In a fruitful meeting between the ACHELE President Stefan Meffert and the director of the ‘Instituto Cervantes’ in Río de Janeiro an agreement was signed for the granting of scholarships by the ACHELE Association to students of the Instituto Cervantes in Río de Janeiro. With the assistance of 20 students of the IC the portal of the association was presented: At the same time 6 intensive week-long group courses per year, one for each member school, were distributed by lottery between the students present.