Commencement date and class times for Level 1

[Morning or afternoon classes subject to demand]

MALAGA (2022-2023): Monday, 24 October 2022 (to mid-May 2023

AM: 09:30-13:45, or PM: 16:00 to 20:15

MADRID (2022-2023):

Wednesday, 26 October 2023 (Madrid Group A) to mid-May 2023: 16:00 – 20:15

Thursday, 27 October 2023 (Madrid Group B) to mid-May 2023 09:00 – 13:15

Work load/year: 

120 hours contact class time [30 sessions x 4 hours/week (CCT)] (English Law: Knowledge and Practice Skills) (Compulsory attendance)

180 hours guided independent study time (IST)

42 hours CCT (Third Language Training: French or German) (Compulsory attendance) (MALAGA ONLY)

18 hours ‘Speech and Drama’ workshops in English (MALAGA ONLY)

Maximum number of students/class: 16


2,900€ [VAT exempt: Art. 20 Uno 9º de la Ley 37/1992]:

2 classes trial period for Level 1 students

Payable in ONE instalment of 2.900€ on or before 31st October 2022

Payable in TWO instalments: 1,; 1.450€ on or before 31st October 2022; 1.450€ on or before 28th. February 2023

Payable in FIVE instalments: 900,00€ (on or before 31st. October 2022), 500,00€ (on or before 15th December 2022), 500,00€ (on or before 15th. February 2023), 500,00€ (on or before 15th. April 2023), and 500,00€ (on or before 15th. June 2023),

or by prior individual arrangement.

Annual increase of fees:

Up to Level 4: a maximum annual increase of 5%.

The price of ELS Level 5 is calculated with reference to the course taken:

  • Approved English Law Adviser (A.ELA) ‘Institute of Paralegals (IoP) and Professional Paralegal Register (PPR) (Tier 3/4)
  • Preparation course for qualification as a solicitor
  • F1 Law Society of Ireland preparation course
  • US Bar preparation course


MADRID: Calle Ferrer del Rio No. 35 (Diego de León)

MÁLAGA: Calle Francisco Agudo Gómez, No. 10 (Teatinos)

Admission procedure:

  • Ask for a ‘Pre-admission Application Form:
  • Return your completed form (note admission criteria below)
  • AGL will come back to you with further information regarding interview and any test you may be required to take)

Admission criteria

Minimum level of proficiency in English CEFR: C1(-)/C1 (certification or self-assessment): For the CEFR self-assessment grid, see:

Maximum age for admission to Level 1: 20 years old before 31 December [year of application]

Evaluations and assessments:  

Continuous assessment. There are no end of term or end of year exams. ELS classes are suspended temporarily during the Spanish University exam times.


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