Alicante is situated in the south-east of Spain near Valencia, in the heart of the Costa Blanca. It is a beautiful city with a beach, an international airport and a population of 335,000 inhabitants. It is the city of dreams for tourists, with its turquoise-blue waters, palm trees and Mediterranean climate of 300 days of sun a year. The city is situated between some of the best vineyards in Spain, and the region is famous for its wine and olives. This culturally rich city, founded by the Carthaginian general, Hamilcar Barca, in the 3rd century BC, offers stunning panoramas of the Mediterranean Sea from its impressive city walls or from the citadel. This typical Spanish city has various cultural centres, shops and a lively night life, as well as numerous outdoor activities, such as windsurfing, water skiing, tennis, golf, and horse back riding.
Proyecto Español Spanish School
Our partner school, Proyecto Españo, was founded in 1998 and is located in the heart of Alicante near the Mercado Central. Students come from all over the world to study at Proyecto Español. Class sizes are small to ensure student-teacher contact and teaching tailored to each student's needs.
Accreditations : Instituto Cervantes, FEDELE and ELITE. It is also recognised by the Bildungsurlaub in Germany and Sweden's CSN.**
School facilities include:
- 23 large, bright classrooms with AC
- IT suite with free Internet access
Activities and events during your stay
You will enjoy a varied calendar of social and leisure activities every week, in the afternoon or during the evening. Attendance is optional. Many of these activities are free of charge, however, some may charge a fee. All activities are subject to change without notice and may be offered seasonally.
Some of the many activities available include:
- Guided tour of Alicante
- Spanish movie nights
- Spanish cooking
Spanish lessons: the basics
- Lesson length: 50 minutes
- Class size: maximum 10
- Schedule: morning or afternoon lessons, depending on the time of year
- Placement test: first day of lessons
- Certificate of completion at the end of your course
- Qualified native Spanish teachers
Courses on offer
Standard Spanish: 15 lessons per week, minimum 2 weeks
4 lessons a day will give you a practical understanding of the Spanish language and train you in all four communication skills: speaking, listening, reading and writing.
Language level: all levels
Intensive Spanish: 25 lessons per week, minimum 2 weeks
The ideal course to get your Spanish where you want it to be, fast. 5 Spanish lessons per day.
Language level: all levels
Super-Intensive Spanish: 25 group lessons per week + 5 private lessons, minimum 1 week
The ideal course to get your Spanish where you want it to be, fast. Includes 25 general Spanish group lessons per week, plus one private lesson per day.
Language level: all levels
DELE Exam Preparation Courses: 25 lessons per week + 5 mini-group lessons, from 1 week
This course includes 25 general Spanish lessons plus 5 DELE preparation classes per week.
The DELE (Diploma of Spanish as a Foreign Language) is the only Spanish language proficiency certificate officially recognised by the Spanish Ministry of Education. If you wish to attend university in Spain or work in a Spanish-speaking country, sitting the DELE exam is the first step to success.
We recommend that you study Spanish for a sufficient length of time before enrolling in a DELE-specific course and sitting the test.
Language level: A2 minimum
One-on-one lessons: 5 or 10 lessons per week, minimum 1 week
One-on-one lessons are tailored to each student's individual needs. If you're looking to make progress fast or preparing for an exam, one-on-one lessons can give you an extra boost.
One-on-one lessons (5 or 10 per week) can be taken in addition to our standard or intensive courses.
Single or shared room**, shared bathroom and half board (breakfast and lunch or breakfast and dinner).
Travel time to school: Our host families usually live 15-30 minutes' walk from the school.
- Full board
- Bedlinens/towels provided
- WiFi available in most homes but not guaranteed
- Laundry service during your stay
**Available for 2 students travelling together only
Single room, shared bathroom, no meals
- Shared room available for students travelling together
- Travel time to school: max. 15-30 minutes' walk
- 3-4 rooms per flat
- Deposit to be paid on arrival, to be refunded by the school at the end of your stay provided if no damage was incurred
Facilities and services:
- Shared fully-equipped kitchen
- Living room/lounge with TV
- Laundry facilities
- Students should bring their own sheets and towels
- WiFi in most flats
- Students are responsible for cleaning the flat
Dates & Prices 2017
Course start dates
Most courses start every Monday year-round (exceptions are outlined below.) On public holiday Mondays, lessons start on Tuesdays.
Start dates for absolute beginners: 09/01, 13/02, 13/03, 27/03, 10/04, 8/05, 22/05 05/06, 19/06, 26/06, 3/07, 10/07, 17/07, 24/07, 07/08, 14/08, 21/08, 11/09, 25/09, 02/10, 20/11
All taxes and enrolment fees included.Book now
|Course & accommodation in an apartment, single room, no meals|
|Duration||15 lessons||25 lessons|
|2 week||560 €||620 €|
|3 week||765 €||855 €|
|4 week||940 €||1,060 €|
|6 week||1,365 €||1,545 €|
|8 week||1,780 €||2,020 €|
|12 week||2,580 €||2,940 €|
|16 week||3,340 €||3,820 €|
|18 week||3,750 €||4,290 €|
|20 week||4,160 €||4,760 €|
|24 week||4,980 €||5,700 €|
|32 week||6,460 €||7,420 €|
|36 week||7,260 €||8,340 €|
|Extra week||190 €||220 €|
|Course supplements - per week|
|Super-intensive courses (25 & 5 1-to-1)||115 €|
|25L + 5L DELE exam preparation||125 €|
|5 individual courses||150 €|
|10 individual courses||300 €|
|Accommodation supplements - per week|
|Discount on accommodation if 2 people are enrolled||15 €|
|Extra night||45 €|
|Host family accommodation (single room)||85 €|
|Full-board with host family||20 €|
|Transfer from Alicante Airport|
|Enrolment fee : 60 euros|
|Duration||15 lessons||25 lessons||25 + 5 lessons|
|2 week||210 €||270 €||255 €|
|3 week||315 €||405 €||450 €|
|4 week||410 €||530 €||675 €|
|6 week||810 €||990 €||885 €|
|8 week||1,040 €||1,280 €||1,530 €|
|12 week||1,320 €||1,860 €||2,000 €|
|16 week||1,680 €||2,400 €||3,840 €|
|18 week||1,890 €||2,700 €||4,320 €|
|20 week||2,100 €||3,000 €||4,800 €|
|24 week||2,520 €||3,600 €||5,760 €|
|32 week||3,200 €||4,640 €||7,520 €|
|36 week||3,600 €||5,220 €||8,460 €|
|Extra week||90 €||135 €||225 €|
- Your chosen course
- Homestay or flatshare accommodation, single room
- Course materials
- Certificate of completion at the end of your stay
- All taxes and enrolment fees
Prices do not include:
- Transport to Alicante
- Airport transfers
- Optional extras
- Transportation in and around Alicante
- Deposit on arrival, where applicable
- Exam fees, where applicable
- Visa fees
- Optional insurance
Arrival Airport: Alicante Airport: 20-minute transfer (express bus)
Airport transfers available on request (fees apply, see Dates & Prices)
Please note: Do not make travel arrangements until we have confirmed your enrolment in your chosen course.