Features of Barcelona Lingua


year founded


type of school

 Spanish school for foreigners

maximum number of native students/week (outside summertime)


maximum number of foreign students/week (summertime)


number of permanent/free-lance teachers


maximum number of students / average group size


average age of students


bilingual staff, program director

 Yes, but spanish lessons

percentage of students between 17-20 years-old


percentage of college students


percentage of students from USA


class duration

 45 minutes each

top two reasons students select us

 Price and family ambient



number of classrooms


free use of e-mail


fax service


computer-based training


cafe/restaurant service on the premises

 Coffee and snack machine

terrace with a mountain view


quiet urban location


Host Family


meals per day with homestay


maximum number of students assigned per family


private bedroom


private bathroom


shared bedroom

 Almost always

walking distance from school

 10-15 minutes

hot shower


special preferences taken into account re: smoking, restricted diets, children, distance to school, etc.


flexible arrival/departure dates


host families -  families with teens/children


special accommodations for teens


family change without surcharge if not satisfied


Spanish program/Related activities


year round offerings of group classes / private classes


combined group and private instruction


special programs for middle school, high school and college groups


child care and baby care workshops


executive option (super intensive)


weekend classes


minimum / standard / maximum number of hours per day

 20-30 hours, and private lessons

special camp for children


Spanish for professional purposes


study counseling service


cultural activity program / cost

 Yes, from 0€ to 50€

academic credit available