Madrid has been the capital city of Spain since 1562, it is located at the heart of the Iberian Peninsula and the population around 3 million. As the capital city of Spain, seat of government, and residence of the Spanish monarch, Madrid is also the political, economic and cultural centre of Spain.
While Madrid possesses a modern infrastructure, it has preserved the look and feel of many of its historic neighbourhoods and streets. Its landmarks include the Royal Palace of Madrid; the Royal Theatre with its restored 1850 Opera House; the Buen Retiro park, founded in 1631; the 19th-century National Library building; a large number of National museums: Prado Museum, the Reina Sofía Museum, a museum of modern art, and the Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum.
With its neverending nightlife, and thousands of bars and night clubs, Madrid is said to be one of the most exciting cities in Europe. Nightlife is an essential part of the city: Madrid never sleeps. From the traditional tapas bar to the trendy clubs…
Due its central location, you can visit many Spanish cities without travelling for hours. In less than two hours, you can be in Toledo, Segovia, Alcalá de Henares or Aranjuez.
The best schools in Madrid:
Courses: Intensive and Combined, DELE Preparation, Business Spanish, Courses for Spanish language teachers (ELE)
Accommodation: Shared apartment, Student Residence (summer only), Home stay, Individual apartments
Maxium group size: 9
The school we cooperate with in Madrid is located in the very center of the city. The main school is located on a pedestrian street next to Puerta del Sol and close to Gran Via. The most important shopping areas and tourist sights are within reach on foot…
Accommodation: Spanish apartments, Spanish host family, Student residence.
Our partner school in Madrid is located in the heart of the city in a 19th century palace with exceptional architectural features, and beside the Parliament, the Retiro Park, the Prado Museum, the Reina Sofía Modern Art Museum and the Thyssen-Bornemisza Art Gallery…