Due to governmental order from February 16, 2022, wearing protective masks is no longer requested, however highly recommended, especially in public areas and closed rooms.

Welcome to our Schools in Santo Domingo and Sosúa!

IIC Health Safety Protocol for On-site Classes

(Update: 16 February 2022)

The well-being of our teachers, employees and our students is our top priority. That is why we have taken protective and hygienic measures based on the COVID-19 Health Guidelines of the WHO and the Dominican Department of Public Health. Our goal is to guarantee for all of us a safe and pleasant learning atmosphere at our schools.

Stay home when feeling sick

This is our overall policy for clients and staff alike: If you feel sick, stay home and take your time to recover. If a student comes to the school with symptoms of sickness, the school’s staff and/or the teacher have the right to exclude the student from class. PLEASE act responsible and prevent others from getting sick themselves.


At both our locations, you will have access to several bathrooms where you can frequently wash your hands with soap and water.

Please follow the established sneeze & cough etiquette.

Protective masks (no longer mandatory, but recommended)

Due to governmental order from February 16, 2022, wearing protective masks is no longer requested, however highly recommended, especially in public areas and closed rooms. Please act responsible, for your own and others’ well-being.

Social distancing

Practicing social distancing is recommended in all areas of the school. Seating arrangements in the classrooms and the spacious areas of our outdoor classrooms, gardens and terraces will support you. Mobile boards and WIFI available on the whole school premise enable us to flexibly move classes to distant free spaces if necessary.

Group sizes

Groups are limited to a maximum number of students depending on the size of the classroom. Regular Spanish group courses stay limited to max. 7 students (average 3 to 4 students per class).


We provide drinking water for free throughout the day. If you like, you can also bring your own water bottle for refill at our water dispenser. Our community kitchen is accessible; please follow the safety guidelines when using our facilities.


  • Our Student Residences in Santo Domingo are open for lodging.
    SHARED APARTMENT is available and can be booked in single occupancy (or double if people travel together). Students have their private room each. They share all other facilities like kitchen, living/dining room, balcony/terrace, bathroom (unless private bath booked) under the discretion of the students’ own responsibility.
    — On request: Private bathroom can be booked upon availability at extra charge.
    — Student Residence Lodging is available with self-catering.
  • If you like to stay in a hotel with A/C, we are glad to refer you to our partner hotels (available on economy and mid-range standard).
  • Homestay lodging in Santo Domingo is currently unavailable. Please contact us for updates.

Airport transfers

When booking our Students Residence, private airport transfer at arrival is offered by IIC from the nearest airport with one of our trusted taxi-drivers to maintain safety standards.

If you decide to book your own transfer, please let us know and we inform you about the check-in procedure for our lodging.

Activities & Excursions

There are a few extracurricular activities organized by the school. In addition, we work with trustworthy partners on operators on site for excursions. We will gladly provide you with recommendations to safe places to go to on your own or use established tour operators on site.

School Opening Hours

Our School Buildings in Santo Domingo and in Sosúa are open to the public as follows:
Monday to Friday from 9am to 5pm (9:00-17:00 h).

Office Hours

The IIC Office Team can be reached by WhatsApp and email during regular office hours:

  • Monday to Friday from 8:30am to 5pm (8:30-17:00 h)
  • WhatsApp: +1.849.630.1052
  • Email: info@iic-spanish.com
  • Contact form website: iic-spanish.com
  • Messenger/ Instagram: IIC Spanish School

Person in Charge: Director of IIC School

For updates regarding entry regulations or any measures related to the current epidemic situation, please follow the official website of the Dominican Tourism Ministry: https://www.godominicanrepublic.com/newsroom/coronavirus/

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