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Giralda Center - Accreditations

Instituto Cervantes

Public institution founded in Spain dedicated to the promotion of Spanish language instruction and diffusion of Spanish culture. The Instituto Cervantes, the Spanish equivalent to the Goethe Institute or British Council, awards accreditations to the best Spanish language schools in Spain.


The Instituto Cervantes also coordinates the exam to receive the official Spanish as a Foreign Language Diploma, or DELE (Diploma de Español como Lengua Extranjera). The Giralda Center school provides preparation courses for the three levels of the DELE exam:
1. Initial
2. Intermediate
3. Advanced

The DELE certificates are the official accreditation of the degree of fluency of the Spanish Language, issued and recognised by the Ministry of Education, Culture and Sport of Spain. The Instituto Cervantes is the institution in charge of organising the exams, while the University of Salamanca is in charge of the preparation, correction and final evaluation of all the tests.


The Certificate of Quality in the Teaching of Spanish as a Second Language granted by the University of Alcalá, ensuring quality and professionalism in the level of Spanish instruction.


Andalusian Association of Spanish Schools for Foreigners is a regional organization representing and accrediting Spanish schools, ensuring the quality of Spanish Instruction, student cultural activities, and accommodation. Spanish Federation of Associations of Spanish Schools for foreigners is the national organization which promotes and accredits schools on the national level.

Cámara de Comercio de Madrid

The Giralda Center facility is an examination center for the Madrid Chamber of Commerce official diplomas of Spanish for Business, Tourism and Medical Spanish.


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