Accreditations and colaboration agreements

Giralda Center-Spanish House school of Spanish has formed part of the network of accredited centers of the Instituto Cervantes since 2001.

Instituto Cervantes

Acreditación CervantesThe Cervantes Institute is a public institution created by Spain in 1991 for the promotion and teaching of the Spanish language and for the dissemination of Spanish and Latin American culture.

It is located in Madrid and Alcalá de Henares, Madrid, Spain, birthplace of the author Miguel de Cervantes. The Institute’s centers can be found on five continents.

Objectives and functions:

  • To organize general and specialized Spanish language courses, as well as the co-official languages in Spain.
  • To issue Diplomas in Spanish as a Foreign Language (DELE) on behalf of the Ministry of Education and Science and organize the related exams.
  • To update teaching methods and teacher training.
  • To support the work of Hispanists.
  • To participate in programs for the dissemination of the Spanish language.
  • To engage in activities aimed at cultural dissemination, in collaboration with other Spanish and Latin American organizations and entities in the host countries.
  • To make available to the public libraries equipped with the most advanced technological means.
    Giralda Center-Spanish House school of Spanish forms part of the network of accredited centers of the Instituto Cervantes since 2001.

Universidad de Sevilla

Universidad de SevillaThe University of Seville is one of the city’s two public universities. Housed in the Royal Tobaco Factory of Seville and founded in 1505, it is one of the oldest universities in Spain.

It is the third Spanish university in number of students and the first in Andalusia. The university promotes the Andalusian project TECH which was awarded the category of International Campuses of Excellence in Spain by the Spanish Ministry of Education.

Since 2009, Giralda Center has had a collaboration agreement with the University of Seville to prepare Spanish teachers for their Master’s program and courses to specialize in teaching the Spanish language.

The National Board of Student Aid, or Centrala studiestödsnämnden (CSN)

CsnThe National Board of Student Aid, or Centrala studiestödsnämnden (CSN), is a Swedish government agency under the Ministry of Education and Research.

It is in charge of administration of all matters regarding study support in Sweden.

Giralda Center is one of the language schools in Spain which are eligible for Swedish students applying to CSN for financial support to Study Spanish abroad.

FEDELE. Spanish Federation of all the Associations of Schools of Spanish as a Foreign Language

fedeleFEDELE is the Spanish Federation of all the Associations of Schools of Spanish as a Foreign Language and it consists of six associations, which in turn comprise a total of 90 Schools of Spanish as a Foreign Language.

FEDELE’s main objective is to promote a status of quality in the Teaching of Spanish in Spain. All federated schools have obtained at least one of two quality stamps in the field of Spanish Teaching (Accreditation Certificate from Instituto Cervantes or from CEELE).

The most important lines of work that we operate in, with the support of our member schools, our institutions and our partners are:

  • Training.
  • Promotion.
  • Business development.

The two Spanish organizations most directly involved in the promotion of Spanish around the world and in the spreading of the Spanish Language and Culture, TURESPAÑA and INSTITUTO CERVANTES, have both subscribed a cooperation agreement with FEDELE since 2004.

This agreement contemplates a global policy on quality and on the international promotion of Spanish studies.

Association of Spanish Language Schools in Andalusia

Español en AndaluciaEEA, the Association of Spanish Language Schools in Andalusia, represents all the accredited Spanish Language Schools for Foreigners that offer a wide range of Spanish Courses in the most attractive locations in Andalusia. The EEA schools are situated in the provinces of Seville, Granada, Málaga, Cádiz and Córdoba.

The students can choose the destination they prefer: the coast, the historical and monumental cities, small and beautiful Andalusian towns or combine these options.

Thanks to the EEA, Andalusia offers a new attractive cultural plus to the many it already possesses: an excellent offer of centers specializing in the Teaching of Spanish as a Second Language, which has made our community the destination selected by hundreds of students from all over the world.

The main objective of the EEA is to guarantee Quality in Teaching. All the member schools of the EEA are accredited by the Cervantes Institute and are periodically inspected for their pedagogical and professional standards to guarantee that the teaching offered at these EEA centers maintain the highest levels.

Association of Accredited Schools of Spanish in Seville (EES)

ees The association of language schools dedicated to the teaching of Spanish as a second language was created thanks to the support of the Town Hall of the city in order to promote Seville as a destination to Study Spanish in Spain and to guarantee a high standard of quality of teaching.

Giralda Center Spanish House is one of the founding school members of the Association.