Take a TEFL/TESOL Course in Spain
Our 4-week, in-class TEFL/TESOL course is located in Barcelona
Our training center is situated right in the heart of the city, close to the famous Plaza d'Espanya. Our great location means you can experience all that Barcelona has to offer, right on your doorstep! More info
Welcome to Barcelona
In recent times Barcelona has grown into one of Europe’s most modern and popular cities
So what makes it so popular? One reason is the wide range of activities on offer, from tapas evenings and wine tasting to watersports and beautiful beaches, Barcelona has something for everyone! More info
You Can Teach English in Spain
One popular option for Non-EU citizens is to apply for a student visa
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TEFL TESOL Courses in Barcelona

Should you decide to study your course in Barcelona, you will find that it is a fantastic location to begin your tefl/tesol journey. The courses provided at our Barcelona training centre are intensive; however, our committed staff members will do all they can to support you and to make sure that you get the most from the course and this amazing city.

Barcelona, the second largest city in spain, has so much for you to explore in your free time. All around the city you will find fascinating Gaudi architecture, you can also visit the many world class museums or unwind on the beautiful beaches. Why not take a walk along Barcelona’s famous streets - La Placa Catalunya, El Portal, de L’Angel and the most famous of all, Las Ramblas. Discover some of the wonderful architecture and take a break to try the local spanish beers. Once you have finished your classes for the day, share some tapas and get to know your new friends, then move on to sample the vibrant nightlife that makes this city such an attractive place to live and visit.

TEFL/tesol Course in Barcelona

ITTT’s courses are effectively structured and well organised. Our students have a well-rounded experience by combining an intensive training day with brilliant social activities. We aim to make sure you do not waste any of your time here in Barcelona. We can organise a wide range of activities including sailing trips, windsurfing, skiing, wine tasting, beach trips, tapas evenings and café crawls. When you have gained your TEFL/TESOL certificate you will find a whole range of teaching opportunities waiting for you. Teaching English in Barcelona provides you with the easiest, most thrilling and most enjoyable way to get to know this fabulous city.

Approximate Costs - in USD:

All inclusive lunch menu: $6-8 Glass of beer or wine: $2 Coffee: $1 Bus/Metro ticket: single trip - $1.30 or 10 individual journeys - $7 Cheap meal: $5-6 Mid range meal: $18 High end meal: $20+ Tapas dishes: Around $3 each Paella dishes: From $10 Apply now & get certified to teach english abroad!

The School

Our course venue in Barcelona is well situated in the heart of the city. It is located close to the Universitad and the well-known Plaça d'Espanya, in the new, modern Escola Mediterrani building. There are 3 metro lines close to our TEFL/TESOL school so moving around Barcelona is quick and easy. You will also find regular buses close by that run day and night.

Our school facilities include well-equipped classrooms, free internet access and an extensive range of teaching resources. On the 8th floor we also have an outside sun terrace. There are also two computer suites with over one hundred terminals available where you can access the internet and check your emails.

We also provide small and large classrooms for your English teaching practice sessions to allow you to experience what it is like to teach different class sizes in different environments.


Accommodation options for our TEFL/TESOL course in Barcelona include a private room in an apartment, flat sharing with other course students or a home stay option where you will live with a Spanish and/or English speaking family. All our accommodation options are well-situated within 20 minutes of the school.

All our accommodation is clean and comfortably furnished, with a private bedroom and shared living quarters, bathroom, kitchen and washing machine. Sheets and towels are also provided. All our accommodation is located near a variety of restaurants, entertainment sites and bars.

Please be advised that an accommodation deposit of 150 euro is required on arrival. Provided the accommodation is left in an acceptable condition with all equipment working correctly your deposit will be returned when you check out of your accommodation.

There are sometimes a few small rooms available from 550€ but this very much depends on availability.

You can access your accommodation from the Saturday before your course commences until the Saturday following the course completion. However, if you wish to arrive in Barcelona early or stay a while after the course we can assist you in finding suitable, reasonably priced accommodation.

Accommodation in a SHARED FLAT with SINGLE ROOM = 207€/week

Enjoy the experience of sharing a flat with other students of different nationalities or local people. You have the freedom of cooking what you want and when you like. You can book a single room or a double if you are travelling with a fellow student.

A school representative will greet you at the shared flat upon arrival. The price includes a weekly cleaning service with change of sheets and towels.

The shared flats are located in the city centre and only a 10-20 minute journey from the school.

Accommodation in HOMESTAY with SINGLE ROOM

All our host families have been carefully chosen by our accommodation officer according to clearly defined quality standards, and are regularly checked.

Students will have a single furnished room and can choose either half board (breakfast & dinner) or just bed & breakfast.

Other specific requirements, such as special diets, can be requested on the registration form.

Reservations for accommodation with a host family in Barcelona are usually made from the first Saturday before the course starts and to the Saturday after the end of the course (extra nights can be reserved if required).

  • Half-board room (breakfast + one other meal) = 224€/week
  • Half-board room + private facilities = 246€/week
  • Only breakfast = 189€/week
  • Only breakfast + private facilities = 211€/week

The total fee for the accommodation needs to be paid fully minimum 2 weeks before your arrival. For later enrolments the fees needs to be paid immediately.

Course dates


  • 1 July 2024 - 26 July
  • 2 September 2024 - 27 September
  • 25 November 2024 - 20 December

Course fees

The total price is divided into: deposit and balance.

The deposit may be paid via a) credit card b) Paypal c) wire transfer d) Western Union.

The balance of the course fee must be paid by cash, PayPal or bank transfer directly to the training center on the first day of the course.


US$ 600
to be paid in advance
Euros 980
to be paid on arrival

Accomodation Fees

The accommodation fees are not part of the course price and you are free to choose whichever accommodation option you prefer.

If you choose to use our accommodation, it should be paid for either by cash, PayPal or bank transfer directly to the school at the start of the course.

starting from
Euros 750 for 4 weeks
(to be paid on arrival)
4 weeks in-class course in Barcelona
special price on offer from
$ 1666
Apply now & get certified to teach english abroad!

Frequently Asked Questions

  • What are my payment options?


    Course deposits must be paid to our administrative center. Credit/debit card payments are the fastest and cheapest way to pay, but we also accept payments via Western Union, Pay Pal and bank transfer. While there are no deadlines for a deposit, courses can fill up quickly and your seat will only be reserved after the deposit has been paid.

    Once you make your deposit, you will receive an email with an informational packet that provides detailed information about the course and Barcelona itself.

    The balance of course fees are payable on the first day of class and can be made with a credit/debit card, cash or travelers’ check.

    Course fees are all-inclusive so you won’t be asked to pay additional costs for course related materials or services. This also includes course moderation, accreditation fees and lifetime job assistance.

  • What are my accommodation options?


    Barcelona student accommodation consists of either a room in an apartment shared with your fellow trainees or an apartment shared with a Spanish or English speaking host. In both cases you will have your own private room and share all the communal facilities including the kitchen, washing machine for laundry and bathroom. All rooms are clean, comfortable, adequately furnished and are allocated on a first-come first-served basis. The cost of utilities is included. Sheets are also provided, however, you will need to bring a towel. All rooms are located within easy reach of various restaurants, bars and entertainment sites.

  • What travel documents will I need for spain?


    This information is specific to your country of origin. For the most accurate and current information regarding travel documents for Spain, please contact your nearest Spanish Embassy. There is also a very good chance that all the information you require (application documents, application fees, duration of processing documents), is available on the embassy’s webpage.

  • What is the course schedule?


    From Monday to Friday, there are input sessions every morning from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. when trainees learn classroom management, grammar, language and culture and other practical aspects of the course. Lunch is from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. From 1:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. trainees prepare their lessons with the assistance of the instructors and then from either 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. or 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. they teach their lessons to Spanish students. These lessons are followed by immediate feedback from the instructors. You will not be teaching every afternoon, we aim to provide six to eight hours of observed teaching practice over the 4-week course. These lessons are taught from Monday to Thursday. On Friday, trainees are free after 12:30 p.m. and the weekend is also free. You are, however, encouraged to take your books with you to the beach so you can study over the weekend! In addition to these hours, there is also time that must be spent preparing materials and completing various assignments.

  • What can I expect during teaching practice?


    We use local Spanish students for the trainees’ teaching practice. Spanish students are very keen and enthusiastic and classes are usually a very positive experience.

  • Who usually attends the course?


    On average we have around ten to fifteen trainees enrolled on each course, although this does vary throughout the year. Most of the participants are American, British, Canadian or Australian, although we do accept non-native speakers of English who have a high proficiency in the language.

  • Is there a dress code?


    During trainees’ lessons, casual attire is allowed. During teaching practice, you will need to dress in trousers/skirts and closed-toe shoes. Men need collared shirts, while women need to wear conservative tops that will cover their shoulders. Men also need to shave or keep facial hair neatly trimmed. No visible tattoos or facial piercings are allowed while teaching local students.

  • What should I bring for course studies?


    Please be sure to arrive on the first day of the course with a notebook and a pen. We also encourage you to bring a laptop as we have Wi-Fi at the training center. We will provide all course materials for you so there is no need to bring anything else for the course itself.

  • What documents do I need for finding employment after the course?


    Of course, you need your passport. When you secure work you may also be asked to provide notarized copies of your birth certificate and college degrees. You might also consider obtaining an international driving permit if you intend to drive while in the country.