The indomitable spirit of Oaxaca is born from its wild land and its diverse peoples.

Located between vast mountains, Oaxaca has very interesting archaeological sites, as well as caves and grottos to get lost in time. Its towns constitute a rich multicultural tapestry, with 16 different ethnic groups. The many languages, cultures, and traditions of Oaxaca find common ground within Spanish.

  • Ubicación

    Estado de Oaxaca

  • Area

    93,952 km²

Oaxaca is known for its excellent location in the central highlands of the Mexican Republic; as well as its artistic, architectural and cultural wealth.


recreational places near to the city of Oaxaca, surrounded by nature.


Archaeological sites with public access.


museums on various subjects and arts in the city of Oaxaca.


Tourists visit Oaxaca every year.

Intensive Spanish Course for Adults

Intensive course start dates for beginners – 2024

Students who already have some knowledge of Spanish may start an intensive course any Monday throughout the year (except public holidays).

For students with no previous knowledge of Spanish, we offer the following start dates.

January 8, 22April 01, 15, 29July 8, 22October 14, 28
February 6, 19May 13, 27August 5, 19November 11, 25
March 4, 18June 10, 24September 2, 17, 30December 02, 16

1-4 weeks


5-12 weeks

$225 /week

13-23 weeks


24 weeks

(or more)


42 weeks

(academic year)


All prices are in US$

The week starting of  April 11th is three days long and therefore has a special price of $145 USD.

Our courses include:
– Registration
– 6 + hours/week of Spanish immersion with our social programme
(entrance fees and transport not included)

   – Level interview before starting the course.

–  City tour on the first day.

–   Certificate at the end of the course. Closing ceremony.

Not included:
– Course book, approx. $50

Holidays 2024

January 1: New Year’s Day March 28: Easter holiday. September 16: Independence Day
February 5: Constitution Day March 29: God Friday. November 20: Revolution Day
March 18: Anniversary of Benito Juarez’s birth. May 1: Labor Day December 25: Christmas Day

Please note that classes missed on the public holidays listed above cannot be made up at other times.

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Our school

Our Spanish school in Oaxaca offers students a warm, welcoming learning environment in the heart of the city. Our colorful classrooms are situated around a sunny central patio that’s perfect for relaxing and chatting with other international students between classes.

  • 16th-century colonial building with modern interior
  • 5 bright, classrooms
  • free Wi-Fi

Beautiful outdoor patio where students gather at shaded tables to study together.

On-campus restaurant for coffee between classes or a traditional Mexican lunch.

Located in a lively central neighborhood surrounded by cafés, restaurants, shops, and art galleries.

Museums near our School: Museum of Contemporary Art, Museum of Oaxacan Painters, Cathedral of Oaxaca, Santo Domingo de Guzmán, Plaza de la Constitución or Zócalo (main square).

International House Oaxaca

C. de Mariano Abasolo 217, ruta independencia,
Centro, 68000 Oaxaca de Juárez, Oax. México

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