Letra Hispánica

About Salamanca

Salamanca is a welcoming, small to medium size city, well known because its sights, safety and lively ambience. The warming locals sum up with the comfort of a walkable downtown, which makes it the perfect venue to enjoy and learn.

Salamanca is a pleasant, safe and vibrant with centuries of history and tradition and a great cultural and academic offer. Far from any doubt, it is the perfect place to learn Spanish.

The city of Salamanca, located in the midwestern part of the Spanish Peninsula, is well connected to Madrid and other predominate cities that, together, offer centuries of uniquely enriched history with unparalleled cultural and leisure activities. In addition to its magnificent heritage, population, and customs, Salamanca is an accessible city with an urban center completely walkable. Furthermore, it was named one of Spain´s safest cities in 2018.

Salamanca was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1988 and European Capital of Culture in 2002, and it is famous for its culture and its artistic assets, such as the Cathedrals or the Major Square, never to mention its more than well-known University.

The University of Salamanca started its activity as soon as 1218, being thus the oldest university in Spain and one of the oldest in the world, as well as one of the most important features of the city and core of its academic life. It is this care for education and students that have made Salamanca a dynamic and open space, where alumni worldwide gather.

All in all, is this Salamanca’s lively ambience, the many cultural opportunities, coffee shops and nightlife provide incoming visitors and foreign students with a unique, unforgettable experience.

As Miguel de Cervantes once wrote:

«Salamanca puts a spell on the will to come back to those who enjoyed its placid shelter»

Miguel de Cervantes

Spanish Language & Culture School

School of Spanish Language & Culture / we are accredited by the Instituto Cervantes with more than fifteen years of experience in fulfilling and satisfying the needs of our partners and students.