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International Schools in Barcelona

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There are many different international schools serving the population of Barcelona. Different schools cater to a variety of students with their offerings of language, boarding options, curriculum, or graduation certificate. Below you can find the perfect school to fit your child's needs.

For the full guide of International Schools in Spain, go to the "International Schools in Spain" post.

American School Of Barcelona
Address: Calle Balmes 7
08950 Esplugues de Llobregat
Tel: +34 933 714 016
Fax: +34 934 734 787
Tuition Rates: Inquire at school

International school for children aged 3 to 18 years with an American curriculum. All teaching in English plus Spanish and Catalan lessons.

British School of Barcelona (BSB)
Address: Calle Ginesta 26
08860 Castelldefels, Barcelona, Spain
Tel: +34 93 665 15 84
Tuition Rates: Inquire at school

An international school offering trilingual education in English, Spanish and Catalan. This school offers a British education to children from three to eighteen years of age. It follows the structure and curriculum of The English National Curriculum with complementary lessons given in Spanish and Catalan. Students are prepared for (I)GCSE examinations and A-levels using The Cambridge International Examinations Board and Edexcel Examination Board. Students are able to qualify for the Spanish Certificate of Secondary Education and the Spanish Baccalaureate.

Benjamin Franklin School
Address: Passatge Torras i Bages, 1
08017 Barcelona, Spain
Tel: +34 93 434 2380
Tuition Rates: €8,520 - 12,860 per year

International school for children aged 3 to 18 offering an authentic American education in a multi-cultural, multi-lingual setting. Students can study the Spanish Selectividad and Bachilerato, or the American High School Diploma, IB Program and AP exams.

ESCAAN - International School of Barcelona

Address: Passeig Isaac Albéniz s/n
08870 Sitges (Barcelona) Espanya
Tel: 34 93 894 20 40
Tuition Rates: €4,350 - 9,580 per year

International School following the British educational system. All teaching is in English for children aged 2 to 18. There is a boarding school option. It is an IB school and is approved by the Catalan government.

El Tiller Waldorf-Steiner School
Address: Mercè Rodoreda 16-18
E-08193 Bellaterra (Cerdanyola del Vallès, Spain)
Tel: +34 935929795
Tuition Rates: Inquire at school

A Waldorf education in Catalonia for students from primary to Secondary and High School education. The school was formed in collaboration with the University of Barcelona and the UNESCO Centre of the city. The school offers the IB program.

Hamelin-Laie International School
Address: Ronda 8 de Març   178-180
Montgat 08390 (Barcelona), Spain
Tel: +34 93 555 6717
E-mail: laie@escolessas.com
Tuition Rates: Inquire at school

Hamelin-Laie offers nursery through secondary education from 0 to 18. It follows the Catalan curriculum but teaching is trilingual (English, Spanish and Catalan). The school is around a 20 minute journey from the centre of Barcelona. It offers the Diploma Programa of the International Baccalaureate (IB) and it has a student residence (Six Lemon World) in the same enclosure of the school.

ISCAT - The International School of Catalunya
Address: Passeig 9
La Garriga - 08530 Barcelona
Tel: +34 93 841 4077
Tuition Rates: Inquire at school

The International School of Catalunya offers the English National Curriculum, with Catalan and Spanish integrated in the programme, and French as a foreign language. Classes are available from ages 3 to 18.

John Talabot School
Address: Carrer de les Escoles Pies
136 08017 Barcelona, Spain
Tel: 34 932 12 34 99
Tuition Rates: Inquire at school

An English and Spanish language school which provides Spanish curriculum. It is officially recognized and subsidised by the Catalan Government (La Generalitat). Uniforms are required.

Kensington School
Address: Carrer dels Cavallers 31/33
08034 Barcelona
Tel: +34 93 203 54 57
Tuition Rates: Inquire at school

Kensington School is academically non-selective, with large number of students working in their second or third language. It provides a British education following the National Curriculum of England and Wales for children of all nationalities from the Early Years to Key Stage 2. Instruction is in English, with Spanish taught from age 7 onwards.

ES International School
Address: Apartado de Correo 176
08820 El Prat de Llobregat (Barcelona) SPAIN (ESPAÑA)
Tel: +34 93 479 1611
Tuition Rates: Inquire at school

International school offering the American system with the language of instruction and administration in English. All new students for whom English is not their native language are required to take our English Placement Test. Offers an independent, coeducational, American Primary, Junior and Senior High School program from the 5th through 12th grades.

St. Peter's School
Address: C/Eduard Toldrà, 18
08034 - Barcelona, Spain
Tel: (34) 93 204 36 12
Tuition Rates: Inquire at school

Founded in 1964, St. Peter's School is a private, independent school located in Barcelona for pupils from Preschool to Secondary (18th months to 18 years old). The curriculum followed is Spanish, although it is taught in English. All legal matters pertaining to the pupils' education are governed by Spanish law.

Oak House School
Address: Sant Pere Claver 12-18
08017 Barcelona
Tel: +34 932524020
Tuition Rates: Inquire at school

This international school provides Early Years, Primary, Secondary studies and Bachillerato (Science and Technology course or Humanities and Social Sciences course). School uniforms are required.

Europa International School
Address: Av. Pla del Vinyet 110
08172 Sant Cugat del Vallès, Barcelona
Tel: +34 935 898 420
Tuition Rates: Inquire at school

An international school that promotes human rights and democratic values as well as international education. It works closely with other European nations and provides the opportunity to be fluent in Catalan, Spanish as well as high level English. The school enrolls mainly Catalan students, but is open to those of other nationalities.

English School Barcelona
Address: C/Gustavo Bécquer
50 08023 Barcelona
Tel: +34 932 138 864
Tuition Rates: Inquire at school

A trilingual nursery and primary school. Instruction is in English with Spanish introduced early in education. Pupils naturally switch between English, Spanish and Catalan according to their classmates' or teacher's native language.

Princess Margaret
Address: Pg. de la Font d'en Fargas 15-17
08032 Barcelona, Spain
Tel: +34 934 290 313
Tuition Rates: Inquire at school

Founded in 1967, this is a trilingual school for children from the ages of three until 16. The preschool caters to children from 3-5 in primarily English language curriculum, with additional instruction in Catalan and Spanish.

English Academy Santa Claus
Address: Carrer Lleó XIII
08022 Barcelona, Spain
Tel: +34 93 417 18 47
Tuition Rates: Inquire at school

English Academy Santa Claus is a Kindergarten and Junior School for boys and girls aged 3-12. Pupils develop in three languages: English, Spanish and Catalan.

The Olive Tree School
Address: Rambla del Garraf 21
Sant Pere de Ribes, Barcelona, Spain
Tel: +34 93 188 62 15
Tuition Rates: Inquire at school

Following the British curriculum, the school is a small primary and secondary school. English is the language of instruction and only children with a high level of English are accepted.

ES School
Address: Apartado de Correo 176 / Autovía de Castelldefels (C-31), km 191
08820 El Prat de Llobregat (Barcelona) SPAIN (ESPAÑA)
Tel: +34 93 479 1611
Tuition Rates: Inquire at school

ES School is an independent, coeducational school that follows an American High School program. Courses are available from fifth through twelfth grades. The school is accredited by National Independent Private Schools Association (NIPSA).

International School of Barcelona (ISB)
Address: Passeig Isaac Albéniz s/n
08870 Sitges (Barcelona) Espanya
Tel: +34 93 811 03 05
Tuition Rates (2015): €4,500 - 11,000 per year Day School
€27,500 - 33,000 per year Boarding School

ISB offers quality education and a balanced and wide curriculum with an international outlook for the students from 1,5 to 18 years. ISB Boarding House hosts students from 5-18 years. All courses from Early Childhood through to Secondary are based on the English National Curriculum. After graduating, students obtain International Baccalaureate Diploma (IB) that allows them to enter universities worldwide. All subjects except the languages (Spanish, Catalan, German/French/Chinese) are taught in English.

Richmond International School
Address:Rambla del Garraf 14-16
Sant Pere de Ribes
08812 Barcelona
Tel: +34 938936712
Tuition Rates (2016): Starting at 6050€

Richmond is a small school where everyone is an individual, where all the staff have high expectations of what students can achieve. A caring school where the individual potential can be achieved through academics, music, art... A school where everyone has a place and a part to play!

German International Schools in Barcelona

Deutsche Schule
Address: Av Jacint Esteva Fontanet 105
08950 Esplugues, Spain
Tel: +34 93 371 8300
Tuition Rates: Inquire at school

The Deutsche Schule is an independent private school recognized by the government of Spain and accredited by the Ministry of Education in Germany. Courses from pre-school to Oberschule - divided into gymnasium and the Haupt and Realschule. Pupils can take the Bachillerato and after the selectividad exam can study at any Spanish or German University.

Escuela Suiza de Barcelona
Address: Calle Alfons XII 99
08021 Barcelona, Spain
Tel: +34 93 209 6544
Tuition Rates: Inquire at school

Escuela Suiza de Barcelona follows the Swiss curriculum with teachings in German, with Spanish as a second language. The school accepts children of all nationalities from the age of three to 18. Both Swiss and Spanish diplomas are awarded.

Zurich Schule
Address: Av. Pearson, 73
08034 Barcelona, Spain
Tel: +34 93 203 76 06
Tuition Rates: Inquire at school

The Zurich Schule offers an education in German, Spanish, Catalan and English. Pupils are from the ages of three until 18. English instruction begins in the third grade.

French International Schools in Barcelona

Collège Ferdinand de Lesseps
Address: Gran Via de les Corts Catalanes 707, C/Valencia 314
08009 Barcelona, Spain
Tel: +34 93 232 1612
Tuition Rates: Inquire at school

Founded by Ferdinand de Lesseps, this is the oldest French school in Spain. It follows the French education system and is accredited by the AEFE. the school is for children from the age of three to graduation.

Lycee Francais Barcelone
Address: Bosch i Gimpera 6-10
Barcelona 08034 Spain
Tel: +34-93-203-79-50
Tuition Rates: Inquire at school

The French School caters to French speaking students from nursery to baccalauréat. Pupils are taught according to the French National System of Education and are required to pass the French academic exams. All levels are taught in French with Spanish, Catalan and English as elective subjects.

Ecole Bel Air - Sitges
Address: Carretera C-246a, Km. 42
Vilanoveta, 08810 Sant Pere de Ribes
Tel: +34 93 896 2267
Tuition Rates: Inquire at school

The school teaches in French, following the French curriculum. It offers education from the age of three until 18.

Italian International School in Barcelona

Scuola Italiana of Barcelona
Address: Pasaje Méndez Vigo, 8
08009 Barcellona, Spagna
Tel: (34) 93.487.46.65
Tuition Rates: Inquire at school

A Montessori school that is certified by the Italian Ministry of Education. Teaching is in Italian with Castilian and Catalan as secondary languages.