Group Coordinators

Study Spanish in Merida, Mexico

Studying Spanish abroad is the perfect opportunity to learn about Mexican life and the Mayan culture while earning college credits. The language skills you will gain will set you on the path for future success.

Studying outside one’s home country and university offers great opportunities for academic, inter cultural, and personal growth. We believe you should choose to learn Spanish at the Spanish Institute of Merida for the following reasons:

Teaching Method: Our immersion program's main objective is to raise students' language level to an efficient standard of communication. This requires not only a command of the language but also an understanding of the cultural context.

Accreditation and Teachers: We are accredited by the SEP Secretaria de Educacion Publica, The Secretariat of Public Education in Mexico and our program conforms to ACTFL (The American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages) standards.

All our Spanish teachers are native speakers, have a Bachelor's Degree in Education with a Specialization in Spanish and have years of experience teaching Spanish as a second language.

What's included in the program:

  • Registration and books.
  • 3 or 4 weeks of instruction.
  • 30 hours a week of instruction (4 hours in a group with a ratio of 6/1 and 2 hours of one-on-one conversation every day.
  • Pick up and drop off at the Merida International Airport
    (Cancun International airport extra cost).
  • Orientation of Merida, customs and culture.
  • Homestay with local family
    (Private room with own bathroom and A/C included).
  • Three meals a day.
  • Free Wi-fi.
  • Free excursion to Uxmal.
  • Daily trips to museums, theaters, parks, movies, etc (During conversational classes).
  • Closing meal.
  • Certificate of Achievement.
  • Official Transcript.

Academic Credits

After completing one full level (and upon request) you will receive a Course Detail description, an Official Transcript and Certificate of Achievement. Students attending the 3-week course earn 4 credit hours; Students attending the 4-week course earn 6 credit hours. Our transcript has been accepted by more than a 100 Universities in the U.S. To see a list of the Universities click here.

For further information, please contact our International Coordinator at: