Spanish school in Santo Domingo: IIC (Instituto Intercultural del Caribe)

From 195.- USD
approx 172.- EUR
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Key points

  • Serious school in a relaxed environment
  • Mini-group classes (2 to 7 students per class)
  • Spanish + dance
  • Possibility to combine with Sosua

The school

Levels
Beginner to Advanced
Exams
One-to-one tuition
School size
S
Accommodations
Host family, Shared apartment
Wifi
WiFi is free

The students

Minimum age
16 years
Average age
29 years
Nationality mix
United States, Germany, Europe, etc..
ratings
23 authentic opinions

You will learn Spanish in Santo Domingo’s “Zona Universitaria”. The school has 5 classrooms where you can study in a studious and relaxed atmosphere. During breaks, terraces and a pleasant garden welcome you. Our partner school being located just opposite the biggest university in the Dominican Republic (UASD), you will be able to use the library and have numerous opportunities to mix within the Dominican student lifestyle.

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Included in the price

  • Level and needs assessment
  • Welcome activity
  • Optional language workshops
  • Learning progress monitoring
  • End-of-course report and certificate
  • Activity programme

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Standard course

Beginner to Advanced, 1 - 48 week(s)
1 week(s) - From USD 195.-
(about EUR 171.-)
Lessons
20 of 45 minutes
Course duration
1 - 48 week(s)
Levels
Beginner to Advanced
Students/class
max. 7
Minimum age
16 years
Schedule
09:00-12:30

Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, breakfast
Shared apartment, single room, no meals
1
195
414
370
2
390
828
740
3
585
1242
1110
4
780
1656
1480
6
1140
2414
2160
8
1500
3172
2840
12
2160
4628
4140
16
2820
6084
5440
24
4140
8996
8040
Extra week (24+)
165
364
325
All prices are in USD.   USD 1 ≈ EUR 0.93   (Not-binding exchange rate)
Starting dates
Every week, throughout the year
Bank holidays
01.01 / 21.01 / 27.02 / 19.04 / 29.04 / 24.09 / 25.12.2019

Arrival day: Sunday prior to course start
Leaving day: Saturday following course end

Intensive course

Beginner to Advanced, 1 - 48 week(s)
1 week(s) - From USD 290.-
(about EUR 254.-)
Lessons
30 of 45 minutes
Course duration
1 - 48 week(s)
Levels
Beginner to Advanced
Students/class
max. 7
Minimum age
16 years
Schedule
09:00-12:30 + 13:30-15:00

Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, breakfast
Shared apartment, single room, no meals
1
290
509
465
2
580
1018
930
3
870
1527
1395
4
1160
2036
1860
6
1690
2964
2710
8
2220
3892
3560
12
3200
5668
5180
16
4180
7444
6800
24
6140
10996
10040
Extra week (24+)
245
444
405
All prices are in USD.   USD 1 ≈ EUR 0.93   (Not-binding exchange rate)
Starting dates
Every week, throughout the year
Bank holidays
01.01 / 21.01 / 27.02 / 19.04 / 29.04 / 24.09 / 25.12.2019

Arrival day: Sunday prior to course start
Leaving day: Saturday following course end

Combined course 20+10

Beginner to Advanced, 1 - 48 week(s)
1 week(s) - From USD 375.-
(about EUR 329.-)
Lessons
30 of 45 minutes
(20 general + 10 one-to-one)
Course duration
1 - 48 week(s)
Levels
Beginner to Advanced
Students/class
max. 7
Minimum age
16 years
Schedule
09:00-12:30 + 13:30-15:00

Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, breakfast
Shared apartment, single room, no meals
1
375
594
550
2
750
1188
1100
3
1125
1782
1650
4
1500
2376
2200
6
2190
3464
3210
8
2880
4552
4220
12
4140
6608
6120
16
5400
8664
8020
24
7920
12776
11820
Extra week (24+)
315
514
475
All prices are in USD.   USD 1 ≈ EUR 0.93   (Not-binding exchange rate)
Starting dates
Every week, throughout the year
Bank holidays
01.01 / 21.01 / 27.02 / 19.04 / 29.04 / 24.09 / 25.12.2019

Arrival day: Sunday prior to course start
Leaving day: Saturday following course end

One-to-one tuition DELE B1

Intermediate to Advanced, 2 week(s)
2 week(s) - From USD 760.-
(about EUR 667.-)
Lessons
20 of 45 minutes
Course duration
2 week(s)
Levels
Intermediate to Advanced
Students/class
max. 1
Minimum age
16 years
Schedule
To be defined
DELE: exam dates on request.
DELE exams may be taken at universities in Santo Domingo, but please be aware that they do not offer all the levels nor the official dates available at the Instituto Cervantes. If you are interested in taking the exam, please confirm availability directly with the university well in advance (minimum 6 weeks before). Transport expenses to the exam centre are not included in the price.
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, breakfast
Shared apartment, single room, no meals
2
760
1198
1110
All prices are in USD.   USD 1 ≈ EUR 0.93   (Not-binding exchange rate)
Starting dates
Every week, throughout the year
Bank holidays
01.01 / 21.01 / 27.02 / 19.04 / 29.04 / 24.09 / 25.12.2019

Arrival day: Sunday prior to course start
Leaving day: Saturday following course end

One-to-one tuition DELE B2

Upper intermediate to Advanced, 2 week(s)
2 week(s) - From USD 760.-
(about EUR 667.-)
Lessons
20 of 45 minutes
Course duration
2 week(s)
Levels
Upper intermediate to Advanced
Students/class
max. 1
Minimum age
16 years
Schedule
To be defined
DELE: exam dates on request.
Please note: DELE exams may be taken at universities in Santo Domingo, but please be aware that they do not offer all the levels nor the official dates available at the Instituto Cervantes. If you are interested in taking the exam, please confirm availability directly with the university well in advance (minimum 6 weeks before). Transport expenses to the exam centre are not included in the price.
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, breakfast
Shared apartment, single room, no meals
2
760
1198
1110
All prices are in USD.   USD 1 ≈ EUR 0.93   (Not-binding exchange rate)
Starting dates
Every week, throughout the year
Bank holidays
01.01 / 21.01 / 27.02 / 19.04 / 29.04 / 24.09 / 25.12.2019

Arrival day: Sunday prior to course start
Leaving day: Saturday following course end

One-to-one tuition DELE C1

Advanced to Advanced, 2 week(s)
2 week(s) - From USD 760.-
(about EUR 667.-)
Lessons
20 of 45 minutes
Course duration
2 week(s)
Levels
Advanced to Advanced
Students/class
max. 1
Minimum age
16 years
Schedule
To be defined
DELE: exam dates on request.
DELE exams may be taken at universities in Santo Domingo, but please be aware that they do not offer all the levels nor the official dates available at the Instituto Cervantes. If you are interested in taking the exam, please confirm availability directly with the university well in advance (minimum 6 weeks before). Transport expenses to the exam centre are not included in the price.
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, breakfast
Shared apartment, single room, no meals
2
760
1198
1110
All prices are in USD.   USD 1 ≈ EUR 0.93   (Not-binding exchange rate)
Starting dates
Every week, throughout the year
Bank holidays
01.01 / 21.01 / 27.02 / 19.04 / 29.04 / 24.09 / 25.12.2019

Arrival day: Sunday prior to course start
Leaving day: Saturday following course end

Spanish + Dance

Beginner to Advanced, 1 - 48 week(s)
1 week(s) - From USD 290.-
(about EUR 254.-)
Lessons
20 of 45 minutes
+ Dance: 8 x 60 min. (Merengue, Bachata or Salsa)
Course duration
1 - 48 week(s)
Levels
Beginner to Advanced
Students/class
max. 7
Minimum age
16 years
Schedule
09:00-12:30 + Dance: Mon-Thu

Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, breakfast
Shared apartment, single room, no meals
1
290
509
465
2
580
1018
930
3
870
1527
1395
4
1160
2036
1860
6
1615
2889
2635
Extra week (6+)
275
474
435
All prices are in USD.   USD 1 ≈ EUR 0.93   (Not-binding exchange rate)
Starting dates
Every week, throughout the year
Bank holidays
01.01 / 21.01 / 27.02 / 19.04 / 29.04 / 24.09 / 25.12.2019

Arrival day: Sunday prior to course start
Leaving day: Saturday following course end

Course + culture

Beginner to Advanced, 1 - 48 week(s)
1 week(s) - From USD 270.-
(about EUR 237.-)
Lessons
20 of 45 minutes
+ 4 cultural
Course duration
1 - 48 week(s)
Levels
Beginner to Advanced
Students/class
max. 7
Minimum age
16 years
Schedule
09:00-12:30 + afternoon 4x/week

Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
DELE: exam dates on request.
DELE exams may be taken at universities in Santo Domingo, but please be aware that they do not offer all the levels nor the official dates available at the Instituto Cervantes. If you are interested in taking the exam, please confirm availability directly with the university well in advance (minimum 6 weeks before). Transport expenses to the exam centre are not included in the price.
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, breakfast
Shared apartment, single room, no meals
1
270
489
445
2
540
978
890
3
810
1467
1335
4
1080
1956
1780
6
1580
2854
2600
8
2080
3752
3420
12
2980
5448
4960
16
3880
7144
6500
24
5680
10536
9580
Extra week (24+)
225
424
385
All prices are in USD.   USD 1 ≈ EUR 0.93   (Not-binding exchange rate)
Starting dates
Every week, throughout the year
Bank holidays
01.01 / 21.01 / 27.02 / 19.04 / 29.04 / 24.09 / 25.12.2019

Arrival day: Sunday prior to course start
Leaving day: Saturday following course end

Spanish in the City

Beginner to Advanced, 1 - 48 week(s)
1 week(s) - From USD 325.-
(about EUR 285.-)
Lessons
20 of 45 minutes
+ 5 private lessons
Course duration
1 - 48 week(s)
Levels
Beginner to Advanced
Students/class
max. 7
Minimum age
16 years
Schedule
09:00-12:30 + afternoon 4x/week

Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
This exciting course combines group Spanish classes with daily private lessons, where your teacher will take you into the city to practise speaking the language in real-life situations and interact with locals.
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, breakfast
Shared apartment, single room, no meals
1
325
544
500
2
650
1088
1000
3
975
1632
1500
4
1300
2176
2000
6
1900
3174
2920
8
2500
4172
3840
12
3620
6088
5600
16
4740
8004
7360
24
6980
11836
10880
Extra week (24+)
280
479
440
All prices are in USD.   USD 1 ≈ EUR 0.93   (Not-binding exchange rate)
Starting dates
Every week, throughout the year
Bank holidays
01.01 / 21.01 / 27.02 / 19.04 / 29.04 / 24.09 / 25.12.2019

Arrival day: Sunday prior to course start
Leaving day: Saturday following course end

Private Tuition (20)

Beginner to Advanced, 1 - 48 week(s)
1 week(s) - From USD 380.-
(about EUR 333.-)
Lessons
20 of 45 minutes
Course duration
1 - 48 week(s)
Levels
Beginner to Advanced
Students/class
max. 1
Minimum age
16 years
Schedule
To be defined
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, breakfast
Shared apartment, single room, no meals
1
380
599
555
2
760
1198
1110
3
1140
1797
1665
4
1520
2396
2220
6
2180
3454
3200
8
2840
4512
4180
12
4040
6508
6020
16
5240
8504
7860
24
7640
12496
11540
Extra week (24+)
300
499
460
All prices are in USD.   USD 1 ≈ EUR 0.93   (Not-binding exchange rate)
Starting dates
Every week, throughout the year
Bank holidays
01.01 / 21.01 / 27.02 / 19.04 / 29.04 / 24.09 / 25.12.2019

Arrival day: Sunday prior to course start
Leaving day: Saturday following course end

Options/Extras

Dance course (per week) (8h/week.) 95 USD
Extra night with host family (breakfast) 32 USD
Extra night with host family (half-board) 38 USD
Extra night in a shared apartment 26 USD
Private bathroom (apartment) (per week) 49 USD
Airport transfer (one-way 07:00-23:00) 50 USD
Airport transfer (one-way 23:00-07:00) 60 USD

Other accommodation options

Shared apartment, single room, no meals 175 USD
Host family, single room, half board

Course info

100% authentic opinions

These students attended a course in this school through ESL – Language studies abroad and their evaluation has been checked. Students' opinions don't necessarily correspond to those of ESL – Language studies abroad, but reflect the individual experience of those participants. This is meant to provide you with further information about this school.

4.3/5
Overall rating

100% of students recommending this school

Destination
/ 5
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/ 5
Accommodation
/ 5
Value for money
/ 5
Teaching
/ 5
Leisure
/ 5

23 students gave their opinion about this school

54 years old - Germany
/ 5
2 weeks, October – November 2018
Value for money (4 / 5)
Destination (5 / 5)
Overall impression of the city
Overall impression of the country
Overall impression of the trip
School (4 / 5)
School location
School facilities
Classrooms
Nationality mix
Teaching (5 / 5)
Course materials
Relations with the teachers
Classroom atmosphere
Leisure (4.7 / 5)
Leisure activities offered by the school
Trips offered by the school
Staff availability
23 years old - France
/ 5
2 weeks, September 2018
Value for money (4 / 5)
Destination (3 / 5)
Overall impression of the city
Overall impression of the country
Overall impression of the trip
School (3.8 / 5)
School location
School facilities
Classrooms
Nationality mix
Teaching (3 / 5)
Course materials
Relations with the teachers
Classroom atmosphere
Leisure (2.3 / 5)
Leisure activities offered by the school
Trips offered by the school
Staff availability
55 years old - France
/ 5
1 week, February – March 2018
Value for money (5 / 5)
Destination (5 / 5)
Overall impression of the city
Overall impression of the country
Overall impression of the trip
School (5 / 5)
School location
School facilities
Classrooms
Nationality mix
Teaching (5 / 5)
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Classroom atmosphere
Leisure (3 / 5)
Leisure activities offered by the school
Trips offered by the school
Staff availability
24 years old - France
/ 5
L'ambiance de classe et les contacts avec les professeurs sont parfaits.
1 week, February 2018
Value for money (5 / 5)
Destination (4.7 / 5)
Overall impression of the city
Overall impression of the country
Overall impression of the trip
School (4.5 / 5)
School location
School facilities
Classrooms
Nationality mix
Teaching (4.7 / 5)
Course materials
Relations with the teachers
Classroom atmosphere
Accommodation (3.8 / 5) (Shared apartment)
Bedroom
Shower / Bathroom
Meals
Leisure (3.3 / 5)
Leisure activities offered by the school
Trips offered by the school
Staff availability
Do you think you've made progress?
« Oui, en espagnol et en danse. Beaucoup de progrès pour une seule semaine de cours. »
Top tips
« La découverte de la zone coloniale et du malecon. Les parties de dominos. »
56 years old - Germany
/ 5
2 weeks, October – November 2017
Value for money (5 / 5)
Destination (4 / 5)
Overall impression of the city
Overall impression of the country
Overall impression of the trip
School (4.3 / 5)
School location
School facilities
Classrooms
Nationality mix
Teaching (5 / 5)
Course materials
Relations with the teachers
Classroom atmosphere
Accommodation (5 / 5) (Shared apartment)
Bedroom
Shower / Bathroom
Meals
Leisure (2.3 / 5)
Leisure activities offered by the school
Trips offered by the school
Staff availability
47 years old - Italy
/ 5
Il rapporto con la famiglia ospitante è stato fantastico, disponibili e premurosi con una cucina fantastica , i pasti erano meglio che al ristorante. Il personale è stato molto disponibile ed ha sempre cercato di coinvolgere i vari studenti, Per me è stata un esperienza fantastica, grazie per la cortesia e la precisione nell'organizzazione .
1 week, February 2017
Value for money (5 / 5)
Destination (4.7 / 5)
Overall impression of the city
Overall impression of the country
Overall impression of the trip
School (4.8 / 5)
School location
School facilities
Classrooms
Nationality mix
Teaching (5 / 5)
Course materials
Relations with the teachers
Classroom atmosphere
Accommodation (4.8 / 5) (Host family)
Bedroom
Shower / Bathroom
Meals
Leisure (4.7 / 5)
Leisure activities offered by the school
Trips offered by the school
Staff availability
Do you think you've made progress?
« Si ho fatto dei progressi , pià che altro in termini di padronanza di linguaggio che mi hanno fatto acquisire più sicurezza in me. »
21 years old - Netherlands
/ 5
3 weeks, January 2017
Value for money (5 / 5)
Destination (5 / 5)
Overall impression of the city
Overall impression of the country
Overall impression of the trip
School (3.5 / 5)
School location
School facilities
Classrooms
Nationality mix
Teaching (4.7 / 5)
Course materials
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Classroom atmosphere
Accommodation (5 / 5) (Shared apartment)
Bedroom
Shower / Bathroom
School highlights
« Kleinschaligheid. Goede sfeer. Leraren »
28 years old - Austria
/ 5
Die Studierenden kommen aus der ganzen Welt. Es ist ein herrlicher interkultureller Austausch, bei dem man interessante Menschen jeden Alters kennenlernt. Die maestros sind sehr freundlich und offen. Man fühlt sich von Beginn an zu Hause und in guten Händen. Ich freue mich bereits auf meinen nöchsten Aufenthalt in Santo Domingo an der Sprachschule.
2 weeks, January 2017
Value for money (5 / 5)
Destination (5 / 5)
Overall impression of the city
Overall impression of the country
Overall impression of the trip
School (4.8 / 5)
School location
School facilities
Classrooms
Nationality mix
Teaching (4.7 / 5)
Course materials
Relations with the teachers
Classroom atmosphere
Accommodation (4.8 / 5) (Host family)
Bedroom
Shower / Bathroom
Meals
School highlights
« Offene, hilfsbereite Lehrkräfte. Immer Wasser und Kaffee zur Verfügung, sowie eine kleine Pausenverpflegung. In der Schule gibt es mehrere Orte zum Zusammenkommen und auf spanisch aus zu tauschen aber auch bequeme und sonnige Orte zum kurz Abschalten. »
Top tips
« In der Mittagspause in den typischen kleinen Restaurants essen gehen. Merengue und Bachata lernen. »
26 years old - Germany
/ 5
2 weeks, January 2017
Value for money (4 / 5)
Destination (4.3 / 5)
Overall impression of the city
Overall impression of the country
Overall impression of the trip
School (4 / 5)
School location
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Classrooms
Nationality mix
Teaching (4.7 / 5)
Course materials
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Classroom atmosphere
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« Palle mitarbeiter (ob direktor, professor oder küchenkraft) sind inglaublich freundlich »
34 years old - Germany
/ 5
1 week, November – December 2016
Value for money (4 / 5)
Destination (4 / 5)
Overall impression of the city
Overall impression of the country
Overall impression of the trip
School (3.8 / 5)
School location
School facilities
Classrooms
Nationality mix
Teaching (5 / 5)
Course materials
Relations with the teachers
Classroom atmosphere
Leisure (4 / 5)
Leisure activities offered by the school
Trips offered by the school
Staff availability
School highlights
« Tolles Team. Sehr hilfsbereit und freundlich. Gute Stimmung »

Testimonials

Winfried Kowollik
Winfried Kowollik
IIC, Santo Domingo
Duration: 5 weeks

I'm currently in Santo Domingo and the weather is beautiful, as you may imagine. Everyday, the sun shines, not like at home. I like it a lot here, the school is small and even has a family atmosphere to it. The staff is very dedicated, the women at the reception desk give us updates on the local cultural events and tell us about Merengue and Salsa – which are very important in the life of Santa Domingo residents. During breaks, we receive coffee & biscuits or giant exotic fruit baskets. My host family is also very friendly, the food is excellent and I have nothing to complain about. Everything is for the best. I would like to thank the helpful Munich team for organising my stay perfectly.

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Host family
Staying with a family in Santo Domingo is without doubt the best way to learn Spanish and to immerse yourself in the Dominican culture. All of the host families are chosen with care, the objective being that you can practise your Spanish in total confidence every day. Living around 15-30 minutes away from the language school building, you will stay in a single room with breakfast or half board provided.

Shared apartment
You also have the possibility of staying around 5 minutes' walking distance away from the school, sharing with other students. The apartment has three bedrooms, two shared bathrooms and a balcony. A WiFi connection is also available in the apartment and you will be able to use the fully-equipped kitchen in order to prepare your meals or to try out new typical recipes with your new friends.

Using your Spanish in a social or cultural context is a very good way to develop on the skills that you will acquire in class. This is why our partner school proposes activities and outings to students, some free or at reduced prices, both during the week and at weekends. These include: dance classes, tours of the city and its museums, nights at the movies, BBQs at the school or in Santo Domingo's bars, and excursions to the beaches of BocaChica, Las Terrenas or the magnificent Jarabacaoa waterfalls.

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Special offers
Save on tuition and accommodation fees in Sosua and Santo Domingo

Save on tuition and accommodation fees in Sosua and Santo Domingo

Book a Spanish course at our partner school Instituto Intercultural del Caribe in Sosua or Santo Domingo and take advantage of these amazing offers:

For courses taking place between 05.05.2019 and 29.06.2019:
- Get a 20% discount on tuition
- Get a 20% discount on accommodation at the shared apartment in Sosua and in homestay or shared apartment in Santo Domingo
 
For courses taking place between 01.09.2019 and 30.09.2019:
- Get a 25% discount on tuition
- Get a 25% discount on accommodation at the shared apartment in Sosua and in homestay or shared apartment in Santo Domingo
 
Conditions:
- The discount does not apply to the following options: dance, diving, windsurfing, kite surfing
- Applies to bookings with and without accommodation
- This offer cannot be combined with other offers
 
To find out more or take advantage of this offer, please get in touch with our customer service team.

Published on the 09.11.2018

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