• Services
    • Services and prices
    • Immigration and citizenship
    • Scholarships
    • Tutoring and preparation for schools, universities abroad
  • Information
  • Partnership
    • Group travel
    • For teachers
    • Terms of partnership (for agents)
    • Instructions (for agents)
    • FAQ (for agents)
    • For schools
    • Educational fairs
    • Advertising
  • Contacts

The Global College

Views: 2
Currently watching : 1
Entry preparation Provide feedback Apply with documents
Official representatives. Free admissions support

Description of The Global College

  • Location: Madrid, Spain
  • Ages: 15 to 18
  • IB Diploma Program driven by entrepreneurship and technology
  • Strategic Alliance with IE University
  • Language of instruction: English
  • Boarding & Day School
  • Nationalities on-campus: 24
  • World class IB teachers with international experience
  • Entrepreneurship Project co-designed and taught by the IE Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation
  • Innovative EdTech tools for off-site learning experiences

The Global College is a co-educational school for 15-18 year olds focusing on the IB Diploma. The Global College prepares students for top universities and successful careers.

The Global College's core principles and values are:


  • Respect,
  • Diversity,
  • Creativity and Entrepreneurship,
  • Humanities,
  • Technology.

The Global College has a partnership with IE University, which works with 160 universities in 50 countries. IE University's strengths and accomplishments:

  • Times Higher Education Global University Employability survey and ranking, 2021: #1 among Spanish universities, #6 among European universities, #19 among global universities,
  • Youth incorporated, global university rankings, 2019: #1 in Spain, #5 in Europe, #18 in the world.

Thanks to the cooperation of The Global College and IE University, students aged 15-18 can already immerse themselves in the world of entrepreneurship: creating and launching projects, testing a variety of hypotheses, preparing presentations and giving speeches, practicing group work, working side by side with real professionals - social entrepreneurs, startup founders.

Educational process

The basic principles of learning at The Global College:

  1. Learning must continue beyond the classroom,
  2. Every classroom space should meet the needs of 21st century students, be open, technologically equipped,
  3. The learning process should be active, interactive, based on personal experience through presentations, debates, research, group discussions, workshops,
  4. Social life is as important as academic life,
  5. Phygital - the synthesis of natural and computer sciences, physics is increasingly penetrating into cyberspace, into the digital environment,
  6. Personal technology and IT must be actively incorporated into the daily learning process,
  7. Flexibility over longevity: Learning must adapt quickly to current changing conditions, always remain relevant.





Once admitted, parents and students are invited to schedule individual meetings with a member of our faculty to discuss academic subject choices best suited to a student’s personal development and future higher education goals.


GROUP 1: Language and Literature

• English Language A: language and literature

• Spanish Language A: language and literature

• French Language A: language and literature


GROUP 2: Language Acquisition

• English Language B

• Spanish Language B

• French Language B

• German Language B

• Mandarin ab initio *

SL and HL (under arrangement with school)

• Other languages are available on an arrangement basis


GROUP 3: Individuals and Societies

• Business management

• Economics

• History

• Environmental systems and societies

• Psychology


GROUP 4: Sciences

• Biology

• Chemistry

• Physics

• Environmental systems and societies

• Computer Science


GROUP 5: Mathematics

• Mathematics: analysis and approaches

• Mathematics: applications and interpretation


GROUP 6: The Arts

• Film (Hybrid format)

• Visual Arts

• Or a selection from groups 1-4



• CAS/ToK/Extended Essay

Things to know about




We are proud to be an International Baccalaureate World School, committed to excellence through the implementation of the best methodologies worldwide. Our highly-qualified faculty and a personalized curriculum create a learning experience tailored to each students’ strengths and interests.



Innovation and entrepreneurship are an essential component of our curriculum: students learn with the most advanced technologies and methodologies. These are used in the development of their entrepreneurial mindset and skills such as creativity, courage, teamwork and leadership, which are key for a world in constant change.



Our students receive personalized guidance when choosing their career path and universities that best match their aspirations. Through counseling appointments and university visits, our career counselor understands their personal and academic interests to accompany them in the process.



Our campus holds a premium location in the center of Madrid, offers top-notch facilities and unique learning spaces, and is home to a student body of 24 nationalities. Diversity on-campus enriches learning from new cultures and perspectives. The spaces and labs on-campus are designed to create a unique, collaborative experience.



Our program focuses on student wellbeing and health beyond academics, essential elements for them to reach their full potential. Each student nurtures their intellectual, emotional and physical dimensions through our wellbeing program, reflective practices, the arts, sports, and activities designed to make a positive impact.


Programs and prices, tuition fees in The Global College

Program name
Ask for calculation
Last booking 1 weeks ago
All year round
from 37200.00 € / year
from 37200.00 € / year
There are either 2 semesters or 3 trimesters (terms) in one academic year

Accommodation, meals, prices

Students wishing to study in a boarding format are housed in a cozy residence a 10-minute walk from the academic building. It is a safe and comfortable accommodation surrounded by a quiet and prosperous neighborhood, close to several subway stops, buses, and nearby bicycle parking.

They offer fully equipped rooms for 1-2 people. The residence has a dedicated staff on duty at all times to answer any questions you may have. There is fast WiFi, a catering service, evening and weekend activities where you can socialize with new friends and have a great time.

Activities The Global College

The location of The Global College in Madrid provides students with the best environment during their studies and many options for interesting leisure, travel, and entertainment. Madrid is a very international city, attracting about 75,000 students every year: they are attracted by the 20 local universities that support the international Erasmus program. It's a cozy European capital with a pleasant sunny climate - on average the sun shines here 300 days a year!

There is always something to see and do here. UNESCO has taken under protection many monuments of Madrid: Prado Museum, Museum of Queen Sofia and Thyssen-Bornemisza, the Royal Palace and Royal Opera, Egyptian Temple, dating back to the II. - There are a lot of places for walks and excursions! You can drive to nearby Toledo and Segovia, go to Barcelona or Seville, go to the majestic Escorial. The international airport of Madrid-Barajas is only 12 km away.

Sports are extremely well-developed in the city: soccer (Spanish footballers are considered some of the best in the world for a reason!), basketball and tennis. In the evenings you can go to the theater or the opera, see a Broadway musical or a rock concert, sit in a bar with live music. The cuisine of Spain and Madrid deserves a special mention: you can enjoy local tapas cafes, restaurants and bars forever! And of course, shopping: from luxury boutiques to the most interesting antique stores, second hand stores, local brands and regular markets and sales.

There is a very convenient and developed transport system (300 metro stations, many bus lines, bicycles, suburban trains Cercanías), so that to get to any point will be easy and fast.


  • Individualized schedule for each student,
  • Active use of Ed Tech,
  • Combination of the world's best educational practices and methodologies,
  • Career Center, strong mentor and tutor support at every stage,
  • The well-developed and thought-out infrastructure of the campus - everything is created for the convenience of students,
  • Successful geographical location that provides a partnership with the prestigious IE University,
  • Emphasis on student health, teaching the principles of healthy living and self-care,
  • Highest quality of teaching and careful selection of staff,
  • Development of entrepreneurial and leadership skills,
  • Opportunity to study on a full board basis.

Facilities and equipment at The Global College

The Global College has a well-equipped campus in Madrid's Barrio de Salamanca. The building used to be home to IE University's business school, so there's no doubt about the level of facilities. The campus is open 7 days a week, including weekends, so students can study at their own pace.

The campus is equipped with:

  • 12 classrooms,
  • 5 group classrooms for debates and group work,
  • Biology lab,
  • Chemistry and Physics Laboratory,
  • Radio lab,
  • Film Studio,
  • Technology and Design Hub,
  • Art and Creativity Hub,
  • Entrepreneurship Hub,
  • Healthy Eating Canteen,
  • Public spaces (105 sq.m.),
  • Library,
  • Work-study stations for self-study (about 20),
  • Faculty lounges,
  • Cozy spaces for outdoor recreation and walks (1,000 sq. m.).

Admission dates and extra charges

Not included in the program price and paid separately:

  • Entry fee = 3000€,
  • Application fee (non-refundable) = 115€,
  • Administrative IB fee = 250€,
  • Boarding house deposit = 2000€ (refundable, for the safety of the property).


Tuition fee annual 17.700€ + 3.000€ enrollment fee.

Total 20.700€

* Enrollment fee will be waived the academic year 2023-2024



Tuition fee annual 17.700€ + 3.000€ enrollment fee.

Boarding fee 16.500€ (Term 5.500€)

Total 37.200€ **

Enrolment process

  • Contact the school with the help of your educational advisor: this way you will be given the most up-to-date information and admission deadlines. It is possible to arrange a study visit.
  • Submit the application (online) and accompanying documents.
  • If accepted, applicants are invited to take the CAT4 test, which determines the level of knowledge in core areas (including language and mathematics), as well as a personal interview.
  • If the decision on admission is positive, the applicant receives precise instructions on further actions: the order of payment, additional documents, visa preparation and timing of arrival to the campus.

Entry requirements, how to apply, what is required to enrol

Applicants receive support from The Global College staff all the way through the admission process. The main criteria for selection are an appropriate high level of knowledge (intellectual competence), a high level of motivation, and a confident command of English. The documents required are academic transcripts from the previous place of study, a completed application form, certificate of proficiency in English; each student is interviewed in person.

Deadline for applications is January 31; admissions open in September of the previous year. Review time is up to 1 month. Interviews are conducted in November-December. If there are seats left on the course, applicants may enroll during the school year. But, in general, places get filled pretty quickly; there is even a waiting list.

Scholarships The Global College

The school offers a 10% discount to students whose siblings are already attending The Global College.

Several scholarships are also available (apply after the application deadline of January 31):

  1. Merit-based Scholarships: for outstanding academic achievement, for successful students in technology, entrepreneurship, CAS.
  2. Means-tested Grants: Available to students of all nationalities and based on the financial ability of the individual student.

Institution on the map

Residence permits, citizenship and other services

  • Guardianship services during the studies
  • Student supervision

Review about The Global College

There are no comments here yet
Your comment / review
If you have a question, write it, we will try to answer
* - Field is mandatory

Recommendations on when to apply

Language courses, schools and children's language camps Primary and secondary education - private schools Preparation programmes for entering universities - higher education Higher education (after completing accredited programs A-level, IB, High School) - Bachelor, Master, MBA
- we recommend to apply 6-9 months before the start of the course (some camps and schools offer discounts for early booking or for lengthy study programs)
- there are some very popular and high demand children's camps, where the applications need to be submitted 1 year in advance (in particular Switzerland , Great Britain , USA , Canada , Austria)
- we recommend to apply one year before the start of the training program,
- some schools have a specific time frame (September-November - please specify an individual school)
- some schools require tests in several stages (UKISET, internal tests of the school: English, mathematics, logics, subjects, interview, some require a personal visit)
- we recommend to apply one year before the start of the program,
- for Foundation and Pathway programs, IELTS and TOEFL certificates are usually required, respectively

- recommended submission one year before the start of the program,
- the deadline normally closes in January, for TOP HEIs and, as a rule, in March in other universities
- for a bachelor, a Foundation or Pathway preparatory program a completed A-level, IB, High School + IELTS / TOEFL are required
- for Masters you need a graduated higher education, in some cases you need a pre-Masters program
- MBA requires completed higher education, work experience preferably at least 2-3 years, etc.
Official representatives. Free admissions support

Similar educational institutions

Aquinas American High School in Spain
from 29500.00 € / year
GSD International School Buitrago
from 17700.00 € / year
Colegio Europeo de Madrid
from 375.00 € / month
from 28500.00 € / year
Kaptiva Sports Academy
from 41995.00 € / 10 months
The English Montessori School
from 731.00 € / year

Interested in studying in
The Global College?

Planning to study in another country? SMAPSE will assist you with the entire process and help minimize administrative and financial risks fulfilling your dream of getting quality education.
To contact us

Explore more
than just language

Anyone can study abroad with Smapse Education.
This is confirmed by hundreds of recommendations and reviews from our clients.
Kate Thompson
Kate Thompson
Education Specialist
Fill out the application
We will help you choose the best programs
United Kingdom
United Arab Emirates
instagram 1
instagram 2
instagram 3
instagram 4

Join us and stay up to date with the latest news and promotions!

Egor Eremeev
Current material has been prepared by Egor Eremeev
Education: Westminster University (Business & Management), London.
Egor studied and lived in the UK for 8 years and graduated from the university of Westminster. He is currently the co-founder and the director of business development at Smapse Education and personally visits foreign schools and universities, interviews students studying in those institutions.
Callback Online consultant
Напишите нам, мы онлайн!