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Instituto Cervantes

The Instituto Cervantes is a public not-for-profit institution founded by the Government of Spain in 1991 to promote Spanish language teaching and knowledge of the cultures of Spanish speaking countries throughout the world. It is now the largest international Spanish teaching organization, and has more than 60 centers in 4 continents. The Aula Cervantes in Calgary is the only center operating in Canada. It has been established in collaboration with the Department of French, Italian and Spanish of the University of Calgary. The Aula Cervantes helps and supports Spanish students and teachers with many different linguistic materials and resources, cultural and academic projects, professional development activities, etc.
Craigie Hall D209                         

2500 University Drive N.W.           
Calgary, AB, T2N 1N4                  

Tel. 1-403-220-2830     Fax.1-403-284-3634     Email:

Coordinator: Melania Pascual Salcedo

Events in 2014:

 DELE: International Spanish Exams


  Logo DELE The DELE is the official, internationally recognized qualification certifying students knowledge of Spanish as a foreign or second language. It is issued by the Director of the Instituto Cervantes on behalf of the Spanish Ministry of Education. Examinations are held twice a year –in May and November– in more than 500 centers around the world, 17 of them are in Canada.


Powerpoint Presentation

DELE - CANADA Brochure: English  French  

Registration Sheet
Credit Card Form

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AVE: Spanish Courses Online

More than 400 million people speak Spanish. Do you?

Try the Cervantes Institute online Spanish courses: Aula Virtual de Español (AVE)

With the AVE you can:

Learn to express yourself in Spanish in a variety of situations
Study all aspects of the Spanish language
Discover the Spanish-speaking world in all its richness and diversity

through audiovisual materials, interactive multimedia activities and personal tutor’s assessment and supervision.  

Take advantage of the most advanced communication technologies applied to the teaching of Spanish!

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Credit Card Form