Study in Valladolid

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  • Well connected, only 2 hours’ drive from Madrid and 2 hours’ drive to the Portuguese border.

  • The Spanish spoken by the local people of Valladolid is the most standard Spanish language, also known as the Castilian language. Its pronunciation is very clear and easy to understand.

  • Valladolid is a vibrant city with a wealth of cultural activities.

University of Valladolid

Valladolid is a medium-sized city with good social security and friendly and welcoming residents. It is undoubtedly an ideal place to learn Spanish. 

Valladolid is an ancient city with a modern side. Here, you can stroll casually on the pavement, enjoy the sunshine in the city parks, go shopping in the modern commercial centres, or enjoy cultural life in the theatres and cinemas.

Spanish Courses at the University of Valladolid

The Language Center of the University of Valladolid is in charge of teaching Spanish language courses. It’s located in a modern building inside the campus, equipped with the latest language instruction technologies. It also provides foreign language courses for native Spanish students. Thus, Spanish speakers and foreign language learners are studying together, which facilitates the integration of foreign students into Spanish university life.

All courses at the Center are organised in small groups in order to provide students with the optimal level of attention and high-quality instruction. All teaching activities are carried out by qualified and experienced teachers. The Language Center of the University of Valladolid can provide language courses of multiple levels, from A2 to C2, according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.

City Life in Valladolid

The city has roughly 300,000 permanent residents in 2022, making it one of the most populous Spanish cities and the largest city in the northwest of the country.

The Old Town of Valladolid comprises a variety of quaint historic houses, majestic palaces, grandiose churches, as well as many splendid plazas, avenues and city parks. The National Museum of Sculpture and the Patio Herreriano Museum of Contemporary Arts (also known as the Oriental Museum) are located here, and so are the former residences of Jose Zorilla and Cervantes, both of which are now open to the public as museums. 

Numerous cultural events are held in Valladolid yearly, including the Holy Week Festival (held in the week before Easter Sunday), the Valladolid International Film Week (Seminici) and the Theater and Street Art Festival.

  • National Sculpture Museum
  • Patio Herreriano (Museum of Contemporary Spanish Art)
  • Cathedral of Valladolid (Catedral Nuestra Señora de la Asuncion)