Center for International Education La Salle


Center for International Education La Salle (CIEL) promotes the internationalization of all members of our community by establishing academic collaboration agreements with institutions, organizations and partnerships abroad and stimulating international activities at home.

CIEL offers the following services:

Where are we?


Francisco Murguía #19, Casa Rosa

Opening Hours

Monday to Friday

from 9:00 to 14:00 and 16:00 to 18:00

Academic Exchange

Special Programs

Welcome to the Special Programs Office of the Center for International Education, La Salle University, Mexico City.

We offer short term academic programs for international students, faculty and administrators. We specialize in preparing high quality academic programs, combined with professional site visits and cultural activities designed according to your institution requirements for a period of a week to four weeks, or even an entire semester.

Acquire or improve your Spanish language skills, learn about the rich Mexican culture, and participate in a specialized academic program such as Public Health, Business, Public Safety.
The outstanding facilities at La Salle University along with the cultural and historical wealth of Mexico City combine to create a unique and unforgettable learning experience.
We invite you to review the information on Mexico, La Salle University and on the Special Programs that we have offered in the past.

Every summer we promote our Summer Language and Culture Program that covers Spanish language acquisition, Mexican history and culture courses, and cultural activities. An intensive and complete three week program in the best location in Mexico City! This is a program open to groups, with a minimum 10 participants needed to open the program.

Join us and be ready to have the intercultural experience of a lifetime.


Sander Verkijk

Special Programs
Francisco Murguía #19, Col. Condesa, 06140, Ciudad de México
☏ (+52- 55) 5278-9508/ 5278 9500 ext. 3304

Spanish for foreigners

  • 100% on-site classes every morning. Intensive courses from Monday to Friday, 2 and a half hours per day, level up every month until you reach your goal.
  • In the afternoons we have another option: online classes; semi-intensive courses, 3 classes per week, 1 and a half hour long, complete the course in 6 weeks.
  • 100% Mexican qualified teachers
  • Small group classes
  • There are also private individual classes to learn at your own pace
  • Group classes are for people over 18 years of age.

Our method

You will learn Spanish with an interactive, systematized, innovative digital method designed by experts in the teaching of Spanish in order to gradually advance through different levels.

Make your registration completely online, and fill out your registration form to start the process.

Intensive Courses

ON-CAMPUS 45 hours

Duration: 18 classes of two and half hours, almost a month of classes

Schedule: Monday to Friday from 10:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Printed or e- book material

▸ 45 hours face to face hours of classes on campus with a teacher

Available levels: A1.1; A1.2; and A2.1; A2.1 and B1.1; B2 and C1

Cost: $6,200.00 pesos (material not included)


Semi-intensive courses

Online 27 hours

Duration: 6 weeks

Digital material

Afternoon Class

Schedule: Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

▸ 27 hours of online class with a teacher

▸ 27 hours of individual work at home interacting with digital material

Level of Spanish available: A1.1; A1.2; A2.1; A2.1; B1.1; B1.2

Cost: $4,000.00 pesos (material not included)

Spanish levels

We have 6 Spanish courses, online or on-site, based on the CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages). Levels B2 and C1 are available only in the on-site presential intensive courses.

How do I know the level for my Spanish course?

If you already know your Spanish level from previous courses you have taken, directly request the level you want on your registration form.

If you do not know what your Spanish level is, start your registration process, ¡fill out your registration form now! and we will send you a link for your online placement test. Soon we will let you know your Spanish level.


Course price: $6,200.00 (material not included)

Registration date and exams: January 8 to 12
Course: January 15 to February 8

Registration date and exams: February 12 to 16
Course: February 19 to March 13

Easter holiday period
March 26th to April 5th

Registration date and exams: March 14 to 22
Course: April 9 to 29

Registration date and exams: April 15 to 23
Course: April 30 to May 28
No classes: May 1, 10 and 15

Registration date and exams: May 27 to 31
Course: June 3 to 26

Registration date and exams: June 24 to July 2
Course: July 3 to August 2
No classes form: July 15 to 19

Registration date and exams:August 5 to 9
Course: August 12 to September 4

Registration date and exams: September 5 to 11
Course: September 12 to October 9
No Classes: September 16 and October 2

Registration date and exams: October 7 to 15
Course: October 16 to November 11
No class: November 1

Registration date and exams: November 11 to 15
Course: November 19 to December 13
No class: December 12


6-week, semi-intensive courses of 27 hours in the afternoon.

Course price: $4,000.00 (material not included)

Course 1
Registration and exams: January 17 to 23
Course: January 24 to March 6

Course 2
Registration and exams: March 11 to March 15
Course: March 20 to May 13
No classes: March 18 and 28, April 7, May 1

Easter holiday period
March 28 to April 7

Course 3
Registration and exams: May 16 to May 22
Course: May 23 to July 3

Course 4
Registration and exams: July 4 to July 12
Course: July 22 to August 29

Course 5
Registration and exams: September 2 to 6
Course: September 9 to October 21
No class: September 16

Course 6
Registration and exams: October 22nd to 28th
Course: October 30 to December 11
No class: November 18

How do I pay for my Spanish course?

Once you have sent your registration request, when the group is complete, we will send you the bank information of the University so that you can make a transfer and pay for your course.

How do I pay for the material for my Spanish course?

To speed up the process of delivering your access code to the material and platform of your course, after you have received the confirmation of the group opening, you can purchase and pay directly at the following link:

The cost of your access license is 17.36 euros with a validity of 1 year.

We leave you a support instruction to make your purchase on the Edinumen page.

¿How do I start my course?

After completing your registration, paying for your course, and obtaining your access license, your teacher will contact you by e-mail to send you an invitation to join your online class.


Edna Garcia

Spanish for foreigners
Francisco Murguía #19, Col. Condesa, 06140, Ciudad de México
☏ (+52- 55) 5278-9508/ 5278 9500 ext. 3306



Roberto Pozos

Roberto Pozos

CIEL Coordinator
Ext. 3300


Óscar Sánchez de Tagle

Óscar Sánchez de Tagle

Head of Administrative Support
Ext. 3302


Liliana Alcántara

Liliana Alcántara

Head of Academic Exchange
Ext. 3303


Sander Verkijk

Sander Verkijk

Head of Special Programs
Ext. 3304


Ana Bonilla

Ana Bonilla

Head of Teaching Internationalization
Ext. 3305


Carlos Castañeda

Carlos Castañeda

Operations Management
Ext. 3305


Edna García

Edna García

Head of Spanish for Foreigners
Ext. 3306


Andrea Muñoz

Andrea Muñoz

Information and Communication
Ext. 3307


Tania Santillan

Tania Santillan

Visiting Scholar Services
Ext. 3308

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