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Higher Colleges of Technology, CERT SWC - Sharjah Womens College

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Higher Colleges of Technology, CERT SWC - Sharjah Womens College

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Bogotá
135 km

British Council Colombia, Carrera 11a #93-35

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British Council Colombia, Carrera 11a #93-35 (UKVI test location)

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British Council Colombia - Hotel Metrotel 74

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British Council Colombia - Hotel Metrotel 74 (UKVI test location)

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British Council Colombia - Lingo Yes Academy

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British Council - Centro Colombo Americano Bogota test location

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British Council - Centro Colombo Americano Bogota test location

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British Council Colombia, Carrera 11a #93-35

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Ibagué
246 km

British Council Colombia - Oxford Centre English Institute

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British Council Oman - Rustaq College

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British Council Oman - Rustaq College

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British Council test location - Kochi

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Higher Colleges of Technology, CERT SWC - Sharjah Womens College

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Neiva
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Higher Colleges of Technology, CERT SWC - Sharjah Womens College

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Other test centres in or nearby Colombia

  • Centro Europeu
  • Centro Europeu
  • IDP Education- PSB Academy City Campus
  • IDP Education- PSB Academy City Campus
  • 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.

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    Frequently asked questions about IELTS in Colombia

    How much does the IELTS exam cost in Colombia?

    The IELTS test in Colombia costs COP 780000. Please note that you may need to make extra costs such as transportation or accomodation if you need to travel to a city to take IELTS. See our article on IELTS costs how to save money on your IELTS test.

    How can I apply for IELTS in Colombia?

    First make sure that you apply for the right type of IELTS. The IELTS exam is offered as Academic or a General Training variant. The Academic variant is for studying abroad and the General Training if you want to migrate to an English-speaking country and work there, or if you plan to attend a secondary school. Applying for all variants of IELTS in Colombia can be done by following this link to the official IELTS registration website .

    Is IELTS for UKVI available for people from Colombia?

    If you plan to study or work in the United Kingdom, you need IELTS for UKVI. The UK Home Office has authorized the Secure English language exams (SELT) IELTS for UKVI Academic and General Training and IELTS Life Skills for visa applications to the UK coming from Colombia. Read more on the different types of IELTS in our article

    Which test center in Colombia is the best to take the IELTS exam?

    There is no "best test center" in Colombia , all of them are equally good. The IELTS test is a standardized test that is conducted in exactly the same way on different locations. So, it doesn't really matter which test center you will go, you will always get the same high quality experience. Go directly to test centers in Colombia to find a test centers that is most convenient for you.

    When will IELTS exams start in Colombia?

    IELTS exams in Colombia are conducted through the whole year. You can find all dates for IELTS exams in Colombia on the official IELTS registration website .

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