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Take an IELTS test in Colombia. You can find all the IELTS test dates and test locations here on admissiontestportal.com. Click on "Check availability" to access all available IELTS exams in Colombia and register to save your spot within a couple of minutes. According to our database, there are 8 test locations offered by British Council and 9 test locations offered by IDP in Colombia.

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British Council test location - Bogota (UKVI test location)

This test centre is specifically authorised by UK Visas and Immigration and offers the UKVI exam. Test dates are subject to availability. Please check real-time availability on the British Council Online Registration System.

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December 12, 2019 UKVI Academic December 25, 2019 COP 800800
December 12, 2019 UKVI Life Skills A1 December 25, 2019 COP 600600
December 12, 2019 UKVI Life Skills B1 December 25, 2019 COP 600600
December 13, 2019 UKVI Academic December 26, 2019 COP 800800
December 13, 2019 UKVI Life Skills A1 December 26, 2019 COP 600600
British Council - Centro Colombo Americano Bogota test location

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December 12, 2019 Academic December 25, 2019 Global test date: please enquire
December 14, 2019 General Training December 27, 2019 Global test date: please enquire
December 14, 2019 Academic December 27, 2019 Global test date: please enquire
January 4, 2020 Academic January 17, 2020 Global test date: please enquire
January 11, 2020 General Training January 24, 2020 Global test date: please enquire
British Council - ACCanada test location

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December 12, 2019 Academic December 25, 2019 Global test date: please enquire
December 14, 2019 General Training December 27, 2019 Global test date: please enquire
December 14, 2019 Academic December 27, 2019 Global test date: please enquire
January 4, 2020 Academic January 17, 2020 Global test date: please enquire
January 11, 2020 General Training January 24, 2020 Global test date: please enquire
British Council test location - Bogota

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December 12, 2019 Academic December 25, 2019 COP 634000
December 12, 2019 Academic December 25, 2019 COP 634000
December 12, 2019 Academic December 25, 2019 COP 634000
December 12, 2019 Academic December 25, 2019 COP 634000
December 14, 2019 Academic December 27, 2019 COP 634000
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British Council test location - Pereira

Test dates are subject to availability. Please check real-time availability on the British Council Online Registration System.

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Test date Type Results by Test fee
December 12, 2019 Academic December 25, 2019 COP 634000
December 14, 2019 Academic December 27, 2019 COP 634000
December 14, 2019 General Training December 27, 2019 COP 634000
January 4, 2020 Academic January 17, 2020 Global test date: please enquire
January 11, 2020 General Training January 24, 2020 Global test date: please enquire
Other test centres in or nearby Colombia
  • C.I. OZI International - Bogota
  • C.I. OZI International – Universidad de La Sabana
  • International House - Bogota
  • OZI International - Bogota (UKVI test location)
  • C.I. OZI International – Universidad EAFIT

There is one British Council test centre in Colombias capital Bogota. The average IELTS score of test takers with Spanish as native language is 6.2. In 2017, the average IELTS score of test takers in Colombia was 6.4. According to our database, there are 35 universities in Colombia that accept the IELTS test. The average IELTS score requirement for organisations accepting IELTS in Colombia is 4.9.

Surrounded by beautiful sceneries, having a large multicultural environment and a warm weather all year round, Colombia is truly a fascinating country and an option worth considering for a degree abroad. Over the last years, the Colombian government has allocated significant funds for education, being specifically interested in drawing a larger number of international students. Colombia is also probably one of the best locations in the world if you are interested in learning or improving your Spanish. The Spanish language spoken here is standardised, clear and easy to understand by any foreigner. Find the best information about what it’s like to study in Bogotá, including degree course offers, career opportunities, student life, living costs, and more. Education System Although in Colombia, a big part of the costs for higher education is covered by the state, around 70% of higher education institutions are private. The type of higher educational institutions includes: universities, university institutions (offering undergraduate programmes up to professional degree level and specialisations - career-related qualification above Bachelor’s but below Master’s level), technological institutions and professional technical institutions. Technical and technological institutions provide only undergraduate degrees. Two important institutions that keep track of the higher education system in Colombia are: The National System of Higher Education Information (Sistema Nacional de Información de la Educación Superior), and The Labour Observatory for Education (OLE, Observatorio Laboral para la Educación).

Spanish, the official language in Colombia is also the language of instruction used in universities. International students must prove their proficiency in Spanish, either by obtaining the DELE diploma B2 level or by being certified as having advanced proficiency by a licensed Spanish teacher. In some of the Colombian universities, you can find several degrees available in English; for enrolling in these programmes, you will also have to provide evidence of your language knowledge, mainly TOEFL and IELTS are the accepted language certificates.

To study in English at one of the universities in Colombia, you may need a proof of English proficiency. There are several standardised English tests that you can take to proof your English level, such as the PTE (Pearson Test of English), TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language), CAE (Cambridge Advanced English) and IELTS (International English Language Testing System), offered by British Council and IDP. IELTS is the most popular of these tests, with British Council offering more than 500 test locations and being accepted by more than 9,000 organisations world-wide.

10 most popular study destinations for students in Colombia

  • Comparing language tests I think it is better to take the IELTS test because the speaking part is evaluated by doing a face-to-face interview.

  • I took the IELTS test, because I found that it is the only one that is being asked in every country. I had planned to send more applications to other universities in different countries in case I wasn’t accepted.

  • I took the IELST test which was a rewarding experience and the first challenging step to prove I was capable to study abroad.

  • More than 800 British Council test locations
  • Accepted by more than 9,000 institutions
  • More than 2.5 million tests taken last year

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