Student life

There is plenty to do in Barcelona after school and we are more than happy to give you recommendations for what to do, whether you want to go shopping, sightseeing or clubbing. We also arrange our own events for you who are taking the course. These are very popular and are a great way to get to know your fellow students. Here are some of the events EBS arranges:

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EBS Activities

These are some of the typical activities our students enjoy outside course hours. Note that most of them are NOT included in the course price as we try to keep costs as low as possible for our students.

BAR SIMULATION AT TOC HOSTEL

We know how important hands-on experience is to make you 100% prepared for your bartending career. That’s why the 3rd Friday of the course we organize a Bar Simulation at TOC Hostel: we select 1-2 students per course (ENG/FR/IT/SP) to jump behind the bar and work there for one night. Are you ready for the challenge?

EBS BAR CRAWL

Un mojito, por favor! Our famous bar crawl is held during the first week of the course. We go bar-hopping around the best places in Barcelona, it’s the perfect way to get to grips with Barcelona’s amazing night life and get to know the other students.

MOVIE NIGHT

Inspiration can be found in the most surprising places…like in a movie night? You will get to choose between Hey Bartender, a documentary about two guys who try to achieve their dreams through bartending or the most famous bartending film, Cocktail. A movie about Brian Flanagan (Tom Cruise) who moves to New York to make it big, in order to make his living he starts to work as a bartender and becomes the best around.

GRADUATION DINNER

Is there any better way to celebrate graduation than over a fantastic meal on the beautiful beach of Barceloneta? This will happen on the last Thursday of the course and after the meal we will go out together to one of the biggest night clubs in the area. Guaranteed be an unforgettable evening!

COSTA CARIBE WATER PARK - PORTAVENTURA THEME PARK

Get on board and have some fun! In the summertime we will take a trip to Costa Caribe Waterpark, so be ready to jump in your dingy and float around the lazy river or for the braver souls, shoot down the water rapids! Then in the winter months, be prepared to face your fears in roller coaster filled theme park, Portaventura. In any case, be ready to have a blast!

LOCAL EVENTS

Whenever a local event is being organised, #EBSBarcelona is always the first to join in! The city and the surrounding areas have such much to offer, from attending FC Barcelona football matches, going to carnival in Sitges, running with the bulls in Pamplona, a tomatina fight in Valencia, the Barcelona Holi Colour Festival and Sonar music festival. There is always something to do in Barcelona!

EBS SPECIAL CLASS

The third week of the course is when we shake up our activities! That’s why we plan a special class: we go down to the beach for some fresh sea air! We divide into groups and play some volleyball and do flair training. On colder days, we’ll have an in-house flair battle in EBS style!

SKATING AROUND

The best way to fully experience in Barcelona is by skating around. During the colder months we take our students to Camp Nou for a fun winter event, a day of ice skating in one of the biggest skating rinks in the city. And don’t forget that you’ll be in the skating capital of Europe: skateboards, longboards or rollerblades, you just need to choose your favourite and grind around the city! 

EBS Places

Welcome to Barcelona, study with EBS during the day, take in Barcelona in the evenings and weekends.

PARC GUELL

Declared a Patrimony of Mankind by the UNESCO in 1984 the park has stunning views of barcelona, not to be missed.

 

 

NOU CAMP

Home to one of the best football teams in the world, FC Barcelona. The stadium has a capacity of nearly 100,000, meaning you have amazing views and experience an atmosphere unlike any other. Even if you don’t like football, it’s a must for everyone who visits the city.

CASA BATILO

One of only two houses by Gaudi that can be toured and gives a great Ìnsight into the architects wonderful imagination.

 

 

GOTHIC QUARTER

A great part of barcelona to explore, plenty of small streets that open up into beautiful squares with shops and bars, lovely old buildings and great history.

 

LA RAMBLA

A tree-lined pedestrian mall, stretching for 1.2 kilometers.

 

 

 

LA PEDRERA

Another gaudi commissioned world heritage site for you to explore.