IH Bogotá

Bogotá, Colombia

IH Bogotá is one of the largest language centres in the Andean region of South America. It has been teaching language classes and providing teacher training for over twelve years. It has taught candidates on CELTA courses for more than six years.

In September 2018 we moved to new premises in the modern, financial district of Bogotá. We have 11 spacious classrooms, a student lounge with computers, easy wheelchair access, parking facilities and WiFi throughout. You’ll find everything you need to plan and prepare your teaching practice and write your assignments

Alejandro and Carmen, who manage the school, have built a team of kind and highly qualified staff who are there to help you every step of the way. We look forward to welcoming you!

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Find a course

Course Type Dates Sort descending Mode Fee
CELTA 05 Oct - 03 Nov 2020
Full time US$1,795

Life in and around Bogotá

Bogotá is the biggest city in Colombia, as well as its capital. Its population are a rich mix of Colombians, South Americans, and international visitors.  It is a large bustling metropolitan centre – the third largest in South America. It has benefitted from investment and development in recent years, so there are new libraries, cultural centres, shopping centres and entertainment districts. The north of the city is considered the “chic” area, with boutique hotels, corporate offices and popular entertainment districts such as the Zona Rosa and Zona G (Gourmet district). You’ll never get bored here! La Candelaria is the historic centre of the city.

Bogotá is on a high plateau savannah within the mountains (about 2,500 mtrs above sea level) with a sub-tropical climate.

Studying at IH Bogotá

If you arrive in Bogotá by flight you’ll probably land at Aeropuerto EL Dorado. It is the second busiest airport in the region, since Colombia´s convenient location means good flight connections between North, Central and South America as well with Europe and further afield.

Near the school you find two Transmilenio stations which is the bus system we have in Bogotá, and there are also several bus stops around the school.  Our location is very convenient, since there are many main roads like Avenida Caracas, Avenida 15, Carrera 11, Calle 80 and Carrera Séptima very near.

The school is located near the financial centre of the city. There are lots of restaurants, cafes, fast food restaurants, near to us which serve delicious Colombian and International food. Prices for a meal can range between US$3 and US$15 or above.

The nearest supermarket near the school is Olímpica, but you can also find Carulla, D1, Justo y Bueno, or some local stores where you can find everything you need.

At the school you find big, bright and comfortable classrooms with desks, projectors or TVs, Wi-Fi and white boards. One of the classrooms located on the first floor will be available for trainees for printing and with four available computers which trainees can use during the school hours. The school has a cafeteria with a fridge and microwave and we also have parking for cars and bikes available.

If you are looking for accommodation, Airbnb has become a great option. You can find nice places to stay near the school or in other places of the city that can suit any budget. Prices range from US$30 to $60 near the school.