Spanish Work and Study in Granada


Granada is most famously known for the Alhambra, a breathtaking palace reflecting Granada’s historic Moorish influence. This influence runs right through the city and can be seen in it's architecture, culture and narrow winding cobblestone streets. Granada is the capital of the province and is home to one of Spain’s greatest universities. Despite being a small city, with over 60,000 students Granada is a bustling place with a vibrant and lively atmosphere. With cafés, restaurants, bars and terraces all offering a variety of tapas and other local treats, Granada is the perfect place to study Spanish and experience southern Spanish culture.

The school is located in the heart of Granada close to the cathedral and at the foot of the Albaicín, 5 minutes walk from the Alhambra. Set in a recently renovated historical building, the school is spread over 4 floors; the ground and first floor house the school office, library, classrooms, computer lab with free internet connection, and a patio for the students to meet. The upper two floors consist of fully equipped apartments and a terrace which offers a panoramic view over Granada.

Language Course

The course comprises 20 lessons which concentrate on learning and actively using Spanish. The tuition is very much practice oriented. You will participate in group sessions alongside other students of a similar level, with lessons focused on improving all aspects of the language; speaking listening, reading and writing. There are four, 45 minute lessons per day and these take place during the morning.
You will be given a written assessment before you travel and a speaking assessment on the first morning before lessons in order to place you in the group most suited to your ability level. Classes have an international flavour and a lively feel because they are grouped by ability not nationality or age.

Work Placement

There’s no replacement for using your language skills practically in real life situations and in the country where the language is spoken. On a Work & Study trip you will have the opportunity to improve your Spanish language skills in the morning lessons and then be exposed to the language in a practical work situation for the afternoons, giving you the optimum chance to gain confidence in all areas!

Typical placements include shops, restaurants and hotels, though a wider range of placements are available. Our placement team take great pride in securing placements that meet our students' needs. See here for a link to our business categories.


To completely immerse yourself in the Spanish language and culture there is nothing better than staying with one of our carefully selected Spanish host families. They will not only introduce you to the Spanish way of life and help you practise the Spanish language but will also give you a taste of local and delicious regional specialities. The host families are situated near to the school and provide half board accommodation (breakfast & evening meal) from the Sunday before your Work & Study course starts to the Saturday after it finishes. Subject to availability and at a small surcharge, an extra day on one side of your trip may be available on request to facilitate flight dates.
You can read more about what it means to stay with a host family in the FAQ section of our website. 
Transfers from Granada and Malaga airports and Granada bus station are available at an additional cost.
The regional coach service, tickets for which are booked in advance, from Malaga airport to Granada bus station is extremely good and very reasonably priced. Please enquire for details.

The 1 Week Programme 

  • 20 Core Spanish lessons (mornings)
  • Work placement (afternoons/evenings)
  • Half board host family accommodation
  • Social & Cultural Programme (optional)
  • Course materials including a course textbook 
  • Course Certificate
  • 24/7 Emergency support from UK office during your stay

The 2 Week Programme 

  • 40 Core Spanish lessons (mornings of both weeks)
  • Work placement (afternoons/evenings of week 2)
  • Half board host family accommodation
  • Social and cultural programme (optional)
  • Course materials including a course textbook 
  • Course Certificate
  • 24/7 Emergency support from UK office during your stay

School closures

On 19/04/20 and 06/12/20 the school will be closed for bank holidays with no classes. 

On 28/02/20, 18/04/20, 01/05/20, 20/06/20, 15/08/20 and 01/11/20 the school will be closed for bank holidays but lessons missed on those days will be delivered on the other days in the week when the school is open. 

*Please note that longer stays are available, please enquire for prices and durations

What’s Included:

Transport Transport (optional)

We can arrange flights & transfers to your destination if needed.

Accommodation Accommodation (optional)

We can arrange for you to stay in residence with the school, stay with a host family or in a hotel.

Language School Classes Language School Classes

Learn at some of the best language schools in Europe in a supportive environment.

Activities Activities (optional)

In your down time we can arrange activities to really experience the culture of the city.

Certificates Certificates

Every student will receive a certificate during a graduation ceremony.

Julia Maskell

I had a great time in my host family, she was very welcoming and always ready to help me with anything, provided that I could ask in french!

Angus Stephen

Fantastic, I took part in the tour, the evening trip to the cafe Joseph, bowling, going to the beach and the dinner. I enjoyed all of them.

Robert Goulder

linguistically, i found it extremely beneficial to be exposed to the language because it helped my fluency/confidence in speaking.

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