Spanish school in Bogotá: International House

From 218.- EUR
230.- USD
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Key points

  • City full of contrasts, intense cultural and night life
  • Beautiful building in the heart of the historical centre
  • Well-established school offering high quality courses
  • Possibility of meeting local people and students from the whole world at the school
  • Excellent activities’ programme

The school

Levels
Beginner to Advanced
School size
S
Accommodations
Host family
Disabled access
Disabled access at school
Wifi
WiFi is free

The students

Minimum age
16 years
Average age
30 years
Nationality mix
Germany, United States, Netherlands, etc..

The school building is set in the financial district just a stone’s throw from the Rosales and Nogal neighbourhoods and surrounded by universities and shops. You’ll study Spanish in a renovated 4-storey building complete with 11 classrooms and a student lounge with computers. There is free Wi-Fi throughout the building, and after class you can hang out with your fellow international and local university students at the many cafés in the area. There are multiple public transport links within a 5-minute walk of the school, so you can easily arrive to the rest of Bogotá!

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Included in the price

  • Level and needs assessment
  • Welcome activity
  • Use of study centre
  • End-of-course report and certificate
  • Activity programme

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Standard course

Beginner to advanced (C1), 1 - 48 week(s)
1 week From 218.- EUR
(230.- USD)
Lessons
20 of 55 minutes
Course duration
1 - 48 week(s)
Levels
Beginner to advanced (C1)
Students/class
Max 8
Minimum age
16 years
Schedule
09:00-13:00
Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
Course info
Week(s)
Without accommodation
Host family, single room, half board
1
230 USD
450 USD
2
460 USD
900 USD
3
690 USD
1350 USD
4
920 USD
1800 USD
6
1260 USD
2580 USD
8
1680 USD
3440 USD
12
2520 USD
5160 USD
16
3120 USD
6640 USD
24
4440 USD
9720 USD
USD 1 ≈ EUR 0.95   (Not-binding exchange rate)

High & low seasons

Discount course low season (1-4 weeks) (per week) (06.04-10.04.2020) -85 USD
Discount course low season (5-12 weeks) (per week) (06.04-10.04.2020) -65 USD
Discount course low season (13-23 weeks) (per week) (06.04-10.04.2020) -50 USD
Discount course low season (24-41 weeks) (per week) (06.04-10.04.2020) -40 USD
Discount course low season (42+ weeks) (per week) (06.04-10.04.2020) -10 USD

Extras

Course Material (to be paid on site)
approximately
50 USD

Options

One-to-one course (per lesson) 30 USD
Extra night (host family) 37 USD
Airport transfer (pick-up)
08:00 - 21:00
35 USD
Airport transfer (pick-up)
21:00-08:00
53 USD

“Spanish and the Amazon”
Discover the Amazon with this exciting eco-tourism programme. IH Bogotá offers the opportunity to combine an Intensive Spanish course (minimum 2 weeks) with an unforgettable eco-adventure in the Amazon rainforest, on the border of Colombia, Brazil and Peru. Along with expert local guides, you’ll explore the natural beauty and rich culture that the Amazon and its indigenous people have to offer. Hike through nature reserves and canoe down rivers, see pink dolphins and meet people from the local communities, all while exploring the stunning ecological diversity of the rainforest.
Prices on request

Starting dates beginner
13.01 / 27.01 / 10.02 / 24.02 / 09.03 / 24.03 / 06.04 / 20.04 / 04.05 / 18.05 / 01.06 / 16.06 / 30.06 / 13.07 / 27.07 / 10.08 / 24.08 / 07.09 / 21.09 / 05.10 / 19.10 / 03.11 / 17.11 / 30.11 / 14.12 / 28.12.2020
Starting dates
Every week, throughout the year
Bank holidays
01.01 / 06.01 / 23.03 / 01.05 / 25.05 / 15.06 / 22.06 / 29.06 / 20.07 / 07.08 / 17.08 / 12.10 / 02.11 / 16.11 / 08.12 / 25.12.2020
Holidays
09.04.2020 - 10.04.2020

Arrival day: Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Saturday following course end

Combined course, 20+5 lessons/week

Beginner to advanced (C1), 1 - 48 week(s)
1 week From 360.- EUR
(380.- USD)
Lessons
General (group): 20 of 55 minutes
+ General (private): 5 of 55 minutes
Course duration
1 - 48 week(s)
Levels
Beginner to advanced (C1)
Students/class
Max 8
Minimum age
16 years
Schedule
General (group): 09:00-13:00
General (private): To be defined
Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
Course info
Week(s)
Without accommodation
Host family, single room, half board
1
380 USD
600 USD
2
760 USD
1200 USD
3
1140 USD
1800 USD
4
1520 USD
2400 USD
6
2160 USD
3480 USD
8
2880 USD
4640 USD
12
4320 USD
6960 USD
16
5520 USD
9040 USD
24
8040 USD
13320 USD
USD 1 ≈ EUR 0.95   (Not-binding exchange rate)

High & low seasons

Discount course low season (1-4 weeks) (per week) (06.04-10.04.2020) -85 USD
Discount course low season (5-12 weeks) (per week) (06.04-10.04.2020) -65 USD
Discount course low season (13-23 weeks) (per week) (06.04-10.04.2020) -50 USD
Discount course low season (24-41 weeks) (per week) (06.04-10.04.2020) -40 USD
Discount course low season (42+ weeks) (per week) (06.04-10.04.2020) -10 USD

Extras

Course Material (to be paid on site)
approximately
50 USD

Options

One-to-one course (per lesson) 30 USD
Extra night (host family) 37 USD
Airport transfer (pick-up)
08:00 - 21:00
35 USD
Airport transfer (pick-up)
21:00-08:00
53 USD

“Spanish and the Amazon”
Discover the Amazon with this exciting eco-tourism programme. IH Bogotá offers the opportunity to combine an Intensive Spanish course (minimum 2 weeks) with an unforgettable eco-adventure in the Amazon rainforest, on the border of Colombia, Brazil and Peru. Along with expert local guides, you’ll explore the natural beauty and rich culture that the Amazon and its indigenous people have to offer. Hike through nature reserves and canoe down rivers, see pink dolphins and meet people from the local communities, all while exploring the stunning ecological diversity of the rainforest.
Prices on request

Starting dates beginner
13.01 / 27.01 / 10.02 / 24.02 / 09.03 / 24.03 / 06.04 / 20.04 / 04.05 / 18.05 / 01.06 / 16.06 / 30.06 / 13.07 / 27.07 / 10.08 / 24.08 / 07.09 / 21.09 / 05.10 / 19.10 / 03.11 / 17.11 / 30.11 / 14.12 / 28.12.2020
Starting dates
Every week, throughout the year
Bank holidays
01.01 / 06.01 / 23.03 / 01.05 / 25.05 / 15.06 / 22.06 / 29.06 / 20.07 / 07.08 / 17.08 / 12.10 / 02.11 / 16.11 / 08.12 / 25.12.2020
Holidays
09.04.2020 - 10.04.2020

Arrival day: Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Saturday following course end

Combined course, 20+10 lessons/week

Beginner to advanced (C1), 1 - 48 week(s)
1 week From 503.- EUR
(530.- USD)
Lessons
General (group): 20 of 55 minutes
+ General (private): 10 of 55 minutes
Course duration
1 - 48 week(s)
Levels
Beginner to advanced (C1)
Students/class
Max 8
Minimum age
16 years
Schedule
General (group): 09:00-13:00
General (private): To be defined
Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
Course info
Week(s)
Without accommodation
Host family, single room, half board
1
530 USD
750 USD
2
1060 USD
1500 USD
3
1590 USD
2250 USD
4
2120 USD
3000 USD
6
3060 USD
4380 USD
8
4080 USD
5840 USD
12
6120 USD
8760 USD
16
7920 USD
11440 USD
24
11640 USD
16920 USD
USD 1 ≈ EUR 0.95   (Not-binding exchange rate)

High & low seasons

Discount course low season (1-4 weeks) (per week) (06.04-10.04.2020) -85 USD
Discount course low season (5-12 weeks) (per week) (06.04-10.04.2020) -65 USD
Discount course low season (13-23 weeks) (per week) (06.04-10.04.2020) -50 USD
Discount course low season (24-41 weeks) (per week) (06.04-10.04.2020) -40 USD
Discount course low season (42+ weeks) (per week) (06.04-10.04.2020) -10 USD

Extras

Course Material (to be paid on site)
approximately
50 USD

Options

One-to-one course (per lesson) 30 USD
Extra night (host family) 37 USD
Airport transfer (pick-up)
08:00 - 21:00
35 USD
Airport transfer (pick-up)
21:00-08:00
53 USD

“Spanish and the Amazon”
Discover the Amazon with this exciting eco-tourism programme. IH Bogotá offers the opportunity to combine an Intensive Spanish course (minimum 2 weeks) with an unforgettable eco-adventure in the Amazon rainforest, on the border of Colombia, Brazil and Peru. Along with expert local guides, you’ll explore the natural beauty and rich culture that the Amazon and its indigenous people have to offer. Hike through nature reserves and canoe down rivers, see pink dolphins and meet people from the local communities, all while exploring the stunning ecological diversity of the rainforest.
Prices on request

Starting dates beginner
13.01 / 27.01 / 10.02 / 24.02 / 09.03 / 24.03 / 06.04 / 20.04 / 04.05 / 18.05 / 01.06 / 16.06 / 30.06 / 13.07 / 27.07 / 10.08 / 24.08 / 07.09 / 21.09 / 05.10 / 19.10 / 03.11 / 17.11 / 30.11 / 14.12 / 28.12.2020
Starting dates
Every week, throughout the year
Bank holidays
01.01 / 06.01 / 23.03 / 01.05 / 25.05 / 15.06 / 22.06 / 29.06 / 20.07 / 07.08 / 17.08 / 12.10 / 02.11 / 16.11 / 08.12 / 25.12.2020
Holidays
09.04.2020 - 10.04.2020

Arrival day: Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Saturday following course end

100% authentic opinions

These students attended a course in this school through ESL – Language studies abroad and their evaluation has been checked. Students' opinions don't necessarily correspond to those of ESL – Language studies abroad, but reflect the individual experience of those participants. This is meant to provide you with further information about this school.

4.2/5
Overall rating

100% of students recommending this school

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/ 5
Value for money
/ 5
Teaching
/ 5
Leisure
/ 5

18 students gave their opinion about this school

28 years old - France
/ 5
La Colombie est pays avec une population incroyable. Les personnes sont agréables, souriantes, aiment la vie et incroyablement altruistes. L'image d'insécurité ne corresponds pas vraiment à la réalité même si dans certains quartiers, il ne faut pas envisager de tenir son téléphone à la main. La famille et la musique représentent une part très importante dans leur culture.Ce pays ayant la seconde plus grande biodiversité du monde possède des paysages incroyables avec les côtes Pacifiques et Caraïbes, l'Amazonie, les 3 Cordières des Andes, etc. Les climats sont très différents avec des températures constante au cours de l'année, seule l'altitude a un impact sur celles-ci.
4 weeks, July – August 2018
Value for money (5 / 5)
Destination (4.7 / 5)
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School (4.3 / 5)
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Teaching (5 / 5)
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Accommodation (5 / 5) (Host family)
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Leisure (4.3 / 5)
Leisure activities offered by the school
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Do you think you've made progress?
« N'ayant pas appris l'espagnol pendant 10 ans dans un cadre scolaire. Durant ce mois d'école le vocabulaire est vite revenu et m'a permis avec les 80h de cours de faire des progrès inespérés. »
School highlights
« La disponibilité et la sympathie du personnel très chaleureux. »
Top tips
« Guatapé à 1h d'avion + 2h de bus !!Cadrédrale de sel de Zipaquira à 1h30 de Bogota en bus »
25 years old - Switzerland
/ 5
Familie In Bogota: "Torre" Familie... die mit Abstand beste die ich hatte. Überaus freundlich, jeden Tag abwechslungsreiches essen dazu wurde ich gut unterstützt beim Spanisch lernen.Familie in Medellin: Name habe ich vergessen.. jedoch überhaupt nicht zu empfehlen, ich ass zum teils 3 tage das gleiche, Familie war während dessen am TV schauen.Familie in Cartagen: Elvira in la española, sehr zum empfehlen, immer frisches und abwechslungsreiches essen dazu mind. 2 andere Austauschstudenten dort.
8 weeks, January – March 2018
Value for money (3 / 5)
Destination (4.3 / 5)
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School (5 / 5)
School location
School facilities
Classrooms
Nationality mix
Teaching (4.3 / 5)
Course materials
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Classroom atmosphere
Accommodation (5 / 5) (Host family)
Bedroom
Shower / Bathroom
Meals
Leisure (4 / 5)
Leisure activities offered by the school
Trips offered by the school
Staff availability
Do you think you've made progress?
« Ja sehr, vorher sprach ich kein Wort. Nun kann ich praktisch alles verstehen und mich relativ gut auf Spanisch Unterhalten »
School highlights
« Ganz klar die Schule in Bogota, hatte eine super Gruppe sowie Lehrer dort, waren nur 2 Schweizer und Lernten sehr viel dort. Dazu kam ich gut in Kontakt mit den Einheimischen dank der Schule, dort hing ein Flyer für "Gringo tuesday" dabei handelt es sich um einen Language exchange Abend In einem Club im nördlichen Teil von Bogota »
Top tips
« Ferien während dem Sprachaufenthalt um zu reisen. »
42 years old - Germany
/ 5
Als Vegetarierin war diese Familie für mich perfekt, da die eine Tochter schon länger Vegetarierin ist und somit für die Familie üblich war, vegetarisch zu kochen. Ich hätte mir keine bessere Gastfamilie vorstellen können.
2 weeks, February – March 2018
Value for money (4 / 5)
Destination (4.7 / 5)
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School (4 / 5)
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Teaching (4 / 5)
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Classroom atmosphere
Accommodation (4.5 / 5) (Host family)
Bedroom
Shower / Bathroom
Meals
Leisure (3 / 5)
Leisure activities offered by the school
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« Die zentrale Lage in Candelaria. »
37 years old - Germany
/ 5
4 weeks, January – February 2018
Value for money (4 / 5)
Destination (5 / 5)
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School (4 / 5)
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Teaching (3.7 / 5)
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« Die Lage ist super, insbesondere in Kombination mit der Lage der Gastfamilie. »
20 years old - Netherlands
/ 5
5 weeks, June – July 2017
Value for money (3 / 5)
Destination (4 / 5)
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School (4 / 5)
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Teaching (4.3 / 5)
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Leisure (4 / 5)
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35 years old - France
/ 5
3 weeks, April 2017
Value for money (4 / 5)
Destination (4 / 5)
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School (4.3 / 5)
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Teaching (3.3 / 5)
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Accommodation (4.3 / 5) (Host family)
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Leisure (4.3 / 5)
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38 years old - Germany
/ 5
1 week, October 2016
Value for money (4 / 5)
Destination (3.7 / 5)
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School (3.5 / 5)
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Teaching (4.7 / 5)
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29 years old - Germany
/ 5
2 weeks, April 2015
Value for money (5 / 5)
Destination (4.3 / 5)
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School (4 / 5)
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Teaching (4.7 / 5)
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Accommodation (4.3 / 5) (Host family)
Bedroom
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Leisure (4 / 5)
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43 years old - Sweden
/ 5
12 weeks, January – April 2015
Value for money (5 / 5)
Destination (5 / 5)
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School (4.5 / 5)
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Teaching (3.3 / 5)
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Leisure (3 / 5)
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« Att bli väl omhändertagen »
54 years old - Germany
/ 5
2 weeks, May – June 2014
Value for money (5 / 5)
Destination (5 / 5)
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School (5 / 5)
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Testimonials

Nataliia Iudina
Nataliia Iudina
International House, Bogotá 
Duration: 3 weeks

I arrived in Bogotá 3 weeks ago and I love this city, is very different from Russia, really interesting, with many wonderful places, natural locations and unique environments. The accent is a bit different, but it helped me to clarify some doubts that I had in Spanish. Besides, it’s always interesting to live different experiences, considering that Spanish is the third language in the world and it varies from one country to another… it’s pretty interesting to find new things, learn and improve. I made a lot of friends at the school, which I think is a very important aspect for people traveling alone, since you can make friends from all over the world and take advantage to practice your Spanish. Obviously, I would recommend International House in Bogotá. It was a very interesting experience, like being on holidays… it’s better when you can combine your holidays with language learning and improve your Spanish.

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Host family
This option is ideal if you want to discover the Colombian lifestyle while learning the language. The host family provides single room accommodation with half-board or breakfast only, in a friendly and safe environment. On request and at an extra charge, some families can provide you with a private bathroom. In most cases, it will take you 30 minutes to get to the school by foot or by public transport.

Hotels
You can stay in a hotel close to the school, depending on your budget and preferences. This option can be good if you wish to have more independence. Please contact us for more information.

With the Transmilenio network, getting around Bogotà has never been easier! Take advantage of it to explore the different districts with your new friends! The school arranges a thrilling activities programme that will give you a real taste of the Colombian capital. As well as Spanish film viewings, live concerts and exchange evenings with local students, you will also visit some of Bogotà’s greatest attractions. Explore La Candelaria district and its colonial buildings and visit the Gold Museum and its wonderful collection of pre-Columbian items, where you will learn everything about Colombian history. For a great view of the city, head to the Monastery of Monserrate; below, you will be able to see Bogotà’s botanical gardens, which are like a small national park. The city has so much to offer; plunge into its vibrant atmosphere and live at the pace of the Bogotanos during your Spanish course in Bogotà!

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