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British Council Barcelona

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April 4, 2020 Academic April 17, 2020 EUR 223
April 4, 2020 General Training April 17, 2020 EUR 223
April 18, 2020 Academic May 1, 2020 EUR 223
April 18, 2020 General Training May 1, 2020 EUR 223
May 9, 2020 Academic May 22, 2020 EUR 223
Girona
87 km
British Council Barcelona - Girona

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April 11, 2020 Academic April 24, 2020 Global test date: please enquire
April 18, 2020 General Training May 1, 2020 Global test date: please enquire
April 18, 2020 Academic May 1, 2020 Global test date: please enquire
Palma
207 km
British Council Palma de Mallorca

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Zaragoza
255 km
British Council Barcelona - Universidad de San Jorge

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Toulouse
254 km
British Council France - Toulouse

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April 11, 2020 Academic April 24, 2020 Global test date: please enquire
April 18, 2020 General Training May 1, 2020 Global test date: please enquire
April 18, 2020 Academic May 1, 2020 Global test date: please enquire
Other test centres in or nearby Barcelona
  • English Institute TOAH Method, International House - Barcelona

About the city of Barcelona

There are test locations in Barcelona offered and certified by British Council. The test fee specified for the exam locations above is indicative and can vary depending on test date, test location and test type. Please visit the test location website for most recent information.

Make sure to prepare for the IELTS exam. Find an English language school in Barcelona to make sure you advance your English language skills and get a high IELTS score on your test. Find and compare the best English programs by selecting the country and city on the search page. Choose a top language school that matches your intended English level and start your IELTS preparation course.

There are several standardised English tests that you can take to proof your English level, such as the PTE (Pearson Test of English), TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language), CAE (Cambridge Advanced English) and IELTS (International English Language Testing System), offered by British Council and IDP. IELTS is the most popular of these tests, with British Council offering more than 500 test locations and being accepted by more than 9,000 organisations world-wide.

Universities in Barcelona that accept the IELTS test

Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya · BarcelonaTech (UPC)
Technological training and skill acquisition are key factors for people who wish to lead and drive the challenges of the future. Postgraduate study at the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya • BarcelonaTech (UPC) provides top-level technological training in the fields of engineering, architecture and the applied sciences. The education we offer is multidisciplinary, international and prestigious, and can be oriented towards professional skill building or specialization in research.On a map in which there are no barriers to knowledge, the University, through its internationalisation programme UPC Abroad, acts as a magnet for international students and has established itself as the Spanish university with the most international students on its master's and doctoral degrees. The UPC is also the European university with the most Erasmus Mundus programmes: 13 master's degrees and 7 doctoral programmes.Internationalization is one of the main vector on UPC: as a leading member of international networks of excellence, UPC maintains a privileged relationship with scientific and educational organizations allower the world, which promotes research collaboration and attraction of talent.
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Toulouse Business School - Barcelona Campus
Toulouse Business School is currently one of the few business schools (only 1% worldwide) to have obtained the industry’s three international accreditations: EQUIS, AMBA and AACSB. If you choose TBS Barcelona, you will receive a quality education at a prestigious, internationally-renowned business school in a practical, dynamic learning environment.The Barcelona Campus offers the following programmes, fully taught in English: the Bachelor in Management, the Master in Management, MSc Marketing Management, MSc Finance, MSc Fashion and Luxury Marketing and Summer School programmes, all internationally recognised degrees that train the business sector’s future talents.
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Autonomous University of Barcelona
Promoting knowledge, encouraging innovation! The UAB is renowned for its research excellence and the quality of its teaching, being a benchmark centre in Europe. Its main campus is in Bellaterra, at the heart of one of the main technological and industrial hubs of Mediterranean Europe.More than 80 English taught programmes: Master's Degrees, Graduate Diplomas and Specialisation Courses. A broad offer both for international students and for local students seeking to study a graduate programme while improving their English. 
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BEBS - Barcelona Executive Business school
We are a private educational institution founded with the objective to train executives in an international environment. We work in partnership with the University of Murcia to provide Masters with a double accreditation.
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UPF Barcelona School of Management
UPF Barcelona School of Management is Pompeu Fabra University's management school, one of the best universities worldwide according to major international rankings. It is part of the Continuing Education Institute of Pompeu Fabra University, presided over by the University rector.For its nationally and internationally renowned teaching staff; combining the best UPF lecturers, leaders in teaching, research and scientific output, with highly-qualified directors and professionals from the best companies in the market.Because of its comprehensive, multifaceted vision of management, which is defined as a resource that is fundamental to any kind of professional development; it is not just linked to the world of business or leadership roles.To enjoy an international learning experience on all its campuses.
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Ostelea - School of Tourism & Hospitality
Ostelea - School of Tourism & Hospitality gives you the opportunity to study in the country that boasts the most competitive tourism sector in the world. A country filled with cultural resources and infrastructures, and which is highly adapted to digital consumption habits.
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Geneva Business School - Barcelona Campus
Geneva Business School is a leading institution that provides cutting-edge Swiss Quality Education. Our programs are taught 100% in English and our campuses are located in major European cities. Our innovative methodology means students are taught in small and focused classrooms by carefully chosen faculty members, dedicated to guide them on their journey to becoming future business leaders.GBS offers a variety of bachelor, master and doctoral programs, taught 100% in English. Our campuses are located in major European cities and our innovative methodology means students are taught in small and focused classrooms by carefully chosen faculty members, dedicated to guiding them on their journey to becoming future business leaders.
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HTL International School of Hospitality, Tourism and Languages
HTL International School of Hospitality, Tourism and Languages is a private educational institution accredited by the Barcelona, Valencia and Lloret de Mar City Councils. We tightly  collaborate with Girona University and European University Miguel de Cervantes. Our school is accredited by the Instituto Cervantes, the state institution of Spanish language for Foreigners.
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EADA Business School
For over 50 years EADA has been in the frontline of manager training and in-company training programmes for the business community. Our longstanding relations with over 350 Associated Companies constitute the backbone of our training and intends to address the needs of the corporate world by urging the participants on our programmes to take on an active role in their own career development. EADA offers several types of MBAs (Master in Business Administration), each designed for participants with a different profile. EADA is a pioneer in practical professional development with its own methodology, Learning by doing"
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University of Barcelona
The University of Barcelona (UB) is the most formidable public institution of higher education in Catalonia, catering to the needs of the greatest number of students and delivering the broadest and most comprehensive offering in higher educational courses.The University of Barcelona offers prospective students a wide range of course offerings tailored to their needs and to the needs of society in general, thus placing the University at the head of academic fields in very different degree areas, from technology on the one hand to art on the other.
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Pompeu Fabra University
Our primary aims are to educate responsible professional people and citizens committed to the values of civic life, and to contribute to the development of research, the transfer of technology and the cultivation of innovation as the driving forces behind progress for society in the twenty-first century.The primary aims are to educate responsible professional people and citizens committed to the values of civic life, and to contribute to the development of research, the transfer of technology and the cultivation of innovation as the driving forces behind progress for society in the twenty-first century. Continuous innovation and improvement in teaching and in technology, the good academic performance of our students, the successful passage of our graduates into the professional world, the university´s high internationalisation index, and its high standing in the sphere of research.
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ESADE Business School
Today's ever-changing business world renders yesterday's teaching models, based solely on the transmission of knowledge, obsolete and without a pulse. To intensify our task even more, new demands thrust upon us by the pressures of global society have sent us on an urgent quest for change. From exceptional teachers to extraordinary students, ESADE's commitment to CSR and cultural adaptability will show its graduates how to learn the responsible way forward.With an approach dedicated to personal development and social responsibility, ESADE boasts its own innovative learning model, a pioneer in Europe, based on the development of professional and management skills and techniques.Striving towards the leadership of successful, innovative and socially responsible companies, the School offers three study plans: MBA, Executive Education programmes and undergraduate management degrees.
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EU Business School
EU Business School (EU) is an international, high-ranking business school with campuses in Barcelona, Geneva, Montreux and Munich.EU Business School offers foundation, bachelor’s, master’s, MBA and doctoral programs with focuses in business administration, international business, marketing, finance and enterprise, among others. We provide small, dynamic classes in English, with the best of both North American and European academic curricula both on campus and online. Our pragmatic approach to business education, together with EU’s global network, prepares you for a career in today’s rapidly evolving and globalized business world.
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University of Santo Tomas
THE UNIVERSITY OF SANTO TOMAS, THE PONTIFICAL and Catholic University of the Philippines, inspired by the ideals of St. Dominic de Guzman and guided by the teachings of St. Thomas Aquinas, dedicates herself to the pursuit of Truth through the production, advancement, and transmission of knowledge for the formation of competent and compassionate professionals, committed to the service of the Church, the nation, and the global community.
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School of Telecommunications Engineering of Barcelona
The Escola Tècnica Superior d'Enginyeria de Telecomunicació de Barcelona (ETSETB) was created in November 1971, forming part of the Technical University of Catalonia from the very beginning. The ETSETB is the Telecommunication Engineering School at UPC. Our mission is educating engineers competent in the fields of information and communication technology.
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Barcelona Management Institute
The Barcelona School of Management constitutes answers, ideas, research, exchange; it is a new model of school of management. A training concept which provides new rules for a new economy. The aim is to be an international reference point in scientific production, transfer and the training of the new managers of the 21st century.
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Universitat Pompeu Fabra - MBA UNIT
Set up in 1993, IDEC is the tool implemented by Pompeu Fabra University (UPF) to develop continuing education and training for professionals in close collaboration with the world of business. With the perspective gained by years of existence and activity under the premise of quality and academic excellence, IDEC has more than consolidated its prestige by offering master's degrees and postgraduate programmes which are completely adapted to the educational needs of the business and professional worlds. At the same time, IDEC provides graduates and UPF alumni with a natural continuation of their university studies as well as with the recycling necessary in the development of their professional lives.
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Center for International Studies
High-quality teaching is a major priority at ETSETB. Though our school is one of the largest in Spain, there are no more than 60 students in lecture classes and from 15 to 20 students in lab classes, where only 2 students share the same equipment.
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Escuela de Alta Direccion y Administracion
For over 50 years EADA has been in the frontline of manager training and in-company training programmes for the business community. Our longstanding relations with over 350 Associated Companies constitute the backbone of our training and intends to address the needs of the corporate world by urging the participants on our programmes to take on an active role in their own career development.
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Escuela de Negocios Novacaixagalicia
Required IELTS test score (indication only): 5.50 / 6.50
European University Centre for Management Studies
Required IELTS test score (indication only): 6.50 / 6.50
Fundació Familiar Catalana
Required IELTS test score (indication only): 6.50 / 6.50
IESE Business School - Executive MBA - Barcelona
Required IELTS test score (indication only): 6.50 / 6.50
Merit Master - Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya
Required IELTS test score (indication only): 6.50 / 6.50
Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (UOC)
The Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (UOC) is an innovative university that is rooted in Catalonia and open to the world. It offers people lifelong learning to help them and society advance, while carrying out research into the knowledge society. Its educational model is based on personalization and accompanying students using e-learning.
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IESE Business School
For over fifty years, IESE, the graduate business school of the University of Navarra, has been at the forefront of management education, developing and inspiring business leaders who strive to make a deep, positive and lasting impact on the people, companies and society they serve.
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INSA. Business, Marketing & Communication School
INSA Business, Marketing & Communication School is a private Business School with over 30 years experience in the training sector, which has PROFESSIONALS TRAINING PROFESSIONALS.  
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OBS Business School
With over 250 practising lecturers spread across 25 countries, OBS is the leading provider of innovative online programmes that are one step ahead of the ever-changing business environment. Moreover, the School offers a double certificate, alongside the University of Barcelona, Spain’s main public university, which has been running for over 560 years.
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Universitat Internacional de Catalunya
We are a prestigious university and home to over 6,000 students. Here you will find 14 degree programmes, 8 dual degree international programmes and a wide range of master's and postgraduate degrees, in addition to continuing education courses in the field of your choice.
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EAE Business School
The EAE Business School's key mission is training professionals and leaders of national and international companies with programs and masters characterized by a large dose of practical, student-oriented contents. 
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Barcelona Graduate School of Economics
The Barcelona Graduate School of Economics is a large community of researchers, professors, students, and alumni who all share the School’s core spirit: to create value for society with rigorous work and social responsibility through pioneering research and education.
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Biocat
Biocat acts as a strategic agent and catalyst in the construction of the Catalan healthcare and life sciences ecosystem. Its mission is to dynamize all the stakeholders of the BioRegion (companies, research groups and entities, hospitals and innovation support structures) to transform knowledge and technology into economic growth and to create a social impact. 
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Barcelona Technology School
Barcelona Technology School is a leading education project that empower the next professionals that will transform the digital industry.
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Blanquerna - Universitat Ramon Llull
A university and professional community of a very special kind, a non-profit maker and cofounder of the Universitat Ramon Llull, Catalonia’s first private university of which ESADE, IQS, La Salle, Pere Tarrés, Facultat de Filosofia, Observatori de l'Ebre, Vidal i Barraquer, Institut Borja, Turisme Sant Ignasi and ESDI are all part.
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Zigurat - Global Institute of Technology
Zigurat is a global institute for architects, engineers, owners and developers. We teach key skills to professionals in the AECO (Architecture, Engineering, Construction and Operations) industry. We have been offering certified qualifications, Master’s degrees and postgraduate courses for the past 15 years.
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European University Business School
Established in 1973, European University (EU) is a triple-accredited, multicampus, international business school. In addition to small, dynamic classes offered in English, EU students also enjoy an international environment while getting the best of both North American and European academic curricula.
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CETT School of Tourism, Hospitality and Gastronomy - Universitat de Barcelona
CETT is an international School for education and knowledge transfer in tourism and hotel  management and gastronomy. CETT is affiliated to the University of Barcelona. It offers all available training and study levels (technical training, University graduate and postgraduate, continuous training for professionals as well as custom-made courses for companies) through its own education model.
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Formatic Barna School for Higher University Studies
The Formatic Barna School for Higher University Studies is a private educational institution founded in 1974. Since then, the school has taught and graduated more than 20,000 students in the areas of Tourism, Communication and Business.
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Fundacion IQS
IQS (Institut Quimic de Sarria) is a Jesuit Institution, and one of the most prestigious Universities on the national and international academic and scientific stage. With 108 years of teaching experience, IQS distinguishes itself by focusing on answering the dynamic social, economic and industrial challenges facing today’s society.
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