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Accredited Centre by the Instituto Cervantes

Academia Iria Flavia was born in 1994 in Santiago de Compostela (a UNESCO World Heritage City Site). It is located only 2 minutes away on foot distance from the monumental area and very close to the main sights and monuments.

Academia Iria Flavia is a small and homely school, accredited by the Instituto Cervantes. One of our identity traits is our huge variety of specialized programs on offer, specially for school groups, university students and teachers of Spanish as a foreign language.

The profiles of the students who have chosen us is quite varied: lone travellers, families with kids, non native Spanish teachers, school and university student groups, adult groups...

Spanish courses

General Courses. Levels from A1 to C2, they represent an ideal combination of a communicative Spanish learning with leisure activities in order to discover Santiago, its culture and its customs...

Courses for school groups / School trips. We take charge of organising your accommodation and that of your students. Some of the courses to choose from are “Spanish Language and Culture course”, “Professional Spanish Program” and “Program P.O.N.” (only for Italian schools), “Spanish+Internship”, “Spanish for Tourism”, “Cultural Stay”...

Spanish + Internship: it consists of a course with an unpaid internship in a Santiago de Compostela company.

Training courses for teachers of Spanish: If you work as a teacher in a European country you can benefit from the Erasmus + grants to fund your course. We present you some of these courses: “Improvisación teatral”, “Recursos culturales actuales”, “Herramientas TIC”, “Elaboración de cortometrajes” and "Creación de materiales didácticos"...

Spanish for university groups: We take charge of organising your accommodation and that of your students. These are some of the courses to choose from: “Business Spanish”, “Spanish for the touristic industry”, “Spanish for journalism”.

Spanish on the Camino de Santiago: it consist in going through the last stage of the Camino. Our guide will give explanations and seminars on different topics in relation to areas belonging to the Camino and you will stay in beautiful country homes as charming hotels.

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Accommodation and Services

At Academia Iria Flavia we take charge of managing your accommodation prior to your arrival. You can choose between Spanish host families, student residence and flat sharing. If you would rather stay at a hotel or a private apartment we can also offer you many options according to your requirements and budget.

In the host family and the student residence options you can choose between half board (breakfast+lunch or dinner) or full board accommodation (breakfast + lunch + dinner).

The flat sharing option will provide you a space equipped with everything you may need: washing machine, dishwasher, wi-fi connection, Tv...

At Academia Iria Flavia, we organise a minimum of 2 free-of-charge weekly activities. During the summer months the average is of 4 activities per week.

Our School

The activities that we will propose you in the classroom have the objective of promoting the dialogue and the exchange of ideas. We really love to work with current issues and put forward exercises and situations that will be useful for you “out there” so as to make you feel comfortable and independent as soon as possible.

We will teach you Standard Spanish, but we will also refer to Latin American varieties. All our programs, procedures and materials have been evaluated by the Instituto Cervantes on their many regular audits.

Our staff is made of native teachers with university degrees in relation to teaching, outstanding communicative skills and a broad experience in the teaching of Spanish as a foreign language.