Instituto Cervantes

The Instituto Cervantes is the key quality control organization for Spanish language teaching. All accredited schools have to pass a rigorous quality control inspection which demands:

  • A comfortable learning environment which complies with all the relevant legal requirements
  • Effective and updated teaching resources
  • Qualified, experienced teachers
  • A strong, coherent study curriculum
  • Class sizes that facilitate student participation and progress
  • Truthful, transparent marketing materials and pricing that reflect the reality of the student experience


FEDELE (the Federation of Spanish Language Schools) is the national organisation of Spanish language schools. All FEDELE schools must have accreditation from the Instituto Cervantes, and undergo periodic inspections to demonstrate ongoing quality.


F.I.D.E.S.C.U (Foundation for the Development and Research into Spanish Culture) associated centers provide top quality Spanish courses and other related services, as well as the D.I.E. exam (Diploma Internacional de Español), an alternative to the DELE exam, which gives students the opportunity to acquire additional Spanish language qualifications.

Cámara de Comercio de Madrid

All Cámara de Comercio de Madrid accredited schools (Madrid Chamber of Commerce) are official examination centers, as well as providers of  business Spanish exams, including the prestigious Madrid Chamber of Commerce certificates.


Bildungsurlaub is a training quality accreditation issued by the German federal states. Employees working in Germany have the right to take one or two weeks a year of paid absence for training purposes at an accredited Bildungsurlaub school. This forms part of their annual training allowance, and does not use up vacation days. Bildungsurlaub accredited schools are required to deliver top quality courses and accommodation. AIL Madrid is accredited by the German federal states of Berlin, Brandenburg, Bremen, Hamburg, Hesse, Lower Saxony, Rhineland-Palatinate, Saarland and Schleswig-Holstein. Our programs are available for Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania and Saxony-Anhalt on request.


CSN is the Swedish Government body that administers financial aid for complementary studies abroad. The main functions of CSN are reviewing and approving grant applications and administering loan repayments.  As a CSN accredited school, AIL students can obtain financial support for their AIL Madrid Spanish course.

The University of Alcalá de Henares (UAH)

University of Alcalá de Henares (UAH) is one of Spain’s oldest and most prestigious universities. Its Teaching Spanish as a Foreign Language Department is internationally renowned for developing skilled and innovative Spanish teachers. AIL Madrid is honored to have been selected by the UAH as a centre of excellence, and is an active participant in its Teaching Spanish as a Foreign Language Masters Program.


The Austrian “Arbeitsmarktservice” service gives every Austrian employee the opportunity to take one to three years paid leave. This leave, known as “Bildungskarenz”,  allows them to broaden their knowledge, acquire new skills (such as Spanish language) and to develop other areas of expertise. AIL Madrid welcomes Bildungskarenz students and provides the necessary signed placement confirmation for all our 20 hour weekly programs.


The Servicio Internacional de Evaluación de la Lengua Española (SIELE) (Spanish Language International Testing Service), certifies electronically the command of the Spanish language proficiency for students and professionals all around the world. SIELE certificate is recognized by leader international organizations related to the education and language world.


The (CCSE) exam (constitutional and cultural knowledge of Spain), organized by the Cervantes Institute, assesses constitutional and cultural knowledge of Spain. One of the requirements for those who want to obtain Spanish nationality.
CCSE centers have a great responsibility and are a part of exclusive community of centers that do their best to satisfy their clients.


AIL Madrid is a member of the Italian Chamber of Commerce (CCIS), a key element in the network of Assocamerestero (Association of Italian Chambers of Commerce Abroad), which acts as an interlocutor for those interested in raising their international level activity in the Spanish and Italian markets. Belonging to this prestigious institution gives added value to the school and makes available to our students the training and activities necessary to be part of the professional world both Italian and Spanish.

AIL Español History

Español en Andalucía

EEA, the Association of Spanish Schools for Foreigners in Andalusia, represents accredited Private Spanish Schools for Foreigners that offer a diverse range of Spanish Courses in the most attractive locations in Andalusia. EEA schools are located in the provinces of Seville, Granada, Malaga, Cordoba, and Cadiz, providing students the choice between the coast, monumental cities, beautiful Andalusian towns, or even combining multiple of these options.

AIL Español History

Asociación malagueña de escuelas de español

NACEM is the Association of Spanish Schools for Foreigners in Málaga, dedicated to education through various methods and experiences: academic, cultural, gastronomic, sports, and leisure activities.

NACEM aims to achieve the highest recognition and trust of its members as an institution representing their interests and as a collaborative entity in achieving their goals. They can assist you in easily discovering the location, features, courses, and services of all their affiliated Spanish schools.

AIL Español History


The Andalusian Agency for Foreign Promotion (EXTENDA) is a public company of the Regional Government of Andalusia (Spain) that aims to promote Andalusian companies abroad.

The main specific objectives of EXTENDA would be:

Increase Andalusian investment abroad.

Enhance the positioning of Andalusian companies abroad.

Increase the number of Andalusian companies with a presence abroad.


Málaga Ciudad Genial

Málaga, the splendid city, stands as one of the highly regarded online tourism and city promotion entities for Málaga. Its website showcases the vibrant tourist offerings of the Costa del Sol’s capital, catering to diverse audiences worldwide. With its pleasant climate and warm local atmosphere, Málaga is an ideal family destination, making it a year-round favorite for visitors seeking a welcoming haven.



This significant Norwegian institution aids students in securing financial support for their overseas studies. These grants encompass various aspects, including living expenses, tuition, and travel costs. Lanekassen‘s accreditation enables us to welcome numerous Norwegian students annually, eager to learn Spanish as a foreign language and deeply engage in Spanish culture.



Bildungsurlaub signifies an official qualification of training standards endorsed by German federal states. Employees within Germany are entitled to one or two weeks of paid educational leave at an institution recognized by Bildungsurlaub. This falls under their yearly training allotment and doesn’t consume their vacation days.

Institutions with Bildungsurlaub recognition must offer superior courses and lodging. AIL Málaga holds accreditation from the following German federal states: Berlin, Brandenburg, Bremen, Hamburg, Hesse, Lower Saxony, Rhineland-Palatinate, Saarland, and Schleswig-Holstein. Our programs are also available for Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania and Saxony-Anhalt upon request.


Escuela ELE Socialmente Responsable

FEDELE (Federation of Spanish Language Schools for Foreigners Associations) grants this recognition to institutions championing environmental preservation, ecological awareness, and the safeguarding of human rights and employee welfare. To secure this endorsement, schools must submit a self-developed sustainability plan outlining their immediate and future strategies for social responsibility.


IED Barcelona

The IED is a renowned institution, hailing from a rich Italian heritage and boasting a global perspective in the creative field.

The accreditation underscores our commitment to providing our students with a top-notch, internationally recognized education, connecting them with global resources and a network of professionals from various creative industries. This affiliation allows us to offer our students a unique advantage, keeping them at the forefront of the ever-evolving creative landscape. We are proud to be a part of the IED network, a partnership that strengthens our position as a leader in creative education.


Business and Language College Spain (BLC Spain)

Business and Language College Spain S.L. (BLC Spain) offers accredited undergraduate and post-graduate courses in Spain, with a focus on Spanish fluency, hands-on business immersion, and practical real-world skills.

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