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Agora Sant Cugat International School

Agora Sant Cugat International School

Carrer Ferrer i Guàrdia, s/n, Sant Cugat del Vallés, 08174 Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain

+34 93 590 26 00



Agora Sant Cugat International School
School type Co-educational Day
Founded 1989
Headmaster Mr. Vicenç Gandol
Co-ed Age Range 1-18 years
Number of pupils 1,850
Curriculum IBDP, IBMYP, IBPYP, Natl
Language of Instruction English, Spanish, Catalan
Average Class Size 24
Associations IB

Agora Sant Cugat International School is ranked among Spain's top ten schools. It is a private school and a member of the Globeducate Group which owns and operates more than 55 schools worldwide. Founded in 1989, it has become a prestigious private international school where teaching methods are innovative and every student from Infant P0 to Baccalaureate receives a personalised attention.

ASCIS is one of the few schools in Spain authorised to teach the International Baccalaureate Continuum at all levels.

The education is multilingual with English, Catalan and Spanish as the working languages and also offers Mandarin Chinese, French and German.

Teaching is mixed, plural and open and promotes respect for the beliefs of others in an atmosphere of dialogue and tolerance. ASCIS provides its students with the necessary tools for them to build their own learning by not only focusing on academic success but also on personal development and promoting healthy habits to achieve an all-round excellent physical, mental and emotional health and well-being.

This includes a very wide sporting offer, promoting arts and music, disciplines which provide them with key values such as perseverance, teamwork and self-improvement and a healthy meal programme designed by our nutrition specialists and School Chef.


ASCIS Campus is located on the outskirts of Sant Cugat in natural surroundings.

Made up for several buildings, Agora Sant Cugat (Infant P1 to Baccalaureate in Can Sant Joan), Agora Patufet (Infant P0 to P5 in the centre of Sant Cugat) and Agora Pipo (Infant P0 to P2 in Volpelleres); offers a school bus service & all three buildings have train stations nearby on the FGC trainline.

ASCIS has purpose-built classrooms, science laboratories, libraries, dining rooms and kitchens and a sports area that has a full-size football pitch, two tennis padel courts and four multi-purpose courts. The School also has the latest technical equipment needed for its Vocational Training programme as well as the Josep Carreras Auditorium that seats 360 people.

Foreign Languages

English, German, French and Chinese with Spanish and Catalan taught as a foreign language for international students.

IB World School

ASCIS has implemented the International Baccalaureate Programme since 2012 and Vocational Training courses since 2016.

ASCIS is authorised to teach the International Baccalaureate (IB Continuum): Diploma Programme (DP) at Post-16 level and is one of the few schools in Spain authorised to teach the IB Primary Years Programme (PYP) and the Middle Years Programme (MYP). As an IB World School, it has created a learning environment that is pro-active, innovative and reflective and is constantly striving to improve. Its mission is to educate young people able to shape the world.