Tag Archives: work in Spain

How To Obtain A Long-term Student Visa To Study In Spain

About two years ago, my partner and I decided we wanted to live in Spain for one year.  We both love Spain and have always wanted to spend at least a year here to learn the language and be immersed in the culture.  The trick was finding out how to do it legally, and thankfully […]

My Life As An ITA TEFL Student

It’s Monday morning in week three of my Certificate in TEFL course at ITA Barcelona, and I wake up to my alarm at 9 a.m. in my very tiny studio. I open the tall balcony doors to let some fresh air in and turn off the AC, hoping that this is enough of an effort […]

5 Things You Need To Successfully Teach English Online in Barcelona

The technical requirements: 1. A Laptop/Computer (or iPad) with a camera: You will need a computer with a camera in order to teach online. Be sure you have a camera, as you’ll need it to videoconference with your students. 2. Strong Internet Connection: Be sure you have a solid Internet connection, wherever you are. When […]

What type of visa do I need to study and/or work in Spain?

EU Citizens – Citizens from the European Union nations are able to work legally in Spain without getting a visa. However you will need to register for a Residence Permit at the local Foreigners’ Office and apply for a tax number, known as an “NIE,” which you will need for official paperwork, taxes, etc. Typically, your employer will […]