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Instituto Cultural Oaxaca Spanish School

Instituto Cultural Oaxaca is the gateway to mastering Spanish amidst Mexico's richest cultural landscapes.

Discover the richness of the Spanish language and the vibrant culture of Mexico at Instituto Cultural Oaxaca. 

 

Established in 1984, the Instituto Cultural Oaxaca (ICO) was the first Spanish Language School in Oaxaca. We are pioneers in delivering comprehensive Spanish language courses in Mexico. Nestled in the heart of Oaxaca City, our institute is more than just a language school; it is a cultural journey. 

ICO provides Spanish language courses for beginners through advanced students. Spanish Language Programs include intensive immersion, regular classes, private classes, and Cultural Workshops.

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Private Spanish Classes at Instituto Cultural Oaxaca

Our Mission

Since 1984, we at Instituto Cultural Oaxaca have been dedicated to creating Spanish immersion programs to enable you to learn Spanish in Oaxaca in an enjoyable and practical way.

ICO Mexico Spanish Language Immersion Experiences

Spanish Immersion Programs

ICO creates carefully designed Spanish Immersion Programs to support your Spanish Language journey and help you refine your Spanish skills. Cater to all ages and levels, children to adults and beginners to advanced students, classes at ICO are conducted to maximize your learning experience in a supportive, fun environment.

Pottery Workshop at Instituto Cultural Oaxaca.

Cultural Workshops

Enrich your Spanish immersion at Instituto Cultural Oaxaca by enrolling in our Cultural Workshops, where you can practice and learn "authentic" Spanish in an engaging and interactive way.

La Betulia B&B in Oaxaca blends modern and traditional Mexican design

Accommodations

Over almost four decades of experience, ICO Spanish Language School has developed a large network of unique accommodations & built connections with many local families to welcome our students as part of ICO's homestay program for an authentic Spanish immersion experience!

Tours to the Sierra Norte| Instituto Cultural Oaxaca

Tours

In addition to our one-day tours,  we offer 2-day all-inclusive eco-tours to the Sierra Norte, the mountains directly above Oaxaca.  These tours include delicious meals, accommodation in shared cabins & visits to various ecosystems such as cloud forests, macro fungal and orchid habitats

Instituto Cultural Oaxaca Spanish School's blog

Blog

ICO's Spanish Language Blog offers different pieces about learning Spanish, Living & Traveling in Oaxaca, and about its rich Culture.

Oaxaca Spanish Immersion

At ICO, we believe in a holistic approach to learning Spanish. Our Spanish immersion courses are meticulously designed to suit learners of all levels. Enroll today to immerse yourself in a complete educational adventure where learning extends beyond classroom walls. 

Dive into our Full-immersion Spanish Program, perfect for those seeking to be fully engaged with Spanish Language and Oaxaca´s rich culinary and cultural expressions. Benefit from up to seven hours of daily interaction combining, Spanish classes, conversation practice, and diverse cultural workshops, like. Salsa dancing, Oaxacan cooking, backstrap weaving, and music, among others.

For a more flexible schedule, our 20-hour Spanish Program offers morning classes and free afternoons to explore the wonders of Oaxaca. 

Testimonials

“During my time here I met some amazing people and was able to excel in my Spanish. The teachers and administrators are incredibly helpful and kind. My trip to Oaxaca changed my life forever! Highly recommend attending!”

Hannah Christen

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Our Partners

“During my time here I met some amazing people and was able to excel in my Spanish. The teachers and administrators are incredibly helpful and kind. My trip to Oaxaca changed my life forever! Highly recommend attending!”

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