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Students rated schools in Montevideo overall:
4.3/5.0 (35 reviews)
Academia Uruguay, Montevideo
Ciudad Vieja
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The school is located in a completely restored historic building in the pedestrian area of the old part of Montevideo, close to all tourist attractions, beaches and sights. More

Quality of teaching:4.7/5.0
Social activity and excursion program:4.0/5.0
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International House - London Institute, Montevideo

Situated in a very elegant residential zone on the Atlantic coast. More

Quality of teaching:4.2/5.0
Social activity and excursion program:4.1/5.0
Course Categories (42)Accommodation (1)Facilities (22)
Centro de Enseñanza de Español La Herradura, Montevideo

The school is located in the Parque Rodó neighbourhood, a safe and quiet area at walking distance from the centre, beach promenade and central bus station. There are shops, restaurants, markets,... More

Quality of teaching:4.7/5.0
Social activity and excursion program:3.6/5.0
Course Categories (8)Accommodation (3)Facilities (9)
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Montevideo: Montevideo, the capital and Uruguay´s largest city, is of April 2006 ranked as the city in Latin America with the highest quality of life. The city has a surprising cultural diversity for such a small population. It boasts a picturesque blend of colonial Spanish, Italian and Art Deco styles. Many Argentines come here to relax during their summer break and bask on the white sandy beaches.

Key Facts about Montevideo

Population: 1,271,000

Time zone: +7h. (GMT -3)

Region: Montevideo,

Currency: UYU (1 UYU = 0.0306 USD)

Montevideo quality of life rating:

4.3/5.0 (35 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.

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Cost of Living:

* 100 = prices in New York

  • Student price index excluding rent:68* (32% cheaper than New York)
  • Student price index including rent:45* (55% cheaper than New York)
  • Price index food only:54* (46% cheaper than New York)
  • Big Mac price (Uruguay average):142.27 UYU (14% 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

Arrival Airport

Carrasco International (MVD) - 16 km. from Montevideo city center

Public transportation to city center:

Every 60 minutes, 245,00 UYU, 20 minutes.

Main stops: Montevideo Airport, Montevideo

Taxi: 478 UYU, 25 minutes drive to city center of Montevideo

Weather in Montevideo

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Events in MontevideoBest time to take a language course in Montevideo



Jan. 2019 - Feb. 2019Every year the streets of Montevideo echo with the sound of murgas and the candombe drums during the up to 40-day long carnaval. There are dance parades and outdoor stages and carnival here has a very different flavour than in Brazil.


Criolla Week
Criolla Week

Mar. 2019 - Apr. 2019Rural life comes to the city once a year to show off and share their traditions. From riding displays, rodeos and folkloric dances to handmade goods and barbecues, this is a great day out for foreigners and locals alike.

St. Patrick´s Day
St. Patrick´s Day

Mar. 2019Rather unexpectedly, Saint Patrick's Day is an popular event in Montevideo too. Visit an Irish pub for some lovely green beer, Celtic music, clovers and maybe a leprechaun or two.


Nostalgic night
Nostalgic night

Aug. 2019One of the biggest popular events of the Montevidean year, La Noche de la Nostalgia is basically a big excuse to have a party and dance the night away to the hits of yesteryear.


Heritage Day
Heritage Day

Oct. 2019The Día del Patrimonio is a fairly recent event in the Uruguayan calendar. The first one was held in 1995. A great opportunity to visit government buildings, museums, palaces and other places of historical or architectural interest which are open to the public to commemorate the day.

What to do in Montevideo

Gaucho Museum
Gaucho Museum
Salvo Palace
Salvo Palace
Solis Theatre
Solis Theatre
Rivera house
Rivera house
Historic Port Market
Historic Port Market
Independence Square
Independence Square
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