Our Team

30 years dedicated to teaching - Instituto Intercultural del Caribe (IIC) is a Spanish school in the Dominican Republic, founded in 1994 by Thomas M. Fritsch, a young teacher from Germany. From its very beginning, the language and culture institute has built close collaborations with prestigious institutions in the country in the fields of culture, education, and tourism. It is a privately owned and independent enterprise under European management. Its multinational team is composed of Dominicans and Europeans.

Meet the Team - we are looking forward to welcoming you at our school:

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 in every day-situations. She is the soul of our Sosua school since the very beginning 30 years ago.



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




Victoriano Sosua School Director of IIC Spanish School Dominican Republic

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




IIC's International Team

Tina Director of Sales IIC Spanish School Dominican republic Tina - Director Sales & Reservations
Bringing brilliance to our office. Slovenia was too small for her. Tina speaks six languages, and as the passionate dancer she is, she also loves the language of music and dancing in the Dominican Republic.



Berenice Social Media Coordinator at IIC Spanish School Dominican Republic

Berenice - Marketing Assistant
Our Social Media specialist, a passionate communicator and an incredible bundle of energy at any fun activity you can think of.




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




Cava our school cat in Sosua at IIC Spanish School Dominican Republic

and last but not least:

Çava - el Jefe
The "real boss" of our school in Sosúa. Carries his French name with elegance and sweetness.



Your Spanish Teachers

Who love teaching, and love to help you improve your Spanish, or learn it from scratch.
Who encourage you to practice over and over again - ¡habla habla habla!
Who invite you to experience first-hand in their classes what Dominican hospitality and culture is all about.

Learning Spanish in the Dominican Republic with native Spanish speakers Dominican teachers at IIC Spanish School in Sosua