Use your annual entitlement of an additional 5 days of holiday for an educational leave with us in Conil!
Our school in Conil is recognised as an organiser of educational leave in all federal states that have a corresponding educational leave law (BUG). (Baden Württemberg, Berlin, Brandenburg, Bremen, Hamburg, Hesse, Mecklenburg Vorpommern, Rhineland Palatinate, Saarland, Saxony Anhalt, Schleswig Holstein and Thuringia).
We will provide you with the necessary documents – free of charge and without obligation, of course – so that you do not have to go through any official channels. We do not charge students the administrative fee that some federal states charge. If you have any questions, please contact us. If you still want to find out more about the laws, read on here:
More info: Bildungsurlabgesetze der Bundesländer
Who IS ENTITLED TO EDUCATIONAL LEAVE IN SPAIN?
The provisions of the Bildungsurlaubsgesetz vary depending on the federal state. As a rule, every employee who works full-time in a company for more than 6 months is entitled to 5 working days of educational leave per year, in addition to the regular leave. These days can also be combined into 10 working days by postponing them to the following year. However, the employer must be notified of this before 31 December of the year in question.
Many employees of even very large companies – such as Lufthansa, Airbus, TUI, ZDF or Mercedes – come to us year after year for educational leave. So do countless employees of many public authorities, e.g. police, tax office, school administration. Exercise your right and use your educational leave. Andalusia with our school in Conil (Cádiz) will certainly not only fulfil your wish for a meaningful further education measure, but also guarantee you a wonderful holiday at the same time.
WHAT FORMALITIES MUST BE COMPLETED BEFORE TAKING AN EDUCATIONAL HOLIDAY IN SPAIN?
Application formalities – and deadlines – vary from state to state. It is not uncommon for a lead time of up to 3 months to apply. We know the details and can advise you comprehensively. We can also provide you with the relevant certificates for your employer – free of charge and without obligation, of course – so that you do not have to go through any official channels.
Just get in touch with us and your educational holiday in Spain, on the beautiful Atlantic coast, can easily be realised!
WHICH FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES ARE AVAILABLE FOR AN EDUCATIONAL HOLIDAY IN SPAIN:
Bildungsscheck für Spanisch Unterricht, QualiScheck Spanisch. What is behind the education voucher?
People who want to improve their chances and qualifications on the labour market can receive support through the individual ESF support programmes of the Länder or the federal government.
The federal ESF funding programmes are implemented nationwide under the auspices of the Federal Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research, the Federal Ministry for Family Affairs, Senior Citizens, Women and Youth, the Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety and the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy.
The ESF funding programmes in the federal states also take into account the labour market specifics in the region.
The ESF promotes employment projects at local, regional and federal level. Individuals are only funded through the various ESF funding programmes, which are implemented by projects and responsible institutions. Contact persons for the ESF programmes can be found in the individual programme descriptions.
In addition to the legally guaranteed right to educational leave, many federal states have set up a programme that enables interested citizens to receive financial support for their continuing vocational training within the framework of the European Social Fund (ESF).
Academia Atlántika is recognised as an educational institution by various funding schemes of this ESF programme. This means that you can have your education or qualification cheque for a Spanish language course issued by us in Conil de la Frontera and cash it with us.
Info for the Bildungsscheck NRW
How much and what is funded by the ESF programme?
The financial support usually covers 50% of the course costs. The cost subsidy is usually capped (approx. 500,- €) and does not apply to individual lessons. The requirements for receiving this support vary greatly from one federal state to the next. In NRW, for example, a minimum income must not be exceeded and the company must not employ more than 250 people. Students or pupils at vocational schools are also eligible if they work a certain number of hours per week in addition to their studies or training.
Unfortunately, we cannot apply for an education cheque or QualiScheque on your behalf, but we will be happy to advise and support you.
Exercise your right and use the education cheque. Knowledge of Spanish is becoming more and more necessary as a professional requirement in today’s world, and it also enriches your private life in a very nice way.
Further info: ESF PROGRAMME
How can I deduct my language travel ????
Tax advantages (deductibility of language travel).
Even if the language course has not been classified as educational leave, e.g. because you don’t want to spend so much time learning, you can still deduct language travel for work-related reasons as further education or training costs (according to § 9/10 EStG) for tax purposes. Generally speaking, you can deduct language travel either as income-related expenses, business expenses or special expenses!
This depends on the decision of the tax office in each individual case. Therefore, you should in any case inquire with your responsible tax office or your tax advisor before starting your language study trip to find out what applies to you in your federal state. However, more generous regulations have applied since the beginning of 2000: Language trips are now already tax-free if they are carried out in the overwhelming business interest of the employer.
According to the wage tax guidelines, it is therefore no longer necessary for the company to count at least part of the participation in the training measure towards working time. However, it is still a prerequisite that the language skills are required in the employee’s work environment.
After you have attended a language course with us, we will be happy to issue a certificate for the tax office.
Guidelines for educational leave in the individual federal states:
Unfortunately, there are no uniform regulations in Germany regarding educational leave in Spanish. You can find detailed information and conditions for the individual federal states below:
If you have any questions about educational leave in Baden-Württemberg, please contact the following address:
Karlsruhe Regional Council
Telephone: 0721 926-2055
Fax: 0721 93340212
* Bildungszeitgesetz in Baden-Württemberg
If you have any questions about educational leave in Berlin, please contact the following address:
Department of Labour and Vocational Training of the Senate Department for Labour, Integration and Women’s Issues.
Ref. II D Educational Leave
Tel.: (030) 9028-1484, -1485, -1482, -1496
Fax: (030) 9028-2173
* Educational Leave Act in Berlin
If you have any questions about educational leave in Hamburg, please contact the following address:
Hamburg Institute for Vocational Education
Department of Educational Leave – HI 43
Hamburger Str. 131
Tel: 040 / 42 863 – 4672
Fax: 040 / 42 796 – 7080
* Bildungsurlaubgesetz in Hamburg
If you have any questions about educational leave in Bremen, please contact the following address:
The Senator for Children and Education of the Free Hanseatic City of Bremen.
Rembertiring 8 – 12
Phone: + 49 421 – 361 – 15934
Fax: + 49 421 – 496 – 15934
Rembertiring 8 – 12
Tel.: + 49 421 – 361 – 96875
Fax: + 49 421 – 496 – 15934
* Educational leave law in Bremen
If you have any open questions about educational leave in Saarland, please contact the following address:
General/political further education
Ministry of Education and Culture – Department D 7
Trierer Straße 33
Telephone (0681) 501-7214
Fax (0681) 501-7548
Continuing Vocational Education and Training
Ministry of Economic Affairs, Labour, Energy and Transport – Department E/4
Telephone (0681) 501-4147
Fax (0681) 501-1788
* Educational leave in Saarland
If you have any questions about educational leave in Thuringia, please contact us or the following address:
Thuringian Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports
The new Thuringian Education Leave Act is dated 15 July 2015 and applies since 01 January 2016.
You can find it as a PDF file here.
In the currently valid version here.
* Educational leave of absence in Thuringia.
If you have any questions about the educational leave in Brandenburg, please contact us or the following address:
Ministry for Education, Youth and Sport of the State of Brandenburg
Dr. Eva-Maria Bosch
Tel.: (0331) 866-3890
Fax: (0331) 27548-4857
Dr. Tim Eyßell
Phone: (0331) 866-3891
Fax: (0331) 27548-4858
* Educational leave in Brandenburg
If you have any open questions about educational leave in Hesse, please contact the following address:
Hessian Ministry of Social Affairs
Department III 5
Collective bargaining, labour law, employee training
Tel.: 0611 / 817 – 3673
Fax: 0611 / 89084 – 906
* Bildungsurlaub in Hessen
If you have any questions about the Bildungsfreistellungsgesetz in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, please contact the following address:
State Office for Health and Social Affairs Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania
Tel. 0381 / 122 – 2994
Fax: 0381 / 122 – 2995
* Education Exemption Act in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern
If you have any questions about the educational leave law in Lower Saxony, please contact the following address:
Agency for Adults and Further Education
Tel.: 0511 / 300330 – 29
Fax: 0511 / 300330 – 40
* Educational Leave Act in Lower Saxony
If you have any questions about educational leave in Rhineland-Palatinate, please contact the following address:
Ministry of Education, Science, Youth and Culture
Mittlere Bleiche 61
Tel.: 06131 / 162 – 958
Fax: 06131 / 165 – 466
* Bildungsurlaub in Rheinland-Pfalz
If you have any questions about the Bildungsfreistellungsgesetz in Saxony-Anhalt, please contact the following address:
Saxony-Anhalt State Administration Office
Olvenstedter Strasse 1-2
Tel. 0391 / 567 – 24 30
Fax 0391 / 567 – 58 08
* Educational Leave Act in Saxony-Anhalt
If you have any unanswered questions about the Bildungsfreistellungsgesetz in Schleswig-Holstein, please contact the following address:
Investitionsbank Schleswig-Holstein (IB.SH)
Labour Market Promotion / Educational Leave
Fleethörn 29 – 31
Tel. 0431 9905 1111
* Educational Leave Act in Schleswig-Holstein
If you have any unanswered questions about the Workers’ Further Education Act in North Rhine-Westphalia (NRW), please contact the following hotline:
Info-Telefon Berufliche Weiterbildung NRW.
Tel. 0211 837-1929.
* Workers’ Further Education Act in North Rhine-Westphalia.
What can you do if you want to take part in an educational leave that is recognised as an educational leave in another federal state, but not in your federal state?
Ask us to apply to the relevant office for recognition of the continuing education event as Bildungsurlaub. We are already recognised in most federal states.
If the educational event is recognised, we receive a positive notification with prefabricated registration and participation certificates for the participants. These must be submitted to the employer: the registration certificate at the latest four weeks before the educational leave begins, the participation certificate immediately after the educational leave ends.
Why LEARN SPANISH ON YOUR EDUCATIONAL LEAVE?
Have you not yet decided whether you really want to learn Spanish? Learning a new language from scratch is an extensive undertaking, but arguably very worthwhile for a language as influential and widely spoken as Spanish.
More people speak Spanish as their mother tongue than any other language in the world, except Chinese; therefore, speaking Spanish is becoming more important by the day. Spanish is the official language in 21 countries and there are between 350 to 400 million native Spanish speakers worldwide.
Spanish is spoken as a native language in Spain and Latin America and is also gaining influence due to heavy immigration in the United States. It is also the most widely spoken Romance language (French, Italian, Portuguese, etc.) and one of the most popular foreign languages to learn. It is very important in global politics and economics. As a language of communication, Spanish is firmly established in countless organisations and institutions, such as the United Nations or the European Union.
In an ever-changing professional world, where competition for creativity, competence and further education is enormous, many institutions demand the right to individual further education and training. This is to help ensure personal success in the fast-paced world of work.
How much does your educational leave cost at an accredited language school?
Courses and further information can be found here.
With us, your “Spanish educational holiday” is guaranteed to be an experience.