The Courses in Spanish as a Foreign Language at the University of Zaragoza, dependent on the Vice-rectorate of Culture and Social Projection, are run throughout the year in Zaragoza, while in the summer they are transferred to the tourist city of Jaca (Huesca) in the Pyrenees.
The University of Zaragoza is a pioneer in teaching Spanish to foreign students since 1927. It collaborates with many national and international institutions in the in the dissemination of the Spanish language. It is an Oficial Examination Center for the Diploma of Spanish DELE, The International Spanish Language Evaluation Service (acronym in Spanish: SIELE) and the Test of Constittutional and Sociocultural Knowledge of Spain (CCSE), by delegation of Instituto Cervantes. In addition, it is an associated memeber of International Certificaction System for Spanish as a Foreign Language (SICELE). The examination in order to obtain the Spanish nationality (DELE A2 and CCSE) take place in Zaragoza, Huesca and Teruel.
The University of Zaragoza is recognised worldwide, as demonstrated by the large number of foreign students attending as part of the various programmes that promotes and cooperates. The ELE Courses participate in these programs, and also organize specific courses for foreign universities at their request.