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Native Language College, Madrid, Spain

Puerta del Sol, 11, 2nd floor - 28013 Madrid - see on map
Native Language College

What we like about the school

  • Learning progress guarantee.
  • Optional language workshops.

What we dislike about the school

  • Do not offer favorable cancellation terms in the case of a student getting a visa rejected.
  • Additional costs of course material of approx. 50 € per course level
How we create the points regarding what we like/dislike about a school

Location: Native Language College is located in the bustling Spanish capital city of Madrid. Housed in the heart of Madrid's Puerta del Sol, students have everything they need in terms of cafés, restaurants, shops and attractions within walking distance. Main attractions such as the Museo Nacional del Prado, The Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, El Parc Retiro and the Royal Palace are all within a 15-minute train ride of the school. The Sol Subway and train station is within a 2-minute walk of the school, ensuring students have the main attractions of the city at hand.

Course selection: Course selection at NLC includes something for all levels of students with General Spanish courses available the whole year-round.

School facilities: The school's facilities offer all a student needs to reach their language goals. These facilities include a cafeteria, computer lab, free after-class access to language learning software, a lounge area, a library and a Student support desk for any questions or queries. All classrooms have ample natural light, with most having heating and air conditioning.

Accommodation: Native Language College is happy to assist with accommodation within several facilities including Homestays, Residences, Hostels and more.

Social and Cultural: The school runs a voluntary activities programme for all students to get involved in if they wish. The activities are structured around the attractions and lifestyle of Madrid, encouraging students to practise their Spanish whilst making new friends along the way.
  • The language school Native Language College was founded in Madrid, Spain in 2017.
  • Legal name / parent company: Native Language College S.L
  • Tax registration ID: B87792370
  • Abbreviated name of school: NLC Madrid
  • The school is an official exam center
    The following language examinations can be taken directly at the school:

Spanish Courses

General Language
Exam Preparation
Information for all courses offered by Native Language College
Lesson duration
60 minutes
School's administrative fee
40.00 €
Level test
A test to assess your exact language level takes place before the start of the course via an online form.
Days without class
In 2023 (including national and regional bank holidays):
01 Jan. 2023, 06 Jan. 2023, 01 Apr. 2023 - 10 Apr. 2023, 01 May 2023, 05 Jun. 2023, 24 Jun. 2023, 15 Aug. 2023, 11 Sep. 2023, 25 Sep. 2023, 12 Oct. 2023, 01 Nov. 2023, 06 Dec. 2023, 08 Dec. 2023, 23 Dec. 2023 - 31 Dec. 2023.
If a bank holiday falls on a weekday there is no refund nor are missed lessons recuperated. This is the case for the majority of language schools.
Please note this school reserves the right to cancel confirmed bookings if a minimum number of students is not reached. Notification of such cancellation would happen at least 0 days before the course is due to start.
Course material
Generally course material has to be purchased by the student. The costs of course material will be approximately 50 € per course level.

Our price includes

  • INCLUDED Wireless LAN zone at school
  • INCLUDED Free certificate of course attendance
  • INCLUDED Language level placement test at first day of classes
  • INCLUDED Language level placement test before arrival
  • INCLUDED Learning progress guarantee
  • INCLUDED Free assistance for finding jobs
  • INCLUDED Optional language workshops
Note: All courses offered by Native Language College, Madrid can be reserved online with LanguageCourse.Net. In case a course is not listed above, just let us know.

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Native Language College (NLC)

Accreditations and Quality seals
Sistema de Acreditación de Centros Instituto Cervantes (SACIC)
Spanish teacher qualifications
100% hold a university degree
100% hold a recognised language teaching qualification
Languages spoken by school staff (cannot be guaranteed by school)
First day of course
Students should arrive at 9:00
School Size
Offer for returning students
You will be refunded/waived the school's administration fee If you already attended previously a course at Native Language College and you book here.
Payment methods accepted for payments made directly to the school
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General school facilities

  • Cafeteria

  • Microwave for student use

  • Fridge for student use

  • Snack vending machine

  • Drink vending machine

  • Computer lab

  • Library

  • Free after-class access to language learning software

  • Lounge

  • Balcony / terrace

  • Student support desk

  • Free water dispenser

  • Free WIFI

  • Classroom equipment

    • TV in some classrooms

    • Air conditioning in most classrooms

    • Heating in all classrooms

    • Ample natural light in all classrooms

    Number of classrooms: 9
    Number of public PC workstations: 3
    Paid parking (<500m)

    Facilities for disabled students

    • Wheelchair access to classroom

    • Accessible Toilet

    • Wheelchair access to reception

    • Wheelchair access to cafeteria

Student Age / Nationality

Average number of students
In summer: 15
Throughout the year: 12
Minimum age of students
17 years
Average number of levels
Adult courses In summer: 7
Adult courses Throughout the year: 7
Average age of students
In summer: 17 years
Throughout the year: 29 years

Top student nationalities

Age of students

Airport transfer

Optional airport transfer
Adolfo Suárez Madrid–Barajas Airport:
50 € one way
100 € return (both ways)
More information about airports around Madrid and how to get from the airport to Madrid on your own here on our Madrid page.

Visa Documents

Nationals from USA do not require a visa to study short term courses up to 90 days.
Check visa requirements for nationals from other countries.
Nationals from countries that require a visa will receive documents from the school, related to booking confirmation, which is required for the visa application.
Full payment of all fees required before school dispatches documents required for visa application

Leisure activities

activity possible
Football (soccer)



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FAQ about Native Language College, Madrid

  • Spanish courses at Native Language College start at 73 € for General Spanish Course - Semi-Intensivo course with 10 lessons per week. When booking here you benefit from an exclusive discount.
  • Yes. The following courses can be attended as an absolute beginner: General Spanish Course - Acelerado
  • Yes. The school offers pickup from Adolfo Suárez Madrid–Barajas Airport (50 €)
  • Depending on the chosen course, the maximum number of students at Native Language College varies from 7 students (Evening Course) to 12 students (General Spanish Course - Acelerado)
  • 100% of teachers at Native Language College hold a university degree. 100% hold a recognized language teaching certificate.
  • The highest Nationality percentage at Native Language College comes from Brazil with a 30% representation, followed by students from China (20%) and USA (5%).
  • Yes, there is an exclusive discount that only applies when booking online here.
  • Native Language College offers courses from 17 years to 99. Average age is 17 during the summer and 29 for the rest of the year.

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