UCAM Spanish Institute is an Accredited Center by the Instituto Cervantes for the Teaching of Spanish as a Foreign Language. The Institute is the only educational institution with such recognition in all GCC. Besides, it is the first Spanish center in the UAE, open since April 2014, dedicated to spreading the Spanish language and culture through the different courses that it offers.
In addition, UCAM Spanish Institute is part of ESI, Escuela Superior de Idiomas, (Higher Language School) from UCAM University (Universidad Católica de San Antonio) in Murcia, Spain. ESI has five school branches, three in Spain, one in the UK, and another center in Dubai. The main purpose of UCAM in Dubai is to promote the teaching, study, and use of Spanish in the Middle East, as well as contributing to the diffusion of Hispanic cultures.