Frequently Asked Questions
Let us resolve any doubts you might have!
Hispania, escuela de español was founded in February 2002 in the beautiful Spanish city, Valencia. This means that we have more than 19 years of experience in teaching Spanish as a foreign language.
Hispania, escuela de españoloffers Spanish courses in Valencia, Spain. Our students have the possibility to live the Hispania Experience, always enjoying the highest quality of teaching in our Spanish classes. To ensure full linguistic immersion, the school also offers an extensive cultural program in Spanish that students can sign up for every day, as well as the possibility of finding accommodation through the school. We also offer additional services such as, airport transfer services, translation and medical insurance, among others.
Yes, Hispania, escuela de español has obtained the recognition of the Accredited Centre Instituto Cervantes , therefore, it complies with the conditions, requirements and indicators established by the institute. Thanks to this accreditation, Hispania, escuela de español is also an exam centre for the official ELE, SIELE and CCSE exams. In addition, after several inspections, Hispania, escuela de españolis also an accredited member of EAQUALS, Excellence in Language Education, demonstrating the excellence of our services.
Yes! In fact, Hispania, escuela de español is the most award-winning Spanish school and has won some of the most prestigious awards in the sector, both on a national and international level. You can read more about all the awards and recognitions that the school has received on our page of accreditations and awards.
The school is located in the University area, just a five minute walk away from the historic center. In this area you can find different types of public transport, so you can easily get to school every day. In fact, most of the students come to school every day by walking, biking, or by bus.
If you are looking for more comfortabel transport options in Valencia, do not hesitate to ask us about our transfer service and we can inform you about the different options that we offer. So, you can arrive in Valencia comfortably and without needing to worry!
The school is open from Monday to Friday, from XNUMX:XNUMX to XNUMX:XNUMX; so you can attend your general Spanish classes both in the morning and in the afternoon. If you like to contact us through your phone or computer, do not hesitate to get in touch via email or call us on the phone from XNUMX:XNUMX to XNUMX:XNUMX (GMT +XNUMX) Monday to Friday. We would love to help you in any way we can!
Hispania, escuela de español is a busy and lively school throughout the whole year, multiculturalism is always present. In our school, you will meet students of more than XNUMX different nationalities, so you will learn Spanish in a enjoyable, international environment.
Our students tell us that they start to notice their improvement of Spanish knowledge after the first week in Hispania, escuela de español. However, we know that progress in language acquisition depends on the circumstances of each student. With the Hispania Method you will be able to learn Spanish at your own pace, without depending on the progress of the rest of the class. Thus, you will be able to learn Spanish in an effective manner.
Our prices are very competitive compared to other language schools. You can calculate the price of your stay at Hispania, escuela de español on our page book your Spanish course. For a personalised price estimation, do not hesitate to contact us via firstname.lastname@example.org We would be delighted to help you!
If you want to do a general Spanish course, you will be able to choose the duration of the course. You can decide the number of hours and weeks you want to study. If you are interested in another course, you can check the duration in the description of the corresponding course that you will find in our courses page.
Thanks to the Método Hispania, if you are interested in doing a general Spanish course and you already have some knowledge of Spanish, you can choose the start date of your course. We are super flexible!
If you are totally new to Spanish, don't worry! Every Monday we start a new beginner-level general Spanish course, where you can start learning Spanish at your own pace.
In case you have requested another course, do not hesitate to contact us about the start date. We would be delighted to provide you with more information!
Of course! However, please note that the sooner you contact us and let us know your preferences, the more we will be able to customize the experience for you. Book your course now!
If you complete the reservation of the Spanish course through the website, you will pay online by card or through Paypal, like any online purchase. Other available payment options are by bank transfer or card payment authorization, which you can request by sending an email to email@example.com
If you are in Valencia at the time of registration, you can also pay in cash or by card at the reception of our school. Choose the option that you prefer!
Yes of course! Our school has students of more than XNUMX different nationalities, so you can book your course from any part of the world. Please bear in mind that in some cases you will need some necessary documents to travel to Spain (valid passport, visa, etc.). If you have any specific questions, do not hesitate to contact us. We have a specialized advisory service!
This depends on the type of course you choose. The classes of a general Spanish course, have a duration of XNUMX hour and XNUMX minutes.
Hispania, escuela de español has an Academic Coordination department that has designed different level tests to find the right group for each student. If you have already studied Spanish before, the week before starting your course, you will have to do a level test. Based on the results, the Academic Coordination Team will find the right group for you.
If you think that your level of Spanish doesn't match with the level of your classmates, do not hesitate to let your teacher or the school reception know. We will then notify the Academic Coordination department. They will process your request and inform you about alternative options.
This depends on the type of course you have requested and its characteristics. But, normally, in the face-to-face general Spanish courses, you will study in a group of approximately ten students.
No, you don't need to buy any textbooks. To learn Spanish effectively, the teacher designs the materials that will be used in each class, so you only need a notebook and a pen to take notes. It is very easy!
Yes! At the end of your course, you will receive a attendance certificate. Keep in mind that you will have to have attended at least 85% of your classes to be able to receive it.
ARRIVAL IN VALENCIA
Each student is responsible for reserving the details of their flight, but we can advise you on the airlines with which Valencia airport operates. Do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions!
A member of the Hispania Team will pick you up at the agreed meeting point and take you to your desired address. You can book the transfer from or to the airport in advance.
If you are a citizen of the European Union, you will not need to apply for a visa. If you are a non-EU citizen, you may have to apply for a visa at the embassy or consulate.
If you need a study visa and have chosen a long-term course, the school will provide you with an acceptance letter. You will have to present this letter along with the rest of the documents in order to start the application procedures for a student visa.
ACCOMMODATION IN A STUDENT FLAT
The student apartment accommodation offers students the possibility of living in a shared apartment with other students of the school. Each student will have his or her own room and will share the common areas of the apartment (kitchen, living room, bathroom, etc.) with the rest of the roommates.
No, all the student apartments are located near the school. In fact, most of the students who live in one of our student apartments walk to school every day.
Yes, the school guarantees WiFi connection in each student apartment.
Yes, all expenses are included in the weekly price, so, within the regular consumption, you will not have to pay anything additional for water, electricity and internet.
The school provides cleaning service of the common areas once a week, but the students are responsible of keeping the common areas tidy, as well as cleaning the dishes and throwing out the garbage. For this reason, we recommend that you talk with your roommates to agree on how to organize the household.
ACCOMMODATION IN A HOST FAMILY
No, the host families usually live close to the school, around twenty minutes away. In fact, most of our students walk or bike to school every day, so if you choose to live with a host family, you probably won't need to use public transport to attend class.
Yes, your host family will give you a key to the entrance of the house or apartment. However, keep in mind that the rooms in the home of host families usually don't have a lock.
Normally, host families allow students to make use of their washing machine, especially during longer stays. However, we recommend that you talk to your host family before using the washing machine to make sure they agree on this.
Host families who collaborate with Hispania, escuela de español meet the requirements established by the school. If for any reason, you prefer to change your host family, do not hesitate to let us know. We will then look for a new host family according to your preferences. Please note that during certain periods of the year, this process may take a few days longer than expected. We appreciate your understanding in advance!
Yes, the school organizes cultural activities every evening throughout the whole year. All activities are in Spanish, so it's not only fun but also the perfect way to put everything you have learned during your classes into practice. We also recommend joining the activities to meet other students, especially during the first week, so you can start building your circle of friends!
In Spanish, of course! By doing this, we ensure the cultural immersion of the students, which will strengthen your knowledge of the Spanish language and culture.
You can sign up at the school reception. The program changes every week, so don't forget to check the activities of that week on monday, so you can sign up for activities that interest you the most!
We offer some free activities, although sometimes you will have to pay a small fee to participate. In these cases, the students will have to pay in cash at the school reception to confirm their spot.