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Master in AMI Montessori Guide for Elementary Education (6-12 years)

Recognized by the International Montessori Association (AMI)

2nd Edition
Course Code: 210069
Category: Master
Language: Catalan, spanish, english, russian
Start date: 22/08/2022
Last session face-to-face session: 26/01/2024
End date: 26/01/2024
90 ECTS / 828 hours presencials
Day and Time:


Start and end dates for each module in the course
On site fortnight 1 – From 22-8-2022 to 2-9-2022
Virtual and online fortnight 1 – From 12-9-2022 to 24-9-2022
Virtual and online fortnight 2 – From 3-10-2022 to 15-10-2022
Virtual and online fortnight 3 – From 24-10-2022 to 5-11-2022
Virtual and online fortnight 4 – From 14-11-2022 to 26-11-2022
Virtual and online fortnight 5 – From 5-12-2022 to 17-12-2022         


Virtual and online fortnight 6 – From 2-1-2023 to 14-1-2023
Virtual and online fortnight 7 – From 23-1-2023 to 4-2-2023
Virtual and online fortnight 8 – From 13-2-2023 to 25-2-2023
Virtual and online fortnight 9 – From 6-3-2023 to 18-3-2023
On site fortnight 2 – From 10-4-2023 to 21-4-2023
Virtual and online fortnight 10 – From 1-5-2023 to 13-5-2023
Virtual and online fortnight 11 – From 22-5-2023 to 3-6-2023
Virtual and online fortnight 12 – From 12-6-2023 to 24-6-2023
Virtual and online fortnight 13 – From 3-7-2023 to 15-7-2023
Virtual and online fortnight 14 – From 24-7-2023 to 5-8-2023
On site fortnight 3 – From 21-8-2023 to 1-9-2023
Virtual and online fortnight 15 – From 18-9-2023 to 29-9-2023
Virtual and online fortnight 16 – From 9-10-2023 to 20-10-2023
Virtual and online fortnight 17 – From 30-10-2023 to 10-11-2023
Virtual and online fortnight 18 – From 20-11-2023 to 1-12-2023
Virtual and online fortnight 19 – From 11-12-2023 to 22-12-2023


On site three weeks for exams – From 8-1-2024 to 26-1-2024


Dates for written examinations
Paper A – Day 8-1-2024
Paper B1 – Day 10-1-2024
Paper B2 – Day 12-1-2024


Dates for oral examinations
Days 19, 20, 22, 23, 24 and 25 January 2024 (six days)


Graduation date
January 26, 2024


Theory and demonstration of Montessori material
On site sessions – From 8:30 to 12:30 and from 13:30 to 17:30
Online fortnight – Delivering of 12 lessons (recordings) of 1,5 hours for self-viewing and one online and live meeting of 2,5 hours the second Thursday at 18:00 (Paris time zone)


Supervised practice sessions
Each online fortnight has a practice session of 1 or 2 hours (with following and recordings).
In onsite modules during the most of the time.


Discussions / Reading Seminars 
On Saturdays for the online and live meetings.


During 2022-23 academic year. They are compatible with the online lessons.


Practice sessions
During academic year, final part of 2022-23 and the first part of 2023-24. They are compatible with the online lessons.


Center opening hours for MIRTC students: Monday to Friday from 8 a.m. to 11 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Location: Montessori Palau International Research and Training Center, MIRTC
Places available: 40

Who the course is for

The Master is especially directed towards teachers, educationalists, psychologists and other educational professionals who wish to obtain the AMI Diploma to be Montessori guides in the 6 – 12 years’ environment.  Nevertheless, it is also open to any person from any background who wishes to get to know in depth the Montessori proposal for the 6 – 12 age group.

Entry requirements

University degree in the field of Education Science, Pedagogy, Psychology or other related university degrees.It is also possible to take the Master being the holder of other university awards, depending on the personal circumstances of the individual. If the applicant does not hold a university degree and for personal or professional reasons wishes to study for the Master, the possibility exists of obtaining the AMI Montessori diploma for 6 – 12 years but instead of being awarded the Master’s degree, receiving a Certificate of Attendance from the Fundació UdG:Innovació i Formació.

This Master requires a great deal of work and preparation at university level and therefore during the registration process references, an exposition of motivation and a personal interview with the director of the Master will be required, to clarify any doubts.


The principal objective of the Master is:

  • Acquire the conceptual, emotional and technical capacity to guide the self-development of children in a Montessori environment of 6 – 12 years.

This involves:

  • In-depth knowledge of the evolutional psychology of children in accordance with the theory of Dr. Maria Montessori, which concurs with the latest scientific discoveries.
  • In-depth knowledge of the Montessori proposal for helping the child’s self-development and simultaneously helping to improve society.
  • Personal and emotional preparation for observing the child and reaching out with respect towards his own self-development.
  • Understanding and recording of the educational and methodological proposals in all areas of knowledge, in an interdisciplinary manner.
  • In-depth knowledge of the materials and prepared environment of the 6 – 12 age group
  • Knowing how to adequately present materials and stories in the different areas of the curriculum.
  • Knowledge of the organizational and technical skills necessary for the direction of a Montessori environment for the 6 – 12 age group.

Professional outings

  • Guide in a Montessori Elementary Education class. In Spain a teaching degree is also required to teach in a school.
  • Recognized professional capacity as a teacher of the 6 – 12 age group in Montessori schools throughout the world.
  • Administration and assessment of educational projects in all types of businesses related to education.

Related information

Required readings

In the following link you will find the required readings for the course: Required readings

Information in Russian

In the following link you will find a document with all the information about the course in Russian: Information in Russian


This is an international course offered in three official languages: Spanish, English and Russian. Classes are taught in Spanish, with simultaneous translation into English and Russian (provided when the minimum number of students for each language is reached. The organization reserves the right to cancel any of these three language options if the minimum number of students is not reached). The necessary curricular adaptations will be made in terms of language and culture, and all the materials will be available in the three languages.

Depending on the level of demand, the incorporation of other languages may be considered. Students may submit their albums and materials and sit their exams in any of the three official languages. Students may also present albums in other languages, with the prior approval of the Training Director and depending on the availability of translators.

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13.750 €