The world is at students’ fingertips at EAFIT. The Language Division offers a
variety of courses that are available to people of all ages, including children.
EAFIT offers courses in English, Italian, German, Portuguese,
Japanese, French, Mandarin, and Spanish for
Foreigners. The Language Center also has branches in
El Poblado, Los Balsos, Laureles, and Belén (Medellín),
as well as at EAFIT Bogotá, EAFIT Pereira, and EAFIT Llanogrande.
The courses are intended for children, adolescents,
and adults, who receive instruction based on
up-close communication with the instructors.
The Language Center also offers international exams
that test proficiency or linguistic competence.
This initiative is intended for young people between
18 and 25 and executives 26 and older who want
to develop a solid command of English, confidently
communicate in an international business environment,
and access better professional and educational
Participants have the chance to discuss current issues
and events, learn about business leaders’ best
practices, hear experts’ opinions about organizational
problems, improve their ability to present and
sustain arguments supporting their case study resolutions,
and prepare themselves to take their careers
to a higher level.
The courses are offered in Medellín and Bogotá.
EAFIT shares its experience in language instruction
and contributes to bilingualism in Antioquia Department
through its Language Learning System for
Schools (Sislenguas), a comprehensive outsourcing
service for teaching languages, especially English, at
public and private educational institutions in Medellín,
Envigado, and Rionegro.
The initiative seeks to generate communicative competence
through ongoing research and evolution of
its pedagogical practices. Instruction takes place on
the premises of the educational establishment, using
a methodology that guarantees effective learning and
the development of students’ speaking, listening, reading,
and writing skills.