Here you´ll find everything you need to know about Euskara, our language: what it is, how and where to learn or teach it, and a variety of resources to help you use it.
Euskara. Kultura. Mundura.
What is the Basque language?
The Basque language, or Euskara, is spoken in Spain and France at the western edge of the Pyrenees. Alava, Bizkaia, Gipuzkoa and Navarre are the areas where Euskara is spoken on the Spanish side of the border. In the Northern Basque region on the French side of the border (Le Pays Basque) are the provinces of Labourd, Lower Navarre and Soule. Together, these seven regions or provinces are called Euskal Herria in Euskara. The latest figures show that out of a total population of around three million, some 900,000 people speak Basque.
The Etxepare Basque Institute supports Basque classes at universities, language learning institutions and Euskal Etxeak (Basque Centers) around the world. Here you´ll see where and how you can learn Euskara.
There are various ways to teach Basque abroad through the Etxepare Basque Institute. This section will explain how.
Here you´ll see what we do to promote research and international visibility for the Basque language and studies.
Here you´ll find dictionaries, websites and other useful online resources related to Euskara.