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16 Best language schools in Salamanca (ranked based on student reviews)

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Why Salamanca? Salamanca is one of the most spectacular Rennaissance cities in Europe. A great part of the city's life is influenced by the University, which was founded in 1212 and is the second oldest in the world. It is said that in Salamanca, the inhabitants speak the purest Spanish in Spain. For this reason Salamanca is enormously popular with people from all over the world who want to learn Spanish.
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What our students said about Salamanca

Rating: 4/5

4.0

I don't like nightlife or shopping. I enjoyed museums, churches and historical sites in the city.

Mirja
Finland

Rating: 5/5

5.0

This is a university town, the people are extremely friendly, and the prices are not expensive.

Menglan
China

Rating: 5/5

5.0

I experienced poor weather for almost a full 3 weeks. It's probably not usual for April.

Odette
Canada

Rating: 5/5

5.0

It is a great city, I enjoyed it very much!

Elisabeth
Austria

Rating: 4/5

4.0

Salamanca is really nice and worth a visit.

Hanja
Germany

Most recent student reviews of language schools in Salamanca

Rating: 4.7

4.7 | 23 reviews

The teacher was really focused on my personal needs and accommodating to the level of knowledge I had. Ana Garcia was patient and encouraging and that helped me progress beyond my expectations in such a short period.

3 January 2021
Course: Intensive 20 - 1 week
Student age: 39 years

Sara
Australia

Rating: 4.4

4.4 | 219 reviews

Very good atmosphere Just like family
I will definitely go there again even if I was, most likely, the oldest student that they had. It was FUN!!!

18 September 2019
Course: Special Intensive Course - 3 weeks
Student age: 49 years

Elisabeth
Austria

Rating: 4.3

4.3 | 3 reviews

Everything was in Spanish and they wanted us to speak as much as possible, which helps a lot. One teacher used the first bit of the class to just chat in Spanish about a topic of our choice and that was really helpful just to get a feeling for the language (I was a total beginner when I first arrived).
The teachers and managers were really nice and helpful. In my time there, there was a lot of American students and not to many from other places. But everybody was nice and friendly and I made some really nice friends!

10 June 2019
Course: Intensive Course (20) - 3 weeks
Student age: 23 years

Hanja
Germany

Rating: 4.4

4.4 | 219 reviews

The teachers, atmosphere.
Best school in Salamanca.

29 May 2019
Course: Intensive Course - 16 weeks
Student age: 19 years

Simon
Sweden

Rating: 4.2

4.2 | 54 reviews

The classes, the teachers used various teaching methods.

15 April 2019
Course: Intensive 25 - 1 week
Student age: 27 years

Sabine
Netherlands

Rating: 4.7

4.7 | 23 reviews

The school is based in an old monastery. Super cute but because of that classrooms are on the small side. Teachers were really friendly, fun, knowledgeable and helpful.
I really think that everyone at Don Quijote had the best intentions to make the classes fun, enjoyable as well as informative. But because DQ has such a big reputation, I would have liked classes to be more balanced because of the reasons I’ve mentioned above. The difference between conversation classes and semi-private classes should be more obvious. Semi-private classes should be utilised as classes where students can ask about certain subjects they wanna know more about.

18 March 2019
Course: Super Intensive 30 - 1 week
Student age: 42 years

Deniz Sonay
England UK

Rating: 4.7

4.7 | 23 reviews

Fantastic teachers, interesting classes. The lessons lasted exactly 55 minutes without any delay. Time used to maximum
I have no comparison, because this is my first course, but it was perfect. I've heard a lot of good things about this school and I fully agree with them. Not to mention Salamanca itself - adorable! The only thing that did not suit me was the accommodation - a dark interior apartment with smokers. If I ever come back here, I'll look for something myself.

19 February 2019
Course: Super Intensive 30 - 2 weeks
Student age: 54 years

Beata
Poland

Rating: 4.4

4.4 | 219 reviews

The school impresses with its familiar, cheerful atmosphere. The teachers are extremely committed and respond the students wonderfully and with great humor and patience, which results in a very good learning success.

19 December 2018
Course: Special Intensive Course - 9 weeks
Student age: 19 years

Lena
Germany

Rating: 4.4

4.4 | 219 reviews

It was an authentic school. You learn not only the language, but also the habits in Spain / Salamanca

27 November 2018
Course: Intensive Course - 8 weeks
Student age: 22 years

Eva
Netherlands

Rating: 4.7

4.7 | 23 reviews

School, teachers, the city everything is great! It's the perfect place to learn Spanish

29 October 2018
Course: Intensive 25 - 4 weeks
Student age: 29 years

Anatole
France

Rating: 4.2

4.2 | 54 reviews

Teachers were super... Marie and Raphael. As a language teacher myself, I really appreciated their work. The class size was excellent and the atmosphere was wonderful.
I will return.. Salamanca or one of Enforex's other locations. One little criticism. The first day we were given our text book. We were told that inside the first page we would find a code which would enable us to access useful information which we could work on when we were back home. I have not been able to make this work. When I was asked for my e mail address I used my personal address but was told that this e-mail was already taken. But it is taken by me. If you could shed any light on this kindly notify me.

15 August 2018
Course: Intensive 20 - 1 week
Student age: 67 years

Charlie
Canada

Rating: 4.4

4.4 | 219 reviews

Teachers are professional and friendly.
Generally the school was fine, but sometimes it canceled the regular lessons with different excuses without reschedule or refund, e.g anniversary of the school, exams for other students, etc. It is not quite fair to the money we have paid.

31 July 2018
Course: Intensive Course - 32 weeks
Student age: 32 years

Hoi Ting Anna
Hong Kong

Rating: 4.4

4.4 | 219 reviews

the real intensity of classes and exchange with other cultures thanks to the students from all over the world.
The teachers are really very competent and at the same time very relaxed.

24 July 2018
Course: Intensive Course - 2 weeks
Student age: 66 years

Danièle
France

Rating: 4.4

4.4 | 219 reviews

Had to leave 2 weeks into an 8 week course due to personal reasons, they refused to refund me any money for the unused classes. The receptionist even smirked when I asked for help

4 July 2018
Course: Special Intensive Course - 8 weeks
Student age: 21 years

Jack
England UK

Rating: 4.4

4.4 | 219 reviews

It's location is amazing. It's less than one minute to Plaza Mayor. Everyone is nice and helpful. The teachers are the best especially Carmen. Everything was fantastic and the best thing is the accent and the pronunciation. Not only in the school but, in the city.
Best choice

25 June 2018
Course: Intensive Course - 4 weeks
Student age: 29 years

Fahad
Saudi Arabia

Rating: 4.4

4.4 | 219 reviews

I must really appreciate a high quality and dedication of teachers. Language classes are taught on a high level and relationships between students and lecturers are very friendly!

28 May 2018
Course: Special Intensive Course - 1 week
Student age: 52 years

Zuzana
Slovakia

Rating: 4.4

4.4 | 219 reviews

the small number of students per class. the grammar and expression mix the kindness of Carmen and her pedagogical approach
My stay was too short. If I decided to take a course, I would choose to return to Colegio de España.

23 April 2018
Course: Intensive Course - 2 weeks
Student age: 67 years

Françoise
France

Rating: 4.4

4.4 | 219 reviews

The professors were my favorite part! All spoke only Spanish and it felt like a family there!

9 April 2018
Course: Intensive Course - 6 weeks
Student age: 25 years

Gabriella
United States

What school directors said about Salamanca

Teresa González Alonso

is the epicenter of Idiomatic Tourism. More than 25,000 students of all over the world choose Salamanca. The beauty of the city, its university atmosphere and its wide cultural offer have converted Salamanca into the ideal place to study Spanish.

Mª Auxiliadora Vicente

Salamanca is a world heritage city. It´s cosmopolitan and friendly atmosphere provides a stimulating environment in which to learn Spanish.

Felisa Checa

Salamanca is very safe, cosmopolitan and so beutiful. It is the perfect place to learn Spanish, have fun, go to concerts, exhibitions and parties...

Salamanca is located in the West of Spain, 200 km far from Madrid and a few kilometres from our neighbouring country, Portugal. Salamanca, European Capital of Culture in 2002 and World Heritage City, is, without any doubt, the ideal place for learning Spanish. It is a small and calm city that will receive you from the beginning as one of its residents.

Key Facts about Salamanca

Population: 156,000

Time zone: +11h. (GMT +1)

Region: Castille and León, Provincia de Salamanca

Currency: EUR (1 EUR = 1.1875 USD)

Salamanca quality of life rating:

Rating: 4.8

4.8 (302 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.

universities: 3 (rankings of universities in Salamanca)

High season: July

Low season: December

Average course price per week (High season): 239 €

Average course price per week (Low season): 213 €

Cost of Living:

* 100 = prices in New York

  • Student price index excluding rent:54* (46% cheaper than New York)
  • Student price index including rent:75* (25% cheaper than New York)
  • Price index food only:43* (57% cheaper than New York)
  • Big Mac price (Spain average):3.85 € (20% cheaper than in USA)
Mains electricity:
  • Plug Type C
  • Plug Type F
  • Residential voltage: 230 V
  • Frequency: 50 Hz

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Events in SalamancaBest time to take a language course in Salamanca

September
Salamanca Fair
Salamanca Fair

08 September 2021 - 16 September 2021Salamanca Fair is a week-long festival celebrating Our Lady of the Valley (the Virgen de la Vega), one of the patron saints of the city. It is a week of festivities, eating and drinking followed by a religious floral offering held in the Cathedral Vieja. After the ceremony, locals celebrate being Salmantinos with fireworks, concerts and parades.

What to do in Salamanca

Art Nouveau and Art Déco Museum
Art Nouveau and Art Déco Museum
San Esteban Convent
San Esteban Convent
Plaza Mayor Square
Plaza Mayor Square
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Arrival Airports

Salamanca (SLM) - 13 km. from Salamanca city center

Public transportation to city center:

5 per day, 20 minutes.

Main stops: Salamanca Airport, Salamanca

Taxi: 23 €, 20 minutes drive to city center of Salamanca

Valladolid (VLL) - 106 km. from Salamanca city center

Public transportation to city center:

Every 240 minutes, 34,00 €, 120 minutes.

Main stops: Aeropuerto Valladolid-Villanub, Valladolid + Valladolid, Salamanca

Taxi: 150 €, 85 minutes drive to city center of Salamanca

Adolfo Suárez Madrid–Barajas (MAD) - 184 km. from Salamanca city center

Public transportation to city center:

Every 180 minutes, 26,00 €, 165 minutes.

Main stops: Madrid-Barajas Airport, Salamanca

Taxi: 400 €, 130 minutes drive to city center of Salamanca

Direct international flights from:
  • USA: Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson, Boston Logan International, Charlotte Douglas, Chicago O'Hare International, Dallas Fort Worth International, Los Angeles International, Miami International, New York John F. Kennedy, New York Newark, Philadelphia International, Washington Dulles
  • Ireland: Cork, Dublin
  • South Africa: Johannesburg O.R. Tambo
  • Canada: Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau, Toronto Pearson International

    FAQ about schools in Salamanca

  • Don Quijote has received the best overall rating in Salamanca.
  • Enforex, located in Marquesa de Almarza 1 has been voted as the school with the best location in Salamanca.
  • 352€ for 2 weeks is the lowest price for a Spanish course in Salamanca. The average cost of a language course in Salamanca is 204€ per week.
  • Students rated the activity program at Don Quijote as the best.
  • Don Quijote was rated highest for quality of teaching.

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