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Learn Spanish in Madrid

Madrid, Spain’s effervescent capital, is a destination of choice for those wishing to master the Spanish language. By immersing yourself in its bustling daily life, you’ll experience authentic language immersion. This historic city, known for its majestic palaces and lively squares, offers an ideal setting for language learning in the heart of a rich cultural environment. Take advantage of Madrid’s friendly atmosphere, tapas and parties to practice your Spanish in a natural and fun way. Madrid is waiting for you to turn your learning experience into an unforgettable adventure!

Our selection of budget language schools in Madrid

ville de madrid
From €2073

1 month Spanish course in Madrid

🛏️ Host family 📚20 Spanish lessons per week 👨‍🎓+18 years 🥗 2 meals/day

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purta del sol madrid
From €5515

3 months to learn Spanish in Madrid

🛏️ Host family 📚 20 Spanish lessons per week 👨‍🎓+ 18 🥗 2 meals/day

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jardin madrid
From €1010

2-month internship + Spanish course in Madrid

🛏️ Homeless 📚 Package: 2-month internship and morning Spanish course 👨‍🎓+ 18 🥗 Without meal

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Why learn Spanish in Madrid?

Madrid, the vibrant capital of Spain, offers a multitude of reasons to choose the city for a language study stay:

  • 🏊 Immersion learning: Take advantage of the unique opportunity to study Spanish in daily immersion in an environment where every interaction is a language lesson.
  • 🏙️ City assets:
    • Renowned museums: Visit famous institutions such as the Prado and the Reina Sofia.
    • Historic monuments: Discover emblematic sites such as the Royal Palace and Plaza Mayor.
  • 🥘 Delicious cuisine: Enjoy typical Spanish dishes in the many tapas bars and restaurants.
  • ⛪ History and culture: immerse yourself in a rich cultural heritage and explore Madrid’s fascinating history through its neighborhoods and traditions.
  • 🌳 Surrounding nature: Escape the urban hustle and bustle and recharge your batteries in natural areas like the Sierra de Guadarrama, ideal for hiking or simply enjoying nature.
  • Diverse activities: Get involved in a variety of activities ranging from cultural outings to sporting and artistic events, enriching your language experience.
  • 🎓 Dynamic student life: Immerse yourself in lively student life, with welcoming universities and student events that make it easy to meet people and exchange languages.

Madrid perfectly combines language learning and cultural experience, making it an ideal destination for a language stay.

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Our programs to learn Spanish in Madrid

Expanish Madrid School

Expanish Madrid offers you the opportunity to immerse yourself in the warm atmosphere of the capital. Ideally located, it is surrounded by numerous bars and restaurants, close to a vast park and benefits from excellent access to the metro network. The two-storey, wheelchair-accessible building was completely renovated in 2022. The campus is equipped with 11 bright classrooms, each with a traditional whiteboard and able to accommodate between 3 and 15 students. Wi-Fi is available throughout the school free of charge, and the school provides students with maps and tourist brochures to help them explore the city. During breaks, students can meet in the common area to use the dictionaries and literature provided to perfect their Spanish.

Frequently asked questions 🤔❓

The costs of a language stay in Madrid vary according to several factors, including the type of course chosen, the length of stay, accommodation and living expenses. Here is a general cost estimate:

  • Spanish courses: Prices can vary from a few hundred euros for group courses to several thousand for intensive private lessons. For example, a standard four-week course could cost between 200 and 400 euros, while an intensive course could cost between 600 and 700 euros per week.
  • Accommodation: Options range from host families, which can cost between 200 and 400 euros per week, to private apartments, which can be significantly more expensive, especially in the city’s central districts.
  • Meals and daily life: Meals can cost between 10 and 25 euros a day, depending on whether you cook or eat out.
  • Transport: A monthly pass for public transport in Madrid costs around 55 euros for an adult.
  • Activities and leisure: You’ll need to budget for activities such as museum visits, excursions and social outings, which can vary from a few euros for museum admission to dozens for excursions.

For a language stay in Madrid, the choice of neighbourhood depends on your personal preferences, your activities and your budget:

  • Centro: The heart of the city, perfect for those who want to be in the center of it all, with attractions within easy walking distance.
  • Salamanca: A more upscale neighborhood with beautiful boutiques and elegant cafés, ideal for those seeking a quieter environment.
  • Chamberí: A residential area with a local ambience, offering an authentic experience of Madrid life.
  • Moncloa-Aravaca: Very popular with students thanks to its proximity to several universities and its young, dynamic atmosphere.
  • Argüelles and Malasaña: Popular with young people, these neighborhoods offer numerous bars, restaurants and vintage stores.
  • La Latina: Known for its El Rastro flea market and numerous tapas bars, this is an excellent choice for those who want to enjoy the local nightlife and culture.
  • Lavapiés: A multicultural neighborhood with an artistic and alternative atmosphere.

Each neighborhood has its own charm and advantages, and many language schools in Madrid offer accommodation options such as student residences, shared apartments or host families in different neighborhoods. It’s a good idea to consider the proximity of your school, public transport and nearby services when selecting your accommodation.

In Madrid, you’ll find a wide variety of Spanish courses to suit all levels and learning needs:

  • Standard Spanish courses: Ideal for students who want to learn at a moderate pace and still have time to explore the city.
  • Intensive Spanish courses: For those who want to make rapid progress. These courses often involve several hours of class a day.
  • Spanish exam preparation courses: such as preparation courses for the DELE exam, the official diploma certifying competence in Spanish.
  • Private lessons: For personalized learning and individual attention.
  • Course + internship package: combination of a work placement in Spanish and evening or morning classes.

Yes, in Madrid you have the unique opportunity to combine a work placement with Spanish courses, thanks to tailor-made programs. These programs allow you to immerse yourself in the linguistic and cultural world of the Spanish capital while acquiring professional experience in a variety of fields such as :

  • Architecture
  • Art and Design
  • Business and Economy
  • Education and Teaching
  • Mode
  • Hotels and Tourism
  • Information Technology and Computing
  • Languages and Translation
  • Associations and NGOs
  • Public Relations and Marketing
  • Social work

These opportunities are open to participants of all levels, even those with no previous experience, offering prospects for professional and personal enrichment. Candidates must have a certain level of fluency in Spanish, generally B2, to ensure they get the most out of their internship.

Required documents include a letter of application, an up-to-date CV and photo, a copy of your passport and travel insurance for the duration of your stay. Before starting the internship, students will attend at least one week of Spanish classes, to ensure effective immersion. Classes are held in the morning and last about an hour, leaving the afternoon free for the workshop.

The language used during the internship can be Spanish or English, depending on the student’s preference and the requirements of the host company. This flexibility allows us to adapt to each student’s skills and comfort level in both languages.

Participating in such a program in Madrid is the perfect opportunity to enjoy an enriching international experience, improve your Spanish language skills and develop your professional network in a dynamic and stimulating European city.

For a language stay in Madrid, there are several accommodation options available, each offering a different experience:

  • Host families: An ideal option for complete Spanish immersion. Living with a Spanish family allows you to practice your Spanish on a daily basis and discover the culture from the inside.
  • Student residences: Perfect for students who want to meet other internationals. These residences often offer shared facilities and meeting spaces.
  • Shared apartments: A good compromise between independence and social interaction, this option lets you live with other students or young professionals.
  • Private apartments: For those who prefer more privacy and are prepared to manage their own household. This option is generally more expensive.

It’s important to choose your accommodation according to your personal needs, your budget and your language learning objectives. Language schools in Madrid can also help arrange accommodation or offer their own residences.

During your language course in Madrid, you will have the opportunity to take part in many activities that will enrich your experience:

  • Cultural visits: Explore the masterpieces of the Prado Museum, the Reina Sofia Museum or the Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum. Also visit the Royal Palace, Plaza Mayor and Almudena Cathedral.
  • Cooking classes: Learn how to prepare typical Spanish dishes, such as paella or gazpacho, in cooking workshops.
  • Excursions: Take a day trip to Toledo, Segovia or El Escorial to discover the history and architecture of Spain.
  • Nature walks: Discover Madrid’s green spaces, such as the Parque del Retiro, or venture into the mountains of the Sierra de Guadarrama.
  • Nightlife: Immerse yourself in Madrid’s nightlife by visiting the city’s tapas bars, terraces and nightclubs.
  • Local events: Take part in local festivities and festivals, such as San Isidro or Fiesta de la Paloma.
  • Markets and flea markets: Stroll through El Rastro, Madrid’s famous flea market, or the local food markets.
  • Language practice: Join language exchange groups or meetups to practice Spanish in a relaxed, friendly atmosphere.

For European citizens, going on a language study holiday in Spain is very simple, thanks to free movement within the European Union. Here’s what you need to know:

  • No visa required: As a member of the EU, you don’t need a visa to enter and study in Spain.
  • Identity card or passport: All you need is a valid identity card or passport.
  • Access to healthcare: With the European Health Insurance Card, you benefit from access to healthcare during your stay.

The best time to go to Madrid depends on your personal preferences in terms of climate and cultural activities:

  • Spring (March to May): This is an ideal time of year, with pleasant weather, not too hot and a city in bloom. The streets are less crowded, perfect for exploring the city and taking part in springtime cultural events.
  • Summer (June to August): Although temperatures can be high, summer is lively, with numerous festivals and an active nightlife. It’s also the time of year when there are more intensive Spanish courses on offer to make the most of your stay.
  • Autumn (September to November): Similar to spring in terms of climate, autumn is a good time for those who want to avoid the summer crowds while still enjoying a mild climate.
  • Winter (December to February): If you prefer the cold to the heat of summer and are interested in Spanish traditions such as Christmas and New Year celebrations, winter may be an interesting choice.

Each season offers different advantages, whether in terms of climate, tourist numbers or city-specific cultural events. It’s also a good idea to check the language schools’ academic calendars to match course start dates.

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Why choose LangStart for your language studies 📚🌎

Personalized support

  • Our consultants’ expertise: Our language travel experts are dedicated to providing you with free, personalized support before, during and after your stay.
  • Availability: As a small, dedicated company, we’re available beyond traditional business hours to answer all your questions and concerns.

“At Langstart, we value every student by offering unconditional, expert support to ensure a rewarding, hassle-free language experience. Our experienced counselors are dedicated to understanding and meeting your unique needs for an unforgettable language stay.”

Price transparency

  • Straightforward pricing: We offer school prices at no extra cost, guaranteeing total transparency.
  • Best offers: We’ll always offer you the schools’ promotional prices to ensure excellent value for money.

“We are committed to fair and transparent pricing. Always prioritizing your benefit, we collaborate directly with schools to ensure the best promotional offers and an affordable, valuable language experience.”

Quality assured

  • Hand-picked partner schools: Careful selection of schools based on strict criteria such as certifications, student reviews and infrastructure quality.
  • Commitment to excellence: Regular visits to our partner schools to ensure first-class teaching and facilities.

“We are committed to providing you with top-quality language holidays. Our close partnerships with renowned schools ensure enriching learning and a satisfying experience, in harmony with your expectations and ambitions.”

Variety and diversification of supply

  • Flexible options: A range of formulas to suit your objectives, level and budget.
  • Suitable accommodation: A wide choice of accommodation to suit your preferences and needs, from host families to student residences.

“Our rich variety of programs and accommodations is designed to fit your personal goals and needs, guaranteeing a flexible and comfortable language stay that promotes effective and enjoyable learning.”

Student testimonials 👨‍🎓

Here you can read about the experiences of some of our students during their language studies. These stories offer a glimpse of the linguistic and cultural adventures you could experience by choosing one of our programs.

L’Agence Langstart est une agence totalement fiable, avec qui je partirais encore une prochaine fois certainement! Car ils ont su me conseiller, m’aider et répondre à toute mes questions. Grâce a Yousef qui a pris en charge mon voyage j’ai pue partir pendant 3 semaines à Malte pour améliorer mon Anglais. C’était une expérience de folie! Et je ne regrette absolument pas ?
Zahia M
Zahia M
J’ai effectué un séjour linguistique d’un mois à Dubai au sein de l’école ES Dubai. Très belle expérience, un grand merci a l’équipe Langstart pour son accompagnement et ses conseils. Malgré les nombreux allers retours, ils ont toujours été a l’écoute et très réactifs.
Sarah Belaïd
Sarah Belaïd
Belle expérience en Irlande! Merci à Langstart pour les conseils au niveau du choix de la destination, de l'école et du programme de cours. J'ai pu confirmer ma progression en passant le TOEIC à mon retour. Cette expérience a été très enrichissante pour moi et je pense déjà à repartir. Merci pour tout.
Fanny Krier
Fanny Krier
Ma fille est partie 2 mois à Cork avec Langstart. Nous sommes très satisfaits de ce séjour. Ma fille a vécu une très belle expérience et a pu perfectionner son anglais. L’équipe Langstart a su nous rassurer et a toujours été disponible pour répondre à nos questions. Je recommande vivement cet organisme
Antoine Fromont
Antoine Fromont
J'ai passé un séjour linguistique à Manchester et je suis vraiment satisfait de mon expérience. J'ai pu apprendre beaucoup de nouvelles choses sur la culture britannique et améliorer mon anglais. C'était une très belle expérience, je recommande!
J'ai passé un séjour linguistique incroyable à Malte grâce à LangStart. L'enseignement était de qualité et les professeurs étaient très compétents. L'emplacement de l'école était idéal, à proximité de la plage et du centre-ville. J'ai été ravi de l'organisation de LangStart, qui m'a accompagné du début jusqu'à mon arrivée sur place et a prévu ma prise en charge à l'aéroport au moment de mon arrivée. Je recommande les yeux fermés.
Je suis partie en séjour linguistique à Dublin avec Langstart. Mon séjour s’est parfaitement déroulé, l’équipe m’a accompagné jusqu’au départ et est restée a l’écoute une fois sur place. Un grand merci.