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Spanish Schools in Salamanca

So you can just picture yourself wandering the charming and original streets of Salamanca, having a caña at the side of the Plaza Mayor whilst watching all the elderly Spanish men doing ambling laps and talking of days gone by, climbing up the winding Cathedral steps for one of the best views in town, chowing down on some hornazo, enjoying the supreme and incomparable nightlife and spending your days searching for the illusive frog and pondering as to why there is a much more obvious astronaut clutching an ice cream adorning the otherwise stately and grandiose Cathedral wall. Whatever you get up to, Salamanca does not disappoint as a city to study in. Deciding on the best Spanish learning centre in Salamanca is now the next big step, but worry not, we have compiled a few helpful facts and figures and everything in-between for you to peruse and to hopefully help you in your decision!

Don Quijote Salamanca

Facts and Figures

LocationCalle Placentinos, in the midst of the old city centre, housed in a converted monastery. You can be in either the Plaza Mayor or the University in a matter of minutes from the school.
Size Medium, 17 classrooms
Number of Students/ClassMaximum 8, Average 5 to 6.
Summer Camps AvailableYes
Internet AccessYes (free access to computers + WiFi)
LibraryYes
Wheelchair AccessYes
Websitehttp://www.dq-salamanca.com

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    Don Quijote
  • Facilities and Services - This is the original Don Quijote school, set up around 20 years ago. You enter it through a spacious outdoor courtyard and garden. Inside the school you will find fully equipped classrooms, a recreation room and a library as well as the classrooms. You can also feed your snack cravings in the Don Quijote Cafeteria and restaurant you will find alongside the school.
  • Teaching Methods and Accreditations - Don Quijote aims to provide students with the best immersion experience possible and its methodology is based on flexibility, openness and interaction. Teachers are all qualified and experienced. The school in Salamanca is accredited by FEDELE, Instituto Cervantes, ACELE and ELITE. It is also recognised by the Swedish CSN and the German Bildungsurlaub and is a member of various different International organisations.
  • Courses Offered and Levels - You can study all sorts of Spanish Courses at this Spanish academy in Salamanca. There are Intensive courses for long or short durations, a Premium Intensive accelerated course, 'Spanish Talk', a course involving two hours of conversation classes every day, perfect for ERASMUS students wishing to improve their Spanish speaking skills. You can also study here for an academic year and gain credits or study more specific courses such as Spanish for Business or Tourism. A special Christmas Course is also available to let you experience what celebrating this important holiday is like in Spain. You can combine your Spanish Course with learning about Spanish wines or cooking typical Spanish food and there is also the option to study Spanish and work at the same time or combine your study with an Internship.All courses and their content correspond to 6 levels (Beginner to Advanced) and you will be tested upon arrival to ascertain to which one you are best suited.
  • Extra-Curricular Activities and Trips - The school organises various courses, workshops and cinema events and classes on Spanish cultural topics, so that you enjoy a full and well-rounded Spanish experience during your time with them. Dance and song classes also feature and at the weekends the school organises full and half day trips to places such as Toledo, a bit outside the city.
  • Accommodation - In Salamanca you can opt to stay with a local family of Salamantinos, you can stay in a student flat or in a student residence, or you can opt for a more private hostel or hotel.

Lingua Globe Salamanca

Facts and Figures

LocationCalle San Patricio, 5 minutes from Plaza Mayor
Size Small familiar school
Number of Students/ClassMaximum 5
Summer Camps AvailableNo
Internet AccessYes (free access to computers and WiFi)
LibraryYes
Wheelchair AccessYes
Websitehttp://www.lingua-globe.com

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  • Facilities and Services - Lingua Globe has a library and self-study room for the use of its students and offers a collection service from the train and bus stations and also for those with reduced mobility, they offer to help you when exploring the city. There is also a language exchange programme set up.
  • Teaching Methods and Accreditation - There is a highly qualified and professional team awaiting your arrival at this Spanish language academy in Salamanca. They are accredited by FEDELE and Instituto Cervantes. It is also a member of Empresas Amigas, of the University of Salamanca and is an examination centre for the Madrid Chamber of Commerce.
  • Courses Offered and Levels - You can study an Intensive Spanish course, an Express course, you can prepare for your DELE exam, take a conversation class or One to One lessons. There are also more specific courses such as Spanish for Business, Medicine and Tourism, as well as courses designed specially for seniors, families and groups. There are a total of 6 different ability levels at the school, from Beginner to Advanced, as recommended by the European Framework
  • Extra-Curricular Activities and Trips - Lingua Globe organises various activities and excursions with the aim of helping you to get out and about and practice your Spanish and experience Spanish culture first hand. There are cinema nights and guided tours of the city and for an extra cost, trips to the outdoor swimming pools and tapas tours, amongst other options.
  • Accommodation - All accommodation is less than 20 minutes walk from the school. You can choose to stay with a local Spanish family, in a shared flat or a studio flat/apartment, a student residence or, for a little more luxury, a hotel.

Enforex Salamanca

Facts and Figures

LocationCalle de la Marquesa de Almarza, central location, close to Plaza Mayor, University and the pretty Jesuits Park.
Size Large, 30 classrooms and up to 60 during summer
Number of Students/ClassMaximum 10 students per class
Summer Camps AvailableYes
Internet AccessYes (free access to computers and WiFi)
LibraryYes
Wheelchair AccessNo
Websitehttp://www.enforex.com/school-salamanca.html

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    Enforex
  • Facilities and Services - Housed in a former convent, the Enforex school in Salamanca has a lecture room, computer lab, patio and common area. There is also a well-stocked library and video library and all course books will be provided by the school and are included in your course fee. There are even sports facilities on the grounds should you be feeling extra energetic!
  • Teaching Methods and Accreditation - All courses are taught by qualified and experienced teachers using their own specially designed course books. The main aims of the course are to equip you with all the skills necessary to make you feel comfortable in any Spanish speaking environment and to help with the process of both linguistic and cultural adaptation. Within the classes the Enforex teachers will use a combination of Grammar, Reading, Writing, Listening, Speaking and Vocabulary in order to achieve these aims together with you.This institution has been accredited by FEDELE, ERE and the Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Madrid. All of their courses have been approved by the Swedish CSN, the German Bildungsurlaub and the Chinese Embassy in Spain. They also have a host of other additional International recognitions and accreditations.
  • Courses Offered and Levels - At Enforex Salamanca you can study an intensive Spanish course for either long or short duration, you can make your studies count towards an academic semester or year or you can make the most of being in this famous University city and combine your Spanish course with a University placement. You can also use the Enforex Salamanca school as a base whilst participating in the 'Travel and Learn' program, where you can study in various different locations throughout Spain, for example, Granada and Madrid, for a minimum of a week at a time and pick up your Spanish course where you left off as you go. For something a bit different, you can combine your language course with Spanish Art, Literature or History or even take a Spanish course during the Christmas period and experience the magic of Spain during the festive season. There is no better place for any of these topics than Salamanca! If it is something more specific you are in search of then also look no further than Enforex Salamanca as they have Business Spanish and DELE Preparation on offer or you could opt for an Internship or paid job whilst you study! There are also other options, believe it or not, so you should have a look at them all before making your decision! All courses and their content correspond to 6 levels (Beginner to Advanced) and you will be tested upon arrival to ascertain to which one you are best suited.
  • Extra-curricular Activities and Trips - You only have to set foot in this wonderful city to realise that it is something special and Enforex organises both afternoon or evening activities and weekend trips for its students in order to make the most of its wonderful surroundings. Almost every day you will be able to take part in tapas tours, basketball competitions, Spanish movie nights or a Salamanca city tour. Then when the weekend comes around....Road Trip!!!! You can go further afield with all of your classmates, to places such as Ávila, Alba de Tormes, Toledo, Madrid and Ciudad Rodrigo, to name but a few! With all of this combined with Salamanca's must-try nightlife, it sounds like you definitely won't be getting bored!
  • Accommodation - In Salamanca, you can truly immerse yourself in the Salamantino way of life and stay with a Spanish host family who will help rapidly and radically improve your Spanish language skills. You could also opt to stay in a student flat or residence or, for a bit more privacy, a private flat.

Tía Tula Colegio de Español Salamanca

Facts and Figures

LocationCalle Rúa Mayor, central location near to both the University and the iconic Plaza Mayor
Size Medium sized school
Number of Students/ClassMaximum 10
Summer Camps AvailableNo
Internet AccessYes (free access to computers + WiFi)
LibraryYes
Websitehttp://www.tiatula.com/

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  • Facilities and Services - Tía Tula Spanish School in Salamanca has large and bright classrooms, looking out over some of Salamanca´s many historic and iconic sights and located on one of its most bustling streets. The Spanish learning centre in Salamanca has state of the art resources, including a projection room and free internet and WiFi.
  • Teaching Methods and Accreditation - At Tía Tula they have as their objective to give you the best quality teaching possible. Teachers are all qualified and experienced professionals. They believe it is important to combine classroom activities with those outside of the classroom in order to fully learn and be exposed to all aspects of Spanish as a language. The school is a member of Salamanca Ciudad Español and accredited by the Instituto Cervantes.
  • Courses Offered and Levels - At Tía Tula Salamanca you can study an Intensive Spanish Course, prepare for your DELE exam, A-Level, GCSE or Leaving Cert, you can study Business Spanish, take a course specifically designed for Spanish teachers and study a Gap Year Course involving 8 months of Spanish classes. There are also numerous different cultural, conversation and writing classes on offer. The levels of ability at Tía Tula range from Beginner to Advanced.
  • Extra-Curricular Activities and Trips - Extra-curricular goings on are divided into into three categories; Culture, Sport and Leisure. A few examples from each category include: Culture - A guided city tour of Salamanca, screening of Spanish films, trips to Museums and talks on Spanish and Latin-American culture. As for Sport, there is horse riding in the mountains surrounding Salamanca, latin dance classes and 'Adventure Sundays' with activities such as hiking and rafting to get your adrenaline rushing. Finally, under the heading of Leisure you can take part in Tapas tours and trips to the country to have barbeques and cook, to name but a few options!
  • Accommodation - With Tía Tula you have the option of staying with a local Spanish host family, a shared flat, private flat or alternative accommodation such as in a hostel or hotel.