Entry requirements

Official Degree

Graduate in Gastronomy and Culinary Arts


240 ECTS

4 years


Donostia - San Sebastián (Basque Culinary Center)

Class size

100 places


Spanish, English



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Requirements for studying Gastronomy and Culinary Arts

To work in this profession, it is recommended that before deciding to study it, you can identify with the following statements



I am passionate about the world of new technologies and especially about applying this technology to the world of cooking.


I have always liked trying different foods and would love to experiment with flavours and ingredients.

World Cuisine

I enjoy food and when I go to other places I love to try the typical dishes of the area.


Healthy Eating

I am concerned that industrial food production is moving away from healthy eating.

Passion for Cooking

I have a passion for cooking and whenever I can, I prepare food for family and friends.


I know how to work in a team, I am an organised person with the ability to lead work groups.



I care about the environment and I would like the agri-food activity to have less impact on it.


"Do you recognise yourself? Then the Gastronomy and Culinary Arts degree is the ideal choice for you."



Access requirements


Grades and entrance tests


Admission process



Language requirements


Registration and enrolment


100 Places

Degree Subjects

  • Culinary production systems and processes
  • Innovation in service and customer care
  • National and International Gastronomy
  • Raw materials, their nature and products
  • Sommelier
  • Customer care and Service
  • Culinary State of the Art

See all the subjects of the Gastronomy and Culinary Arts Degree


Linguistic requirements

In accordance with the language policy of the Gastronomy Faculty, students must achieve a B1 level in English.

Therefore, it is desirable that students have previously acquired the language skills listed below:

Language Read Speak Write
Euskera - - -
Castellano B2 B2 B2
Inglés B1 B1 B1


About the Basque, Spanish or English language requirements


  • Exceptionally, people with a level equivalent to A2 will be admitted, but by the end of the 1st year they must have reached level B1.
  • People whose mother tongue is not Spanish must accredit the DELE B2 level or equivalent.