Barcelona Sant Cugat centre

Europa International School Av. Pla de Vinyet, 110 08172 Sant Cugat (Barcelona) Barcelona
Telephone number
93 676 21 06

About

Whether you’re a beginner or at an advanced level, adult or child, at the Barcelona Sant Cugat centre you can find a range of courses that will suit your learning needs. By attending one of our courses you will receive expert guidance and support from our teachers. Our modern, well equipped classrooms make for a great learning experience.

As well as general English courses, you can choose from Cambridge English exam preparation courses, business English and a variety of skills courses.

To support your learning both inside and outside the classroom, you will have access to:

• free membership of our libraries at the Barcelona Amigó and Barcelona Bonanova Young Learner centres

• an online student/parent portal which offers a wide variety of learning resources

• counselling for all adult students

• parent-teacher meetings for young learners

• a mock oral exam

• free workshops and conversation classes

Begin your learning journey with us – take a free level test and discuss your needs with our team

Courses, dates and prices

Courses for adults

Our courses are organised across three terms (see dates below). You can choose to study for one, two or three terms and pay per term.

Course name Course dates Price (€) per term
General English for adults Oct-Dec, Jan-Mar, April-June From 660*
Cambridge exam preparation  Oct-Dec, Jan-Mar, April-June From 680*
Advanced communication Oct-Dec, Jan-Mar, April-June From 660* 
Effective Business English Oct- Dec, Jan-Mar, April-June From 660*

 *Please see the 'How to pay' tab for information about discounts.

How our levels work for adults

Level

CEF (Common European Framework) Reference

University of Cambridge Exams

Proficiency C2.2 CPE
Advanced C1.2 CAE
Higher C1.1 -
First Certificate B2.2 FCE
Upper - Intermediate B1.2/B2.1 -
Intermediate B1.1/B1.2 PET
Pre-Intermediate A2.2 KET
Elementary A1.2 -

Courses for young learners

Our courses are taught across an academic year. 

Course name Course dates Price (€) per year
Primary (5 - 9 years)  October 2014 - June 2015 1,275*

Junior (10 - 13 years)

 October 2014 - June 2015 1,275*

Senior (14 - 17 years) - Including Cambridge exam preparation.

 October 2014 - June 2015 1,275*

*Price depends on the number of installments; please see the 'How to pay' tab for more information.

Depending on availability, new students may join courses mid-way through the year, please contact us for further information.

How our levels work for young learners

Children in Lower Primary are divided by age. We have classes for five year olds (Primary Blue), six year olds (Primary Pink) and seven year olds (Primary Red).

There are two levels for Upper Primary for 8 and 9 year olds: Primary Green and Primary Purple.

There are 6 Junior levels for children from 10 to 13 years ranging from Junior 2 to Junior FCE.

There are 8 Senior levels for students from 14 to 18 from Senior 3 (pre intermediate), all the way to Cambridge Proficiency.

Apart from children under the age of 8 years old, we ask all students to do a level test to make sure your child is in the right class for their age and level.

Primary (5 - 9 years)

Junior (10 - 13 years)

Senior (14 - 17 years)

Blue (5 years)    
Pink (6 years)    
Red (7 years)    
Green (8 - 9 years)    
Purple (8 - 9 years)    
  Junior 2 (Movers)  
  Junior 3  
  Junior 4 (KET/Flyers) Senior 3 (KET)
  Junior 5 Senior 4
  Junior 6 Senior 5 (PET)
  Junior FCE FCE 1
    FCE 2
    CAE 1
    CAE 2
    CPE 1
    CPE 2

Academic term dates (2014/15)

Terms Existing students -  registration opens New students -  registration opens
Term 1: 1 October 2014 - 22 December 2015 From June 2014  From June 2014

Term 2: 8 January 2015 - 29 March 2015

From November 2014  From December 2014 

Term 3: 8 April 2015 - 22 June 2015

From April 2015 From 25 May 2015 onwards

Contact and location

Telephone enquiries and visitor opening hours

Day Regular opening hours
Monday - Friday 16:00-20:00
Saturday and Sunday Closed

Public holiday closing dates 2014 - 2015

  • 5 December 2014 Europa School Holiday
  • 8 December 2014 Constitution Day
  • 23 December 2014 - 7 January 2015 Christmas Holidays
  • 2 March 2015 Europa School Holiday
  • 3 March 2015 Sant Medir Sant Cugat
  • 30 March 2015 -  7 April 2015 Easter Holidays
  • 1 May 2015 May Day
  • 25 May 2015 Pascua Granada
  • 24 June 2015 Sant Joan 

How to get there

Public transport: FGC: Sant Cugat Station

Buses: L8, L2 and L1

How to pay

Course Prices 2014/15

Adults: can pay at the start of each term or in advance for the whole year's course, in which case you will receive a 5% discount.

Young learners: can pay for the whole course in advance or in up to five installments:

In one payment: €1,275

Instalments (from July 2014 to February 2015): €1,350 (in 2, 3 or 5 payments)*

New students pay a €70 registration fee. 

New students who register before 31 August do not pay a registration fee.

Depending on availability, new students may join courses mid-way through the year, please contact us for further information.

*For further details of dates and instalments please read our Terms and conditions document (PDF 17kb).

You can pay by:

  • Credit or debit card
  • Direct debit
  • Cheque to British Council

Discounts

The following discounts are available when booking a course:

  • 5% for adult courses when paying the whole year in advance 
  • 5% for students with two or more family members studying simultaneously at any of our Barcelona centres
  • 5% for over 65s

You will need to buy a textbook for most courses and you will be able to buy them at the centre during the first week of term one at a discounted price.

Refunds

Must be requested in writing. In the case of a course being cancelled by the British Council, a full refund will be made. Where a student cancels a place before the course start date, a refund minus a €70 administration fee will be made. 

Credit for sickness, transfer of work or studies, against documented evidence

A student must provide written documentary evidence from an employer, place of study or doctor in support of a credit. Classes are credited from the day on which the request is received. 

Please contact us for more information

Terms and conditions

For full information about all our payment information, please read our Terms and conditions document (PDF 17kb).