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

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Rating: 4.0

4.09 reviews

Rating: 3.9

Quality of teaching

Rating: 3.2

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The school is located in the heart of Bogotá's financial district, surrounded by restaurants, cafes and bars for all budgets and walking distance to world-class shopping malls.

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Intensive Course - 20 lessons per week | Max. group size: 8
FREE cancellation
FREE changes
460US$ 437US$
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Glhee Spanish & Culture is located in the diverse and multicultural Colombian capital city, Bogota. Situated in the Usaquén neighbourhood, Glhee is a short walk from Usequén Park, the...

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Intensive Spanish - 22.5 lessons per week | Max. group size: 6
FREE cancellation
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540US$ 516US$
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Chapinero Alto

Rating: 3.0

Quality of teaching

Rating: 3.0

Leisure program
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Covid-19 Status:
School currently open

Located in Chapinero Alto, a beautiful residential part of the city. It is close to several tourist, cultural and business areas and well connected by public transport.

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Standard Spanish Course - 15 lessons per week | Max. group size: 6
FREE cancellation
FREE changes
440US$ 421US$
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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


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


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


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


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


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


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

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.

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: 41 (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):12,789.15 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

Ibero-american theatre Festival
Ibero-american theatre Festival

March 2021 - April 2021The Ibero-American Theatre Festival in Bogota is one of the world's largest theatrical show with hundreds of performances. Bogota host this event every two years.

Colombia al Parque Festival
Colombia al Parque Festival

August 2021Colombia al Parque is a music festival highlighting the musical diversity of the country and of the continent.

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

    FAQ about schools in Bogota

  • 'Homestay' at International House Bogota is the best rated accommodation in Bogota.
  • You can take courses for just 1 week. For significant progress opt for longer durations.
  • The student price index in Bogota is 53.6. For details check the city's cost of living section.
  • Students rated Bogota with 3.9 stars out of 5.
  • In Bogota electricity is 110 Volt and 60 Hz. Plug type A, B.
  • Best airport to arrive to in Bogota is El Dorado International (12.5 km from city center). See information about all arrivals and airport information for Bogota.
  • In Bogota the following courses are offered specifically for business Spanish: Business Group, Spanish for Doctors, Spanish for Tourism.
  • Schools in Bogota offer specific preparation courses for the following exams: DELE.
  • In Bogota there are course packages where you can learn the following activities: Spanish & Dancing.
  • See the climate table of Bogota and the event calendar of Bogota with events such as Ibero-american theatre Festival, Colombia al Parque Festival, Jazz Festival .
  • 437US$ for 2 weeks is the lowest price for a Spanish course in Bogota. The average cost of a language course in Bogota is 235,115US$ per week.

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