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International House Bogota, Bogota, Colombia

3.8

Rating: 3.8/5.0

Carrera 13, Nº 72 - 23 - 110221 Bogota - see on map

What we like about the school

  • Located in a new financial area of the city, surrounded by famous entertainment and gastronomy areas.

What we dislike about the school

  • Younger students should consider that the average age of students at this school is significantly higher than at most other schools.
  • Do not offer favorable cancellation terms in the case of a student getting a visa rejected.

Location: The school is located in the heart of Bogotá's financial district, surrounded by restaurants, cafes and bars for all budgets and within walking distance to world-class shopping malls.
  • The language school International House Bogota was founded in Bogota, Colombia in 2007.
  • Legal name / parent company: Servicios Linguisticos IH Colombia SAS
  • Tax registration ID: NIT901010913 0
  • Abbreviated name of school: IH Bogota

Spanish Courses

General Language
Online Courses
Private
Work & Study
Business
Language Plus Activity
Information for all courses offered by International House Bogota
Comments about courses

The week starting 29 Mar includes two public holidays and therefore has a special price of USD 145.

Lesson duration
55 minutes
Level test
A test to assess your exact language level takes place at the school on the first day of the course.
Individual classes
Single individual lessons of tuition can be reserved at 30 US$. The combination of group and individual lessons is highly recommended. Individual lessons will encourage you to actively speak the foreign language and will offer you the opportunity to discuss individual problems and weaknesses.
Days without class
In 2022 (including national and regional bank holidays):
01 Jan. 2022, 11 Jan. 2022, 22 Mar. 2022, 01 Apr. 2022 - 04 Apr. 2022, 01 May 2022, 15 Jun. 2022, 22 Jun. 2022, 29 Jun. 2022, 20 Jul. 2022, 07 Aug. 2022, 17 Aug. 2022, 12 Oct. 2022, 02 Nov. 2022, 16 Nov. 2022, 08 Dec. 2022, 25 Dec. 2022.
If a bank holiday falls on a weekday there is no refund nor are missed lessons recuperated. This is the case for the majority of language schools.
Course material
Generally course material has to be purchased by the student. The costs of course material will be approximately 50 US$ per course level.

Our price includes

  • INCLUDED Organized activities
  • INCLUDED Internet access and use of school computers
  • INCLUDED Wireless LAN zone at school
  • INCLUDED Free certificate of course attendance
  • INCLUDED Language level placement test at first day of classes
  • INCLUDED For adult courses: a minimum of one free organized leisure activity per week
Note: All courses offered by International House, Bogota can be reserved online with LanguageCourse.Net. In case a course is not listed above, just let us know.

Videos & Photos

  • International House Bogota - General School Video1/5
  • International House Bogota - Course Methodology2/5
  • 3/5
  • International House student lounge
    International House student lounge 4/5
  • 5/5

International House Bogota (IH)

Accreditations and Quality seals
International House World Organisation
Spanish teacher qualifications
100% hold a university degree
100% hold a recognised language teaching qualification
Languages spoken by school staff (cannot be guaranteed by school)
First day of course
Written and oral level test is performed. Students should arrive at 8:30
School Size
Offer for returning students
You will be refunded/waived the school's administration fee If you already attended previously a course at International House Bogota and you book here.
Payment methods accepted for payments made directly to the school
Visa - logoMastercard - logoAmerican Express - logoMaestro - logoBank Transfer - logo

General school facilities

  • Kitchen for student use

  • Microwave for student use

  • Drink vending machine

  • Computer lab

  • Free after-class access to language learning software

  • Lounge

  • Auditorium

  • Balcony / terrace

  • Student support desk

  • Free coffee

  • Free WIFI

  • Free parking

  • Classroom equipment

    • TV in some classrooms

    • Electronic whiteboard in some classrooms

    • Ample natural light in all classrooms

    Number of classrooms: 11
    Number of public PC workstations: 4

    Facilities for disabled students

    • Wheelchair access to classroom

    • Accessible Toilet

Student Age / Nationality

Average number of students
In summer:30
Throughout the year: 15
Minimum age of students
16 years
Average number of levels
Adult courses In summer: 10
Adult courses Throughout the year: 10
Average age of students
In summer: 30 years
Throughout the year: 30 years

Top student nationalities

Age of students

Airport transfer

Optional airport transfer
El Dorado International Airport:
35 US$ one way
70 US$ return (both ways)
Best arrival airport is El Dorado International Airport.

Visa Documents

Nationals from USA do not require a visa to study short term courses up to 180 days.
Check visa requirements for nationals from other countries.
Nationals from countries that require a visa will receive documents from the school, related to booking confirmation, which is required for the visa application.
Full payment of all fees required before school dispatches documents required for visa application
No
Free shipment via regular mail
Yes

Leisure activities

activity possible
Dancing
Horse riding
Mountainbiking
Music
Squash
Tennis

Accommodation

Reviews

3.8

Rating: 3.8/5.0

Overall school rating of
International House Bogota, Bogota
11 authentic reviews from students who reserved with us
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Course quality / Progress in language

Rating: 3.9/5.0

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Value for money

Rating: 3.3/5.0

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Accommodation
Homestay

Rating: 4.1/5.0

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What students liked about International House Bogota, Bogota
Super central location of the school, and friendly reception - but ultimately the lessons with a really good teacher, who was able to adjust to the students even though they had very different levels.
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I met many international students and made practice of my Spanish.
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Insider tips about what future students should not miss: If you like, you should identify the area where you want to stay. Otherwise, it would be very far and difficult to get the school.
Other comments: Teachers are very friendly, kind and flexible.
That you feel like one big group of friends within the school
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Other comments: Maybe it would be a great addition if the school could provide a kind of 'basic' course for backpackers/travellers, which they can use during their backpacktour!
I liked the teaching Ceasar and Andres were both amazing.
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Insider tips about what future students should not miss: You can walk everywhere excellent restaurants. We liked Crepes and Waffles and Juan Valdez cafe.

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FAQ about International House Bogota, Bogota

  • Yes, either previously online or on your first day, you will do a short language test to identify your current level. This way, the school can place you in the right group. All the other students in your class will have a similar level to yours.
    Ana Carolina, Area Manager from LanguageCourse.net - Feb 11, 2022
  • The accommodation Homestay is the most popular among all our clients of International House Bogota
  • Yes. The school offers pickup from El Dorado International Airport (35 US$)
  • Depending on the chosen course, the maximum number of students at International House Bogota varies from 1 students (Online Course (Untutored)) to 8 students (Intensive Course)
  • 100% of teachers at International House Bogota hold a university degree. 100% hold a recognized language teaching certificate.
  • The highest Nationality percentage at International House Bogota comes from Germany with a 17% representation, followed by students from USA (12%) and Holland (10%).
  • Yes, there is an exclusive discount that only applies when booking online here.
  • International House Bogota offers courses from 16 years to 99. Average age is 30 during the summer and 30 for the rest of the year.
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