Spanish Language School in Barcelona


BCNLIP is an academy founded in 2008 that has been working hard from the very beginning to offer their students more. They designed the courses to ensure students begin communicating from day one, further increasing the speed of learning through activities designed to replicate daily life situations, making even easier to learn Spanish in Barcelona. Of course you’ll learn the important aspects of a language such as grammar and vocabulary, as well as cultural references.

Every Friday the school utilizes many different activities to give the students a chance to put what they have learned into practice, here is an example of just a few, tours, cooking classes, shopping trips and many more. One of the best Spanish language schools in Barcelona!

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Spanish Language School in Barcelona


School features

Accredited by the Instituto Cervantes

The Instituto Cervantes is a worldwide non-profit organization established by the Spanish government committed in improving the quality of institutions teaching Spanish.

iStudy Global Award winner

BCN LIP was awarded Language School of the Year in 2016 in Spain by the magazine iStudy. Thanks to this award you can be sure that it’s a wonderful place to learn Spanish in Barcelona.

Accredited by CSN

CSN financial aid offered by Swedish Government to Swedish students is available at this school.

Free cafeteria

Free cafeteria inside BCN LIP with coffee, teas, water, pastries and much more during all day.

Accepts Beginner Students

If you haven’t had the chance to study Spanish before, don’t worry! You can start as a complete beginner at this school.

Free Wifi

The school offers free Wi-Fi in common areas.

All ages welcome

This school doesn’t have any age limit.

School's Location

Spanish Language School in Barcelona

Barcelona is the largest metropolis on the Mediterranean Sea. The historical center of the city known as ‘Old town’ has been divided into 4 quarters know as, the Gothic Quarter, Born, Barceloneta and Las Ramblas and are the most visited areas of Barcelona. You can enjoy the world-renowned architecture, narrow and picturesque streets also a haven for those interested in photography, bars, restaurants and cafes, fashionable boutiques, and a vibrant nightlife. Not far away from Old town, you’ll find some of the amazing architectural works of Antoni Gaudí, such as “La Sagrada Familia” a designated UNESCO World Heritage Site. Barcelona is also home to the world-famous football club, FC Barcelona.

This Spanish language school in Barcelona is located in a narrow street of the Gothic Quarter. Although, BCN Lip is in the city center, it’s only a 10 minute stroll to the harbour and a another 10 minutes to the nearest beach!

Liceu – Subway (6 mins)

Line L3


Spanish Language School in Barcelona

Course Introduction

The course includes 20 hours per week and includes grammar, conversation, phonetics and writing workshops. BCN Lip designed the courses to get students communicating from day one. They use activities in the classrooms to inspire the students to practice the language in context with every day life. During the course they provide useful strategies for language development in addition to following a manual and other materials, that have been carefully selected by the school to fit in with their teaching philosophy and educational goals

Course length

Without a student visa: 0-3 months

With student visa: 3-12 months

Student visas not required for EU members.

Available starts

School usually starts every Monday of the year.

Schedule (weekdays)

Lessons from Monday to Friday:

Morning: 09:30 – 13:30

Afternoon: 17:00 – 20:50

The schedule is determined by the school on the first day.

Course hours per week ≈ 20

School Intensity

Medium-high intensity means BCN LIP is above average and requires a bit more work in order to keep up with the pace of the course. On the upside, you’ll also be learning and mastering the Spanish language at a faster rate.

Visa eligibility

This course is eligible for the visa application.

3 months


6 months


9 months


1 year


Students can decide the exact number of weeks they would like to study. The prices provided above are for reference purposes only. Keep in mind that one month typically consists of 4 weeks, while a year comprises 48 weeks.

Registration fee


Registration fee is not included in the price. The registration fee for students that need a visa is 200€.

intensive spanish course

Total course costs

Disclaimer: Prices in currencies other than euro are estimated based on the latest exchange rates.

The total costs include class, staff support, the first book and certificate of attendance (70% of attendance is required). The intensive course on BCN Lip combines 2 different level courses of 10 hours each. For beginner students, this course could also be combined with Spanish workshops.

Minimum enrolment is 12 weeks.

Registration fee


Registration fee is not included in the price. The registration fee for students that need a visa is 200€.


Other Courses and Features

Discover all the Spanish courses offered by this school.

Weekly language workshop

Spanish grammar, conversation and communication strategies workshops every week.

One-to-One Course

You have the option to add private one-to-one lessons, available year-round. These personalized Spanish lessons allow you to progress at your desired pace.

Spanish Language School in Barcelona

Student demographics

Students come from all over the world to study at this school

South Korea
United States


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Frequently asked questions

BCNLIP offers language proficiency levels aligned with the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR). Our levels include A1, A2, B1, B2, C1, and C2, each representing distinct stages of language proficiency.

BCNLIP conducts exams at the conclusion of each level to assess students’ language proficiency. These exams determine whether students can advance to the next level. Grading options include “Qualified Pass,” “Unqualified Pass,” “Qualified Fail,” and “Unqualified Fail.”

To obtain the BCNLIP Course Certificate, you must fulfill specific requirements, including passing level tests relevant to your enrolled course and maintaining regular class attendance. Meeting these criteria enables you to request the Course Completion Certificate.

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