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TOP-20 private boarding schools and colleges in Spain for international students

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Spanish private and boarding schools are especially appreciated by foreign students wishing to study an additional foreign language - Spanish. SMAPSE offers TOP-20 Spanish schools where international students can choose courses with strong linguistic bias. In addition, teaching staff includes professional teachers in foreign languages with extensive work experience. Studies can be conducted both in English or in Spanish. It's worth noting that excellent knowledge of the language will allow to increase your professional value in the world labor market. Foreign students with Spanish can build international career in Spain or Latin America.

Actually, Spanish private and boarding schools are well equipped and constantly improve their infrastructure. Certain amount of schools in Spain invite foreign students to study with accommodation.

Many schools in Spain have special open areas and patios for classes. Students especially like going in for outdoor sports, like tennis and football (there is also a private football school in Madrid) . It is worth noting that Spain has own distinctive cultural and national values: each region, for example, Catalonia, Andalusia, Torrevieja has its own unique color and history. That's why, studying at national schools could become a true excursion into traditions, customs and culture of hospitable Spain.

SMAPSE offers you 20 best private and boarding schools in Spain where foreign students can spend exciting time studying languages. SMAPSE experts are always ready to answer all your questions!

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What are the tuition fees for studying at Spanish schools? What documents are required to apply for private schools in Spain?

Tuition fees for studying at private and boarding schools in Spain vary from 25 000 euros to 40 000 per year.

In order to enter private Spanish boarding schools, it's required to provide following documents:

  • Copy of student's passport or ID card
  • School scores for the last 2 academic years + quarterly / trimester grades for the current academic year
  • Language certificates (preferably as new as possible)
  • Recommendation letters from teachers of English and mathematics
  • Motivation letter (not always)
  • Registration forms and school forms
  • Skype interview or a personal visit to school

In addition to the above list, it is also required to pass internal tests of the school in mathematics and English. They determine the student's level of preparating to enter a private school.

Please, don't hesitate to contact SMAPSE experts at any time as they are always ready to help you and answer all questions.

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Hello, I have a son, 9 years old. Advise some school near Barcelona, I would like him to get a secondary education there. Thank you.
SMAPS Manager
Hello, Taras. Tell me, please, are you considering a school with the possibility of living, or are you planning to take your child to day school?
And for adults (pensioners) there are any programs
SMAPSE consulant
Good afternoon, Vera! There are various language programs for adult students 50+ in different countries. You can leave your request to us at, and our specialist will contact you!
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Oksana Yuryevna Gromova
Good day!!! Interested in learning in King's College Alicante. Please describe all the pros and cons of this institution. We have two girls: 11 and 13 years old. English is somehow, but not so hot. Visited in this school vacation program twice. Waiting for an answer. Thank you.
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