Typical Day

On La Academia de España, a typical day is as follows:

Monday - Saturday


7:45 - 8:45

Breakfast in dining room.

9:00 - 12:00

Major classes
Major class begins with 'Home Room' (announcements, student questions, settling in) before moving on to a mix of classroom presentations, debates, seminar discussions, field trips, guest speakers, and project work.

12:00 - 3:00

Options include sandwiches in the marketplace, picnics along the river, or local snack bars and cafés.

3:00 - 5:00

Minor classes
Minor classes are held three days per week.

5:00 - 6:30

Elective activities such as walking tours; guided excursions to museums; a daily choice of sports; free time to read, relax, explore.

6:30 - 7:30

Dinner in dining room.


A varying program of films, plays, concerts, and guest speakers, with plenty of opportunities for socializing and spending time with new friends.

10:00 - 11:00

Check-in at the residence.


All students in their own rooms, quiet.

Note: Sundays are more leisurely, with time for outings, rest, and relaxation.