about us

Founded in 1998, Academia De Español (AE) is an award-winning Spanish language institution that offers the very best in an extensive array of services linked to the Spanish language industry in India. Our team is comprised of experienced Academicians, native Translators and Interpreters fully committed to their goal of popularizing Spanish among the Indian community.

As an official F.I.D.E.S.C.U and SIELE accredited school with over two decades of teaching experience, we welcome 3000+ students per annum online and at our schools in Andheri, Bandra, Chembur and Thane. We offer a diverse portfolio of B2B and B2C solutions including On-Campus and Live Online Spanish Training, Sworn & Certified Translations, Interpretation, Dubbing, Business Spanish Courses, E-Learning and Study Abroad Programs.


Spanish in Schools & Universities

In today’s global world, it is deemed important to have multicultural ideologies and hence students should not only be aware of their own culture but also of a distinctive one and at the same time, appreciate the similarities and the differences. This is why, AE has a team of tutors exclusively dedicated to designing quality Spanish Language programs for schools and colleges across Mumbai. Our teaching technique is implemented at several prestigious institutions such as IIM Shillong, Mumbai University, Jamnabai Narsee International School, NMIMS (Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies), Sasmira’s Institute of Management Studies and Research, Arya Vidya Mandir School, Jio Institute, Mithibai College, Kingston University and S.P Jain Institute of Management Studies. Additionally, our tutors are often praised for being able to teach even the most complex grammar rules with ease and enriching students with cultural anecdotes that inspire them to learn even more about the language.
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Corporate Training

AE specializes in Corporate Language Training solutions since 1998. Every year we train hundreds of executives from firms like Reliance Industries, Colgate, Glenmark Pharmaceuticals, Larsen & Toubro, NPCI (National Payments Corporation of India), Sulphur Mills, Sterling and Wilson and more so they can bridge the language gap and communicate effectively with their hispanic counterparts. Our business language courses are custom-designed to meet individual company needs. This ensures the most relevant, cost-effective training in the shortest time possible. We also work closely with Human Resource and Training Departments to define company goals and identify training gaps, who are provided monthly progress reports in order to keep companies well-informed of the proficiency of their executives in language acquisition. Executive language students receive the very highest degree of individual attention. Read More

Translation Services

AE has been providing Sworn and Certified translation services to clients in need of professional English to Spanish translations for over 20 years. Our team of highly experienced translators comprises of native experts with advanced degrees in Spanish Translation and Interpretation. AE has also worked with companies to translate and subtitle popular Bollywood films over the past few years, to make the latest movies available to the Spanish-speaking world.  We undertake assignments from some of India’s biggest companies including Reliance, Essar, Colgate, RPG, Citibank, The Times Group, Glenmark, Wockhardt, Avesta, Larsen and Toubro, Tata, Mahindra and Mahindra, Congnizant, Cipla, Sulphur Mills and Famy Care among others.  Our areas of expertise include Pharmaceuticals, Advesrtising, Marketing, IT and Engineering. Given our vast experience, companies can rest assured that their technical catalogs, user manuals, websites and other industry-specific marketing collateral will be translated effectively and accurately.

Interpretation Services

For companies, or individuals within companies, that have to interact with their Spanish counterparts, but lack the requisite knowledge of the language to communicate effectively, the team at AE provides interpretation services at fair prices. From trade fairs to board meetings to negociations, AE has provided interpretation services for companies and councils including the Plastic Export Promotion Council, Mahindra & Mahindra, Raychem RPG, Ford Foundation, CII Indo-American Pharma Meet, and many more. Click here for further details.


We currently teach students in over 16 countries since 1998 and we’re expanding our client base every year through our live online programs. Our online courses help build strong bonds and lasting relationships with our students from all over the world. Explore our online programs here.


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Awards Received


Academia De Español once again bagged the award for the “Best Spanish Training Institute” in India.


Our Co-Founder Mrs. Vidya Govindani also won the award for the “Spanish Language Trainer of the Year” in India.


Academia De Español has won the award for the “Most Promising Spanish Training Institute” of all time in India.

International Exams We Offer

Accredited SIELE Centre

Academia De Español is affiliated to the Spanish governmental entity SIELE and we offer the SIELE (International Assessment Service for the Spanish Language) examinations.The accreditation by SIELE implies that we are eligible to conduct international exams for language enthusiasts who wish to test their knowledge in Spanish at the international level in accordance to today's modern standards. Read More

Accredited DIE Centre

Academia De Español is affiliated to the Fundación F.I.D.E.S.C.U under the Spanish Education Ministry and we offer the D.I.E. (Diploma Internacional de Español) examinations.The accreditation by F.I.D.E.S.C.U implies that we are eligible to conduct international certification examinations for language enthusiasts who wish to test their knowledge in Spanish at the international level.

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AE In The News

Our Study Material

Academia de Español is the only language school in India that publishes its own books, which are especially designed by the team to suit the learning styles and evolving needs of the Indian community. These are in perfect accordance with the international curriculum of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) and cover the aspects of Reading, Writing, Speaking and Listening thoroughly in each level. Our textbooks have been used extensively throughout India for lessons imparted at all our schools and at other prestigious institutions such as the NMIMS, SVKM Business School, Sasmiras Business School, Jamnabai Narsee International School, Arya Vidya Mandir School, IIM Shillong, Jio Institute and many others. They have all been authored by Mr. Dinesh Govindani, honorable founder of the AE Schools established in 1998. Read More





Make the most of your course at Academia de Español by participating in our Cultural Activity Programs. Our activities are informative, interesting and most of all… FUN!  Every week we organize extra activities that complement your classroom learning where you can put your Spanish to the test and learn more about the culture and lifestyle of Spain. No matter what level of Spanish you have, we adapt the activity for all levels. 


All of our Cultural Activities are led by one of our Spanish teachers, who prepares exercises and challenges to make each activity educational as well as lots of fun. Students learn all about the local culture and customs, as well as vocabulary and phrases for them to use when they travel to Spain. Some of these activities include after-class tapas, educational seminars, vineyard tours, cooking classes, traditional dance workshops and much more! Below is our weekly activity calendar: 

March’23 │ ₹99


We regularly host educative seminars on the various Study in Spain programs (short- and long-term) that students can opt in for while they reside with a Spanish host family to explore the lifestyle and culture of Spain alongside applying for internships and full-time jobs in Spain to broaden their career opportunities.

Modality: In-person

Venue: Academia de Español Bandra

March’23 │ ₹149

sensual bachata workshop

It’s time to get your dancing shoes on because we are ready to take you to a whole new dance experience with a first of its kind Sensual Bachata workshop. Explore the popular and sensual dance form from the Dominican Republic solo or with a partner only at AE. 

Modality: In-person 

Venue: Academia de Español Bandra

April’23 │ ₹99


ARE YOU READY TO PLAY? The #AEGameParty will give you the opportunity to practice and put your Spanish to use with team challenges, board game competitions and exciting prizes. Come along solo or with a friend to experience the fun followed by a mini tapas spread for you to experience some Spanish delicacies with the #AEFamily.

Modality: In-person

Venue: Academia de Español Andheri

May’23 │ ₹99


Let’s talk Spanish art! We’re hosting an educative workshop on the journey of the late Spanish artist Pino Ojeda where her grandson will be taking us through her work and contribution to the field of art and literature in Spain. This will be followed by a hands-on workshop recreating live one of her most iconic art pieces “Marismas” from 1970. Chicos, it’s time to paint😍

Modality: In-person

Venue: Academia de Español Andheri

June ’23 │ ₹99


We’re hosting an educative seminar in association with the Argentinian Consulate wherein Deputy Consul H.E. Maria Virgina Yapur will be visiting our center to provide detailed insight on the Argentinian tourism, gastronomy, the origin of its traditional infusion ‘Yerba Mate’ and the authentic Argentinian way of life. This will be followed by a live tasting of the highly acclaimed drink for the seminar attendees, only at AE Bandra💙

Modality: In-person

Venue: Academia de Español Bandra

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It’s wine o’clock!😍🍷We’re hosting a Spanish Sangria making Masterclass in collaboration with renowned mixologist Mahesh Solanki who will be providing detailed insight on the origin of the drink and its variations over the years. This will be followed by a hands-on masterclass where students will learn to prepare the drink in its authentic style, just like the Spaniards do. This will be accompanied by light Spanish tapas for the seminar attendees, only at AE Andheri💙

Modality: In-person

Venue: Academia de Español Andheri


August ’23 │ ₹99


We’re hosting an educative seminar on the basics of Spanish language wherein enthusiasts will explore the language fundamentals from scratch with award winning Spanish educator @twinklegovindanii in person at our school in Bandra West. Students will learn written and conversational Spanish to encourage speaking confidently in Spanish speaking environments alongside viable career opportunities with the language in India. Seminar includes a traditional Spanish Sangria and tapas tasting afterparty for the attendees.

Modality: In-person

Venue: Academia de Español Bandra


September ’23 │ ₹99


🎬 It’s SHOW TIME! Immerse Yourself in the Rich Tapestry of Argentinian Cinema! Join Us on September 2nd at 11am🎥 Get ready to be moved, inspired, and entertained by a carefully curated selection of captivating Argentinian short films that capture the essence of the country’s vibrant culture and storytelling to experience the true magic of Argentina. As a special treat, we’re inviting you to indulge your taste buds in a delectable Argentinian dessert tasting session. Savor the flavors that mirror the warmth and passion of Argentina, right after the enlightening seminar.

Modality: In-person

Venue: Academia de Español Bandra


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From Hrithik Roshan to Diljit Dosanjh, everybody is dancing to the Rhythm of Bollywood and Spanish Fusion💃🕺 Embrace the Trend, Learn Spanish, and groove to the beats of Senorita, Besharam Dil, Palpita and many more🎵

Learning Spanish is not just a language; it’s an invitation to a world of music, passion, and trendsetting tunes. 🌎📚 Join the movement and let the rhythm of Bollywood and Spanish be your soundtrack to a multicultural journey.

Take your first step towards becoming a language maestro, and you’ll be singing along in no time, because when Bollywood meets Spanish vibes, magic happens on the dance floor!

📣 Tag your dance squad and let them know that embracing Spanish is the new cool. 🙌👯‍♀️ Get ready to groove, learn, and celebrate the blend of Bollywood and Spanish magic💫

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Mueve la Cintura - Independent release
Voodoo - Independent release
Besharam Rang - Pathaan
Palpita - Coke Studio release

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¡Feliz Ganesh Chaturthi a todos! 🙏🐘 En este auspicioso día, celebremos la llegada del amado Dios Ganesha a nuestros corazones y hogares🌟

Ganesh Chaturthi, también conocido como Vinayaka Chaturthi, es una festividad hindú que honra al querido Dios Ganesha, el removedor de obstáculos y el dador de sabiduría📚

En este día, las familias instalan hermosos altares con la imagen de Ganesha y lo adoran con ofrendas de flores, dulces y modakas (dulces de arroz). 🌼🍬 Las calles cobran vida con procesiones y danzas mientras la gente canta himnos en honor a Ganesha. 🎉💃

Que la bendición de Ganesha ilumine tu camino y te traiga alegría, prosperidad y sabiduría este Ganesh Chaturthi.🙏🌺

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Beating the Monday blues with some cake seems like a good idea😍🧁

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🌟Exciting News!🌟 Academia de Español is thrilled to announce a spectacular collaboration with the Fundación Canaria Pino Ojeda featuring Consul General of Spain from @conespmumbai Fernando Heredia Noguer for a truly enchanting project: The Pino Ojeda in India Anthology! 🇮🇳🇪🇸

Dive into the world of legendary Spanish artist and poet, Pino Ojeda, as we bring you 25 of her timeless poems, translated into Hindi for the first time. This literary journey promises to captivate your heart, and Consul General Fernando Heredia`s foreword in the anthology is certainly proof of the admiration and mutual respect between Spain and India.

Photograph features founder @danigovindani and director @twinklegovindanii with the Consul General during their meeting last week to join hands on the upcoming project.

📅 Mark your calendars for January 2024, when we`ll unveil this masterpiece to the world with the support of the @cabildodegrancanaria.

Stay tuned for updates, sneak peeks, and behind-the-scenes glimpses as we embark on this incredible journey. 🌠✨

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𝗠𝗲𝗱𝗶𝗮 𝗙𝗲𝗮𝘁𝘂𝗿𝗲・``The academy has become synonymous with unparalleled Spanish language instruction, embodying the spirit of "Simplified Spanish" and fostering cultural exchange.`` - Mid-Day

We are thrilled to announce that we have been featured in the Mid-Day digital news on September 8th! 🎉✨

For a quarter of a century, we have dedicated ourselves to the art of teaching Spanish in the vibrant and diverse tapestry of India and our media features are not just a recognition of our commitment, but also a testament to the growing interest and importance of learning Spanish in India.

Here`s to 25 years of bridging cultures, opening doors to new opportunities, and making lifelong connections through the power of language. Catch the full article on mid-day.com.

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Call your loved ones with these cute nicknames in Spanish today🥰

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Money Heist fans, this one’s for you🤣❤️ Let us know in the comments if you’ve heard the phrase anywhere else too🤭

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Hindi SLANG into 🇪🇸🤣 Let us know in the comments which other Hindi slangs you want us to translate in our next video😋

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