Universidad Viña del Mar

Spanish Center

Centro de Español of Universidad Viña del Mar has been accredited by Instituto Cervantes, which means it meets the conditions set by the Instituto Cervantes Accreditation System for Centres, the only international accreditation exclusively focused on the teaching of Spanish as a foreign language.

In our Center, we offer both semester-long and intensive Spanish language courses and elective courses focused on Chilean and Latin American Culture for International Students. We also offer other programs of Spanish for specific purposes.

All our programs are aligned and accredited by the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR).

International Students must take an oral and written level test in order to verify their Spanish language level. They will after, be able to choose which courses to take on among the Spanish Language courses and elective courses based on their results in the level test.

Spanish Center Programs

Services provided

Included in programs prices

  • Spanish placement level test oral and writing
  • Round trip airport transportation from Santiago International Airport
  • Academic and cultural orientation upon arrival
  • Cultural activities
  • Volunteer programs at institutions in Viña del Mar and Valparaíso

Not included in the price

  • Housing (paying program-more information: [email protected])
  • DELE: Spanish certification test and preparation courses

Customized programs

We enjoy preparing customized programs for institutions, focused on learning and improving Spanish as a foreign language. We can prepare a thematic program or Spanish training (teaching or learning) for institutions according to their needs.

We also prepare tailor-made intensive Spanish courses to prepare a specific group of students for another specific thematic program or to study at UVM.

For more information contact us: [email protected]


Certify your spanish with us

Our Spanish Center is a DELE Examination Center of Instituto Cervantes which provides also preparation courses for the test.
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International Cooperation Office
  Diego Portales 90, Viña del Mar
  +56 32 2462740