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 programme is for you!

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. Internships at Dutch schools are also a vital and highly educational part of the programme.

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During the programme

Learn to teach Spanish

You will be prepared for a successful career in education. Learn about teaching methodology, literature and culture of the Spanish-speaking countries. And study pedagogics.

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After your graduation

Help your students to learn Spanish

As a language with over 400 million native speakers, Spanish is becoming increasingly important. There are many opportunities for language teachers in Dutch secondary schools or in vocational education.

Admission requirements Teacher Education in Spanish

Applying after secondary school or MBO?

If you want to start with the Teacher Education in Spanish degree programme, you need to have a secondary school diploma at a sufficient level and English proficiency of at least 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!

Applying without a diploma?

Are you 21 years or older and you don't have a (sufficient) diploma? Then you'll need to take an admission test.

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.

Danique Dekker| Teacher Education in Spanish programme | HU University of Applied Sciences Utrecht

"The experienced Spanish teachers are a plus!"

Danique Dekker Student

Useful to know

Application Deadline 1 May
Start moment September
Location Padualaan 97 Utrecht
Programme level Bachelor of Education (BEd)
Numerus fixus No
Croho-name B Teacher Education in Spanish
Croho-code 35255
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