Structure and Expertise2018-09-04T09:21:43+00:00

About Us


Structure and Expertise


CELEI is a school approved by Cervantes Institute and certified for Quality with the EU ISO 9001. Our team draws from 30 years of experience offering American standard Education, accredited by Word Learning USA, in the field of College Semester Abroad and Youth Development Programs. In the last year, we have become a Pathway School with a close-knit, family atmosphere to immerse students into the community and the culture. CELEI offers Degree and Graduate Diploma programs, as well as full preparatory programs to access Spanish university and customized Study Abroad programs, for batch groups.

We have a pedagogical focus on Learning by Experience, where the student is the protagonist in his or her own learning process. Through our courses, cultural activities, field work and volunteer service and/or internships, our students are able to immerse themselves in the Spanish language, society education and professional world in an autonomous way.

CELEI cooperates with different departments and Faculties of the University of Granada and other higher Education institutions to deliver the Expert Seminars and university courses, as well as, Professional Training and Internship courses.

CELEI is structured in coordinated departments, which attend the specific education requirements of the programs. The Language Department, which also includes Intercultural Communication training, is a pillar in the implementation of our innovative teaching approach.



  • School of Higher Education
  • Pathway School
  • School of Languages
  • School of International Education


CELEI team consists of professionals in the field of international education: Granada University professors, language teachers, Intercultural Communication experts, professionals and Higher Education partners in various fields with extensive experience and professional training in Spain, and abroad.

These are professors and professionals in various academic fields with over 30 years of solid experience in designing and developing of projects and academic programs on different subjects. The mission of our team is to attract the educational interests of students and develop specific programs by adapting content, materials and methods to the interests of the participants, the specialized context or the linguistic level of the students.

CELEI is located in a typical house with garden and Arab wall, is located in the heart of el Albayzín, the historical neighborhood declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site. CELEI offers an unbeatable location in front of the Alhambra and el Sacromonte, a genuine Gypsy neighborhood that will make you feel part of a small town within the city. If you want to feel yourself at home, enjoy our lounge with fireplace, connect to the Internet from our garden, enjoy our library and projection room, and do not hesitate to come to CELEI for an unforgettable experience in Granada.

CELEI also shares teaching facilities with partner institutions, such as University of Granada, School of Tourism Alhamar, The Technical School Ave Maria, as well as other public and private premises.

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