Learning Spanish

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  • Why Madrid?
  • Where can you learn Spanish?
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Students from around the globe come to Madrid, the world capital of Spanish, to learn a language currently spoken by over 500 million people. Exhibitions, shows and a huge number of art and leisure experiences (shopping, eating out, clubbing) are waiting for those who want to get immersed in our language and culture.

Madrid is the economic and financial capital of Spain and, as such, it offers a wealth of in-company training opportunities to international students. Moreover, the city is home to major institutions dedicated to guarding and teaching the Spanish language, like the National Library or Instituto Cervantes, named after the author of Don Quixote, who lived and wrote his best known work in Madrid. Miguel de Cervantes was born in a city a few kilometres away from Madrid, Alcalá de Henares, which is on the World Heritage list. Will you miss it?

Madrid has been a source of inspiration for numerous generations of writers, which is the reason why it’s the main character of so many novels, short stories and plays. One of the city’s most valuable assets is the language; conversely, you could safely say that Madrid is a jewel in the Spanish linguistic casket. In sum, there’s no better place to learn Spanish than Madrid.


From one of the largest Royal Palace in Europe to Real Madrid's stadium, discover the city's most popular sights and attractions.

Check out and download everything you to need to feel right at home in our city.

  • Students from around the world flock to Madrid as the perfect place to learn a language now spoken by over 500 million people and counting.

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Make your way up to the observation deck for stunning views of the city.

Climb on board and discover the city in a panoramic format.

Visit more than 50 museums and enjoy numerous discounts.