The International center offers lodging with Spanish host families with full board.  The Center feels that this is the best way to learn about Spanish culture and traditions and practice and improve language skills.  All the families have been carefully chosen and will do their best to make you feel at home and enjoy your stay.  If you are a vegetarian, have food or pet allergies or have any special requirements, it is important that you advise us beforehand.  We will do everything in our power to meet your needs.

¿How is the family?

The family can be a couple with or without children or a woman with or without children.  The most important factor is a family ambience so you can experience daily family life in our country.  Some families have other students, either Spaniards or foreigners, but only Spanish is spoken at home.  You can easily make friends with the other students living in the home.


The student can choose a single room or a double room to share with another student.  We always try to respect your choice but everything depends on availability.

Sheets and laundry

The host family provides you with sheets and towels so you only need to bring personal belongings.  Laundry services once or twice a week are also included.  You should ask where you should deposit your dirty clothes though it´s usually in a laundry bag or basket in the student´s room.


Students may receive phone calls at their host family´s home but should not use the phone to call out.  There are many public phones from which students can call as well as a variety of cell phone companies which offer cell phones at competitive prices.

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    Hispanic Studies Program:

    • Spring 2018: 3,245 €
      January 27 – May 26, 2018
      Housing deposit deadline: November 10, 2017
    • Fall 2018: 2,985 €
      September 8 – December 20, 2018
      Housing deposit deadline: June 2, 2018

    PIU Program (integration)

    • Spring 2018: costs / month 820€
    • Fall 2018: costs / month 820€
  • Language Programs:

    • Summer Program 2018 (3 weeks): 630 €
      1st session: June 3 – June 23, 2018
      2nd session: June 24 – July 14, 2018
    • September 2018 (1 week): 226 €
      September 2 – September 8, 2018
    • January 2019 (2 weeks): – €
      January 13 – January 26, 2019



The International Center does not arrange any housing in shared apartments.
The general price of a room in a shared apartment in a nice area will be around 250-350 euros
We advise you live near a metro station since UPO and the city are connected through a metro line. The best areas are:

– Triana / los Remedios
– Nervión
– City center