August-September Spanish online Intensive course - Registration closed

The aim of these courses is that you can start learning or improving your knowledge in Spanish to help you getting on, both in your academic and personal life, during your stay here at the University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU). We want you to make the most of the time you will be here and, for that, we offer you a 45 hour intensive course that you will be able to follow online before coming to the Basque Country.

General information


Dates of the course:

  • 28 August to 8 September 2023 - Registration closed


  • Mondays to Fridays from 14:00 to 19:00 hours.


Exchange program students administered by the Vice-Rectorate of Basque, Culture and Internationalization: Free of charge.

Other students: 120 euros

Available levels: 

  • Beginners: zero to A1
  • Intermediate: A2-B1
  • Advanced: B1-B2

Illustrative levels according to the European Framework of References for Languages (EFRL).

Besides completing the specific registration of the course (check requirements below), students must take the level test or inform the office of their level of Spanish within the deadline stated to do so (23 August). Students that do not know Spanish and prefer to be set directly in a beginners´ level group, just have to send an e-mail to before that day.

We recommend students to read the regulations before fulfilling their registration in our courses.

Intensive online Spanish course calendar

  • Deadline of admission: 20 August at 23:59 hours.

  • Last day to take the online written test: 23 August at 23:59 hours.

  • Deadline to provide all documents needed to complete the registration in the course: 23 August.

  • Official beginning date of the course: 28 August

  • Deadline to make changes of level: 30 August

Only students that have completed their registration (see requirements below) and taken the level test or told the secretary of the courses about their level of Spanish within the deadline stated to do so, will be allowed to take part in this course.

Documents needed to register:

Exchange program students administered by the Vice-Rectorate of Basque, Culture and Internationalization and students from the ENLIGHT European University:

  • Online registration form - Registration closed

Students that have not completed their online registration in GAUR, will have to provide a document stating their admission as exchange students in the UPV/EHU including the dates of stay.

Enlight European University students not admitted as incoming exchange students, will have to provide a copy of their registration for the academic year 2023-2024 at their home university in English.

These students can follow this course free of charge. In case of doubt, and before proceeding to any payment, please do send us an e-mail to


International students registered in different postgraduate studies, visiting researchers and/or teaching staff:

  • Online registration form - Registration closed
  • Document stating being admitted in the UPV/EHU as a student, visiting teacher or researcher including dates of stay.
  • Copy of the bank transfer for the amount of the corresponding registration fee: 120 euros.

Bank account: KUTXABANK – ES 97 2095 0292 99 3239003884 (in the proof of payment should appear the name and surname of the student)

Exchange program students will have preference taking part in these courses. The secretary of the courses reserves the right to admit other program students within the university community to the existance of places in the different groups/levels.

We remind you that the deadline to provide all documents to complete the registration in these courses (if anything is needed besides the online registration form), will be August 23.

Students not correctly registered and, therefore, not appearing in the official lists of the teachers, will not be allowed in class, nor receive any credits or grades for this course.

Level test:

Spanish intensive course´s level test will be held online.

Students registered within the deadline stated to do so (before 20 August), will receive an e-mail with the instructions to take the test. The test must be completed before 23 August.

In order to take the test, students should have a Gmail address.

We kindly ask students to pay attention to their e-mail, including the spam folder, just in case our e-mails arrive there.

Syllabus of the courses

Besides being published in this site, students will get the syllabus of their corresponding level in the beginning of each course. We recommend students to download and keep it just in case they need to present it to their home university to get the credits of the course.

We remind students that it is absolutely forbidden to pass or exchange the links of the classes to other students without the express consent of the Language Courses office.

Evaluation procedure, certificates and credits: check the regulations