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

You are interested in learning Spanish in Uruguay? We have researched all the details about the best Spanish language schools in Uruguay for you so that you can easily compare prices, reviews, courses for adults and teenagers and special offers.


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Key Facts about Uruguay

Uruguay is the smallest country in South America, yet it is home to one of the longest rivers in the world, the Rio de la Plata. The capital is Montevideo, but the most trendy city is, without any doubt, Punta del Este. It enjoys high season from December until March. In Uruguay, you will find white sandy beaches, amazing meat dishes and a large array of entertainment.

Population: 3,477,000

Capital: Montevideo

Time zone: GMT -3

Currency: UYU (1 UYU = 0.0229 USD)

Telephone country code: +598

Uruguay quality of life rating:

Rating: 4.3

4.3 (50 reviews by our former students)

Visa: 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.

Largest cities in Uruguay:

  • 1. Montevideo: 1,300,000
  • 2. Salto: 100,000
  • 3. Paysandu: 75,000
  • 4. Las Piedras: 70,000
  • 5. Rivera: 65,000

universities: 6 (rankings of universities in Uruguay)

Cost of Living:
  • Big Mac price (Uruguay average):203.23 UYU (19% cheaper than in USA)
Mains electricity:
  • Plug Type C
  • Plug Type F
  • Plug Type I
  • Plug Type L
  • Residential voltage: 230 V
  • Frequency: 50 Hz

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    FAQ about schools in Uruguay

  • 516US$ for 2 weeks is the lowest price for a Spanish course in Uruguay. The average cost of a language course in Uruguay is 0US$ per week.
  • Students rated the activity program at International House - London Institute as the best.
  • Academia Uruguay has received the best overall rating in Montevideo.
  • Academia Uruguay, located in Juan Carlos Gómez 1408, Ciudad Vieja, Montevideo has been voted as the school with the best location in Uruguay.
  • Academia Uruguay was rated highest for quality of teaching.
  • 'Homestay' at Centro de Enseñanza de Español La Herradura is the best rated accommodation in Uruguay.
  • You can take courses for just 1 week. For significant progress opt for longer durations.
  • In Uruguay electricity is 230 Volt and 50 Hz. Plug type C, F, I, L.
  • In Uruguay the following courses are offered specifically for business Spanish: Business Spanish Group, Business Spanish Private.
  • Schools in Uruguay offer specific preparation courses for the following exams: DELE, Other exams.
  • In Uruguay there are course packages where you can learn the following activities: Spanish & Dancing, Farmstay.
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