Lacunza International House San Sebastián

School

IH San Sebastián has been teaching Spanish to foreigners for more than 30 years, good quality teachers, success is assured

Information

Lacunza was founded in San Sebastián in 1956; it was the first school to teach a foreign language in San Sebastián. It quickly grew to become a reference school in the entire province of Guipuzcoa and the Basque Country.

Lacunza IH Spanish Courses were created in 1989 and are specifically dedicated to teaching Spanish to international students.

Lacunza International House San Sebastián is accredited by the Cervantes Institute, Eaquals and is part of Fedele, IALC, International House World Organization and collaborates with the Eramus+, Bildingsurlaub and CSN programs.

The academy has 17 spacious classrooms with reverse-cycle air conditioning. It is only a 1-minute walk from the Tabakalera Cultural Center, Cristina Enea Park, train and bus stations and a 10-minute walk from the Buen Pastor Cathedral and the beaches of La Concha and Zurriola.

Why Lacunza International House San Sebastián is the best Spanish School to study Spanish in San Sebastián

  • 60 years of history and 30 years of teaching Spanish.
  • A passionate team of native, professionals, well-trained and experienced teachers.
  • A wide variety of courses – in groups or private, face t face and online.
  • An incredible coastal city with beautiful urban beaches surrounded by mountains.
  • International House methodology focused on communication from day one.
  • Mild temperatures year-round, no scorching heat in the summer and no cold during the winter.
  • The city is very safe, and all the exciting neighbourhoods are within walking distance.

Most popular activities, excursions and trips that Lacunza IH San Sebastián organises in the afternoons, evenings and at the weekends in San Sebastián

  • Basque Cider House Tour.
  • Bike Tour.
  • Carnival in Tolosa (February).
  • Excursion to Bilbao.
  • Excursion to Zarautz.
  • Hike to Pasajes.
  • International Language Exchange.
  • Island Santa Clara.
  • Mount Ulia Hike.
  • Pintxo tour around Old Town.
  • Ski Weekend (Pyrenees).
  • Tamborrada Rehearsal.
  • Visit San Telmo Museum.
  • Walking tour around the city.
  • Wine tasting.
  • Zumaia and The Flysch.

Location

SchoolLacunza International House San Sebastián
AddressCamino Mundaiz 8
Code2012
City/LocationSan Sebastian
Province/StateGuipuzcoa
CountrySpain
Latitude43.315564
Longitude-1.975790
Phone (emergencies)+34 627 747 818
Street viewGoogle Street View
Virtual tourGoogle 360 Virtual Tour

Facilities

Air Conditioning Air Conditioning
Free Wifi Free Wifi
Computer Room Computer Room
Terrace Terrace

Summary

Total students capacity176
Number of classrooms17
Age minimum17
Authorised exam centre forCCSEDELE
AccreditationsBILDUNGSURLAUBCSN SweenEaqualsErasmus+FEDELE - Spanish in SpainIALCIHWO International House World OrganizationInstituto Cervantes
Year 2022
Holidays (school)19/Dic → 02 → 01
Holidays (country)01/Jan, 06/Jan, 15/Apr, 15/8, 12/Oct, 01/Nov, 06/Dic, 08/Dic
High season period courses27/Jun → 19/Aug
High season period residences28/May → 16/Sep
High season period homestays28/May → 16/Sep
Year 2023
Holidays (school)24/Dic → 02/Jan
Holidays (country)01/Jan, 06/Jan, 07/Apr, 01/May, 15/8, 12/Oct, 08/Dic, 25/Dic
High season period courses26/Jun → 18/Aug
High season period residences28/May → 15/Sep
High season period homestays28/May → 15/Sep

Statistics on ages

Low Season

Students total average50
Students per classroom maximum12
Students per classroom average8

High Season

Students total average165
Students per classroom maximum12
Students per classroom average10

Statistics on nationalities

Whole Year

Total nationalities10

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Prices

Year 2022
EUR
Enrolment fee60 ≈ 0
Placement fee50 ≈ 0
Year 2023
EUR
Enrolment fee60 ≈ 0
Placement fee50 ≈ 0

Accommodation

Homestay accommodation in San Sebastian

Homestay accommodation in San Sebastian

Live the experience of full immersion living with a Spanish host family in Donostia

Shared apartment in San Sebastian

Shared apartment in San Sebastian

Student Shared apartments in Donostia is the best option for students seeking independent living with other international students

Olarain Residence San Sebastian

Olarain Residence San Sebastian

Student Residence in the University area, at 16 minutes walk from Ondarreta beach and less than 4 km from the school in Donostia, Spain

Courses

#LanguageCourseWeeksLessons WeekAge MinimumProfilesLevelsRelated ExamsPrice Week from (EUR)Price Week from ()
     
1ESGeneral Spanish Course 20 lessonsExcellent general Spanish course Standard 20 lessons per week in San Sebastian, Spain {653}1-50 2017Adults 17+General SpanishA1A2B1B2C1C2130≈ 0
2ESGeneral Spanish Course 30 lessons The most popular general Spanish Intensive Course 30 lessons per week and recognized as Bildungsurlaub in San Sebastian Spain {654}1-50 3017Adults 17+BildungsurlaubGeneral SpanishA1A2B1B2C1C2255≈ 0
3ESGeneral Spanish Course + One to One 20+5LCombined general Spanish course in a group 20 lessons plus 5 Private One to One Spanish classes per week in San Sebastian, Spain {656}1-50 2517Adults 17+Language + One to OneA1A2B1B2C1C2270≈ 0
4ESGeneral Spanish Course + One to One 20+10LCombined general Spanish course in a group 20 lessons plus 1 Private One to One Spanish classes & recognized as Bildungsurlaub in San Sebastian, Spain {655}1-50 3017Adults 17+BildungsurlaubLanguage + One to OneA1A2B1B2C1C2400≈ 0
5ESGeneral Spanish Course + Business 20+5LCombined general Spanish course 20 lessons in a group with One to One Business Spanish course 5 lessons in San Sebastian, Spain {659}2-4 2517Adults 17+Language + BusinessB2C1C2305≈ 0
6ESGeneral Spanish Course + Business 20+10LCombined general Spanish course 20 lessons in a group with One to One Business Spanish course 10 lessons in San Sebastian, Spain {660}2-4 3017Adults 17+Language + BusinessB2C1C2435≈ 0
7ESGeneral Spanish Course + DELE 20+5LCombined general Spanish 20 lessons course in a group plus One to One DELE preparation 5 lessons per week course in San Sebastian, Spain {658}42517Adults 17+Spanish + DELEA2B1B2C1305≈ 0
8ESGeneral Spanish Course + DELE 20+10LCombined general Spanish 20 lessons course in a group plus One to One DELE preparation 10 lessons per week course in San Sebastian, Spain {1444}43517Adults 17+Spanish + DELEA2B1B2C1305≈ 0
9ESMethodology Course for Spanish Teachers 30 lessonsThis course is for non-native-speaking Spanish teachers who want to improve or update their Spanish linguistic & cultural knowledge in San Sebastián {661}23018Adults 18+Erasmus+Teacher TrainingB1B2C1C2330≈ 0
10ES​Spanish Teachers Training Course 30 lessonsTraining course for Spanish teachers. Methodology, linguistic analysis, practical language skills of teaching in San Sebastian, Spain {662}43018Adults 18+Teacher TrainingC1C2345≈ 0
11ESOne to One Spanish Classes 20 lessonsPrivate Spanish classes 20 lessons a week in San Sebastian, Spain {657}1-50 207One to OneA1A2B1B2C1C2700≈ 0