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Universidad EAFIT
Carrera 49 # 7 sur -50 Medellín Antioquia Colombia
Carrera 12 # 96-23, oficina 304 Bogotá Cundinamarca Colombia
(57)(4) 2619500

English Version Language Encounter – English Version

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Language Encounter

foto8.jpg​​​​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. 

​​Language Center

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. ​

Business English 

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 opportunities. 

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.

Última modificación: 31/10/2017 18:17