In previous posts, we explained why Colombia is the best destination for learning Spanish. We also mentioned the different options for studying the language, at university courses or language schools.
In this post, we are going to talk about studying Spanish in Bogotá and why is one of the best cities in Colombia to learn and practice the language.
Bogota attracts people from non-Spanish speaking countries who are keen to immerse themselves into the Colombian culture.
Because Bogota is the country’s capital city. It offers a great variety of activities for you to learn the language and it gives you the opportunity to meet people from all regions of Colombia.
Living in Bogota will help you to get familiar with the different Colombian accents and dialects. Also, it will help you learn the most common Colombian slang and expressions.
If you are wondering how you can study Spanish in Bogota, this post is for you!
Note: If you are a German citizen, we have good news for you. Scroll down to the last section of this article.
Options for learning Spanish in Bogota
There are basically three options:
There is no right or wrong choice. It all depends on how much time you would like to invest and how much time you have to stay in the city. Of course, it also depends on your budget and your preferences.
Here we have prepared a brief summary of the advantages and disadvantages of each option.
Colombian language schools and Universities offer consistent standards and high-quality instruction. What are their pros and cons and how to choose one or the other?
Universities offering Spanish courses in Bogota for foreigners
Spanish School courses
If you are a German citizen and you are interested in learning Spanish we have good news for you!
We proudly announce that Learn More Than Spanish has received the Bildungsurlaub accreditation.
Bildungsurlaub is an educational leave program for German employees. It allows employees by law to attend courses on special kinds of topics during their working time.
German employees who are interested in this program should submit their application to the employer by the employee. The employer has the final right to decide whether the applicant is exempted from the work or not.
The application must be handed in in written form and all documents should be enclosed showing that the selected course is recognized as BU in the respective federal state. In most federal states, the application should be submitted twelve weeks before the course starts.
If the application is accepted, the employee is entitled to 5 days of paid leave per year to study at a recognized institute.
After completing the course, the employee could use the certification as a proof for the new skill in German professional market.
If you want to know more about this program visit the Bildungsurlaub official website.
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