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

Recognized by the International Montessori Association (AMI)

3rd Edition
Code: 220054
Category: Master
Language: Catalan, spanish, english, russian
Start date: 03/07/2023
Last session face-to-face session: 01/08/2025
End date: 01/08/2025
90 ECTS / 644 hours
( face-to-face: 624 / videoconferencing: 20) + independent work based on ECTS
Day and Time:

Start and end dates for each module in the course


In person 1 (5 weeks) – Del 3-7-2023 al 4-8-2023 (a saturday in person, 8-7-2023)
online fortnight 1 – Del 23-10-2023 al 4-11-2023
online fortnight 2 – Del 4-12-2023 al 16-12-2023
online fortnight 3 – Del 5-2-2024 al 17-2-2024
online fortnight 4 – Del 8-4-2024 al 20-4-2024


In person 2 (5 weeks) – Del 1-7-2024 al 2-8-2024 (a saturday in person, 6-7-2024)
online fortnight 5 – Del 21-10-2024 al 2-11-2024
online fortnight 6 – Del 2-12-2024 al 14-12-2024
online fortnight 7 – Del 3-2-2025 al 15-2-2025
online fortnight 8 – Del 7-4-2025 al 19-4-2025


In person 3 (5 weeks) – Del 30-6-2025 al 1-8-2025 (a saturday in person, 26-7-2025)


Theory and demonstration of Montessori materials
Face-to-face modules – From 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and from 1:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Online fortnight – Delivery of 12 lessons (recordings) for viewing and independent work and a 2.5-hour live online meeting on the second thursday of each fortnight at 18:00 (Paris time).


Supervised practice sessions
Each fortnight online you will have to practice 1 or 2 hours (with monitoring and recordings). In face-to-face modules for most of the time.


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

Possibility to attend face-to-face sessions by video conference: No
Class recording: No
Location: Montessori Palau International Research and Training Center, MIRTC
Places available: 72

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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