Education in schools and universities
30 December 2014
Private schools in Barcelona and suburbs:
International School for children from 3 to 18 years. The school was founded by Paul Edvard Jules in 1966. Basic education is in English, Spanish is studied at the age of 7 years and French – at 9 years. For children, who do not speak English, there are special courses that allow them to integrate as soon as possible in an English speaking environment. Also, it is studied a fourth language, which the student can choose himself, such as German, Japanese, etc. Special attention is paid to the training for level examinations of GCSE level, which makes possible to study in any university in USA and England. The teaching staff is qualified in England, excluding teachers of Spanish and French languages.
ST. PETER'S SCHOOL
Address: Eduard Toldrà 18, Barcelona 08034
Tel: 93 204 36 12
British International School for children aged from 18 months to 18 years. School program is made by the Spanish method. All education is in English.
THE BENJAMIN FRANKLIN INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL
International School for children aged 3 to 18 years. School program is compiled by the American method and combined with the Spanish program that allows access to the entrance exams, both in US and in the Spanish higher education institutions. For those students, who do not speak English at a sufficient level, there is the individual program.
ST PAUL`S SCHOOL
Address: Av. Pearson 39-45, Barcelona 08034
International School for children aged from 3 to 18 years. College was founded in 1968 by the Foundation of Art. Paul. The education is in English, and obligatory are taught Spanish, Catalan and French languages. The teaching staff consists of English-speaking high-level professionals.
Address: Jaume Balmes 7, Esplugues de Llobregat 08950
International School for children aged from 3 to 18 years. The College was founded in 1963. This college is with the American programme. The main language is English, and great attention is given to the Spanish language. Thus, at the end of the school children are fluent in two languages. Most of the teachers are from English-speaking countries. The educational programme is developed by combining American and Spanish school plans. After graduation exams the students receive US certificate of primary education and, if desired, by making the additional examinations, they also receive Spanish certificate of primary education (Bachilerato).
OAK HOUSE BRITISH SCHOOL
International School for children aged 3 to 18 years. The school was founded in 1983. Already in elementary school students pass the English exam and receive the First Certificate in English. In high school, they receive the certificates of Advanced and Proficiency. During the education the children are prepared to obtain the diplomas of Cambridge University (International General Certificate of Secondary Education). J.G.C.S.E. is a global international certificate, which is recognized and is necessary for admission to higher educational institutions in England, the USA and Europe. Thus, additionally are studied Spanish and Catalan languages.
THE BRITISH SCHOOL OF BARCELONA
Address: C/Ginesta 26, Castelldefells 08860
Tel: 93665 15 84
Fax: 93664 14 44
International School for children aged from 3 to 18 years. British School was founded in 1958. The school offers a British education. Education is in English in main subjects and in Spanish some additional subjects. Education meets the international system of GCSE, which allows making the entrance exams to Cambridge University and University of London. The teaching staff is fully qualified in England.
Address: Paseo del Acacies, Sitges 08860
Tel: 93 811 03 05
International School for children aged from 2 to 18 years. The educational program follows the British system. All education is in English.
The school was founded in 1919. International School for children aged from 3 to 18 years. Swiss School in Barcelona is a private school, which is open to students of all nationalities who are interested in the Swiss education system, German language or Swiss culture. The school is secular, and currently has about 660 students.
LYCEÉ FRANÇAIS DE BARCELONE
French School in Barcelona is part of the French education system outside of France, which has 470 educational institutions worldwide. The school gives the opportunity to get a French secondary education in accordance with the official existing educational programs in France. Besides its immediate task of teaching of French students, these institutions contribute to the spread of the French language and culture. The quality of education, modern teaching materials and individual approach characterize the school Lycée français de Barcelone.
Address: Camino de la Pava 15, Gava Mar 08850
Tel: 93 633 13 58
International School for children aged from 3 to 18 years. The College was founded in 1969. Training is conducted in French, and great attention is given in English, Spanish and Catalan languages. With five years, the children begin active learning of informatics. One feature of the school is teaching of the students the good manners. After school, the graduates receive Certificates of French and Spanish, as well as the Cambridge diploma confirming the high level of proficiency in English.
Address: Av. Jacinto Esteva Fontanet 105, Esplugues de Llobregat 08950
Tel: 93 371 83 00
International School for children aged from 3 to 18 years. German College is a school recognized by the Ministry of Culture of Spain. Most of the teachers are Germans, and the main subjects are taught in German, which is the main language of the school. In addition, much attention is paid to other foreign languages such as English, French, Catalan and Spanish. At the end of the school the students are fully prepared not only to the common entrance examinations to higher educational institutions in Spain, but also to the equivalent German exams. The final examination consists of two parts: Academic exam, which consists of the studied subjects and examination on erudition.
HAMELIN INTERNATIONAL LAIE
Address: C/Nuria 26-30, Alella 08328
Tel: 93555 67 17
International School for children aged 0 to 18 years. Trilingual education in English, Spanish and Catalan. Additionally, also in French and Chinese.
Private and public universities in Barcelona
Address: C/Bellesguard 30, Barcelona 08022
Tel: 93 254 09 00
Abat Oliba University was founded in Barcelona in 1973. Faculty: economics, law, journalism, advertising and marketing. Duration of study at the University is about 4-6 years. To date, Abat Oliba is one of the best universities in Spain, which diploma is recognized throughout Europe. To entry this university is necessary, as for admission to any other higher education institutions in Spain, to pass a state exam (Selectividad).
UB - Universitat de Barcelona
Address: Gran Via Les Corts Catalanes 585, Barcelona 08007
Tel: 93 3556000
One of the first universities in Catalonia, was founded in 1450. The education is in Catalan. One of the most prestigious educational institutions in Spain. The State University offers its students not only a higher education in the European according to the plan "Bologna", but also the graduate school, PHD and Master.
UAB - Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
Address: Plaza Cívica, Barcelona 08193
Tel: 93 581 11 11
The university was founded in 1968. The University is divided into three campuses in Barcelona and its suburbs:
- Bellaterra: the main campus at Cerdanyola del Vallès, where are situated most of the faculties of the University and are held the most significant scientific researches.
- Sabadell: This campus is located in Sabadell, and is dedicated to technology, business and employment. Here are situated economic, engineering and law faculties.
- Sant Pau: The campus is located in the historic halls of Hospital de Sant Pau and is dedicated to the medicine. Here are educated doctors and nurses. Some classes are held in the main campus of Bellaterra.
Faculties: Faculty of Exact and Natural Sciences. Faculty of Interpretation and Translation. Veterinary Faculty. Faculty of Engineering. Faculty of Medicine. Faculty of Humanities. Faculty of Politics and Sociology. Department of Psychology. Faculty of Business. Faculty of Tourism and Management. Faculty of Biology. Faculty of Public Affairs. Faculty of Economics. Faculty of Education. Faculty of Law.
UOC-Universitat Oberta De Catalunya
Address: Rambla del Poblenou 156, Barcelona 08018
Tel: 93 4817272
Catalan University is a leader and innovator in the field of education and technology, and it is the standard of quality in their academic works and researches in the field of e-learning, based on information and communication technologies.
UPC - Politécnica de Cataluña (Barcelona)
Address: Jordi Girona 31, Barcelona 08034
Tel: 93 4016200
The program of the first cycle of education lasts 3 years. Program Description: Aerospace and air navigation. The program of the first cycle of education has duration of 3 years. Over the entire period of training you need to approve 225 credits (1 credit - 10 hours of studying). You can choose morning or evening classes. The program includes both mandatory and optionally disciplines.
UPF - Universitat Pompeu Fabra
Address: Placa de la Merce 10-12, Barcelona 08002
Tel: 93 5422000
University Pompeu Fabra (UPF) was founded in 1990. UPF carries out the educational and researching activities in the following areas: experimental sciences and medicine; politics and social sciences; law. Economics and Management. Humanities. Communication. Information technology. Translation and Philology.