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5 Best language schools in Bogota (ranked based on student reviews)

You are interested in learning Spanish in Bogota? We have researched all the details about the best Spanish language schools in Bogota for you so that you can easily compare prices, reviews, courses for adults and teenagers and special offers.

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Why Bogota? Bogotá is Colombia's beating heart, an engaging and vibrant capital cradled by tall Andean peaks and steeped in sophisticated urban cool. The city's cultural epicentre is La Candelaria, a cobble-stoned historical centre where most travellers end up. Here you can find a bounty full of carefully preserved colonial buildings that are home to museums, restaurants, hotels and bars, all of which are located amid 300-year-old houses, churches and convents.
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Most recent student reviews of language schools in Bogota

Rating: 4

4.0 | 9 reviews

That you feel like one big group of friends within the school
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!

8 August 2017
Course: Intensive Course - 1 week
Student age: 23 years

Cas
Netherlands

Rating: 4

4.0 | 9 reviews

Big difference between good teachers and not-good teachers.

28 March 2017
Course: Intensive Course - 1 week
Student age: 29 years

Masato
Japan

Rating: 4

4.0 | 9 reviews

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.

25 October 2016
Course: Intensive Course - 2 weeks
Student age: 52 years

Christiane
Germany

Rating: 4

4.0 | 9 reviews

Nice place in the Candelaria area. I liked the rapport with the teacher.

31 January 2016
Course: Intensive Course - 1 week
Student age: 42 years

Behar
France

Rating: 4

4.0 | 9 reviews

The school staff helped me, when I had a problem.

7 October 2014
Course: Intensive Course - 12 weeks
Student age: 21 years

Ryota
Japan

Rating: 4

4.0 | 9 reviews

I met many international students and made practice of my Spanish.
Teachers are very friendly, kind and flexible.

6 October 2014
Course: Intensive Course - 2 weeks
Student age: 48 years

Takako
Japan

What school directors said about Bogota

Enjoy a great range of museums, walk through neighbourhoods to realize different architecture, visit Monserrate, botanical Garden, stroll in parks.

For Spanish learners, Bogotá has the clearest and most neutral accent in Latin America. Mix this with super friendly welcoming locals and a city with so much do and experience, it is a fantastic place to spend time.

Key Facts about Bogota

Mercer placed Bogota in position 128 in their latest ranking of quality of life.

Population: 7,675,000

Time zone: +5h. (GMT -5)

Region: Bogota D.C.,

Currency: COP (1 COP = 0.0003 USD)

Name of city in Spanish: Bogotá

Bogota quality of life rating:

Rating: 4.2

4.2 (12 reviews by our former students)

Visa: 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.

universities: 39 (rankings of universities in Bogota)

High season: February

Low season: November

Average course price per week (High season): 273 US$

Average course price per week (Low season): 231 US$

Cost of Living:

* 100 = prices in New York

  • Student price index excluding rent:54* (46% cheaper than New York)
  • Student price index including rent:44* (56% cheaper than New York)
  • Price index food only:46* (54% cheaper than New York)
  • Big Mac price (Colombia average):14,133.16 COP (36% cheaper than in USA)
Mains electricity:
  • Plug Type A
  • Plug Type B
  • Residential voltage: 110 V
  • Frequency: 60 Hz

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Events in BogotaBest time to take a language course in Bogota

September
Jazz Festival
Jazz Festival

14 September 2021 - 22 September 2021Melodies played on saxophone and trumpets fill the parks of Bogota in Mid-September. Come and discover a musical genre which has had an important impact on most genres we listen to today. It is one of the most important events for local musicians.

What to do in Bogota

Santa Clara Church Museum
Santa Clara Church Museum
La Candelaria
La Candelaria

Arrival Airport

El Dorado International (BOG) - 12 km. from Bogota city center

Public transportation to city center:

Every 5 minutes, 3.512,00 COP, 16 minutes.

Main stops: El Dorado Airport, Ciudad Universitaria, Centro Memoria, Museo Nacional, Las Aguas

Taxi: 40 minutes drive to city center of Bogota

Other destinations that were popular to combine with courses in Bogota

Cartagena (city thumbnail)Cartagena
4 schools
Medellin (city thumbnail)Medellin
1 school
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