Instituto Superior de Español, Cotacachi, Ecuador

What we like about the school

  • Small class sizes
  • Rooftop terrace

Instituto Superior de Español (ISE)

  • Learn Spanish in an Indigenous Community in the Andes. Learn about conservation, respect for nature and about the fascinating culture of an Andean Family while also developing your skills in the Spanish Language. This area is specially recognized for their abilities to make crafts and for the agriculture as a very important part of the everyday life.
  • The language school Instituto Superior de Español was founded in Cotacachi, Ecuador in 1998.
  • Address: Panamerican Highway, - Cotacachi, Ecuador (see on map)
  • Tax registration ID: RUC1708852163001
  • Abbreviated name of school: ISE Cotacachi
  • Covid-19 Status: School currently open

Covid-19 related security measures that are taken by Instituto Superior de Español

Come to Ecuador and Learn Spanish without worries!

Because your safety matters to us, we want you to live the best learning and travel experience, we have taken the following security measures:

• Temperature control.

• KN95 masks available.

• Hand sanitizer gel.

• Distance of at least 2 meters in each area.

At Instituto Superior de Español we are ready for your next arrival, so book your Spanish Program today!
Due to current local policies we recommend to bring an updated negative PCR test taken maximum 10 days prior arrival to enter the country.

Accreditations and Quality seals

Preferential Terms in Case of Visa RefusalMinistry of Education and Culture of Ecuador


  • Cafeteria

  • Fridge for student use

  • Lounge

  • Garden

  • Rooftop terrace

  • Free coffee

  • Free water dispenser

  • Free WIFI

Classroom equipment

  • Ample natural light in all classrooms

Our price includes

  • INCLUDED Organized activities
  • INCLUDED Free certificate of course attendance
  • INCLUDED Language level placement test at first day of classes

Course material:

Generally course material is distributed free to students and will stay in student property.

Minimum age of students

  • 18 years

Spanish teacher qualifications

  • 100% hold a university degree

Languages spoken by school staff (cannot be guaranteed by school):

Days without class

In 2021 (including national and regional bank holidays): 01 Jan. 2021, 25 Dec. 2021.
School policy regarding bank holidays:Full number of lost classes are made up

Spanish Courses

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Price in US$ 699 682 1398 1364 2097 2045 2796 2727 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Course price includes accommodation
Homestay, Double room, Breakfast & lunch & dinner
This program is a great opportunity to see what real life in the Andes is like. It is perfect for people who enjoy time away from busy cities and who want to spend time in the countryside to breathe pure and fresh air.
It also includes:
- Airport pickup.
- Simple accommodation with an Indigenous Quichua Family.
- Round-trip transportation from Quito to Cotacachi.
- Optional participation in organic agriculture volunteer program.
It also includes airport pickup to the accommodation, round-trip transportation from Quito to Cotacachi, optional participation in organic agriculture volunteer program and diploma / certificate of studies. This course takes place in a different location than main address of the school:
Andes Highlands, Cotacachi
Required minimum language level
Beginner (A1) (No previous knowledge required) or higher
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Lesson duration: 55 minutes
School's administrative fee: 40.00 US$
Comments about courses:This program is a great opportunity to see what real life in the Andes is. It is perfect for people who enjoy time away from the busy cities and spending time in the countryside and are in need of some good pure and fresh air. It is not like staying at a hotel, it will be very basic but you will be able to learn a lot from your hosts, culture, appreciation of life and of course the best: you will learn Spanish with your teacher meanwhile.



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    FAQ about Instituto Superior de Español, Cotacachi

  • Spanish courses at Instituto Superior de Español start at 682 US$ for Spanish Program in the Andes Highlands course with 20 lessons per week. When booking here you benefit from an exclusive discount.
  • Depending on the chosen course, the maximum number of students at Instituto Superior de Español varies from 4 students (Spanish Program in the Andes Highlands) to 4 students (Spanish Program in the Andes Highlands)
  • 100% of teachers at Instituto Superior de Español hold a university degree.
  • Yes, there is an exclusive discount that only applies when booking online here.
  • Instituto Superior de Español offers courses from 18 years to 99. Average age is 0 during the summer and 0 for the rest of the year.
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