Alhambra Instituto was founded in 1980 and can be found only 100 meters away from the beach and it solely takes 15 minutes by bus to the city centre. Our school has 10 air-conditioned classrooms and a fully equipped dance room for salsa & flamenco. In addition we have free internet and WIFI access. Alhambra Insituto is fully insured for 3rd party liability. We are a non-smoking school, but we have a comfortable smoking area outside.
Alhambra Instituto gives you all the cultural knowledge and Spanish language skills you need for being successful in today’s world. We have been teaching students from all over the world for over 30 years. In addition we have also been cooperating with employees from international companies like Bayer, AEG, Konrad-Adenauer-Foundation, Audi, Volkswagen, Deutsche Bank, Hoechst, SAS, Siemens, Swissair and Bayer.
We are a caring school where learning Spanish should be fun and our qualified teachers help you to achieve your goals in the most efficient way. Furthermore, we organize a number of social activities every day as well as courses for dancing and cooking.
We can offer two different kinds of accommodations to our students: Host families and apartments. We choose our home stay families with great care with the help of interviews and home-visits. Many of those families passing the tests have great experience with international students and already created long lasting friendships. The fee for host families includes half board (2 meals/day) or full board (3 meals/day).
In case you decide to stay in one of our Shared Apartments, you can choose between a single or a twin bedroom, and share the lounge, bathroom and kitchen with 4-5 other students from our school. There is also the possibility of sharing and individual studio apartment with a friend, or stay live alone, if you are a person that prefers complete independence.
1. Activities on the beach
2. Spanish movie at the school
3. Museum Picasso
4. Visit to Gibralfaro
5. Visit to Alcazaba
6. Museum of Polar Arts
7. Conferences cultural activities
8. Contemporary Art Center
9. Visit Plaza de Toros
10. City Tour in Malaga
11. Heritage Museum
12. Visit to the Cathedral of Malaga
13. Museum Carmen Thyssen
14. Visit to the Botanical Gardens of La Concepcion
15. Cruise on the bay
16. Treasure Trove
17. Soccer stadium ́la Rosaleda ́
18. Flamenco lesson
19. Bike ride
20. Scuba Diving
21. Kitesurfing in Tarifa
22. Surfing in Tarifa
24. Horse Riding
The excursions we offer
1. Excursion to Mijas, Marbella and Puerto Banús
2. Excursion to Nerja, Frigiliana and Benagalbón
3. Excursion to Tarifa, Bolonia and Ruinas de Baelo Claudia
4. Excursion to Torcal, Antequera and Dólmenes
5. Excursion to Ronda
The Business Spanish Course consists of 30 hours a week. That´s four hours in a group and two private lessons daily. This course is only suitable for people who already speak and understand Spanish at a certain level (ie. not for beginners). The goal is to learn how to correctly structure sentences, how to define business concepts and how to speak and write Spanish as it is used in the business world. Some examples of topics covered on this course are: general business correspondence, discussion of business topics, negotiations, role-plays in business situations, learning how to create a company in Spain, commercial law and the position of Spain in the international market.
Alhambra Instituto offers a preparation DELE course of 2 to 4 weeks.
Dele Group Course
25 lessons / week
20 group lessons of general Spanish (Intensive Course) and 5 group lessons of specific Dele exam preparation.
Dele Combine Course
25 lessons / week
composed of 20 group lessons (Intensive Course) and 5 individual lessons specific Dele exam preparation weekly.
The Diplomas in Spanish as a Foreign Language (DELE) are official qualifications issued by the Ministry for Education of Spain and, on his behalf, by the Instituto Cervantes. The I.C. will send those candidates who have passed the tests the relevant accreditation documents through the examination centres where they took the tests. The University of Salamanca collaborates with the Instituto Cervantes in the production of the Diplomas in Spanish.
July and August, the wonderful summer months, are coming up! That is why Alhambra Instituto offers you a summer course especially made for the young adults (16-24). Improve your Spanish in the morning and enjoy the Spanish life in the afternoon. This course includes 15 hours of Spanish classes per week (3 hours per day). You will learn Spanish in a relaxed and friendly environment but in a professional way. Students practice grammar, pronunciation, listening, writing and reading skills. Your vocabulary will extend daily! And all of this with the new friends you made from all over the world!
We recommend that young students stay in in typical Spanish host family. The students are accommodated in single rooms (full-board) with the host family. The Spanish families are familiar for their sense of humour, hospitality and enjoying life! Our students feel comfortable right away and their host families and besides that it is the best way to immerse you in the Spanish life and culture!
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