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4 Best language schools in Guatemala (ranked based on student reviews)

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Key Facts about Guatemala

Guatemala, famous for its indigenous Maya influence, is filled with great cities, volcanoes, beaches and mountains. The rich Guatemalan culture and the warmth of its people will surely make your language travel experience an unforgettable one. See the ruins of El Mirador and Tikal, the old churches in Antigua or go climbing. Party at a large national holiday or a small area festival, which are often rooted in Guatemalan religious traditions and take delight in the traditional dances during those great fiestas. Drink a 'boj' or eat the popular fiesta dish 'Sak ik'.

Population: 13,551,000

Capital: Guatemala City

Time zone: GMT -6

Currency: GTQ (1 GTQ = 0.1290 USD)

Telephone country code: +502

Guatemala quality of life rating:

Rating: 4.7

4.7 (24 reviews by our former students)

Visa: Nationals from USA require a visa to enter and study in Guatemala. Check visa requirements for nationals from other countries.

Largest cities in Guatemala:

  • 1. Guatemala City: 1,000,000
  • 2. Mixco: 470,000
  • 3. Villa Nueva: 400,000
  • 4. Petapa: 140,000
  • 5. San Juan Sacatepequez: 140,000

universities: 11 (rankings of universities in Guatemala)

Cost of Living:
  • Big Mac price (Guatemala average):25.27 GTQ (43% cheaper than in USA)
Mains electricity:
  • Plug Type A
  • Plug Type B
  • Residential voltage: 120 V
  • Frequency: 60 Hz

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    FAQ about schools in Guatemala

  • Máximo Nivel has received the best overall rating in Antigua Guatemala.
  • Máximo Nivel, located in 6ª Avenida Norte #16/16A, Antigua Guatemala has been voted as the school with the best location in Guatemala.
  • You can take courses for just 1 week. For significant progress opt for longer durations.
  • In Guatemala electricity is 120 Volt and 60 Hz. Plug type A, B.
  • In Guatemala the following courses are offered specifically for business Spanish: Business Spanish Group, Medical Spanish.
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