Spanish is truly a global language with over 400 million native speakers. As we travel more and more – for work and leisure – the language is becoming increasingly important. Do you speak Spanish and would you like to teach it to others? Then our Teacher Education in Spanish part-time programme is for you!

Why study at HU?

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Our Part-Time Teacher Education in Spanish is a four-year programme in an international setting that joins our successful international Language Education programmes for English and German, as well as French. You will be taught in English and Spanish by our experienced lecturers and get to enjoy Utrecht's vibrant student life. You will have frequent and intensive contact with the Spanish-speaking world, spending 5 weeks during your study in Spain or Latin-America. Internships at Dutch schools are also a vital and highly educational part of the programme.

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Start September
Application Deadline Non-EU students living outside the Netherlands who require immigration/visa services from HU: 31 May

Students with an EU/EEA nationality living outside the Netherlands. Students requiring a change of residence purpose. Students with a residence permit for study purposes currently enrolled at another educational institution: 1 August

Students living in the Netherlands who don't require immigration/visa services from HU: 31 August
Location Padualaan 97 Utrecht
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Croho-name B Teacher Education in Spanish
Croho-code 35255
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During the programme

Become a certified teacher

Combine this part-time programme with your career. After 4 years you’re ready to teach Spanish. You'll learn about teaching methodology, literature and culture of the Spanish-speaking countries, linguistics, second language acquisition and pedagogics. Furthermore, internships are a vital and highly educational part of the course.

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After your graduation

Share your passion for Spanish

With a lot of knowledge and experience, nothing will stand in the way of a successful career in education. Spanish is a global language with over 400 million native speakers, so there are many opportunities for language teachers within Dutch secondary or vocational education. Also, you can work at language schools in The Netherlands or abroad.

How to apply

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Admission requirements Teacher Education in Spanish

If you want to apply to our Teacher Education in Spanish part-time programme, you need to have a secondary school diploma, and speak English at least at CEFR level B1. You also need to command Spanish at CEFR level A2 or higher. A language test is part of the admission process. Of course, love for Spanish and teaching is a must!

Does this programme suit you?

  • ¿Español? Sí

    You speak Spanish and cannot wait to master the language and share your knowledge and skills with teens and young adults.

  • Sociable

    You enjoy being surrounded by others, have an affinity with young people and possess great communicative and social skills.

  • Curious

    You are passionate about Spanish language and culture. You enjoy reading and writing and are curious about other cultures.

"The experienced Spanish teachers are a plus!"

Danique Dekker
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Interested in the Part-Time Bachelor's programme Teacher Education in Spanish?