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Master's Degree in Teaching Spanish as a Foreign Language

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employability & inclusiveness
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2nd Spanish University
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We are among the 6 best
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2nd Spanish private University
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Student profile:Graduates in any area of knowledge, native and non-native, with a B2 level of Spanish.

Graduate profile:Teachers of Spanish as a foreign language with a solid knowledge of the language (C1), culture and teaching of Spanish as a Foreign Language.

Official Degree:Master's Degree in Teaching Spanish as a Foreign Language

Center responsible:School of Languages and Education

Branch of knowledge: Arts and Humanities

Openings available: 175

Total Credits:60 credits.
. Minimum 12 ECTS credits and Maximum 60 ECTS credits per enrollment and academic year.

Academic year in which it was implemented: 2016

Duration: 1 year

Type of Education: Classroom attendance / Online

Academic Regulations: General student’s regulations. Credit transfer and recognition. Regulation of student participation.

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Quality of the degree

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Spanish is one of the most demanded languages in educational programs around the world

The official Master's Degree in Teaching Spanish as a Foreign Language of Nebrija University is oriented to the practice of teaching in any current teaching-learning context, supported by Nebrija University ‘s 20+ years of experience in the training of professors of Spanish as a foreign language, both in person and online.

The master's degree responds to the growing demand for training that can be observed, for natives and non-natives who want to improve their linguistic, cultural and teaching skills, as well as graduates of degrees from other disciplines, who wish to develop professionally as SFL professors and do not have prior knowledge of the language and its didactics.

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The high employability indexes of our graduates as SFL professors in institutions of reference in the area of Spanish teaching proves the quality of the educational program.

This program offers the latest content and a broad repertoire of elective subjects to design the learning itinerary according to the student's educational needs and professional interests. Content and competences that respond to the new needs of the SFL teacher:

  • Professional performance in specific contexts of learning Spanish.
  • Management of virtual teaching.
  • Current methodological trends for the teaching of linguistic subcompetences.
  • The program enriches classroom teaching with everything that new technologies offer and includes asynchronous communication tools that favor collaborative learning.

The training is complemented by research seminars, expert conferences, monographic seminars and practical application workshops.

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The latest contents and a broad range of elective subjects

Personalized training

The student chooses his/her learning itinerary among a broad range of elective subjects, which can be connected to his/her internship.

In the center of Madrid

The program is taught in the new facilities at the Madrid – Princesa Campus, in the center of Madrid.

International Networking

Studying with students from over 30 nationalities allows to establish a network of contacts with professionals from any part of the world.


The student must complete 60 credits


  • Compulsory (32 ECTS)
  • Elective (16 ECTS)
  • Internships (6 ECTS)
  • End of Degree Project (6 ECTS)

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Career Opportunities

This programme offers the student the possibility of designing his or her own learning itinerary according to their training needs and professional interests, always with personalised academic guidance. Its powerfully practical nature, the experience and prestige of the teaching staff, the internship agreements with SFL teaching centres from all over the world, and university extension activities, which are benchmarks in the field of SFL, favour the international employability of our graduates.


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Related Activities

Students may access all university extension activities and continuing education events hosted by the Department of Applied Languages:

III Congreso Internacional Nebrija en Lingüística Aplicada

XXV Aula de español

Foro de Español Internacional NEBRIJA-SGEL

Semana de las Lenguas y la Educación

School of Languages and Education

Now in Teaching Spanish as a Foreign Language

Languages and Education Week

Organized by the School of Education and Languages of Nebrija University

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