Academia Uruguay is the first spanish school in Uruguay to have been recognized by the uruguayan Ministry for Education and Culture. Furthermore, its courses are recognized by several German states as Bildungsurlaub.
Academia Uruguay is part of the TANDEM International network of schools and abides by its strict quality guidelines. Through Tandem, Academia Uruguay is part of the ALTO language travel organization and WYSETC. It is a founding member of the national GTI language school association.
Academia Uruguay was founded in 2007 and has built its reputation on academic quality, full cultural immersion and highly professional service. It is a medium-sized school with around 400 students per year, run by its owners, offering classes in a friendly and personalized atmosphere. The school offers courses for all levels, starting every Monday, year-round.
Academia Uruguay Spanish school in Montevideo is located on Plaza Matriz, in the pedestrian area of the old part of town. It covers the top floor of a recently restored colonial-style building with state-of-the-art infrastructure. The academy offers 8 light spacious classrooms with high ceilings, a huge rooftop terrace, 3 PCs for student use, wifi, a movie room, social areas, a book and DVD library, etc.
Au pair program
Courses for Academic purposes
Courses for Business/Executives
Courses for Specific purposes
Courses Plus (sport, culture etc.)
Examination preparation courses
General and Intensive courses
High school preparation courses
Language immersion at teacher's home
One to one courses
Summer or camp programs
Teacher training programs
University Foundation/Access courses
Vacation courses for adults
Vacation courses for young learners
Work experience programs
Academia offers a wide range of courses to both individual travellers and groups.
We offer intensive group courses on at least 9 levels (A1-C2 equivalence), 20 hours per week, 6 students maximum.
Individual courses offer you the possibility to choose topics and have classes at your very personal speed.
You can combine courses with our 2 other schools in Buenos Aires and Bariloche, Argentina, under the same management, with the same study materials and the same philosophy.
We will organize a volunteering project for you, free of charge, if you commit to 4 weeks on the project.
Our other courses include: Medical Spanish, Spanish for Spanish teachers, Spanish and Tango, Business Spanish, Exam preparation courses and distance learning through skype.
Academia offers university credit through local universities for all spanish courses. We also prepare for the DELE and CELU exams.
There are a maximum of 5 students in our group classes (everage 3). . Over the past year, we received students from 39 countries, with a majority coming from North America, Brasil, Europe and Australia. The average age is 31.
Students are offered cultural immersion experiences in and outside of the classroom through free extracurricular activities at least twice a week (guided visits to parts of town, concerts, tango, etc), a monthly movie showing followed by a debate and free afternoon academic workshops (conversation, phonetics, etc).
At teacher's home
Courses without accomodation
Homestays and shared apartments are located close to school and offer top quality accommodation. Check for details.
Yes, invitation letter if necessary.
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Posted by Eva S. (Berlin - Germany)
on March 2013 - Germany