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Spanish school in Cordoba: SET-IDIOMAS


Rating: 4.3/5.0

563 Buenos Aires street, 2nd floor - X5000IMK Cordoba - see on map
SET-IDIOMAS - Student lounge

What we like about the school

  • only school in Cordoba accredited by Instituto Cervantes
  • Free volunteering opportunities
  • Best rated school in Cordoba
  • Free assistance in finding flats for long-term students.
  • Learning progress guarantee.

What we dislike about the school

  • Rating of social programme
  • Nationality mix could be more balanced. 40% of students are from Brazil
How we create the points regarding what we like/dislike about a school

Location: SET-IDIOMAS is located in the boisterous and vibrant city of Cordoba, Argentina. Housed in the Nueva Córdoba district, one of the most active parts of the city, students have shops and shopping malls, cafés, restaurants and many of the city's attractions within walking distance. These attractions would include the Natural History Museum, the Museum of Anthropology and the Culture Centre of Paseo Del Buen Pastor, along with such beautiful spots as the massive Sarmiento Park, which is also just a 13-minute walk from the school's front doors.

School facilities: The facilities of the school include everything a student may need to further their understanding of the Spanish language from a comfortable atmosphere. These facilities include microwave and fridge use for students, a library, cafeteria, a lounge area, auditorium, rooftop terrace, table football and a student support desk for any questions or queries that may arise.

Course selection: Course selection includes something for children, teenagers and adults alike. Courses include General Spanish, Spanish for Travelers, Specific Purpose learning, Exam Preparation courses in the DELE and CELU exams, and combination programmes of General Spanish with activities such as Dance. Most programmes are available in groups or privately, ensuring there is something suitable to all preferences and needs.

Accreditations and Associations: SET-IDIOMAS is accredited by the Instituto Cervantes for its excellent quality of teaching Spanish as a second language.
  • The language school SET-IDIOMAS was founded in Cordoba, Argentina in 1999.
  • Legal name / parent company: Fundación Set Idiomas - Para el Estudio y la Difusión de las Lenguas y la Interculturalidad
  • Tax registration ID: CUIT30714751995

Spanish Courses

General Language
Online Courses
Exam Preparation
Language Plus Activity
Information for all courses offered by SET-IDIOMAS
Comments about courses

1 private lesson is USD 25.
1 private lesson for a specific purpose or exam preparation is USD 30.

The school also offers internships, tango/salsa/Argentine folk dancing lessons and free volunteering opportunities for students.

Lesson duration
55 minutes
School's administrative fee
50.00 US$
Course material
Generally course material is distributed free to students and will stay in student property.
Individual classes
Single individual lessons of tuition can be reserved at 25 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 2023 (including national and regional bank holidays):
01 Jan. 2023, 04 Feb. 2023, 04 Jul. 2023, 05 Jan. 2023, 07 Sep. 2023, 10 Dec. 2023, 12 Aug. 2023.
School policy regarding bank holidays:Full number of lost classes are made up
Level test
A test to assess your exact language level takes place before the start of the course via an online form.

Lessons needed per Spanish language level

Level (CEFR)Level descriptionsLESSONS needed per levelWEEKS needed
(20 lessons per week)
A1BeginnerNo knowledge, or an understanding of only a very few basic words/phrases.A1 to A2804
A2ElementaryCan understand and speak about simple topics: i.e. family, shopping, hobbies.A2 to B11608
B1IntermediateCan speak about future and past events, give reasons and explanations for a situation.B1 to B21809
B2Higher IntermediateCan speak about abstract topics, produce clear detailed text on many subjects.B2 to C120010
C1AdvancedCan use language flexibly and effectively.C1 to C222011
C2ProfiencyCan express himself/herself spontaneously, very fluently and precisely.
Data above gives some guidance. For more details consult our page How long does it take to learn a language or reach a specific 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 before arrival
  • INCLUDED Free assistance in finding flats for long-term students
  • INCLUDED Learning progress guarantee
Note: All courses offered by SET-IDIOMAS, Cordoba can be reserved online with LanguageCourse.Net at a lower price than what you pay when booking directly at the school or at the school's website. In case a course is not listed above, just let us know.

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Accreditations and Quality seals
Sistema de Acreditación de Centros Instituto Cervantes (SACIC)Preferential Terms in Case of Visa RefusalSEA
Spanish teacher qualifications
100% hold a university degree
100% hold a recognised language teaching qualification
Languages spoken by school staff (cannot be guaranteed by school)
First day of course
Students should arrive at 9:00
Student gender mix:
50% male / 50% female
School Size
Offer for returning students
You will be refunded/waived the school's administration fee If you already attended previously a course at SET-IDIOMAS and you book here.
Payment methods accepted for payments made directly to the school
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General school facilities

  • Cafeteria

  • Microwave for student use

  • Fridge for student use

  • Library

  • Lounge

  • Auditorium

  • Rooftop terrace

  • Balcony / terrace

  • Student support desk

  • Table soccer / football

  • Free coffee

  • Free water dispenser

  • Free WIFI

  • Non-smoking (all indoor areas, but not all outdoor areas of school)

  • Tourist information

  • Assistance with entrance ticket purchases

  • Assistance with reservations for restaurants, bars, clubs

  • Assistance with organizing transportation

  • Classroom equipment

    • TV in some classrooms

    • Air conditioning in all classrooms

    • Heating in all classrooms

    • Ample natural light in all classrooms

    Number of classrooms: 4
    Number of public PC workstations: 1
    Paid parking (<500m)

Student Age / Nationality

Average number of students
Adult courses - In summer: 15
Adult courses - Throughout the year: 15
Junior courses - In summer: 3
Junior courses - Throughout the year: 3
Minimum age of students
16 years
3 years for specific Junior courses
Average number of levels
Adult courses In summer: 6
Adult courses Throughout the year: 6
Junior courses In summer: 4
Junior courses Throughout the year: 4
Average age of students
In summer: 25 years
Throughout the year: 35 years

Top student nationalities

Age of students

Airport transfer

Optional airport transfer
Pajas Blancas Airport:
40 US$ one way
70 US$ return (both ways)
Best arrival airport is Ingeniero Ambrosio Taravella Airport (COR).
More information about airports around Cordoba and how to get from the airport to Cordoba on your own here on our Cordoba page.

Visa Documents

Nationals from USA do not require a visa to study short term courses up to 90 days. Documentation regarding purpose of visit must be shown at the border in order to enter the country. For Study purposes: letter of enrolment from school, accommodation arrangements and proof of payments to the relevant institutions.
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
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
Basketball3 km
Cooking0.7 km
Diving50 km
Field Hockey-
Football (soccer)1 km
Golf40 km
Horse riding40 km
Mountainbiking30 km
Rugby7 km
Sailing30 km
Squash3 km
Swimming0.5 km
Table Tennis-
Tennis1 km
Volleyball3 km
Windsurfing40 km
Yoga0.5 km

Examples of leisure activities organized by the school

Adults - Free activities

City tours Film and debate afternoons Special breakfasts Games in Spanish * Museum visits

Adults - Paid activities

Bar outings (US$7) Football/Soccer (US$5) * Day trips to other cities (From US$5)

Junior - Free activities

* Games and movies in Spanish
Video about leisure activities at SET-IDIOMAS Cordoba




Rating: 4.3/5.0

Overall school rating of
3 authentic ratings from students who reserved with us
Overall city rating

Rating: 4.0/5.0

Location of the school

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Rating: 4.3/5.0

Social activities

Rating: 3.7/5.0

Quality of teaching

Rating: 4.3/5.0

Value for money

Rating: 3.5/5.0


Rating: 4.0/5.0

Shared Flat (apartment)
Student opinions about SET-IDIOMAS, Cordoba
- Library, lounge room, roof terrace - People are very helpful and courteous - Activities planning during the week and weekends
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Course: Group Standard + 10 Individual Lesson/week (BU) - 2 weeks
17. Feb. 2020
A) Opportunity to get into another group, adaptation to the level b) small groups
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Other comments: Course content and progression could advance faster.
Course: Combined course (20+5) - 4 weeks
20. Sep. 2010
Teachers and reception person are friendly
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Other comments: Good, but after two weeks, I was eager to travel in others cities! Cordoba is quite small.
Course: Intensive Course - 2 weeks
19. May. 2009

Student Testimonial Videos

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


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Other Spanish schools in Cordoba offering Spanish courses: 
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    Rating: 4.3/5.0

More information about Cordoba including climate data and events on our Cordoba page with a list of all 3 Spanish schools in Cordoba.

Questions and answers about SET-IDIOMAS

  • The minimum required age to book a Spanish Course is 16 years old and students of all levels can start on any Monday, year-round.

FAQ about SET-IDIOMAS, Cordoba

  • Spanish courses at SET-IDIOMAS start at 49 US$ for Spanish for Children (Two-to-one) course with 3 lessons per week. When booking here you benefit from an exclusive discount.
  • The accommodation Homestay is the most popular among all our clients of SET-IDIOMAS
  • Yes. The school offers pickup from Pajas Blancas Airport (40 US$)
  • Depending on the chosen course, the maximum number of students at SET-IDIOMAS varies from 1 students (Spanish for Children (One-to-one)) to 6 students (Group Standard)
  • 100% of teachers at SET-IDIOMAS hold a university degree. 100% hold a recognized language teaching certificate.
  • The highest Nationality percentage at SET-IDIOMAS comes from Brazil with a 40% representation, followed by students from France (20%) and Germany (12%).
  • Yes, there is an exclusive discount that only applies when booking online here.
  • SET-IDIOMAS offers courses from 3 years (Spanish for Children (One-to-one), 3 lessons per week) to 99. Average age is 25 during the summer and 35 for the rest of the year.


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