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

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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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What our students said about Bogota

Rating: 5/5


I have to go back so many places to see.


How our students rated their experience in Bogota


Rating: 0.0/5.0

Overall city attractiveness
14 authentic reviews from students who reserved with us

Rating: 3.5/5.0

Friendliness of locals

Rating: 4.2/5.0

Interesing things to do

Rating: 3.5/5.0

Geographic setting

Rating: 4.0/5.0

Public transport

Rating: 3.2/5.0


Rating: 2.5/5.0


Rating: 3.0/5.0


Rating: 4.2/5.0


Rating: 3.7/5.0


Rating: 3.5/5.0


Most recent student reviews of language schools in Bogota

Rating: 3.8

3.8 | 11 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: 3.8

3.8 | 11 reviews

Big difference between good teachers and not-good teachers.

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


Rating: 3.8

3.8 | 11 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: 3.8

3.8 | 11 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: 3.8

3.8 | 11 reviews

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

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


Rating: 3.8

3.8 | 11 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.

Interesting information about Bogota

Key Facts about Bogota

Mercer placed Bogota in position 128 in their latest ranking of quality of life.
Population: 7,675,000
Time zone: GMT -5
Region: Bogota D.C.,
Currency: COP
Name of city in Spanish: Bogotá
Visa: Nationals from Colombia do not require a visa for travelling to Colombia and attending a language course. Check visa requirements for nationals from other countries.
High season: January
Low season: May
Average course price per week (High season): 325 US$
Average course price per week (Low season): 235 US$
Cost of Living:
* 100 = prices in Cali
  • Student price index excluding rent:165* (65% more expensive than Cali)
  • Student price index including rent:216* (116% more expensive than Cali)
  • Price index food only:163* (63% more expensive than Cali)
Mains electricity:
  • Plug Type A
  • Plug Type B
  • Residential voltage: 110 V
  • Frequency: 60 Hz

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Public transportation in Bogota

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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

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