Join our International Boarding School in Barcelona

At Hamelin, we welcome students – ages 14 to 18 – from around the world to our international boarding programme. Join our warm friendly community and enjoy the best of Barcelona in a safe and comfortable environment where you can study and relax. 

When students join our school, they are part of a caring community where they make lifelong friends and participate in new and transformative experiences, while developing important life skills that will prepare them for their future. 

As a leading international boarding school in Barcelona, we offer modern and comfortable facilities that make our students feel at home. We also provide a wide range of extracurricular activities, from sports and arts to community service and leadership development.

Book an Admissions meeting today to discover our campus, meet our team and learn how  an education at Hamelin-Laie can help your child flourish. We can’t wait to meet you!

Our Boarding Houses “A Home away from Home”

Our school boarding facilities offer the perfect balance between privacy, fun and friendship.  Set in beautiful green surroundings, our school boarding residence is located on our school campus, just 20 minutes from the heart of Barcelona. With easy access to cultural events, sports shows, and leisure activities, our boarders take advantage of everything this amazing city has to offer.

Boarding students at Hamelin-Laie enjoy a range of amenities, including their very own private room, a fresh and deliciously prepared meal plan, and access to shared communal and social spaces. We always have several onsite house parents that offer 24/7 support. 

Each of our boarding students enjoy their own private spacious and modern room that is filled with plenty of natural sunlight. All of our single rooms feature:

  • private bathroom
  • a comfortable bed
  • large desk
  • plenty of storage
  • wifi 
  • linen supply 

Our common areas provide the perfect space to connect with other students, relax and make lifelong friendships. Dedicated study spaces are available for group activities, projects and presentations. Watch a movie, challenge a friend to a table-tennis match, play video games, or simply bask in the Mediterranean climate in the outdoor garden areas – all in our stunning boarding facilities. 

Dining and Nutrition

At Hamelin, we understand the importance of health and nutrition as part of each student’s overall well-being. Our school cafeteria is of excellent standards and we accommodate a wide range of dietary needs with global cuisine options. 

Our chef prepares all meals using fresh, seasonal, locally-sourced ingredients, and mouthwatering Mediterranean and international recipes. Whether you’re a foodie or not, you’ll love our delicious breakfast, lunch, and dinner menus, designed to let you savor the rich and diverse cuisines from around the world.

Our Boarding Application Process, Tuition and Fees

Interested in joining our boarding community? Our boarding admissions process is super simple: 

  1. Submit an online application and include all required documents
  2. Our Admissions team will contact you to arrange a personal interview with a member our senior academic team
  3. Meet our Head of Boarding 
  4. We’ll contact you with a decision 

*Please note that we also require a 3,000 deposit. This is refundable and is returned once the student has graduated or is no longer enrolled at our school.


Hamelin-Laie international boarding is located twenty minutes from the heart of Barcelona and just 10 minutes walk to the beach, so that you can enjoy the sea all year-round!  The beachside promenade is the perfect place to walk, cycle, run and keep fit.

Barcelona’s cultural wealth is recognized worldwide and our students enjoy the experience of living in this vibrant and exciting city.  Museums, art galleries, concerts, restaurants and cultural events are a part of the rich boarding life at Hamelin-Laie.

  • By train from central Barcelona
    • Take the R1 to Montgat Nord Station.
    • There are trains every 10 minutes.
    • Access to the school from Montgat Nord station is a 10 minutes walk.
  • Arriving by car
    • From the National II, B20 take exit 26


Explore our boarding facilities

Visit to the residence (360 Tour)


Book an Admissions meeting today to discover our campus, meet our team and learn how an education at Hamelin-Laie can help your child flourish. We can’t wait to meet you! Get in touch with our admissions team today and find out more about the boarding experience at Hamelin-Laie. Arrange your visit and discover our spectacular campus and boarding facilities.