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Centre of Spanish Studies

Spanish courses in Spain for Irish secondary school students.

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Spanish courses in Valencia, Spain

Our aim in CSS Valencia is to give students the best possible opportunity to help improve their language and fluency while being completely immersed in Spanish life.

Junior Certificate course Leaving Certificate course Transition Year course
About the course

Focus on Junior Certificate and Leaving Certificate exams

About the course

All our teachers are from Spain, and are familiar with the Irish examination system.

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Experience the warmth and friendliness of Spanish host families


Living with a Spanish family allows you to experience the real Spanish way of life.

Culture and activities

Integrate completely into the Spanish way of life

Culture and Activities

Our afternoon and weekend activities mean you get to experience the real Spain.

Learn about Valencia

Fantastic Mediterranean location - vibrant, modern city


Historic city of one million people - with fantastic beaches.

Latest news

  • PADPA conference 2019CSS attend conferences in Limerick and Kilkenny
    We’ve been busy recently – attending conferences in Kilkenny and Limerick! We were at The Lyrath Hotel Kilkenny at the NAPD Conference, and we also attended the Principal and Deputy Principals’ Association 2019 Conference in Limerick. We had plenty of enquiries for the Transition Year and summer course options in Valencia for 2020.   […]
  • ATSConference2019Classroom posters prove a big hit at the ATS 2019 conference
    We had a great day at the Association of Teachers of Spanish in Ireland AGM on Saturday. Spanish teachers from all over Ireland came to Dublin for the biggest conference held so far. Our classroom vocabulary posters were very popular with all the teachers – we handed out more than 100 of each of the 3 designs, together with our course programme leaflets. […]
  • Alba and Marta at 2018 ATS Conference 2018CSS to attend 2019 Association of Teachers of Spanish in Ireland AGM
    The Association of Teachers of Spanish in Ireland is having their Annual Conference and AGM on Saturday October 12th, 2019. The event will take place at the Clayton Hotel in Liffey Valley in Dublin. The Centre of Spanish Studies in Valencia has attended this conference for the last three years, and we are delighted to say that we will be back again this year. We are looking forward to seeing old friends and telling all the Spanish teachers about our offerings in sunny Valencia for 2019-2020! […]
  • CSS promotional standCSS Valencia open 2019-2020 TY Study in Spain programme
    We have just opened our 2019-2020 TY Transition Year Study in Spain programme, and the enquiries and bookings are coming in already! We started our TY programme in 2017-2018, and over the past two years it has proved to be one of the most popular offerings we have. […]

Anna, her Spanish teacher, interviews Asia at the end of her 4 weeks programme in Les Carolines school in Picassent, Valencia:

Carmina, their Spanish teacher, interviews Emma and Eoghan at the end of their 6 weeks programme in El Drac school in Torrent, Valencia:

What's Included - Summer Course

We think our summer course is the best value option for Irish secondary schools. Read all about our offering.

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What's Included - Transition Year

Our Transition Year course allows you to spend as little or as long as you want in a Spanish secondary school environment.

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How to Book

Information on how to reserve your place on our Summer Courses and Transition Year Courses!

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Contact Us

If you have any questions, comments, suggestions or need anything clarified about our programme, get in touch!

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