Our schools are located in Costa Rica, Ecuador and Mexico. All three course locations enchant their visitors with their typical Latin American charm. A wealth of history and colorful culture full of traditions and customs combined with modernization make our course locations attractive travel destinations. In addition to their cultural diversity, Costa Rica, Ecuador and Mexico are all rich in natural beauty and boast numerous national wildlife parks, tropical rainforests, active volcanoes, beautiful beaches and coral reefs. Also the Maya ruins and the Galápagos Islands are famous all over the world and will make your stay in Latin America an unforgettable experience!
Since the year 2000 Academia Columbus has been offering high-quality language courses. Our international Spanish schools in San José / Heredia - Costa Rica, Quito - Ecuador and Playa del Carmen - Mexico offer year-round Spanish courses either in small groups or in private lessons. New Spanish courses start every Monday of the year for all levels (except absolute beginners). You will improve your skills rapidly due to our mini group instruction with an average of 3 and a maximum of 5 students per group. Our schools are all centrally located and offer a great learning atmosphere in modern classrooms.
All our teachers are native speakers and have several years of experience in teaching Spanish as a foreign language. Most of them have a university degree and they participate in continuous training to guarantee the highest teaching standards.
All our schools are members of the International Association of Language Centers (IALC) and meet the highest international teaching standards. The excellent quality of our schools is continuously verified through independent inspection.
Besides our language courses, we also offer internships and volunteering opportunities in all three countries. Explore new cultures, gain work experience abroad and add an impressive highlight to your resume with an internship in a foreign country!