Instituto Cervantes

Address: 20, Boulos Hanna, St.
Date of Establishment: 1991
Phone: 37601746 - 33371962
Public Hours:
Hours of dealing with the public: Sunday - Thursday from 11 to 14 and from 16 to 18 the library: Sunday, Wednesday and Thursday from 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm Monday and Tuesday from 1:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Mission Statement
The Instituto Cervantes is the body established by the Spanish government in 1991 to support and promote the learning, study and use of the Spanish language and to contribute to the dissemination of the culture of Spanish-speaking countries abroad. The Instituto Cervantes is keen, through the various activities it organizes, to introduce the common cultural and linguistic heritage of all Spanish-speaking countries. The institute is present through its network of centers and chapters currently in 88 cities in 45 countries on the level of the five continents of the world. The Institute also has two headquarters in Spain, the main headquarters in Madrid and another in Alcala de Henares. Mission and objectives of the Institute Organizing public and private courses to teach the Spanish language as well as the other official languages of Spain. Granting and issuing diploma certificates of Spanish as a foreign language "Daily" on behalf of the Ministry of Education and Vocational Training, as well as organizing the examinations necessary to obtain the diploma. Developing language teaching curricula and preparing teachers Supporting and supporting the work of specialists in Spanish studies Participate in programs to spread the language and culture of Spanish-speaking countries Organizing activities to introduce and disseminate Spanish culture in cooperation with Spanish bodies and others from Spanish-speaking American countries, as well as in cooperation with cultural bodies and organizations in the host country. Managing the largest network of Spanish libraries in the world. Availability of many digital documents and resources through the virtual center of the Instituto Cervantes, and the provision of electronic library services to all interested and specialists.

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