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What is an Accredited Center?

What is the Instituto Cervantes’ Accreditation?

Only accreditation of Spanish teaching centers of international scope.

A quality accreditation that pays specific attention to the academic aspects of a Spanish teaching center.

Instituto Cervantes Accreditation System

  • Promote the commitment to quality and improvement of accredited centers.
  • Promote the development of a homogeneous Spanish teaching system in its standards.
  • Facilitate the choice of a center that is accredited by a state agency of recognized prestige.

What does this accreditation bring to a Spanish teaching center?

The accreditation provides schools with:

  • Recognition of academic and linguistic agents, students and the community in general
    • Individualized accreditation certificate.
    • Use of ‘Accredited Center by Instituto Cervantes’ name.
  • Promotion and international difussion of the center as an accredited center
    • Dissemination through the portal http: //acreditacion.cervantes.es/ and other instruments.
    • International promotion as an accredited center.
    • Insertion in the Guide of accredited centers that is disseminated internationally.
  • Consideration on the activity of the center in the aspects evaluated
    • Self-assessment
    • External evaluation
    • Evaluation Reports
  • Commitment to quality, continuous improvement, and guidance to achieve it
    • Development of improvement plans
    • Access to training provided by Instituto Cervantes in favorable conditions
    • Access to academic documents of Instituto Cervantes

 

How does the accreditation help in choosing a center to study Spanish?

Choosing an accredited center implies identifying a center that has:

  1. Compliance with legal requirements.
  2. Truthful advertising.
  3. Complete and detailed information.
  4. Teaching plan.
  5. Qualified team of professionals.
  6. A methodology adapted to the needs of the students.
  7. Guidance procedures for students about their learning.
  8. Certification of courses
  9. Promotion of linguistic certification in Spanish (DELE).
  10. Classrooms equipped with adequate resources.
  11. Flexible administrative procedures.
  12. Attention to complaints and claims.

How is this accreditation obtained?

Accreditation process:

  • Phase 1: Opening of the file and verification of the required legal documentation
  • Phase 2: Evaluation process. Obtaining a favorable technical-academic opinion
  • Phase 3: Signing of an accreditation contract

More information

To receive more information about accreditation, you can enter the Instituto Cervantes website.

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