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Academia Uruguay, Montevideo, Uruguay


Rating: 4.5/5.0

Juan Carlos Gómez 1408 - 11000 Montevideo - see on map

What we like about the school

  • Great location, only a 3-minute walk to the Rambla Montevideo.
  • Best rated school in Uruguay
  • Excellent rating of student apartments (5.0/5.0)
  • Apartment - private accommodation very close to school

What we dislike about the school

  • Younger students should consider that the average age of students at this school is significantly higher than at most other schools.

Location: The school is located in a completely restored historic building in the pedestrian area of the old part of Montevideo, close to all tourist attractions, beaches and sights.
  • The language school Academia Uruguay was founded in Montevideo, Uruguay in 2007.
  • Legal name / parent company: Utz Federico Hoeser
  • Tax registration ID: RUC215921500018
  • Covid-19 Status: School currently open
  • The school is an official exam center
    The following language examinations can be taken directly at the school:

Spanish Courses

General Language
Online Courses
Work & Study
Exam Preparation
Language Plus Activity
Specialty Courses
Information for all courses offered by Academia Uruguay
Comments about courses
Included: Optional tests at the end of each level and at the end of the course; two extracurricular activities per week (guided tours to parts of town, museum visits, dinners, excursions, etc.); workshops twice a week (Phonetics, Conversation, Audio, etc.); weekly tutorials after class.
Lesson duration
55 minutes
School's administrative fee
50.00 US$
Level test
A test to assess your exact language level takes place before the start of the course via an online form.
Individual classes
Single individual lessons of tuition can be reserved at 30 US$. The combination of group and individual lessons is highly recommended. Individual lessons will encourage you to actively speak the foreign language and will offer you the opportunity to discuss individual problems and weaknesses.
Days without class
In 2022 (including national and regional bank holidays):
01 Jan. 2022, 15 Apr. 2022, 01 May 2022, 18 Jul. 2022, 25 Aug. 2022, 25 Dec. 2022.
School policy regarding bank holidays:Full number of lost classes are made up
Course material
Generally course material is distributed free to students and will stay in student property.

Our price includes

  • INCLUDED Organized activities
  • INCLUDED Internet access and use of school computers
  • INCLUDED Wireless LAN zone at school
  • INCLUDED Free certificate of course attendance
  • INCLUDED Language level placement test at first day of classes
  • INCLUDED Language level placement test before arrival
  • INCLUDED For adult courses: a minimum of one free organized leisure activity per week
Note: All courses offered by Academia Uruguay, Montevideo can be reserved online with LanguageCourse.Net. In case a course is not listed above, just let us know.

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Academia Uruguay

Accreditations and Quality seals
Preferential Terms in Case of Visa RefusalMEC, Amerigo
Spanish teacher qualifications
100% hold a university degree
Languages spoken by school staff (cannot be guaranteed by school)
First day of course
Students should arrive at 9:00
School Size
Recommended type of transportation to city centre and name of most convenient stop for the school: * Plaza Independencia * Buenos Aires street corner with Juan Carlos Gómez.
Offer for returning students
You will be refunded/waived the school's administration fee If you already attended previously a course at Academia Uruguay and you book here.
Payment methods accepted for payments made directly to the school
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General school facilities

  • Kitchen for student use

  • Microwave for student use

  • Fridge for student use

  • Library

  • Daily press

  • Movie rental

  • Movie room

  • Lounge

  • Rooftop terrace

  • Balcony / terrace

  • Student support desk

  • Copy machine

  • Printer for student use

  • Free coffee

  • Free water dispenser

  • Free WIFI

  • Classroom equipment

    • TV in some classrooms

    • Air conditioning in all classrooms

    • Heating in all classrooms

    • Ample natural light in all classrooms

    Number of classrooms: 8
    Number of public PC workstations: 3

Student Age / Nationality

Average number of students
In summer:50
Throughout the year: 20
Minimum age of students
17 years
Average number of levels
Adult courses In summer: 8
Adult courses Throughout the year: 8
Average age of students
In summer: 27 years
Throughout the year: 29 years

Top student nationalities

Age of students

Airport transfer

Optional airport transfer
Carrasco International Airport:
75 US$ one way
150 US$ return (both ways)
Best arrival airport is Montevideo.

Visa Documents

Nationals from USA do not require a visa to study short term courses up to 90 days.
Check visa requirements for nationals from other countries.
Nationals from countries that require a visa will receive documents from the school, related to booking confirmation, which is required for the visa application.
Full payment of all fees required before school dispatches documents required for visa application
Express shipment fee (via courier)
130 US$
Preferential cancellation terms in case of visa refusal
School agreed that students booking online on this site will benefit from preferential cancellation fees in case of visa refusal, and in this case will never exceed EUR 180.

Leisure activities

activity possible
Football (soccer)
Horse riding




Rating: 4.5/5.0

Overall school rating of
Academia Uruguay, Montevideo
19 authentic reviews from students who reserved with us
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Social activities

Rating: 4.1/5.0

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Rating: 4.7/5.0

Value for money

Rating: 4.4/5.0


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Shared Flat (apartment)

Rating: 5.0/5.0



Academia Uruguay Brochure (PDF)
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    FAQ about Academia Uruguay, Montevideo

  • Spanish courses at Academia Uruguay start at 171 US$ for Online Group Course course with 4 lessons per week. When booking here you benefit from an exclusive discount.
  • Yes. The school offers pickup from Carrasco International Airport (75 US$)
  • Depending on the chosen course, the maximum number of students at Academia Uruguay varies from 1 students (Private lessons) to 7 students (Spanish and Farmwork )
  • 100% of teachers at Academia Uruguay hold a university degree.
  • The highest Nationality percentage at Academia Uruguay comes from Brazil with a 20% representation, followed by students from Germany (20%) and USA (20%).
  • Yes, there is an exclusive discount that only applies when booking online here.
  • Academia Uruguay offers courses from 18 years to 99. Average age is 27 during the summer and 29 for the rest of the year.
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