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Offer for summer 2018: Surf and Spanish course in Bilbao!

The summer sun is coming, which means the surfing season is just around the corner. What better country than Spain is there to catch some waves and enjoy the beach?

If you are keen on the idea of studying Spanish and learning to surf, or improving, you should look no further! Thanks to Instituto Hemingway, you can combine a Spanish course with surf classes, all in a well-structured timetable.

Our Spanish school is situated in the centre of Bilbao. It is a great city which combines history, culture and architecture.

Moreover, from Bilbao you can easily travel to nearby beaches using the metro, bus or train. Mundaka, with the best waves in Europe, as well as Sopela, La Salvaje and Arrietara are only some of the amazing beaches that you can enjoy in the Basque Country.

Instituto Hemingway has 18 years of experience with students from different countries, age groups and with varying levels of Spanish. We can offer you Spanish classes and fun surf courses at very competitive prices:

• 1 week: sign-up fee (60 euros) + 20 hours of Spanish classes (150 euros) + 10 hours of surfing classes (110 euros) = 320 euros

• 2 weeks: sign-up fee (60 euros) + 40 hours of Spanish classes (300 euros) +10 hours of surfing classes (110 euros) = 470 euros

• 3 weeks: sign-up fee (60 euros) + 60 hours of Spanish classes (450 euros) + 20 hours of surfing classes (220 euros) = 730 euros

As you can see, our packages are flexible. The price includes all teaching materials and the opportunity to participate in our free cultural activities that the School organises. The equipment and board are included for the surf classes, as well as the supervision and guidance of our professional instructors.

If you need accommodation, we can offer you shared flats, accommodation with a host family or in a student residence.

What are you waiting for? Come and have a great summer with us!

If you have any questions or you would like to sign up, please send us an email

SPECIAL OFFER: New culinary arts course in Barcelona with Spanish classes

Your new life starts here!
Our new course combines specific culinary training with high quality Spanish language classes. We present you very special course, absolutely new one, holistic one, that combines cooking training with the improvement and learning of the Spanish language.

Who is this course for?

If you are a student with knowledge in cooking that would like to acquire advanced culinary techniques then you are in the right place.

What does the course include?

Throughout the specialised cooking course we will teach you new culinary trends, avant-garde cuisine, texturization, vacuum cooking, low temperature cooking and molecular cooking; you will learn oenology, sommelier and much more. The contents of the course are highly practical and thought out for use in professional surroundings.

What is the objective of the course?

We will train you to perfect your competencies as a chef, improving your knowledge of the product, properties and behaviours in cooking. By the end of the course you will have mastered any type of culinary technique and will be able express your creative and innovative abilities in the kitchen.

When will you be able to sign up for the course?

There are two periods when the course will be available - one starting in July and one in February. The course lasts 5 months and the international students that need to improve their Spanish should do an intensive two month Spanish course (20 hours each week) prior to starting the cooking course. During this period you will reach an adequate level of Spanish which you will then improve upon while doing the culinary course. We will also help you get a student visa.

What will you achieve with the course?

- You will become an expert in advanced culinary techniques.
-You will learn about national and international gastronomic cultures as well as traditional and modern techniques.
- You will learn gastronomic properties and their applications with a huge variety of products.
- You will be able to adapt to a wide variety of business models in catering.
- You will get to know and work amongst a team of teaching professionals.
- You will be using the newest equipment and installations.
- You will develop your personal and professional abilities: creativity, leadership, passion etc.
- Real practice in an award winning, Michelin Star, gastronomic restaurant.
- You will improve at the Spanish language and also learn about Spain’s culture.
- You will get to know and live in two of the most prestigious gastronomic areas of Spain: Tarragona and Bilbao.

How much does it cost?
The price includes:

- 5 months (1000 hours) of teaching in the culinary arts
- 8 weeks of intensive Spanish courses (160 hours)
- Accommodation in a shared appartment
- Accredited diploma
- Help obtaining the student visa
- Assistance during the entire process

Price: 8,110 € Price: 7,000 €*
* For students that speak Spanish already and would prefer to start directly at the cooking school without doing a Spanish course.

For more information do not hesitate to get in contact with us:
Calle Carretera Bóveda 6
01427 Corro (Álava)
t. + 34 945353313
f. + 34 944165748

Do not miss this unique opportunity!

Spanish course walking the Camino

Spanish and walking the Camino

For those who want a bit of outdoor adventure with their Spanish lessons, this is the perfect trip. In addition to the 20 hours of Spanish lessons you will receive at our school in the heart of the city, each afternoon you will get to walk a different part of the Camino de Santiago, one of the most amazing pilgrimage routes in the world. You will have the opportunity to admire the beauty of nearby places and explore the city of on your own, or with our free cultural and social activities.

What´s included

  • 20 hours of Spanish lessons

  • All class resources and materials

  • 10 hours of guided walks along the Camino de Santiago

  • Transport to a from walks

  • Information on the city

  • Free social and cultural activities including tapas and wine tastings, a visit to the Guggenheim museum, visits to Teatro Arriaga, and local excursions

  • Meals NOT included

Cheese vacation for foodies in Northern Spain

This course is perfect for those looking for an immersive Spanish experience. Lessons are run by experienced, fun, and friendly teachers in our school in the heart of the city. Classes are small and run for 20 hours each week, so you have a lot of opportunities to interact with the teachers and practice what you learn in the classroom with locals around the city. You can explore the city in your spare time, as well as getting to know the sites of the city on your own, or with our free cultural and social activities throughout the year.

  • What´s included

  • 20 hours of Spanish lessons

  • Lessons take place Monday through Friday

  • All class resources and materials

  • Information on the city

  • Visit to a cheese farm + cheese museum

  • Eating 6 different top cheeses with a cheese guide who will explain the process of cheese making in English.

Meals NOT included

Spanish course for families

Have you always wanted to learn Spanish with your entire family? Join us to do this with an action-packed week in a fantastic city for all ages with amazing beaches and mountains. Our Spanish school in the city centre and can offer you 20 hours of Spanish lessons from enthusiastic teachers, followed by leisure activities every day. Parents will be placed in adults classes.

What´s included

  • 20 hours of Spanish lessons

  • Lessons take place Monday through Friday

  • All class resources and materials

  • Information about the city

  • Free social and cultural activities including tapas and wine tastings.

  • Meals NOT included

Spanish and wine tasting course programs

Spanish and wine tasting course

Immerse yourself in the wine atmosphere, learning Spanish and tasting fine wines. Our school in located in the center of town, making it easy to explore the variety of cafes, museums, and historic streets. You will have 20 hours of Spanish lessons at the school throughout the week, and the afternoon to yourself to get out and see the city on your own or with one of our free cultural and social activities. Each evening a wine expert will talk you through the best wines from wine regions, so by the end of the week you will be a connoisseur!

  • What´s included

  • 20 hours of Spanish lessons

  • Lessons take place Monday through Friday

  • 10 hours of wine-tasting

  • Free visit to a winery

  • Information on the city

  • Free social and cultural activities

  • Meals NOT included

Learn Spanish dancing flamenco

Spanish and flamenco course

Learn to speak like a local without spending your entire week inside studying. This course combines Flamenco lessons with your Spanish lessons to give you a wonderful week in a Spanish city. Our centrally-located school offers highly interactive lessons with enthusiastic teachers who will give you great opportunities to practice the language in and out of the classroom with our free cultural and social activities. You will also have five flamenco dance classes with our friendly and experienced dance teacher.

What´s included

  • 20 hours of Spanish lessons

  • Lessons take place Monday through Friday

  • All class resources and materials

  • 7.5 hours of flamenco dance lessons

  • Information on the city

  • Free social and cultural activities including tapas and wine tastings,

Meals NOT included

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