Frequently Asked Questions


How I can pay and book the course?

You can register via the Internet, over the phone or in person. There are no registration dates, only the time necessary to organize everything and that you’re exactly at the appropriate level for you.

How can I pay for the course?

There are two forms of payment, through a bank transfer (you can find information on our website) or directly at our centre in cash.

Is a visa required to study at Ábaco?

If you are a citizen of the European Union, you do not need visa. Otherwise you will need a confirmation letter from the centre which you must present at the Embassy of Spain in your country to apply for a visa appropriate for you – Tourist, studies.

Is there a health insurance?

Citizens of the European Union can use their health insurance as in their country. This will require the student to apply for a European Health Card to use during their stay in Salamanca.

Do I have to pay tuition fees to study at Ábaco?

No, you just need to make a deposit in our account of 150 € to reserve your place. That amount will be deducted when you pay your tuition.

What happens if I have to cancel the course after having paid?

We can refund all of your reservation if you notify the centre in writing with at least 4 weeks notice. In any other case, you can use the course at any time, or any other person you assign.


What day I can start classes? Is it only on Mondays?

You can start your classes any day of the week, you just need to tell any of our secretarial staff and they will tell you when you can start.

How I can know what my level of Spanish is?

On the first day you will do a placement test so you know what level you belong.

What is the minimum age to go to Abaco?

NThere is no minimum age, ask us to arrange the conditions.

Can you change the course after starting?

Yes, you can change without problems, talk to your teacher.

What I have to do on the first day of the course?

You have to go to school the first day of class at 9:00, then you do the placement test and after correction, you will be entered into the appropriate class. You will receive the class material and the activities organized for the time you’re with us will be explained to you.

Will I get some kind of certificate after the course?

Will I get some kind of certificate after the course


When I reach Salamanca, how can I find my accommodation?

If you chose the family living option , they will pick up when you get to Salamanca and take you to your home. If you live in an apartment, we will send you all data and someone from Ábaco will be waiting to give you the keys to your apartment.

Do I have to bring my own bedding?

In the case of sheets, it is necessary for each person to use their own, as well as towels, and for the quilt you can consult us. You can buy things you need in Salamanca they are cheap.

Can I change my accommodation if I do not like it?

Of course, it is essential in order to enjoy your stay in Salamanca that your accommodation is perfect – if you do not like it, we can change it as soon as possible.