Centro de Español of Universidad Viña del Mar (UVM) 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.
Since 2010, Spanish Center was created as part of the International Cooperation Office.
We offer a Semester in Spanish, Intensive Spanish Program, Spanish for Specific Purposes including Tailor Made Programs, DELE preparation courses and a Graduate Diploma. Our areas are idiomatic, training, focused on Chilean and Latin American culture, indigenous peoples in Chile, addressed for foreign and local students. All our courses meet the standards evaluated by the Accreditation System of Instituto Cervantes (SACIC), and are aligned with the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) and the Curriculum Plan of Instituto Cervantes (PCIC).
Since 2013 the Spanish Centre in Universidad Viña del Mar (UVM) is one of the two Spanish Centres accredited by Instituto Cervantes from Spain. In our centre, we offer both semester-long and intensive Spanish language courses and elective courses focused on Chilean and Latin American Culture for International Students. These courses are aligned and accredited by the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR).
Provide to our students the linguistic and intercultural knowledge for personal, academic and professional training, combining teaching methodologies with cultural and leisure activities. This multilingual and social environment allows our students to develop as social agents, autonomous learners and intercultural speakers.
To be a competitive Center of teaching of Spanish as a foreign language, committed to academic excellence and quality service, standing out a continuous improvement and its relevant role as part of UVM, a reference of quality at a national and international level.
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Any person who travel to Chile to study with us must process their student visa at the respective Embassy or Consulate if:
The visa process has to be requested once we send the instructions along with the official acceptance letter to the enrolled Program. It is important to consider that the program’s payment must be received in order to obtain the acceptance letter.
*For programs that requires less than 90 days in Chile, a student visa is not required for those who don’t require a visa to enter to Chile.
Any person who travel to Chile must follow the instructions established by the government in the Borders Plan:
Once in Chile, you must follow the restriction indications that may be applied to Valparaíso Region and Viña del Mar according to Step-by-Step Plan, which establishes the sanitary restriction and measures depending on the phase. This Plan must be reviewed regularly.
Our Spanish Center is a DELE Examination Center of Instituto Cervantes which provides also preparation courses for the test.