Spanish is the language with the second most speakers in the world. The constant growth in the number of Spanish speakers and students has caused an increase in the demand for teachers of Spanish as a foreign language, both in Spain and in the rest of the world.

Spanish as a foreign language is a field of work that needs a large number of professionals who are capable of meeting global demand, and who have accredited, quality training. For this reason, the CIESE-Fundación Comillas, a centre affiliated to the University of Cantabria, offers a master’s degree in teaching Spanish as a Foreign Language (ELE).

The Official Master’s Degree in Spanish from the CIESE-Fundación Comillas, with a high employability rate, will open the doors to your professional future.


If you have a diploma, bachelor’s or graduate degree and are interested in being a professional in Spanish as a foreign language, being a Spanish reader abroad or working in companies related to the use of the Spanish language, this is your Master’s Degree.


  • It is an official title with international validity.
  • You will become an expert teacher in ELE.
  • You will have a teaching staff of the highest level who will answer all your questions.
  • You will be able to do national and international internships.


The Official Master’s Degree in Spanish at the CIESE-Fundación Comillas is taught in the blended modality and lasts one academic year (from October to June). It consists of 60 ECTS credits, of which 40 are theoretical and 20 are practical.

This official degree offers excellent training, with high-level teaching and research faculty, which has already consolidated this master’s degree as a national and international reference in the training of teachers in the field of ELE. Furthermore, those students who are interested in dedicating themselves specifically to research in this field will receive the basic knowledge and techniques necessary to successfully make subsequent dedication possible.

The objective of our Master in Spanish is to train teachers as experts in teaching Spanish and in using the necessary tools to teach the language anywhere in the world.

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