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Become a certified bartender: Six months of experience in four weeks

With over 20 years of experience and 28 destinations around the globe, we are the world’s largest bartending school. Crafted by leading bartending experts, our International Bartender Course equips you with the skills to become a confident—and certified!—bartender in only four weeks.

We also offer a range of advanced bartending classes to help you take your skills to the next level. At EBS, you won’t just learn the art of bartending, you’ll have the experience of a lifetime. Our 70,000+ graduates can testify to it!

When booking your course, we will include the Covid-19 Cancellation Insurance, so you’ll get a refund if the course is cancelled for Covid-19-related reasons. *Terms apply.
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Stop dreaming, start bartending!

What good is a certification if no one knows about it? Recognized by the world’s top establishments, an EBS certificate puts you miles ahead of the competition. It’s your ticket to career opportunities all over the world, and opens the door to networks that will help you up the ladder faster than you can pour!

Earn a globally-recognized certification

What good is a certification if no one knows about it? Recognized by the world’s top establishments, an EBS certificate puts you miles ahead of the competition. It’s your ticket to career opportunities all over the world, and opens the door to networks that will help you up the ladder faster than you can pour!

At this cost, no other bartending school offers a full-on, four-week program with masterclasses, hands-on bar practice, spirits and drink knowledge, a globally recognized certificate, and job opportunities at high-end venues after completion. This is the most comprehensive bartender course on the market at an unrivaled price per week. Simply put—you get more bang for the buck with EBS!

Unbeatable value

At this cost, no other bartending school offers a full-on, four-week program with masterclasses, hands-on bar practice, spirits and drink knowledge, a globally recognized certificate, and job opportunities at high-end venues after completion. This is the most comprehensive bartender course on the market at an unrivaled price per week. Simply put—you get more bang for the buck with EBS!

After your course, you’ll be able to land a bar job wherever you end up in the world. But bartenders never stop learning! To keep you on top of your game, we offer advanced classes on mixology and flair along with spirit expeditions that will make you an asset behind any bar.

Advanced bartending classes, Advanced Careers

After your course, you’ll be able to land a bar job wherever you end up in the world. But bartenders never stop learning! To keep you on top of your game, we offer advanced classes on mixology and flair along with spirit expeditions that will make you an asset behind any bar.

Life as an EBS graduate is pretty awesome...

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Travel to new places

Choose one of our 28 incredible school destinations

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Join a global network

Be part of our exclusive community of bartenders and friends around the world

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Make friends for life

Make friends with people from all over the world and broaden your horizons

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Freedom and flexibility

Earn money while travelling, studying or working

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Enjoy a fun career

Bartending is renowned as one of the most sociable professions out there

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What makes our bartending school so special?

Unlike other schools, at EBS, you train behind state-of-the-art bar stations and receive instruction from world-class bartenders who’ve spent years learning the trade. Each class is set up to create a real bar shift experience packed with loud music and rapid, continuous drink orders—it’s as close to the real thing as you can get! The goal is to build confidence in your abilities, so you can showcase them for any potential employer. After graduation, you’ll be prepared to create amazing drinks on the fly while entertaining a bar-full of customers and making a lot of money!

Our top destinations

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New York

Experience The City That Never Sleeps, snap the famous sights, and drink outstanding cocktails.

English, French, Italian, Spanish, German
The New York Bartender School
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Miami

Stroll down South Beach, party in the world’s best clubs, and check out the amazing graffiti.

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The Miami Bartender School
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Barcelona

The beach city that has it all; famous sights, epic nightlife, shopping, and stunning scenery.

German, English, Spanish, French, Italian
The Barcelona Bartender School
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London

One of the world’s most iconic, international, and individual cities where bartending is king.

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The London Bartender School
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Amsterdam

Europe’s most diverse and fascinating city that is fuelled by canals and cocktails 24/7.

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The Amsterdam Bartender School
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An EBS certificate is a path to high-end jobs

After your training, you’ll have professional skills that are sought-after by high-end venues – meaning higher salaries and better tips. And it doesn’t stop there. As an EBS graduate, you’ll get free lifelong access to EBS MatchStaff, our exclusive career platform. This will connect you with the finest venues and give you first pick on opportunities, whether they’re in upscale hotel bars or swanky cocktail joints.

Since 1999, we’ve built a reputation that’s attracted some of the biggest names in bartending, who consistently choose us to represent their products – from Bacardi and Martini to Hendricks and Patrón. EBS can connect you with the right people and open doors to new careers.

Bartending classes designed by the best in the business.

Our board of education created the most developed bartending school in the world. The courses are the work of six world-renowned bartending experts who make sure students receive training unmatched by any other bar school.

It was the best experience in my life and I found my passion for bartending...

Max Krumland, EBS former student

The mentors were incredibly enthusiastic and knew there stuff inside and out...

Graham Hartnett

I will start by saying that this course has been one the best decisions i...

Tobias Grennes

The high level of the instructors and the beautiful spirit that this school...

Martina Annunzuata
Martina Annunzuata

Take this course if you're really interested in bartending.

Sarah Flandy

You learn so much in one month and you have so much fun.

Emiliano Bianchi
Emiliano Bianchi

The world’s leading bartender school

20 years in the industry

28 schools

70,000+ students

1000+ courses a year