Colombia

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Colombia is a fantastic destination for students wanting to experience South America. Although it is still working to shake a bad reputation from its tumultuous political past, policies implemented over the last two decades have made the country very safe. Now is the time to discover all Colombia has to offer.

Students who come to Colombia can choose to study in the hustle and bustle of Bogotá, Colombia’s capital, or in one of its smaller cities, like Cali, Medellín, or Shakira’s hometown, Barranquilla. Colombian Spanish is often considered to be clear and easily understood, crucial for students hoping to improve their linguistic skills. Colombia has rich cultural traditions and a growing economy, which makes it an attractive place to study for students of all majors.

Guatape is a town and municipality in Antioquia Department, Colombia. Guatape is located in the outskirts of Medellín, bordering a reservoir created by the Colombian government for a hydro-electric dam. It is also a growing area of recreation for citizens of Medellín, and aims to be a tourist destination for foreign travellers.

Colombia also boasts impressive ecological diversity. From the rugged peaks of the Andes Mountains to the pristine beaches of the Caribbean Sea to the biodiversity of the Amazon Rainforest, there is no shortage of natural beauty to explore. After their time outdoors, students can dance the night away to the rhythms of salsa or vallenato.

For students looking to study in Latin America, Colombia offers an ideal mix of urban sophistication, colonial charm, and natural wonder.


Study Spanish Colombia

Colombia is quickly becoming the most popular destination for Studying Spanish in South America, and for good reason. Colombian Spanish is internationally recognized as being purer in form and with a neutral accent. This means that Colombian Spanish is easier to learn and you're more likely to be understood when using it in other Spanish speaking countries.We'd like to offer you a warm welcome to learn Spanish in Colombia at our 3 Spanish schools located in Medellin, Cartagena and Bogota.


Centro Catalina

Centro Catalina is a recognized quality school with a unique learning experience situated in the most beautiful cities of Colombia: Cartagena de Indias and Medellín. The Swiss-Colombian founders of Centro Catalina wished to promote language exchange in Colombia. Impressed with the riches and beauty of Colombia, they decided to open a Spanish school in Cartagena and Medellín to promote language exchange in a country that has often been seen by westerners as dangerous and violent. The founders are graduates in foreign languages from the University of Geneva. They are seriously committed to offer high quality teaching with the best study methods and materials for ELE (Español como Lengua Extranjera).