Exchange Programme
in the University of Salamanca

Cursos Internacionales of the University of Salamanca became a legal entity which exists in its own right in 1989. Its aims were to provide the Universidad de Salamanca with a practical tool to offer foreigners Spanish Language Courses, spread Spanish around the world, and assess language knowledge.

At the same time, it sought to give Spanish people the opportunity to learn foreign languages. To achieve these objectives, Cursos Internacionales has signed collaboration agreements with several different national and international institutions. Within this context, Cursos Internacionales is currently devoted to the development of materials for the teaching, learning and assessment of Spanish as a foreign language.

Since 1989 Cursos Internacionales has expanded its range of subjects and types of courses. The number of pupils continues to grow – nowadays there are more than 7,000 foreign students.

At present, Cursos Internacioles plays a key role in the teaching and assessment of Spanish as a foreign language nationally and internationally. It provides a wide range of Spanish courses, with an extensive and varied program:

  • Spanish Language Culture Courses
  • Modular Program


Cursos Internacionales of the University of Salamanca offers students the opportunity to study Spanish all-year-round in courses of two, three, four and ten weeks. Spanish language courses are offered at all levels (Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced and Proficiency). Wide variety of subjects. Students can design their course to suit their needs and preferences. The first two mandatory hours of Spanish language can be complemented with one, two or three more elective subjects. Reduced groups of students. Get informed about our wide academic offer and study programs, and come to check yourself why Universidad de Salamanca is the university of Spanish.

This program is designed for students to feel free to choose the subjects that fit their needs. With this course, students can study Spanish, as well as other subjects related to the Spanish language and culture: History, Art, Literature, Film, Spanish for Business, The Woman in the Spanish History, The Arab World in the Hispanic World, etc.

Starting with a core four-module (Spring Semester) or three-module (Fall Semester) course, students can add on more subjects from the Modular Program or from the Personalized Student Learning Plan (PCI).

Each subject is 45 hours long per semester.

Some modules are held in English (B2 level required).

Students’ placement into language classes will be determined by an on-site placement test administered by Cursos Internacionales

Cursos Internacionales of the Universidad de Salamanca, The University of the Spanish, has adapted its academic offerings to the situation that has arisen as a result of the health crisis resulting from the COVID-19. The regular Language and Culture courses offer is maintained, though till the end of 2020 they will be held online, by videoconference. There are two-, three-, four-, six- and ten-week courses, aimed at all levels (beginners, intermediate, advanced and proficiency) and with a wide variety of subjects. Students can design their course according to their needs or preferences, with a two-hour Spanish Language class, to which they can add one, two or three optional subjects.

These courses will continue to be subject to the highest quality standards, just like the traditional face-to-face courses, and will be taught by the same team of highly qualified teachers. The courses will be given to small groups of students and at times adapted to their geographical location. Upon completion of each course, Cursos Internacionales of the Universidad de Salamanca will issue an official certificate, with the same validity as the one given in our face-to-face courses.

If you want to register for any of our programmes, you have to access the online registration platform to submit your registration and apply for everything you want to include during your stay in Cursos Internacionales of the University of Salamanca (subjects, accommodation, extracurricular activities…).

Tuition fees must be paid before the beginning of the course.

To get your Cursos Internacionales de la Universidad de Salamanca student card, don’t forget to add your passport number and a photograph during the registration process.

Study Abroad

Our service starts at the first moment of students’ arrival in Spain. It covers pick-up at the airport, temporary accommodation, insurance, daily-life guide and campus guide etc. We provide timely, comprehensive and personalized overseas services at the most favorable prices.


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