Escuela de Idiomas Nerja is a private, independent school dedicated primarily to teaching Spanish as a foreign language. It also gives English lessons and provides student accommodation.
The School was founded in 1980 by the current directors, Luis Carrión and Renate Urban.
Its educational activities include sixteen Spanish programmes for all ages and interests, Spanish
Language and Culture courses, and courses for specific purposes: preparation for DELE examinations, business Spanish, and Spanish for the tourist trade.
The School completes its core activities with an attractive programme of cultural and leisure
activities related to the educational process.
It provides various accommodation options at its own facilities: Club Costa Nerja, a student hotel with room for 50 students which is also a cultural centre and a student community centre. Other options include Spanish host families and apartments.
The Nerja Language School is located in the centre of the village on No. 73 Almirante Ferrándiz Street, in a traditional Andalusian house, with a large tropical garden. It is just a few minutes walk from the beautiful nearby beaches. Our facilities consist of 16 indoor and outdoor classrooms (the garden is a wonderful place to have lessons) as well as a bookshop and a cafeteria. The facilities are top quality and in the Andalusian style.
Club Costa Nerja (School Hotel), at No. 39 San Juan Street, built in the Arab-Andalusian style. It has 30 comfortable rooms with bath and air conditioning.
Apartments Club Costa Nerja, situated next to the School, for one or two students each, very comfortable, with air conditioning, WIFI access, and good views of the garden or the mountains. Club Costa Nerja apartments directly on campus and we work with nice host families.
The School has a staff of 25 teachers and employees, on average.
Qualified Directors and Teachers who are Philology and Arts graduates.
The administration team are specialists ready and able to meet customer needs with the appropriate services targeting customer well-being.
The School welcomes around one thousand two hundred students per year from over forty
countries. Students, professionals, teachers and anyone who seeks a common goal: to learn to
communicate in Spanish and share an enriching cultural experience.
The School works with agencies, schools and universities worldwide. Many customers repeat the experience or recommend the School to friends and family.
The educational philosophy at Escuela de Idiomas Nerja is based on communication, on learning and using Spanish effectively in real-life situations. Students are given the opportunities and instruments they need to attain their goals.
With that aim in mind, the Study Programme is diverse and open, with plenty of variety in studentteacher interaction and the cultural exchanges. All this is backed by new technologies.
Escuela de Idiomas Nerja is a School Accredited by Instituto Cervantes.
It belongs to several language teaching Associations in Spain and abroad: IALC (International
Association of Language Centres), FEDELE and Español en Andalucía. It cooperates with the Madrid Chamber of Commerce, the University of Castilla La Mancha and ESERP (business school).
The School submits to regular inspections and audits by external agents that guarantee the
services given to its students.
We offer General Spanish, DELE examination preparation, Club 50+ programme, as well as more specific aspects such as administration, business, tourism and group stays for juniors or adults.
We offer a wide activity program throughout the year. Facilities: library, internet, free wifi, huge garden, swimming pool.
The highly experienced EIN team offer the best advice, training and support, from the pre-application stage to the end of your stay.
Shortlisted as “Spanish Star School” the years 2006, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013 (STM STAR AWARDS). Study Travel Magazine – UK.
“BILDUNGSURLAUB”. Courses offered at our School are recognised by German state
government.Bildungsurlaubsträger: Hamburg-Schleswig Holstein, Sachsen Anhalt, Brandenburg.
HOGSKOLEVERKET-CSN. EINerja courses are approved for study loans and grants for
COLLEGE ACADEMIC CREDIT. American students can gain College Academic Credit from courses taken at our Centre through American Colleges and Universities.
Accredited Centre by Instituto Cervantes. This is the nationwide language school inspection scheme in Spain administered by Instituto Cervantes in conjunction with the Spanish
Ministry of Education. Senior academic staff is assigned to carry out the inspections. Schools
that pass the inspection are allowed to use the Instituto Cervantes logo.
The International Association of Language Centres is an award-winning association of
independent language schools that teach the language of their country. Their quality is
guaranteed through minimum standards, regular inspection, a code of ethics and a philosophy of continuous improvement.