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Agora Sant Cugat International School

Agora Sant Cugat International School

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

+34 93 590 26 00



Agora Sant Cugat International School
School type Co-educational Day
Founded 1989
Headmaster Mr. Jordi Ros
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 and its teaching methods are innovative with every student from Infant P0 to Baccalaureate receiving 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 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.


The Agora Sant Cugat Campus is located in Sant Cugat and has four separate buildings. Agora Sant Cugat International School, from Infant P1 to Baccalaureate, is on the outskirts of the city in Can Sant Joan) with two buildings. Agora Patufet Infant School, from Infant P0 to Infant P5, is located in the centre of Sant Cugat, and Agora Pipo, from Infant P0 to Infant P2 is located in the area of Volpelleres. A School Bus Service is offered in ASCIS and all three buildings have train stations nearby on the FGC train line.

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

Foreign languages

English, German, French and Chinese, alongside Spanish and Catalan, are taught as foreign languages for international students.

IB World School

ASCIS has implemented the International Baccalaureate Programme since 2012 and Vocational Training courses since 2016 and is authorised to teach the International Baccalaureate (IB Continuum) with the 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.