IIC/Casa Goethe is a privately owned and independent enterprise under German management. From the beginning, there has existed a close collaboration with prestigious institutions in the Dominican Republic in the fields of culture, education, and tourism.

The Institute's staff is composed of Dominicans, Europeans, and Americans. We are looking forward to meeting you:

Team IIC Santo Domingo

Luis Ramón - Student Facilitator
His smile is program: always “feliz”, happy to show our students the hidden gems around Santo Domingo and introduce them to the local culture. A passionate dancer by heart.

Berenice - Director's Assistant
The heart and soul of our school in Santo Domingo, and an incredible bundle of energy, both at the school and at kids' birthday parties when she transforms into clown "Mermelada".

Jonathan - Director & Academic Coordinator
He loves tapas, a good glass of wine, and is a passionate Flamenco dancer - test him!

Team IIC Sosua

Evelym - Office Manager
Always a smile on her face and patiently organizing the thousands of details to take care of at our school's office.

Nena - Houselady
A great cook, passionate Bachata dancer, and our secret weapon teacher, helping students struggling with new vocabulary at the breakfast table, for more than 20 years now.

Jeffry - Student facilitator
Has the best job in the world: HAS to go out and have fun discovering country and culture together with our students.

Victor - Director & Academic Coordinator
Prepares awesome cocktails. Loves teaching, and our English & Spanish students love him!

IIC's International Team

Tina - Team Leader Sales & Reservations
Bringing brilliance to our office! Slovenia was too small for her. Tina speaks 6 languages, loves her dog Papaya, and Papaya loves her, from the earth to the moon and back!

Belle - Program Advisor
A wanderer between the worlds, of Dominican descent, born in Puerto Rico, lived many years in the States, absolutely loves Asian culture. The world's soul in her makes her the perfect fit to our team.

Tanja - Director of International Relations
Traded Germany for the Caribbean. Fell in love with scuba diving, the colors of the Dominican Republic, and the laughter and zest for life of the people - and stayed.

Misú - la Jefa
The real boss of our school in Sosua.