SALAMANCA, SPAIN (PRWEB) December 22, 2005
Enforex, a Spanish company specialising in linguistic education, has acquired the don Quijote in-country Spanish language schools, with eight locations in Spain and Mexico. With the acquisition, (finalised December 15) the Enforex group becomes the largest provider of in-country Spanish courses for foreigners. The 28 centres in Spain and Latin America that now comprise the Enforex-don Quijote group welcome more than 35,000 students to their classrooms and accommodation each year. The newly expanded Enforex group employs 500 professionals year round, and as many as 1500 during the summer months.
“With the integration of don Quijote, Enforex proudly steps into the role of undisputed market leader, as the private company of note in the Spanish as a foreign language sector.” Commented Antonio Anadón, president of the Enforex group, while announcing the acquisition. “We look forward to sharing the best ideas and practices of both the prestigious organisations, while maintaining the two independent brands, each with its unique flavour in the teaching of Spanish as a foreign language. Most importantly, new and returning students of both organisations will recognise the preservation of quality, service and client guarantees for which both organisations are known.”
In Spain, the Enforex group has year-round Spanish schools in Alicante, Almuñecar, Barcelona, Granada, Madrid, Marbella, Salamanca, Seville, Tenerife and Valencia in Spain. Enforex also offers immersion courses in Latin America, in Mexico, Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Costa Rica, Cuba, Ecuador, Guatemala and Peru, along with summer language camps for young people aged 5 to 18 years in Madrid, Marbella, Granada, Salamanca and Valencia, Spain.
The Enforex-don Quijote network offers more than 20 courses, from general Spanish to adult “Spanish + Fun” courses combining language study with Cooking, Scuba Diving, Flamenco and other sports and cultural activities. Specialised professional courses are available for business executives, medical professionals and teachers of Spanish. Enforex and don Quijote courses are recognised by more than 40 European and American Universities.
•The new group will invoice more than 40 million euros annually
•More than 25% of all foreigners that study Spanish in Spain will study in Enforex’s centers
•Enforex will have a staff of more than 500 full-time professionals and 1,500 seasonal employees
•More than 40 universities throughout the world approve and validate the study programs carried out by Enforex and don Quijote
For 19 years, don Quijote, provider of in-country Spanish language courses, has been exclusively dedicated to the teaching of Spanish to foreigners. Each year the company welcomes as many as 12,000 students from 60 countries to its schools in Salamanca, Madrid, Barcelona, Tenerife, Seville, Granada and Valencia in Spain, and Guanajuato, Mexico. The company’s Web site, http://www.donquijote.org, a Spanish language portal offering more than 70,000 pages of Spanish language resources, receives more than 35,000 visits daily.
For general business-related enquiries, contact Erin Corcoran or Carmen Cantariño at: +34 923 26 88 60
Founded in 1989, ENFOREX specialises in teaching Spanish as a foreign language in Spain and Latin America. ENFOREX has 20 academic centres open all year long, located in Spain and Latin America's most important and emblematic areas, from small towns to urban capitals. In Spain, you can study in Alicante, Almuñecar, Barcelona, Granada, Madrid, Marbella, Salamanca, Sevilla and Valencia . Their Latin American programmes are held in the countries of Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Costa Rica, Cuba, Ecuador, Guatemala, Mexico and Peru. Among others services, Enforex offers students high quality test preparation courses. Kaplan students benefit from expert professors, the highest quality and newest technology in test prep materials. For full details visit http://www.enforex.com
For more information, contact Alejandro de Antonio at: +34 91 576 52 00 or +34 607 55 22 63