Cabecera programas experienciales seniors


Especially aimed at students over 50

# Spanish for senior learners

DURATION: 2 weeks

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 15 days before programme start date

WEEKLY HOURS: 20 lectivas

LEVELS: A1, A2, B1, B2, C1 and C2 levels, according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFRL) Placement test: First day of class

COURSE MATERIAL: Textbook + Teaching material developed by the school

THE COURSE INCLUDES: Certificate + Course material + Cultural activities + Excursion

PLUS... Health insurance, language exchanges, tutoring sessions, student assistance staff, access to university libraries and sports facilities, WI-FI, accommodation and transfer management

Target Audience

Senior learners wishing to learn Spanish with people from their generation while getting a taste of the local culture in a relaxed, nice, enjoyable atmosphere

About the course

This course will be a chance for you to improve your Spanish while experiencing the culture of northern Spain with students from your generation sharing your interests. Our small-group classes are designed for students to practice their communicative skills and go through cultural contents related to the Camino de Santiago, Galician gastronomy and wines, art and music.

In the afternoons, students will have a chance to plunge into the local life thanks to our exclusive programme of cultural activities which will allow them to discover the secrets of this age-old city as well as the flavours of its appreciated gastronomy.

On the weekends, students may visit the Rías Bajas, in the southern coast of Galicia, with their renowned beaches, coastal villages and towns and their vineyards.


  • Spanish language and culture courses following the CEFRL standards and the Syllabus of the Instituto Cervantes
  • Workshops and seminars
  • Communicative practice
  • The Camino de Santiago
  • Galician gastronomy and wines
  • Music, art and other cultural examples
  • Wine tasting session
  • Gastronomic tour and visit to the main street market
  • Traditional crafts: jet jewellery, silversmiths and lace makers
  • Guided tour: Santiago, a pilgrim city. On the Cathedral's rooftops
  • Within the city walls: visiting a convent and a cloister and tasting a selection of traditional sweets
  • Visiting the Pazos of Faramello and Rubianes (Galician manor houses, famous for their architectural design and their gardens)




MORNING SESSIONS: Monday to Friday, from 9.30am to 2pm AFTERNOON SESSIONS: exclusive cultural activities. SATURDAY: excursion (included)


Do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions or require any further info:


Registration and bookings:



Do you want to register?  

Register through our website

For pre-enrolment and accommodation booking - should you be interested in applying for it -, you must register in the course and send us a copy of your passport or ID card, and pay the registration fees either through credit card or bank transfer.
Make sure that your full name and surname is included in the payment request and remember that Cursos Internacionales will not be responsible for the bank charges.

Our banking data are as follows:

Cursos Internacionais - Universidade de Santiago de Compostela 

Bank's name: ABANCA
Address: Montero Rios 7, 1º
15701 Santiago de Compostela, Spain
IBAN: ES81 2080 0388 2330 4000 1154 


The payment of the registration and accommodation costs should be done 15 days before the course start date.

Cancellations must be communicated in writing to the International  Courses Office.

This is our cancellation policy:

1. Course

    - Once the course has started, there is no refund.

    - Less than 15 days before the start of the course, a 200 €

       cancellation fee.

    - 15 days or more before the start of the course, a 60 € cancellation



2. Lodging

    - More than 10 days before the start of the course, there is no 


    - 10 days or less before the starting of the course, one week 

       lodging fee will be charged.

    - The change of accomodation, once the course has started, will              imply an additional charge of 200 €.


3. Visa refusals:

    - If the course has started, there is no refund.

    - The student has to prove Visa refusal with an official document              and a fee of 100 € will be charged.

       If no official document is presented, there is no refund

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Student Life

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Feel at home: halls of residence, families and shared apartments

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Enjoy your experience...

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Discover a unique region!

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All you need to know!



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Your best allies to improve your Spanish or learn it from scratch

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A great small town!

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Building on the past, looking to the future

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