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Don Quijote, Madrid, Spain

3.3

Rating: 3.3/5.0

Calle Duque de Liria 6 - 28015 Madrid - see on map

What we like about the school

  • Free cultural activities such as a city tour, Retiro Park and San Antón Market.
  • Located in the university district and just a 5 minute walk from Plaza de España and Gran Vía.

What we dislike about the school

  • Additional costs of course material of approx. 35 € per course level

Location: Located in the central university district of Madrid, Don Quijote Madrid is housed in a beautiful, fully renovated building, surrounded by a young and vibrant atmosphere. Next door to the 18th century Liria Palace and within a 5-minute walk from the famous Plaza de España, Gran Via and the Templo de Debod, you are in a great place to enjoy the city to its fullest.

Course selection: Don Quijote Madrid give courses that prepare students for the real world of speaking Spanish. Along with their General Spanish programmes, which can be taken in conjunction with Flamenco dancing, Salsa or Yoga, they offer preparation courses for both the DELE and SIELE exams. They also have a Gap Year programme for students
looking to stay for longer durations of study, fully immersive Junior Summer Schools and have Refresher courses for Teachers at certain times of the year.

Accommodation: In terms of accommodation, the school have Student Residences close by, allowing students to spend less time getting to and from the school and more time enjoying the city, its people and the experience of meeting their fellow students. Excellent Homestay options are also available.

Activities and social engagements: To assist students in getting the most out of their time in Madrid, Don Quijote Madrid promotes many free activities such as City Tours, going to Retiro Park, Chueca and San Anton Market along with optional excursions to Toledo, Segovia, Avila and Seville to name a few.

School Chain: With over 30 years of experience, Don Quijote is an internationally recognized leader in teaching Spanish as a foreign language. They have multiple campuses in many countries throughout the world and continue to provide quality and innovative services to their students whilst constantly working to better themselves.
  • The language school Don Quijote was founded in Madrid, Spain in 2006.
  • Legal name / parent company: Enforex For English Executives SL
  • Tax registration ID: B80274269

Spanish Courses

General Language
Junior
Online Courses
Private
Work & Study
Business
Exam Preparation
Language Plus Activity
Specialty Courses
Information for all courses offered by Don Quijote
Comments about courses

Health Insurance (mandatory for students under 18): EUR 35 per week.

Changes:
Before arrival: Can be made up to 10 days before arrival. One change is free of charge, after the first change, each change will cost EUR 55.
After arrival: Always subject to availability. Student will be charged any price difference. 2 weeks of advance is required. It costs EUR 55.

Lesson duration
55 minutes
School's administrative fee
35.00 €
Level test
A test to assess your exact language level takes place at the school on the first day of the course.
Individual classes
Single individual lessons of tuition can be reserved at 40 €. 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, 06 Jan. 2022, 19 Mar. 2022, 14 Apr. 2022, 15 Apr. 2022, 01 May 2022, 02 May 2022, 16 May 2022, 15 Aug. 2022, 01 Nov. 2022, 09 Nov. 2022, 06 Dec. 2022, 08 Dec. 2022, 25 Dec. 2022, 26 Dec. 2022.
School policy regarding bank holidays:Private classes are recuperated or refunded. Same as for nearly all language schools, group classes falling on bank holiday are not refunded and not recuperated.
Course material
Generally course material has to be purchased by the student. The costs of course material will be approximately 35 € per course level.

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
Note: All courses offered by Don Quijote, Madrid can be reserved online with LanguageCourse.Net. In case a course is not listed above, just let us know.

Videos & Photos

  • Don Quijote - School Presentation1/21
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  • Don Quijote - Course Methodology4/21
  • Don Quijote - Student Interviews5/21
  • Don Quijote - Social Activities6/21
  • Don Quijote - Academic Preparation7/21
  • Don Quijote student
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  • Don Quijote school building in Madrid
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  • Don Quijote hallway
    Don Quijote hallway10/21
  • Don Quijote class
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  • Hallway
    Hallway12/21
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  • Students in Madrid
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  • lounge
    lounge15/21
  • Study area
    Study area16/21
  • Studying at Don Quijote
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  • Learning at Don Quijote
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  • Learning in Madrid
    Learning in Madrid19/21
  • Don Quijote lounge
    Don Quijote lounge 20/21
  • Studying in Madrid
    Studying in Madrid21/21

Don Quijote

Accreditations and Quality seals
ALTOFEDELESistema de Acreditación de Centros Instituto Cervantes (SACIC)NAFSAPreferential Terms in Case of Visa Refusal
Spanish teacher qualifications
100% hold a university degree
Languages spoken by school staff (cannot be guaranteed by school)
First day of course
Written and oral level test is performed. Students should arrive at 8:00
School Size
Offer for returning students
You will be refunded/waived the school's administration fee If you already attended previously a course at Don Quijote and you book here.
Payment methods accepted for payments made directly to the school
Visa - logoMastercard - logoBank Transfer - logo

General school facilities

  • Snack vending machine

  • Drink vending machine

  • Computer lab

  • Library

  • Movie rental

  • Copy machine

  • Printer for student use

  • Free water dispenser

  • Free WIFI

  • Classroom equipment

    • Electronic whiteboard in most classrooms

    • Air conditioning in some classrooms

    • Heating in all classrooms

    • Ample natural light in most classrooms

    Number of classrooms: 25
    Number of public PC workstations: 4

    Facilities for disabled students

    • Wheelchair access to reception

Student Age / Nationality

Average number of students
In summer:220
Throughout the year: 100
Minimum age of students
17 years
5 years for specific Junior courses
Average number of levels
Adult courses In summer: 6
Adult courses Throughout the year: 6
Junior courses In summer: 6
Junior courses Throughout the year: 6
Average age of students
In summer: 22 years
Throughout the year: 24 years

Top student nationalities

Age of students

Airport transfer

Optional airport transfer
Adolfo Suárez Madrid–Barajas Airport:
85 € one way
170 € return (both ways)
Best arrival airport is Madrid Barajas.

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
No
Express shipment fee (via courier)
Europe: 70 €
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North America: 70 €
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South America: 150 €
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Africa: 150 €
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Oceania: 150 €
,
Asia: 150 €
Free shipment via regular mail
Yes
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 possibledistance from school
Dancing10 km
Golf-

Examples of leisure activities organized by the school

Adults - Free activities

As the capital city of Spain, Madrid has a lifetime of activities to offer. The school organizes daily afternoon activities to discover the culture that surrounds students, such as: Walking tours (Bourbon Madrid, Hapsburg Madrid, Modern Madrid...) Museum visits (Prado, Reina Sofia, Sorolla, Archaeological...) Royal Palace, Historic churches Retiro Park * Tour of the Santiago Bernabeu (Real Madrid's football stadium)

Adults - Paid activities

A few of the most frequent trips include: Toledo Alcalá de Henares El Escorial Warner Bros. Amusement Park Segovia Aranjuez

Accommodation

Reviews

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Student Testimonial Videos

Note: The video testimonials of students from Don Quijote have been provided by the school and schools do not usually publish negative testimonials. For uncensored reviews read the comments from our students.

Brochures

Don Quijote Brochure (PDF)
Don Quijote Brochure (PDF)
Don Quijote Online Spanish Courses
Don Quijote Online Spanish Courses
Brochure & Price List 2022
Brochure & Price List 2022

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FAQ about Don Quijote, Madrid

  • Spanish courses at Don Quijote start at 58 € for Online DELE Preparation 4 course with 4 lessons per week. When booking here you benefit from an exclusive discount.
  • The accommodation Student Residence is the most popular among all our clients of Don Quijote
  • Yes. The school offers pickup from Adolfo Suárez Madrid–Barajas Airport (85 €)
  • Depending on the chosen course, the maximum number of students at Don Quijote varies from 1 students (Online Private lessons 10) to 16 students (Spanish Teachers' Training Lab)
  • 100% of teachers at Don Quijote hold a university degree.
  • The highest Nationality percentage at Don Quijote comes from USA with a 18% representation, followed by students from Russia (15%) and England (13%).
  • Yes, there is an exclusive discount that only applies when booking online here.
  • Don Quijote offers courses from 5 years (International Summer Camp - Day Camp, 20 lessons per week) to 99. Average age is 22 during the summer and 24 for the rest of the year.
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