ICA Spanish School in Quetzaltenango ICA is located in the western Highland of Guatemala, the country of the eternal spring. The colonial city of Quetzaltengo (Xela) is the second biggest town of the country and has an interesting mix of traditional mayan culture, student town and backpack, volunteer and Spanish student town. Surrounded by volcanoes and mountains you live in a city but escape into nature in no time.
ICA was founded in 1976 as one of the first Spanish schools in Guatemala.
We offer our students packages or personalized deals of 1 on 1 tuition with experienced teachers. You stay with a Guatemalan family where you have your own private room and get 3 meals a day. Outside of classes you can join the activities that the school organizes. Every day we organize cultural, educational, fun, relaxing activities to get to know the city, its surrounding areas and your fellow students. Learn more..
Intensive Spanish Program (Beginner to Advanced).
Spanish for Travelers.
University Preparation and/or Credits.
Ecology and the Environment.
Spanish for Children and Families.
Spanish for International Business.
Spanish for Students and Professionals in the Following Fields: Medical, Social Work, and Law.
Spanish for Volunteers/Religious Workers in Central and South America.
Spanish for Teachers and Professors of Spanish.
Preparation of the DELE-exam (Spanish as foreign language)
Certificates and Diplomas
ICA is recognized by the minestry of education. We give all our students an certificate with their weeks of study and level of spanish upon leaving.
The materials used are developed by ICA teachers
1 on 1 tuition with expierenced teachers
Social and Cultural Activities
Our daily activities include movies, conferences, tours of the city, sports, dance classes, national and international dinners,...
Our students stay with selected Guatemalan families, private room, 3 meals a day, vegetarian possible.
Excursions and Visits
Other daily or weekend activities include hikes, trips to nearby towns, the lake, beach, markets, coffee plantations,...