Founded in 1950, Institute of Spanish Studies is located in the city of Valencia, and offers courses in two summer sessions with classes from beginners to graduate level.  For intermediate or advanced students a semester or an entire school year is recommended.

ISS also offers a Summer Institute for Spanish Teachers during two weeks in the month of July.


  • Spanish: Elementary, Intermediate and Upper Intermediate
  • Conversation: Elementary, Intermediate and Upper Intermediate
  • Spanish for Business
  • Spanish for Professionals
  • History of Spain
  • History of Spanish-America
  • History of Spanish Art
  • Survey of Spanish Literature
  • Survey of Spanish-American Literature
  • Advanced Grammar and Written Expression
  • Spanish Phonetics
  • Advanced Conversation
  • General Translation
  • Cervantes and the Literature of the Golden Age
  • Spanish Literature of the 19th and 20th Centuries
  • Contemporary Spanish Literature
  • The Jews in Spain
  • Present Day Spain
  • Women in the History of Spain
  • History of Spanish Cinema
  • Sociolinguistics



  • History of Spanish Art
  • History of Spain
  • Present Day Spain



Don’t just study Spanish, STUDY SPAIN !!