March 16, 2016 ·

Why Study Spanish in Uruguay



TOP 5 reasons why to learn Spanish in Uruguay

Perhaps you didn’t know but Uruguay has the nickname ” The Switzerland of South America”. The main reasons for this alias is their very stable democracy, strong institutions, national free education and educates population. In 2001 Uruguay’s neighbor, Argentina was getting into an economical and social crisis that affected Uruguay extremely negatively facing one of its biggest economic crises in the history of their small nation.
Fortunately the South American small republic has recover from their most complex economical issues and in the year 2016 is going to be one of the few Latin American countries with a grow in their GDP.

Uruguay’s capital in Montevideo and according to the last census the city has 1.4 million people. An interesting fact about Montevideo is that they have the highest quality of life of any city in Latin America and they have had this title for over 10 years!


It is no surprise that many traveler choose Uruguay for their Study Abroad experience. The country has a rich culture, magnificent beaches, unique gastronomical alternatives, friendly people and more.

Without further due, here are the top 5 reasons why to Choose Uruguay for your cultural immersion and Studying Spanish:

  1. Excellent Academic quality
  2. Unique Rioplatense Spanish accent
  3. Close to the major city of Buenos Aires
  4. Affordable accommodation alternatives
  5. High safety for tourism


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