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    Escoles Bressol (nursery schools)

    Access the Barcelona public schools and nursery schools network for children aged 0 to 3 years old. Everything you need to know is just a click away: pre-inscription and registration processes, applications, admissions criteria and a search engine for centres. 

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    Let’s go to school!

    Find out about pre-inscription and registration for the second cycle of pre-primary education (3-6 years) and for primary education (6-12 years). Here, you’ll also find answers to frequently asked questions: paperwork, available places, results and other procedures. 

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    Let’s go to secondary school!

    The ESO (Compulsory Secondary Education) (12-16 years) can be taken at public, private or charter schools. Once completed, it leads on to a new, non-compulsory level: the Baccalaureate. This two-course programme prepares and specializes students for further education, be it vocational training or university studies.

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    Let’s go to university!

    Do you want to study at one of Barcelona’s universities? Look up courses (296 Undergraduate and 486 Master’s degrees) according to the subject or university, and learn about the registration process and scholarship application. Don’t wait to make your academic future a reality! 

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    Vocational training

    Vocational Training (VT) refers to courses that provide you with the knowledge and skills to learn your profession. VT cycles can be mid-level (post-ESO) or upper-level (post-Baccalaureate), and combine theoretical and practical studies.

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    Choosing a school

    Explore your catchment area and use the search engine to find education centres in Barcelona by name, location, the types of services they offer.

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    Open schools

    Explore extra-curricular initiatives: school libraries, open playgrounds and school routes. 

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    Get involved in your children’s education process through associations and municipal family support programmes.  

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    Special education

    Specialist services and schools for children with hearing, visual or motor deficiencies or impairment or behavioural disorders.

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    Protection and prevention protocols

    The Barcelona Education Consortium presents three protocols to protect schoolchildren: one against bullying and cyberbullying, one to provide support for transgender students and another to put an end to truancy.

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    Learn languages

    Do you want to learn languages? You have various options: you can study at an official school or at a private academy, and you can also join conversation or language exchange groups. Find all the relevant information to access the language schools: pre-registration dates, priority criteria, applications and much more.

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    Grants And Benefits

    Financial help for families in vulnerable situations to guarantee equal opportunities and access to education and to reduce school segregation. 

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    Other studies

    Want to start studying music but don’t know where to go? In the city of Barcelona, you’ll find a selection of municipal schools, where you can learn the musical practice of your choice. Designed for people of all ages, you can learn to play an instrument, to compose or to enjoy music at your own pace and rhythm.


    The city offers social and educational services intended for providing training and job placements to all young people, even where they have not completed their compulsory secondary education (ESO): the School for Second Opportunities, work and training centres and training and placement programmes (PFIs). 

    Do you want to obtain a qualification and improve your technical and professional skills? If you’re over 28, check out the adult education centres, where you'll find foundation, basic and specialized training courses, as well as preparatory courses for the entry exams you’ll need to sit for vocational training and university courses.

    Sports education provides you with professional skills for each sport, for obtaining expert or high-level expert sports qualification. To be eligible for the first stage of mid-level training, you will need to have a Compulsory Secondary Education (ESO) certificate or equivalent.

    Art education aims to provide you with artistic training in performance arts, fine art and design, dance or music. You can take these courses as soon as you have completed your Compulsory Secondary Education (ESO) and to enter, you must pass specific tests.

    Non-formal education offers you training which enables you to complete your studies with a diploma or certificate awarded by a centre. Courses vary in duration depending on the training centre, and you will find a great variety of options available in Barcelona: drawing, IT, theatre, languages, cookery, business administration, music, photography, aesthetics, leisure, and many more.

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