Why study at Academia Tica Spanish School?

1. Located in the “happiest country on earth”

Costa Rica is a fun and safe country with lots of natural wonders to explore and an interesting culture to experiment. If you’re wondering about where to go in Latin America, start here! It is a great entry point for a trip and the Real Academia Española Director said that the Spanish spoken in Costa Rica is “extremely pleasing to the ear” (2015).

2. Local knowledge

Academia Tica is one of the few schools completely managed and run by Costa Ricans. We’re proud and happy to welcome you to this country, its language and its culture.

3. The best teachers

We employ local, qualified teachers with many years of experience. Most have been with us for a long time.

4. Accreditations

We are an Instituto Cervantes Accredited Center. Click here to find out why this is important. Academia Tica is also a DELE Exam center, Bildungsurlaub recognized and part of local tourism organizations.

5. Customize your program

We can be flexible and adapt to your needs. Ask us what is possible!

6. Two distinctive locations

We offer two great locations with very different environments, nice facilities perfect for study. Why not try both? Click here to learn more about our locations.

7. Our teaching method

We use a modern methodology following the latest guidelines and international standards from Instituto Cervantes regarding Spanish teaching.

8. Full extra services

We offer a full range of services other than courses to help you live the “Pura Vida” experience while studying and while traveling all around Costa Rica.

9. Multinationality

One of the most important points of studying abroad is meeting new people. At Academia Tica, you will have the chance to experience Costa Rican culture everyday, but also, you will enjoy this with students from a variety of cultures and nationalities, something that sets us apart from most competitors!

10. We’re passionate

We love to teach Spanish, to share our culture and have a good time while doing it! Our student body becomes like a family at the school.

11. Our students recommend!

We’re only as good as our students say! Click here to read and watch student testimonials.


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“I’ve met some amazing people, friends and teachers… and I’ve been to amazing places. I can’t describe it because it has been so much fun! It’s such a beautiful country and the people are so great.” Watch the video >>Natasha, 20, England

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