Language course Spanish in Cusco

Amauta

The school is located in a beautiful, recently renovated colonial building, only two blocks away from the famous Plaza de Armas of Cusco. The school occupies the first and second floor where you can find big and brightly-lit classrooms. Many of them have the traditional blue balconies unique to Cusco that overlook San Augustin Street and the beautiful cupola of the Santo Domingo Church. In addition to the larger classrooms, there are also smaller spaces for individual and private classes. Some of the classrooms are located downstairs along the sunny courtyard where the administrative offices, the head of studies office, the volunteer coordinator's office and teachers room are also found. The immense staircase up to the second floor leads to the rest of the classrooms. The second floor also contains a large room with a beautiful high ceiling for meetings and student activities, as well as big common spaces with a cafe that overlooks the courtyard.

Key features of our Spanish partner school in Cusco:

  • well equipped classrooms
  • Four open spaces for classes
  • A school administration
  • A common room for students to relax
  • A small kitchen
  • A beautiful garden with seating area
  • A separate office for our travel agency Dos Manos (excursions)
  • minimum age: 16 years

Social Programme:

Amauta has its own travel agency named “Dos Manos”, which is also located in the school building. Every week Dos Manos organizes weekend trips for the students of the language school. Some examples of the trips are rafting, horse riding or visiting typical villages and ruins in the area. The excursions can take place in Cuzco itself, in Puno, Lima or in La Paz.

Minigroup

Classes take place in small groups of maximum 6 students per group, this way each student will get sufficient individual attention. The program consists of 20 lessons per week and the groups will be based on the language levels of the students. A written and oral placement test at the beginning of the programme will determine the level of each student.

Minimum age is 16 years .

Prices 2021

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Prices in  €/EUR £/GBP $/USD

Max. 6 per class
Number of lessons per week:
20
  1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks 5 weeks 6 weeks 7 weeks 8 weeks 9 weeks 10 weeks 11 weeks 12 weeks  
Minigroup without accommodation 158 278 397 516 636 755 874 898 1006 1113 1220 1328
Minigroup with host family, single room, halfboard 299 559 819 1079 1339 1599 1859 2023 2271 2520 2768 3016
Minigroup with executive host family, single room, halfboard 320 601 883 1164 1445 1727 2008 2194 2463 2733 3002 3271
Minigroup with school residence, double room, halfboard 299 559 819 1079 1339 1599 1859 2023 2271 2520 2768 3016
Minigroup with school residence, single room, halfboard 363 687 1011 1335 1659 1982 2306 2535 2847 3159 3471 3783
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 55 minutes

Transfer:  

The transfer upon arrival in Cusco is included in the price, if you have booked accommodation through StudyTravel.

It is also possible to book an airport transfer upon arrival in Lima, which includes transfer from Lima airport to hotel, one night in a 2 star hotel double room and the transfer the next day back to the airport for your flight connection to Cusco (this service costs $ 110 / € 94).
The Flight Lima-Cusco can also be booked by StudyTravel (prices on request after we have received your booking)

A surcharge of $ 10 / € 9 applies for transfers before 06:30 AM and after 06:30 PM

All prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • course materials
  • airport transfer service, if you have booked accommodation with StudyTravel
  • daily activities like dancing and cookery lessons
  • free Internet access
  • welcome event with tea, coffee and snacks
  • certificate of attendance

In 2021 the school is closed on: 01/01/2021, 02/04/2021, 01/05/2021, 03/06/2021, 24/06/2021, 29/06/2021, 28/07/2021, 29/07/2021, 30/08/2021, 08/10/2021, 01/11/2021, 08/12/2021, 24/12/2021 (after 2pm), 25/12/2021, 31/12/2021 (after 2pm). Lessons will not be recuperated, but activities will be offered.

Combined minigroup

By combining group and individual lessons, you can bring your Spanish in a shorter time to a higher level. During the 4 daily group lessons you can take advantage of group discussions and getting to know other international students. Followed by this you will have 1 or 2 daily individual lessons which enable you to focus on your personal language issues and weaknesses. This way, you can improve learning elements like for example grammar, conversation, vocabulary or pronunciation.

Minimum age is 16 years .

Prices 2021

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Prices in  €/EUR £/GBP $/USD

Max. 6/1 per class
Number of lessons per week:
25
30
  1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks 5 weeks 6 weeks 7 weeks 8 weeks 9 weeks 10 weeks 11 weeks 12 weeks  
Combined minigroup without accommodation 209 380 550 721 891 1062 1232 1266 1420 1573 1727 1880
Combined minigroup with host family, single room, halfboard 350 661 972 1283 1595 1906 2217 2392 2686 2980 3274 3568
Combined minigroup with executive host family, single room, halfboard 371 704 1036 1369 1701 2034 2366 2562 2878 3193 3508 3824
Combined minigroup with school residence, double room, halfboard 350 661 972 1283 1595 1906 2217 2392 2686 2980 3274 3568
Combined minigroup with school residence, single room, halfboard 414 789 1164 1539 1914 2289 2664 2903 3261 3619 3977 4335
  1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks 5 weeks 6 weeks 7 weeks 8 weeks 9 weeks 10 weeks 11 weeks 12 weeks  
Combined minigroup without accommodation 265 491 717 942 1168 1394 1620 1665 1869 2072 2276 2479
Combined minigroup with host family, single room, halfboard 405 772 1139 1505 1872 2238 2605 2791 3135 3479 3823 4166
Combined minigroup with executive host family, single room, halfboard 427 815 1202 1590 1978 2366 2754 2961 3327 3692 4057 4422
Combined minigroup with school residence, double room, halfboard 405 772 1139 1505 1872 2238 2605 2791 3135 3479 3823 4166
Combined minigroup with school residence, single room, halfboard 469 900 1330 1761 2191 2622 3052 3302 3710 4118 4526 4934
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 55 minutes

Transfer:  

The transfer upon arrival in Cusco is included in the price, if you have booked accommodation through StudyTravel.

It is also possible to book an airport transfer upon arrival in Lima, which includes transfer from Lima airport to hotel, one night in a 2 star hotel double room and the transfer the next day back to the airport for your flight connection to Cusco (this service costs $ 110 / € 94).
The Flight Lima-Cusco can also be booked by StudyTravel (prices on request after we have received your booking)

A surcharge of $ 10 / € 9 applies for transfers before 06:30 AM and after 06:30 PM

All prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • course materials
  • airport transfer service, if you have booked accommodation with StudyTravel
  • daily activities like dancing and cookery lessons
  • free Internet access
  • welcome event with tea, coffee and snacks
  • certificate of attendance

In 2021 the school is closed on: 01/01/2021, 02/04/2021, 01/05/2021, 03/06/2021, 24/06/2021, 29/06/2021, 28/07/2021, 29/07/2021, 30/08/2021, 08/10/2021, 01/11/2021, 08/12/2021, 24/12/2021 (after 2pm), 25/12/2021, 31/12/2021 (after 2pm). Lessons will not be recuperated, but activities will be offered.

One-to-One

The one-to-one course is designed for those who want to optimise their study time. The aim of the one-to-one course is to offer a fully personalised method of teaching designed to meet the specific student's needs and desires. As the one-to-one course is private, the student will be able to decide the schedule and content.

Minimum age is 16 years .

Prices 2021

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Prices in  €/EUR £/GBP $/USD

Max. 1 per class
Number of lessons per week:
20
  1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks 5 weeks 6 weeks 7 weeks 8 weeks  
One-to-One without accommodation 243 448 653 857 1062 1266 1471 1512
One-to-One with host family, single room, halfboard 384 729 1075 1420 1765 2110 2456 2637
One-to-One with executive host family, single room, halfboard 405 772 1139 1505 1872 2238 2605 2808
One-to-One with school residence, double room, halfboard 384 729 1075 1420 1765 2110 2456 2637
One-to-One with school residence, single room, halfboard 448 857 1266 1676 2085 2494 2903 3149
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 55 minutes

Transfer:  

The transfer upon arrival in Cusco is included in the price, if you have booked accommodation through StudyTravel.

It is also possible to book an airport transfer upon arrival in Lima, which includes transfer from Lima airport to hotel, one night in a 2 star hotel double room and the transfer the next day back to the airport for your flight connection to Cusco (this service costs $ 110 / € 94).
The Flight Lima-Cusco can also be booked by StudyTravel (prices on request after we have received your booking)

A surcharge of $ 10 / € 9 applies for transfers before 06:30 AM and after 06:30 PM

All prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • course materials
  • airport transfer service, if you have booked accommodation with StudyTravel
  • daily activities like dancing and cookery lessons
  • free Internet access
  • welcome event with tea, coffee and snacks
  • certificate of attendance

In 2021 the school is closed on: 01/01/2021, 02/04/2021, 01/05/2021, 03/06/2021, 24/06/2021, 29/06/2021, 28/07/2021, 29/07/2021, 30/08/2021, 08/10/2021, 01/11/2021, 08/12/2021, 24/12/2021 (after 2pm), 25/12/2021, 31/12/2021 (after 2pm). Lessons will not be recuperated, but activities will be offered.

Duo course

The Duo course in Cusco allows students to define their own Spanish language objectives in order to create a programme adapted to their Spanish level and learning pace. The programme is designed for two students. As the course is private, the two students will be able to decide the schedule and content.

Important: The Duo course can only be booked by two people who travel together and have the same level of Spanish.

Minimum age is 16 years .

Prices 2021

Click on a price for an exact price quotation and/or to book.
Prices in  €/EUR £/GBP $/USD

Max. 2 per class
Number of lessons per week:
20
  1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks 5 weeks 6 weeks 7 weeks 8 weeks  
Duo course without accommodation 141 243 346 448 550 653 755 775
Duo course with host family, single room, halfboard 282 525 768 1011 1254 1497 1740 1901
Duo course with executive host family, single room, halfboard 303 567 832 1096 1360 1624 1889 2071
Duo course with school residence, double room, halfboard 282 525 768 1011 1254 1497 1740 1901
Duo course with school residence, single room, halfboard 346 653 960 1266 1573 1880 2187 2412
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 55 minutes

Transfer:  

The transfer upon arrival in Cusco is included in the price, if you have booked accommodation through StudyTravel.

It is also possible to book an airport transfer upon arrival in Lima, which includes transfer from Lima airport to hotel, one night in a 2 star hotel double room and the transfer the next day back to the airport for your flight connection to Cusco (this service costs $ 110 / € 94).
The Flight Lima-Cusco can also be booked by StudyTravel (prices on request after we have received your booking)

A surcharge of $ 10 / € 9 applies for transfers before 06:30 AM and after 06:30 PM

All prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • course materials
  • airport transfer service, if you have booked accommodation with StudyTravel
  • daily activities like dancing and cookery lessons
  • free Internet access
  • welcome event with tea, coffee and snacks
  • certificate of attendance

In 2021 the school is closed on: 01/01/2021, 02/04/2021, 01/05/2021, 03/06/2021, 24/06/2021, 29/06/2021, 28/07/2021, 29/07/2021, 30/08/2021, 08/10/2021, 01/11/2021, 08/12/2021, 24/12/2021 (after 2pm), 25/12/2021, 31/12/2021 (after 2pm). Lessons will not be recuperated, but activities will be offered.

Host family

You will stay in a single room with half board. All host families live in within a maximum 25-35 minutes walking distance from the school. It is also possible to use public transport to go to school; the costs of this are very low. You will share the living room, kitchen and bathroom with the family and possibly with other students. If you are travelling together with someone, you can share a room but please note that the number of twin rooms is limited.

Executive host family

You will stay in a single room with half board. You will share the living room, kitchen and bathroom with the family and possibly with other students. Accommodation with an executive host family offers more comfort than a standard family. Your room is bigger and the food is more suited to your needs and wishes. The families live in quiet neighbourhoods outside the city centre and are particularly suitable for older language students.

School residence

The residence is located in the school building. You will live with many other students from all around the world. The bathrooms are shared and you have access to a communal kitchen, living room and terrace. There are single and double rooms available.  The cook of the residences restaurant prepares delicious local and international dishes. The residence accommodation includes half board: daily breakfast and a three-course lunch (on weekdays).

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I met so many wonderful people at the school and my Spanish improved significantly!
Catherine
20 years
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I met so many wonderful people at the school and my Spanish improved significantly! It's located very centrally in Cusco and everything is at a walking distance. The professors are lovely, and there are a lot of activities to do! I did the program in the sacred valley, and it was AMAZING! 10/10 would recommend!


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