8 January to 14 May 2021


17 weeks (255 hours)

Schedule:  Classes are from Monday to Friday. Preferably in the mornings.

Levels: B1 (Intermediate), B2 (Advanced), C1 (Advanced High)

Place: Language Center of the University of Valladolid, Campus Miguel Delibes, Paseo de Belén 13.  Location map

Description of the course

This course is designed for students who wish to improve their Spanish and gain a deeper knowledge and understanding of Spanish history and culture. In order to be able to enrol, students must have a minimum command of the language (minimum, A2 successfully completed).

Subjets: Spanish Grammar, Oral Expression, Spanish Culture, Spanish Literature, History of Spain,History of Spanish Art and Gography of Spain. The syllabus of each subject can be viewed in “Contents”.

 This programme of subjects is accompanied by a series of socio-cultural activities and trips to various places of great interest due to their artistic and cultural heritage.

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The course comprises the following subjects (click on the subjects to see syllabus):

Spanish Grammar:  Including grammatical and functional content, and developing oral and written skills (speaking, reading, writing, and listening). The course is taught at three different levels (B1, B2 and C1.1).

Oral Expression: Aimed at consolidating and expanding vocabulary and communicative functions.

Spanish Culture: Focusing on an understanding of everyday life and the characteristics of Spanish society as well as its customs and traditions.

Spanish Literature: Explaining the main aesthetic-literary movements in Spanish literature from its beginnings up to the 20th century, through authors and representative works from each period.

History of Spain: Analyses the most important periods and events in Spanish history.

History of Spanish Art: Explores the most representative examples of Spanish art from antiquity to the modern era.

Geography of Spain: Looking at the main natural, economic, and social features of Spain.

→ Classes last 60 minutes

Price:  2090

This price includes:
  • Inscription
  • Tuition
  • Orientation session
  • Guided tour in the city center
  • 5 full day trips on Saturdays
  • Cultural activities and workshops at the Language Center
  • Cultural visits to museums
  • Student card
  • Free Wi-Fi access in the campus facilities
  • Certificate of assistance
  • Welcome dinner party
  • Closing ceremony 

First day of the course: On the first day of the course, students take a written placement test (lasting one hour), and are given an orientation session which includes a guided tour of the city.

Assessment and certificate: At the end of the course, students are awarded a certificate of attendance. In order to be awarded the certificate of attendance, students must attend at least 80% of the lessons. In addition, if students pass the various tests set during the course, they will also be awarded a certificate of attainment listing the marks and grades obtained in each subject.

ECTS Credits (University of Valladolid): 6 credits


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General Terms and Conditions

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Start dates

01 Aug 2021

Other optional dates


Duration and price

17 weeks - 2090.0 €

Hours per week



B1 (Intermediate)
B2 (Advanced)
C1 (Advanced High)