ES  Lacunza IH San Sebastián

Why study with us?

25 years (1989-2004)
We have worked hard over the past 30 years to continue improving our quality of services as well as increase our students' overall satisfaction with their educational experience. As such we pay special attention to the little things that make up an enjoyable experience!

We are a quality language school


We have been members of the International House World Organisation since 1976. International House (IH) is an international organization that consists of 159 independent language schools in 52 countries and is committed to excellence in language teaching and teacher training.

IH International House


We have been members of International Association of Language Centers (IALC) since 2015. IALC is an international organization of independent language schools that is made up of high quality schools teaching their country’s official language to foreign students.

IALC International Association of Language Centres

We are an accredited language school


In 2002, Lacunza IH San Sebastian – Spanish Courses was one of the first ten centers in Spain and in the world to be an “Accredited Centre" by the Instituto Cervantes. This is a unique global accreditation.

« Lacunza Escuela Internacional has been accredited by Instituto Cervantes, which means it meets the conditions set by the Instituto Cervantes Accreditation System for Centres, the only international accreditation exclusively focused on the teaching of Spanish as a foreign language». 

Centro Acreditado Instituto Cervantes


The school has been a federated member of the state-wide organization FEDELE since 2006. As such we have a vested interest in improving the teaching of Spanish in Spain. This is reflected in our commitment to teacher training, collaborative work and participation in official Industry Studies.

FEDELE Federación de Escuelas de Español como Lengua Extranjera


In 1998, we joined together with seven other International House Spanish schools in Spain to create IH SPAIN. The network of school promises the same guarantees and uses the same teaching methodology for an effective and flexible educational experience.

IH International House España

Our pedagogy and courses

Our pedagogy & courses

We have academic programs and content that are adapted for each age group, each different level as well as the class's own requirements as per the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR).

Our teaching methodology with guaranteed results

Our methodology is focused on the practice and action of using the Spanish language for communication from day one. This model of teaching and learning guarantees the satisfaction and good results of students in all areas of communication.

Our mission, vision and guarantee

An international school which is a center of reference for the training and teaching of Spanish and its associated cultures, with a standard of excellence in terms of results and for its leadership in teaching faculties and communication.