €210 (discounts from 5 weeks) [Book early in 2023 for a 20% discount!]
Enrolment fee and books: €60
Accommodation cost per week: from €224 (single room / shared apartment)
Max. number of students per class: 14

Extensive ‘Part-Time’ Courses

No. of hours of per week: 5 hours
Price per week: €39 (price based on 12 weeks)


Paella making on the terrace, wine tasting, salsa & flamenco classes, boat trips, guided tours and weekend trips.

A class trip to Park Guell with Camino

Location Map

All of the schools we recommend are situated centrally in Barcelona, and you’ll be able to take advantage of everything the city has to offer in between classes. Click on the purple place markers to reveal each individual academy.

Even More Schools…

Still haven’t found the perfect academy for you? Here are the best of the rest…

Dime Language School

A young and innovative school, based in the trendy district of Gracia, Dime offers an innovative approach to learning Spanish here in Barcelona. For example classes consist of no more than nine students, and all lessons follow a communicative style of teaching, designed to help you get speaking in real life situations as quickly as possible. Courses on offer include intensive and extensive courses of all levels, as well as private conversation classes and even Saturday morning lessons – great if you’ve got a hectic work schedule. Dime also teaches Catalan (Barcelona’s other official language, spoken by around 9 million people).

Oxford House

Founded in 1998 by two Englishmen, Oxford House has literally decades of experience when it comes to teaching Spanish to foreigners, and they do so from their lovely school near the Passeig de Gracia boulevard, focusing on oral communication. As the name and history suggests they also run English courses, as well as TEFL courses for those who want to become teachers themselves.

Don Spanish

Setting up shop in the hip district of Poblenou, just a few blocks from the beach, this modern academy, with workspace, terrace and wifi, offers intensive courses of between 20 and 30 hours a week for students of all levels. They place a great emphasis on engaging with the local culture, and teachers often take students for walks around the city to practice the language and learn about the local customs, lifestyle and architecture at the same time as improving their español. For those that want to go further check out their action package that combines intensive lessons with regional activities like cooking and salsa dancing.

BCN Languages

Personal attention to every student and top quality teaching staff (minimum five years teaching experience) are the hallmarks of this well established academy that sits on a lovely green square in the picturesque and lively Gracia district. Their courses were designed using the CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference) and the school is accredited by the Instituto Cervantes, ensuring that their students are on the right track from the first class towards advancing their Spanish. They can also sit for their DELE exams with the school if they so wish.

Barcelona PLUS

This well-established and reputable language school enjoys an enviable location right on the border between two central districts: the Gothic Quarter and El Born. Meaning you can enjoy some of the city’s foremost attractions, restaurants and shops on your doorstep. What’s more beach bums will be delighted to hear that Barceloneta is only a short walk as well, opening up the tantalising prospect of going for a dip in the sea after class. Talking about class, Barcelona PLUS offers professional teaching, accredited by the Instituto Cervantes, with a passionate, open and highly experienced team of profesores, whether you’re looking for intensive, part time or private lessons.

FreeDa Language Space

This school has two locations, one in the hip district of Poble Sec (famous for its pintxo bars and nightlife), and another in El Born, which is part of Barcelona’s historic centre. At both locations you can find a course for your needs, whether that be super-intensive (4 hours a day, Mon-Fri), intensive combined (3 hrs a day), intensive (2 hrs a day), or their extensive course (1 hr  a day). They also have a course to prepare you for your DELE exam, if that’s your goal.

Barcino School

This fun and friendly academy in the Sants district (right next to Barcelona’s Sants Train Station), offers a flexible menu to Spanish learners, from intensive 20 hour a week courses, to evening classes and even weekend lessons. Best of all, with their focus on the individual, they offer a personalised guide to each student to help them progress as fast and smoothly as possible. Their spacious classrooms have natural light, and there’s also WiFi and a study room available on site. Like most academies they can also organise accommodation, either homestay with a local family, or in a private or shared apartment.

Frequently Asked Questions

Finally, here’s the answers to some frequently asked questions you might have about studying Spanish here in BCN.

Is Barcelona good for learning Spanish?

Yes, Barcelona is a fantastic place to learn Spanish for the following reasons: 1) It has a large number of Instituto Cervantes accredited language schools. 2) The city has regular language exchange social events, attended by people who want to practice Spanish and English. 3) Barcelona is an incredibly social city where you can easily make friends with native Spanish speakers, not only from Spain but from Latin American countries.

What is the language of Barcelona?

Barcelona has two official languages: Catalan and Spanish (often referred to as ‘castellano’). But whereas everyone in Barcelona speaks Spanish (‘castellano’), only those born in Barcelona tend to speak Catalan. The large number of people living in the city, who arrived from other regions of Spain or from Latin America, generally don’t speak Catalan. Most foreigners living in the city also choose to learn Spanish when they arrive, and the everyday language of the city is Spanish.

How can I find a good language school?

Easy, check our article (hint: you’re on it now!) which lists 11+ of the best language academies in the city, and compares courses, prices and locations so you can make the best decision based on your specific budget and needs.

How long does it take to learn Spanish?

Learning a language is a gradual, lifetime process that never ends (I’m still learning new English words everyday, despite being a native Brit!). But for practical purposes, a 1 month intensive course is enough to get you from zero to basic Spanish (level A1), while survival level (A2) can be achieved in 2-3 months. Fluency (C2) usually requires around 9 months of intensive study.

How much does it cost to learn Spanish?

In Barcelona, the cost of intensive courses (20 hours of Spanish classes a week) range from €150-200 a week, while extensive courses (3-6 hrs of classes per week) can range from €25-60 a week. The high number of language schools make the prices competitive vs. some other locations in Spain.

Hopefully this page has inspired you to sign up for some lessons and start your journey towards mastering a language spoken by over half a billion people worldwide. If you want a little head start check out our guide to Spanish.

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The Best Spanish Language Schools in Barcelona

From its sun-kissed beach to its mouth-watering tapas bars, Barcelona is a city full of temptation. But a number of people come here with more studious intentions, driven by the promise of learning to speak Spanish.

Photo: Joan Garcia Ferre via Flickr

Barcelona has a huge number of language schools that teach Spanish, with all kinds of courses available, including evening courses, fast-track courses and even specialised courses for children. We’ve dug deep and picked out three of the best language schools the city has to offer.

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Situated in the heart of the city, Sprachcaffe’s Barcelona school offers a diverse range of Spanish language courses of different intensities and durations, and for all levels, from absolute beginners to advanced linguists. There are standard and intensive courses, part-time courses and academic/exam prep courses, among others. Through an initial language assessment test, your Spanish level will be determined so that you can be placed in the appropriate class. The school employs qualified and native Spanish-speaking teachers who use current and topical material as well as fun and creative teaching methods designed to encourage discussion and participation from day one. Teachers also assist students outside as well as inside the classroom, accompanying them on sightseeing tips as well as offering language advice for day-to-day situations. The school can also arrange accommodation for students, including in its official residence, in private apartments or with local host families.

Photo: Sprachcaffe

Olé Languages

Olé Languages is centrally located in the vibrant neighbourhood Eixample, a few minutes away from the famous Passeig the Gracia. The school is devoted to offering students a truly immersive Spanish experience. They have a wide variety of Spanish courses suitable for all abilities, from total beginners to fluent Spanish speakers. Courses are offered in the morning, afternoon and evening, so even if you’re working you can still attend. The air conditioned classrooms are open and bright, which creates a positive learning environment. You can borrow books or movies from the school’s library and there’s a cosy recreation area for students to relax and chat in between or after classes. WiFi is available throughout and there are four computers for students to use. All courses are taught by dedicated, highly qualified native Spanish speakers. Classes are kept small with an average number of 5 students (maximum 9) per class, allowing teachers to focus on individual needs. The school arranges cultural activities, language exchanges, weekend excursions and evening programmes to help students improve their Spanish by interacting and communicating with each other and with local people. After completing your course, each student obtains a certificate that states the exact level of Spanish that they’ve reached.

Photo: Olé Languages

Camino Barcelona

Located in the city centre, Camino Barcelona claims to be the only language school in Barcelona with on-site accommodation. Certified by the Instituto Cervantes, the school that offers a wide range of Spanish language courses, all taught by fully qualified native-speaking teachers in classes with an average of 7 students per group. Facilities include 20 spacious, air-conditioned classrooms and there are also three student relaxation rooms, an Internet café, large patios and extensive roof-top sun terraces. Extra-curricular activities are provided by an Afternoon Club and include movie screenings, Spanish games and get-togethers, and a daily programme of cultural activities, including excursions to local sites and attractions.

Photo: Camino Barcelona

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This boutique school is located not far from one of Barcelona’s most iconic landmarks: the Sagrada Familia. With an average of six students per group, teachers provide engaging classes on the school’s range of Spanish language courses. All of the programmes are aligned with, and based on, the Cervantes Institute. The curriculum and teaching plans reflect the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages. Expanish is proud to go further than simply give language classes and teach Spanish as a language; this language school aims to connect students with one and other, discover Spanish culture and immerse in activities outside of the class to test students skills. Extra-curricular activities include group excursions in and around Barcelona and weekly social, academic and cultural activities, which are a great way to welcome and introduce students to the school and meet other students. The language school offers accommodation in a homestay with a local family or in student accommodation, in a shared or private apartment.

Photo: Expanish Barcelona

Academia Contaco

Certified by Instituto Cervantes, the Academia Contaco language school (which also has a partner school in Madrid) is located in a beautiful 19th century house in the city centre, a short walk from the iconic La Rambla boulevard. A large choice of group and one-to-one courses are available, with lessons taking place across twelve spacious and modern classrooms, each fitted with interactive technology. Other amenities at the school include a terrace, WiFi access, a library, computers and a comfy sitting room with sofas where students can relax and socialise together. The school also arranges local accommodation for students, with either Spanish families or shared flats, and runs a regular programme of events, activities and excursions such as wine-tasting, guided bike tours and theatre trips.

Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona

Another Barcelona university that runs language school classes is Univeritat Autònoma da Barcelona, which has over 25 years’ experience teaching Spanish to foreign students. Located around 20km north of the city centre, the university offers a wide range of intensive courses and holds the CertAcles quality seal awarded by the Association of Higher Education Language Centres (ACLES), which is officially recognised by a number of important institutions across Spain, including the Catalan Employment Service. Students are required to take a level test, which is free of charge, to determine which course to take. As well as Castilian Spanish, the university also offers courses in Catalan.

Photo: Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona

Language courses in Barcelona: learning Spanish at language schools in Barcelona

Course type


School name Age Languages ​​studied Housing Cost


Spain / Barcelona

from 15 Spanish
student apartment


Spain / Barcelona

from 14 spanish family
student apartment

don Quijote

Spain / Barcelona

from 17 spanish family
student apartment

UAB Idiomes

Spain / Barcelona

from 18 spanish family
student apartment


Spain / Barcelona

from 16 spanish family
student apartment

FreeDa Language Space

Spain / Barcelona

from 18 spanish student apartment

Academia Guiu

Spain / Barcelona

from 16 spanish residence


Spain / Barcelona

from 18 spanish family


Spain / Barcelona

from 16 spanish family
student apartment


Spain / Barcelona

from 16 spanish family
student apartment


Spain / Barcelona

from 18 spanish family
student apartment

ABC Humboldt

Spain / Barcelona

from 18 spanish family
student apartment

Olé Languages ​​

Spain / Barcelona

from 18 spanish student apartment

In Barcelona language schools you will quickly learn Spanish under the guidance of native speakers who use a communicative methodology and an individual approach to each student in the courses.

Spanish language schools are licensed to teach and accredited by the Instituto Cervantes. Among the large number of training centers, we have chosen the most popular: from the cheapest Spanish schools Sprachcaffe and Speakeasy to the more elite Enforex and don Quijote.

Spanish courses in Barcelona vary depending on the purpose, length of study, price and season. Short-term and long-term programs, general and individual lessons are available to choose from. Students combine language courses with flamenco or salsa, cooking, history or literature lessons, get acquainted with the traditions of Catholic Christmas or prepare for exams.

Each language school is a professional team of teachers with many years of experience, cozy classrooms and comfortable accommodation in Spanish families, student apartments or school residences.

Learning Spanish in Barcelona is about immersing yourself in history, traditions and celebrations: admire the architecture of Gaudí, get to the Merce festival with its fiery procession called Correfoc, learn the intricacies of San Juan and Paseo de Gracia, cheer for the football team of the same name Barcelona at the Camp Nou stadium, try marisco, tortilla and sangria, and enjoy a game of volleyball on the beaches of Barcelona in the summer.

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Top 3 Spanish Language Schools in Barcelona, ​​Spain

We have sent more than 450 people to Barcelona for Spanish and English courses over the last 8 years. We keep in touch with each student after returning from a trip and request feedback. Unfortunately, not all students leave reviews, but everyone shares their impressions. We only work with accredited schools, as they guarantee quality education. Barcelona has 17 schools accredited by the Instituto Cervantes. Let’s compare the 3 best schools in Barcelona BCN Lip, Enforex and Camino according to our students in the following parameters:

  • Location;
  • Student feedback;
  • Saturation of the program of events;
  • Course types;
  • Accommodation options;
  • Unique features of the school



Established in 2008, BCN Lip has quickly gained popularity among students from all over the world due to its affordable prices, the individual approach of the principal Sofia Pariente Buzón and all the staff of the school, as well as its unique location . BCN Lip is located in the heart of Barcelona’s Gothic Quarter, on d’Avinyó, which runs parallel to the famous Las Ramblas, and a 10-minute walk from beautiful beaches.

Student Testimonials

Our students are happy to share their experience with BCN Lip. In 98% of cases, the reviews are positive. Students most often note the professional work of teachers, the friendly atmosphere, the interior, events organized by the school, and the rapid progress in learning. Many students come to the school repeatedly or take a long-term course.

BCN Lip language school reviews can be read on our website: BCN Lip 9 language school reviews0003

Saturation of the program of activities

All students participate in extra activities, as this is a mandatory part of the BCN Lip curriculum. Every Friday, the school’s energetic staff organize themed master classes (flamenco, rumba), cook Spanish cuisine with students, sing karaoke, watch films in the original, and arrange author’s tours of Barcelona for students with different levels of Spanish. Thus, they practice the knowledge gained in the lessons outside the classroom on the street and in cafes.

Course Types

BCN Lip students choose a mini-course of 10 lessons per week to combine study and leisure. They study for 2 hours a day and the rest of the time they enjoy the Mediterranean and Barcelona.

For those who are in the first place, learning Spanish is enrolled in an intensive course of 20 lessons per week. But this course at BCN Lip is different from the standard courses offered at other schools. The content includes 10 hours of basic Spanish course and 10 hours of seminars on colloquial speech, phonetics and Spanish culture, writing skills.

The school also conducts business Spanish courses, DELE preparation course, long-term Spanish course, individual lessons.

There are many English courses in Barcelona, ​​but most of them are only for locals and expats and it is difficult to find courses for foreigners. But learning English in such courses is not effective, since classes are held 2-3 times a week, in large groups, there is no division into levels, they are of poor quality, teachers are not native speakers.

BCN Lip offers English language courses specifically for international students with teachers from English speaking countries. In summer, classes are 10 hours a week, at other times of the year for 6-8 hours, depending on the level of the student. Often students combine the study of two languages ​​and attend courses in Spanish and English.

Students who prioritize studying or preparing for exams, rather than rest, take individual lessons in addition to group lessons. In such private lessons, students hone their language skills, analyze complex topics, and train in taking exam tests.

Accommodation options

The school has its own student apartments, which are within walking distance of the school within 5-7 minutes on foot. Students rent a 1-bed room for at least 1 month and a 2-bed room if 2 familiar students are traveling together.

All apartments are equipped with kitchens where students prepare their own meals.

The school also offers accommodation in host families with meals – breakfast or half board. Families are located at a distance of 40-50 minutes by public transport. Living in a host family, students additionally practice their Spanish and learn a new culture. is an additional opportunity to practice Spanish.

The unique features of the school

The distinctive features of the BCN Lip school are its location in the center of Barcelona and walking distance to the sea, the presence of extra-curricular activities for a better immersion in Spanish, a family atmosphere. Having English courses all year round is a huge advantage as students combine learning two languages ​​at the same time.



The Enforex Spanish Language School is located in central Barcelona on c/Diputacio Street in the lively Eixample area, surrounded by several metro and bus stops. Thanks to convenient transport accessibility, students move freely to any part of the city. From Enforex, students walk to Plaça Catalunya, Plaça España, Las Ramblas and Gran Vía.

Student reviews

Almost all Enforex students are satisfied with the quality of education and the professional approach to organizing the entire student stay, including accommodation, meals, meetings at the airport. The main advantages of the Enforex school network, according to our students, are the international composition of groups, small groups (maximum 12 people in high season), equipment and school infrastructure. Students’ reviews of the Enforex school in Barcelona can be found on our website: Reviews of the Enforex 9 language school0003

Saturation of the program of events

Every week Enforex develops a calendar of events and excursions, both paid (admission tickets to concerts, museums) and free. Teachers of the school together with students visit museums, ancient churches, architectural monuments. The school conducts excursions not only to the sights of Barcelona, ​​but also to other neighboring cities in Spain. Main activities and excursions: Montjuic Fountains, Picasso Museum, Mount Tibidabo, Olympic Village, Sagrada Familia, Gaudí House Museum and many others.

In addition, all students of the school receive an Enforex discount card, which is accepted in many cafes, restaurants, shops, museums.

Course types

Enforex Barcelona offers Spanish courses of any intensity: 10, 20, 25 and 30 lessons per week. Students supplement group classes with individual ones if they need the personal attention of a teacher.

There are also business Spanish courses, DELE and SIELE preparation courses, PAU exam preparation programs (admission to Spanish universities), courses for Spanish teachers, family programs, and a summer language camp for children in Barcelona.

At Enforex, every student will find the right study program for them.

Accommodation options

Enforex offers student residences within walking distance of the school, student apartments with equipped kitchens and Spanish host families.

In the student residence there are 1-bed, 2-bed rooms, as well as rooms with a private bathroom with any type of food: breakfast, half board or full board. In the host family, students choose half board or full board. Bed linen, towels, Wi-Fi, laundry once a week are provided.

Enforex’s accommodation department carefully monitors accommodation conditions to ensure that students feel comfortable.

Unique features of the school

Enforex was founded in 1989 and has accumulated a wealth of experience. Bright equipped classrooms, qualified teaching staff, a wide range of language courses, small groups and various types of accommodation are the main advantages of the school.

Camino Barcelona


The Camino Barcelona Spanish Language School was opened in 2006 in the city center 10 minutes walk from Plaza Catalunya on Comte d’ Urgell. Within walking distance are the famous sights “La Pedrera” by Gaudí and “Casa Batlló”. The Camino School welcomes approximately 6,000 international students each year.

Student testimonials

According to statistics, 90% of students come to the Camino school on the recommendation of friends and acquaintances. Camino students note such advantages of the school as the presence of 20 levels and sublevels of Spanish. This ensures that the student is placed in a group that is fully matched to their level of Spanish. Students live and study under one roof in the center of Barcelona and do not waste time on the road and money on travel.

The richness of the program of events

The Camino Language School in Barcelona organizes cultural and entertainment events for its students 7 days a week, thereby making it easy for students to make friends, practice the language in real life, exchange cultural experiences.

In their free time, students walk around Barcelona with a guide, cook paella on the school sun terrace, host welcome parties, Salsa evenings, wine tasting and all the while practicing Spanish.

Activities include Barcelona guided walking tours, paella cooking on the school sun terrace, salsa nights, wine tastings, welcome parties and more!

Types of courses

The Camino school offers general language courses with an intensity of 20 or 25 lessons per week, additional lessons for the development of conversational speech, individual lessons, business Spanish. The school also conducts the DELE examination course.

An additional advantage of the school is the presence of such rare courses as the Christmas program, Spanish + Flamenco, Spanish + Salsa and the Club 50+ course.

Accommodation options

The residence at the Camino school consists of 8 apartments, each with 3 bedrooms. Students are accommodated in 1-bed, 2-bed rooms if traveling together, or in 2-bed rooms for individual use. The residence is in high demand, especially during the high season.

The Camino School also provides accommodation in superior student apartments close to the school.