Spanish and TEFL courses at IH Barcelona, Spain

Quality language teaching in quite possibly the world's most amazing city...

Spanish courses in Barcelona

Pick what suits you best from our full range of Spanish courses in Barcelona or try one of our online Spanish courses.

Most popular Intensive Spanish

Blog Spanish in Barcelona

FREE Spanish level test

TEFL courses

IH Barcelona is one of the top English language teacher training (TEFL) centres in Europe with, among others, CELTA and DELTA courses in Barcelona, as well as a wide range of online courses.

Workshops Adults | Young Learners

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Spanish elsewhere

As well as our courses in Barcelona, you can also take Spanish courses in Mexico with us, as well as doing Spanish in Colombia.

CELTA in Barcelona

Part-time November 2—Feb. 22, 2017
Intensive November 3—30
Online January 13—April 7

See all CELTA dates

IH Barcelona ELT Conference

IH BCN ELT Conference

Speakers include Antonia Clare, Catherine Walter, Jamie Keddie, Jeremy Harmer, Kieran Donaghy, Lindsay Clandfield, Nicky Hockly and Scott Thornbury and many others.

Join us for our ELT Conference in Barcelona, 3-4 February 2017

Encuentro Práctico

Encuentro Práctico

450 Spanish teachers come to Barcelona each December for our annual conference, Encuentro Práctico.

We also have Encuentros this year in Rome (March 11-12); Holland (April 8-9); Paris (May 14) and Berlin (June 3-4)

See also Courses for Spanish teachers

The Fonix Competition


Over 40,000 pupils from 400+ local schools will be participating this year in The Fonix, our English Competition for Catalan Schools

The IH Ben Warren Prize

Ben Warren Prize

The IH Ben Warren Prize is awarded annually to an author or authors of outstanding work in the field of language teacher education.

All about Barcelona

It's one of the world's most fascinating cities, a fabulous place to visit, and a wonderful one for a course...

Check out our Spanish Department's Barcelona blog to see what the city is like, what's on, and lots, lots more...

Information about Barcelona | Maps | Arrival information | Barcelona Online directory

About IH Barcelona

60 Years of IH

Founded in 1972, IH Barcelona is one of Europe's leading language and teacher training organisations.

Find out more about our courses in Barcelona | the language school.

IH Barcelona and the environment

We have been approved by the European Union's Eco-Management and Audit Scheme (EMAS) which accredits our school as an institution that does its utmost to protect the environment.

If you take a course with us, we ask you to help us reduce the impact our activities have on the environment.