Madrid is a city that attracts tourists from around the world, and it’s no surprise that they also want to learn Spanish. The Spanish language is becoming more and more popular as more people are interested in learning it.
Spanish is one of the most popular languages in the world, and Madrid is one of the best cities to learn it. The following are ten of the top language schools in Madrid (in no particular order).
Estudio Sampere Madrid
Estudio Sampere offers Spanish lessons in Madrid and has a total of 10 different programs varying from 10 weeks to 36 weeks. There are a variety of different price options including a 10 week intensive course for 70€ per week or a 6-week intensive course for 50€ per week. The school has been around since 1983 and has over 5,000 students attending their classes each year.
Course Report reviewers give the school an average rating of 4 out of 5 stars.
Estudio Sampere Madrid is located in the Príncipe de Vergara district of Madrid.
Another satisfied client had this to say, “The school is really useful and the teacher teaches well.”
If you’re looking for something more affordable, there is a 10-week intensive course for 50€ per week or a 6-week intensive course for 50€ per week. Prices start at €40 per session or €120 per month.
Expanish has just opened a new Spanish language school in Madrid, adding to its existing locations in Barcelona and Buenos Aires. This boutique school focuses on providing students with a fully immersive experience, combining high-quality Spanish courses with free cultural activities and a variety of accommodation options to suit all ages and needs.
Expanish offers a wide range of intensive group courses and private lessons, as well as evening classes for people already living in Madrid. It also has long-term courses and university pathway programs that help students enter a Spanish university.
The Expanish language school is in the neighborhood of Salamanca, one of the nicest areas of Madrid and just three blocks from the famous Retiro Park. The school has a colorful, welcoming design with 11 modern classrooms and a common area with a kitchen where you can take Spanish cooking classes!
Expanish Madrid already has a 5-star rating on Google, with students praising the excellent teachers and friendly staff. One reviewer said: “I went to Expanish just hoping to improve my Spanish, and I ended up having so much more fun than I had expected!”
Inhispania – Spanish Courses in Madrid, Spain is a reliable school for anyone who wants to learn the Spanish language. In 2015 they were rated with an average of 4.8 stars out of 5 by their customers on Yelp. One customer expressed how they had a great experience with the staff by emphasizing how attentive and professional they were; another one mentioned that he was very satisfied because the classes offer much immersion for his learning needs.
One hold back is that there isn’t always shade outside where some of the classrooms are located, but if you’re not too bothered then it’s perfect!
A major part of learning any language is making mistakes, and at both Inhispania – Spanish Courses in Madrid, Spain, and at many other language schools in Madrid, you will have plenty of time to do just that.
Inhispania not only offers Spanish courses to its students but also other languages too such as English, German, French, and Italian. Students can choose from various course lengths and class schedules ranging from 15 hours a week to 20 hours a week.
Spanish Courses in Madrid – Spanish Language Courses is a school with prices slightly higher than Inhispania’s, but still affordable for anyone wishing to learn the language. One customer had this to say about Spanish Courses in Madrid – Spanish Language Courses, “Learning a new language is incredibly difficult. I can’t stress how good these people are. Not only do they have amazing teaching methods and a great curriculum, but the owner is extremely friendly and helpful.”
TANDEM Escuela Internacional
If you’re looking for a private school, then look no further. TANDEM Escuela Internacional offers private classes, and with prices starting from €360 per week, it’s surely a great option to visit. You will learn from native teachers! The general consensus about the school is that it’s a great place to learn Spanish as they offer a high level of immersion in Madrid due to the fact that most students are also learning Spanish. One customer even mentioned how the teachers at TANDEM Escuela Internacional are very professional. “They also have a unique teaching style, which is both fun and effective.\”
As well as Spain, TANDEM Escuela Internacional also teaches Spanish in Latin America.
Spanish for Foreigners is yet another school that offers private classes. The lessons are adapted to what the students want to learn. And feedback on this school is excellent too; one customer said, “This was my first experience with language learning and it was great! The course was well prepared and they give you everything you need to be able to learn independently”.
In fact, this school has 4.8 stars out of 5 on Yelp, and the reviews are so positive that they have a customer review to represent every year.
AIL Madrid is a small school that is based in the center of Madrid. It offers one-on-one classes and group classes. Prices start at €350 per week for a private class, but AIL can also organize accommodation. Although they do not offer accommodation (which is more expensive in Madrid anyway), they will help you to find it!
Many customers have said that their experience with AIL was very enjoyable, and they give lots of information about the area which can be very helpful to students staying there for an extended period of time. The school has excellent reviews with 4.7 stars out of 5 on Yelp and the reviews are always full of praise for the teachers and the venue.
The staff at AIL Madrid is absolutely amazing, one customer said, “I would definitely recommend AIL Madrid to anyone! The teachers are very good, patient, funny and helpful.”
The name says it all. LAE Madrid is a school dedicated to teaching Spanish to foreigners. The school has learning plans that work well for students who have little or no experience in Spanish.
One student said, “I had been having trouble learning a language and when I enrolled at LAE, the teachers were very patient and made sure that I understood everything before moving on to the next step.”
In addition to private classes, LAE also offers group lessons, Spanish lessons for children, and available accommodation which is an added bonus for international students who are planning on staying in Madrid for a while.
NLC | Native Language College Madrid
Spanish School Madrid is a school that offers private, semi-private, and group classes. They also provide accommodation. The school has a wide variety of program options including an intensive course that lasts 40 weeks and costs €480 per week and also a 10-week intensive program which costs €360.
Although this is a language school with excellent reviews (4.7 out of 5 on Yelp), please note that the average student rating on Course Report is only 2 out of 5 stars.
Spanish School Madrid is a school that has been around since 1980. Although they’ve evolved and expanded their offerings over the years, Spanish School Madrid’s goal has always been to keep it small and personal.
One customer had this to say, “The classes here were really great. My teacher was really patient and helped me improve my grammar skills. She also spoke good English as well so we were able to communicate which was a huge plus for me. I definitely recommend this language school!”
Another happy customer had this to say, “The school is really good! The teachers are really funny and make time to connect with the students.”
Spanish School Madrid offers a variety of program options. There is a 50% discount for returning students and also for families with more than one student enrolled at the school.
If you’re looking for something more affordable, there is a family discount as well. Prices start at €360 per week in the summer and €450 per week in the winter. Prices do vary by teacher.
Club de Español
Club de Español is a language school that offers: Spanish lessons, intensive courses, exam preparation, and much more! The only thing that makes me sad is that they don’t offer accommodation at the school, but they have several options to choose from.
One student said, “I learned how to talk fast! The teachers are friendly and helpful. I would definitely recommend this school to everyone who wants to learn Spanish.”
Another customer had this to say, “The schools offer classes for all levels. The teachers are always very helpful and explain everything to you step by step.”
The school’s current location in Madrid was opened in 1996. Today, Club de Español is one of the biggest language schools in Madrid and also offers courses for corporate clients. The school also offers courses for adults, kids, and teenagers.
One Course Report reviewer said:
“I really enjoyed my course at Club de Español. The teachers are very friendly and the school atmosphere was relaxed. I would definitely recommend this school to anyone interested in learning Spanish in Madrid. The school is in a good location, close to the city center and the public transportation. The school offers also accommodation to students who are planning on staying for over 2 weeks.”
And another reviewer said, “The teachers at Club de Español are very nice and friendly. They help you learn the language step by step.”
All the schools listed above have well-equipped classrooms and are located in a variety of different areas of Madrid that are located close to public transportation and many museums and parks. The schools in the center of Madrid have their classrooms in beautiful apartment buildings. Students can take advantage of the building’s amenities which include a pool, gym, and a library.
Do you know of any other Spanish schools in Madrid? Tell us about it in the comments!