Founded in 1992 and located in the Green Library at Florida International University, the Spanish Resource Center - Miami is a meeting place for teachers and professors of Spanish, dual language immersion program teachers, students, and open to anyone and everyone interested in the study of the Spanish language and culture. It hosts a wide range of activities in collaboration with the Department of Modern Languages and other departments and colleges at the university.
FIU is an urban, multi-campus, public research university serving its students and the diverse population of South Florida, committed to high-quality teaching, state-of-the-art research, and collaborative engagement with local and global communities. With almost 54,000 students, the university is among the ten largest universities in the country.
The Spanish Resource Center - Miami belongs to a network of resource centers located in different universities across the United States and Canada that are sponsored by the Ministry of Education through the Education Office of the Embassy of Spain. It offers the community a specialized library and loan service, as well as being a hands on cultural focal point where workshops, seminars, conversation groups, Spanish film festivals and other educational and cultural events are offered.
To advance the language and culture of Spain and to encourage areas of collaboration with American and Spanish organizations related to the growth of the Spanish language and culture in Florida and the United States.
To provide educational resources in Spanish from our catalog, in consultation or as loans.
To support and foster bilateral educational agreements through educational outreach programs such as the language assistant programs, both in Spain and in the United States.
To distribute information pertaining to the educational outreach programs sponsored by the Education Office of the Embassy of Spain.
To provide professional development activities to educators of Spanish.