Summer Schools 2023

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Spanish language Summer Schools 2023

Live and learn the Spanish language in a historic setting

eduplus is pleased to be collaborating once again with the University of Alcalá on the design and organisation of our 2023 Summer Schools that will offer higher education students the opportunity to improve their Spanish language skills in an authentic Spanish setting.

Intensive courses coordinated and delivered by Alcalingua, the University of Alcala’s specialised Spanish language school for foreign learners, taught in the historic buildings of the city-centre campus in the heart of Spain.

Course details

Two-week or four-week intensive programmes

2023 Summer School: two-week programme

Content: Spanish language training (all levels A1-C2)

Duration: 40 hours classroom time (4 hours/day Monday-Friday)

Credits: 4 ECTS

Dates: Option 1: 05/06/2023 – 16/06/2023 | Option 2: 03/07/2023 – 14/07/2023

Cost: 400.00€

2023 Summer School: four-week programme

Content: Spanish language training (all levels A1-C2)

Duration: 80 hours classroom time (4 hours/day Monday-Friday)

Credits: 8 ECTS

Dates: Option 1: 05/06/2023 – 30/06/2023 | Option 2: 03/07/2023 – 31/07/2023

Cost: 760.00€

Both programmes are open to Spanish learners of all levels.
Students with previous knowledge of Spanish will be level-tested on arrival and organised into groups appropriate to their level.

Programme characteristics

Innovative teaching to promote active learning


Courses aimed at enabling students to communicate effectively in Spanish, both orally and in writing in different personal, social, academic or professional contexts


Methodology focused on the student’s needs, taking into account their objectives, context and difficulties with the student always at the centre of the teaching and learning process


Techniques that allow students to carry out the linguistic interaction, developing communicative and productive skills (oral and written expression, listening and reading)

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Teaching and learning activities that provide cultural information and background and encourage the development of intercultural awareness

Students who successfully complete their programme will be awarded with a University of Alcalá diploma with 8 ECTS credits (four week programme) or 4 ECTS credits (two week programme)

The University of Alcalá

A historic university in a traditional Spanish setting

The University of Alcalá, a UNESCO world heritage site, was founded in 1499 by Cardinal Cisneros and is one of the oldest universities in Spain. Located in the city of Alcalá de Henares, well known as the birthplace of Cervantes, creator of the unforgettable Don Quixote.


Thirty kilometers from the centre of Madrid, today the University of Alcalá is a modern institution which offers a wide range of undergraduate and postgraduate degree programs adapted to the European Higher Education Area and covering all fields of knowledge, from the humanities to engineering, and from the social sciences to experimental and biomedical sciences. Around 27,000 students—approximately 19,000 undergraduates and 8,000 postgraduates—are currently reading for a regulated degree at the University of Alcalá.


University of Alcalá website (English)

In 1998 the historic buildings of the University of Alcalá were named a UNESCO World Heritage Site

Alcalingua is the specialist Spanish language teaching section of the University of Alcalá. The school has many years of experience in the design, organisation and delivery of Spanish language programmes aimed at overseas learners, from beginners to advanced speakers of the language.


The classrooms at Alcalingua, based in the university’s historic buildings, are fully equipped with the latest technologies for language learning and students have to access to the WIFI network and other services normally available to University of Alcalá students. The school has 10 classrooms equipped with interactive smart boards, an open access IT classroom, individual and group study and social areas and a Student Support Service information area


Alcalingua website (English)


Bed and breakfast at University of Alcalá student residence

Residencia San Ildefonso

Type: bed and breakfast

Price: 35.00€/day (single room) | 45.00€/day (double room for one or two people)


Historic UNESCO-listed building | 5 minute walk from class | breakfast included | individual bathroom | air conditioning | WIFI | cleaning included | extra nights available before and after Summer School


Rooms can be reserved through eduplus when enrolling


Students are also welcome to organise their own accommodation

Reservations and further information

If you are interested in our 2023 Summer Schools then you can download, fill in and send our application form below. Please feel free to get in touch if you need any further information.

We are happy to work with UK (Turing Scheme) and European universities (Erasmus+) on tailor-made programmes and other specific activities in Spain.

Andy Tunnicliffe, Project Manager, eduplus: