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Learn Spanish in Santiago de Compostela, Spain

If you learn Spanish in Santiago de Compostela, your Spanish language course will take place in a city of unique architectural beauty. With innumerable palaces, monasteries, squares and historic buildings dating back over 1000 years, our Spanish language school is situated in one of the most beautiful cities in Spain. If you learn Spanish on a course at our school in Santiago de Compostela, you will be surrounded by the beauty and history of Spain at its finest. Santiago de Compostela is an ideal place to learn Spanish, where you can also sample the fine Galician cuisine and wines and discover this university city’s vibrant cultural life. Santiago is also an ideal base from which to explore the natural beauty of this ‘undiscovered corner’ of North West Spain, with its snow-capped mountains, green valleys and unspoilt beaches.

Our school in Santiago de Compostela

Our Spanish language school in Santiago de Compostela is located in the beautiful historic centre of the city, just a few minutes walk from the cathedral.

School facts 
Lesson length:45 mins
Number of classrooms:6
Average class size:8
Minimum age:17
Course materials included:Yes
Average number of students: Summer (25) - Winter (10) per week
Disability access:Yes
Air conditioning:No
WiFi available:Yes
Affiliations:Instituto Cervantes, member of FEDELE and AELE, CSN, Bildungsurlaub
Included in fees:Stationery, fee use of audiovisual facilities in the school, certificate of attendance.
Typical activities:Orientation tour, visits to museums, exhibitions, films, etc
Paid activities:excursions (40 - 45 € approx.), some guided visits (10€ approx).


You can learn Spanish on a ‘Standard’ Spanish course, of 20 lessons/week, with a maximum of just 8 students per class. Or, choose a ‘Standard Plus’ course, which is a combination of the ‘standard’ course, with 5 extra ‘Mini-group’ Spanish lessons (maximum of 4 student/class). These small group sizes ensure a high level of individual attention to each and every student.

There is also a ‘Combined’ Spanish course, combining the ‘standard’ course and 10 private lessons/week.

Our Spanish language school in Santiago de Compostela also arranges Work Experience, for students who want to stay on in Spain after finishing their Spanish course. The programme includes 2, 4 or 8 weeks of Spanish lessons followed by 8 weeks of work experience. Typical placements include: tourist information offices in the city; tourist promotion of Galicia; city museums; farming cooperatives, travel agencies; and hotels. This programme is designed to give students experience of using their Spanish practically in a work environment.


Our school in Santiago can arrange accommodation in shared apartments, student residences, or in carefully selected Spanish host families.


Like all our schools in Spain, our Santiago de Compostela school organises a cultural program, including social evenings, cinema trips, Spanish cookery lessons, Spanish music evenings, beach trips and excursions to various locations within Galicia.

How to get there

You can fly directly to Santiago de Compostela from many major Airports. Our school can arrange airport collection from Santiago Airport, for students who wish to be met on arrival.

Study Spanish in Santiago de Compostela - a gem of a city!

I’ll be honest, I knew NOTHING about Santiago de Compostela before I arrived. A pretty poor show on my part, I know, but my university suggested the location, the dates, put us in touch with the company who arranged my Spanish course… I just went with the flow, paid my money and turned up at the airport on time!

And I’m so glad they chose Santiago de Compostela - it really is a little gem of a city! It is so unspoilt, small enough that you can walk pretty much everywhere, not to mention the fact that it is downright beautiful. The old town is incredible; I’ve been all over Spain and never seen anything like it. The stone cobbled streets are smooth and shiny like glass, from so many centuries worth of people walking those streets, (but watch out, those smooth cobbles get very slippery when it rains!). The buildings are breathtaking, everything is so well preserved, you really can imagine that this is exactly how the city looked 600 years ago… I felt like I was exploring an amazing movie set! And the great thing about Santiago is that the old town is still a thriving, active part of the city, not just ‘a bunch of historic buildings’, which let’s face it, are great to look at but sometimes a bit soulless.


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