Universidad de la Sabana

Spanish for international students


Program Summary:
El programa desarrolla las habilidades de la lengua: gramática, escritura, lectura…
Program description:
Vive Español” is a Spanish program for foreigners that unites language learning, the richness of Colombian culture, and many extracurricular activities to provide you with an incredible and authentic experience throughout your stay in our country.
Program aimed at: We offer courses for youth, adults, professionals, executives and companies.
Levels: Basic Cycle: Beginner (A1) and elementary (A2).
Competent Cycle: Low intermediate (B1) and intermediate. (B2)
Independent Cycle: Upper intermediate (C1) and advanced. (C2)
Hourly intensity: Intensidad horaria: Course schedule: 3 hours daily from Monday to Friday (15 hours per week) Courses intensive schedule: 4 hours daily from Monday to Friday (20 hours per week) Additionally a cultural and extracurricular course per week.

Regular program Spanish Courses: Monday to Friday, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon.
Intensive program Spanish Courses: Monday to Friday, from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon.
One on one lesson: days and time are chosen by the student in the afternoon.
Spanish Summer Program: Monday to Friday, from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Starting and completion dates: Classes start every Monday, except bank holidays, and are delivered in the morning to give students the opportunity of participating in other activities in the afternoons. We offer participants a flexible program in which they can choose the number of weeks they want to study and when to start.
Associated services: - There is one cultural outing and a 2 hour Latin dancing class each week for students, free of charge. Special cultural outings may have additional costs. - The University offers a portfolio of additional extracurricular courses with special prices for our Spanish students. (In the afternoons) - Certificate of completion of course with number of hours, dates attended, and level completed. - Students have access to all the facilities and services of Universidad de La Sabana - Airport pick-up (optional) USD $30 (Airport –Bogotá) USD $40 (Airport –Chia) - Volunteer program USD $0 (The student must pay for transportation and any other expenses generated by his or her participation in the foundation or organization assigned for the volunteer work) - Accommodation search, registration, and placement test USD $0
Cultural activities included in the program: City tours to famous monuments, museums and colonial surroundings, visit to natural parks, amusement parks and ecological sites, sightseeing tours, paintball, karting, tejo (Colombian sport). Sports (Tennis, football, swimming, rowing, and dancing lessons and gastronomy class.
Requirements for registration: To enter the program you must take the following steps:
1. Fill out the registration (online or on-site)
2. Take the placement test ( on-site or Skype)
3. Make full payments of the weeks selected and send the receipt.

Documents required:
1. Student visa or PIP 2 permit
2. Health and accident insurance
Cost per level or course: The cost of the Spanish courses is determined by the number of weeks the student has planned to study in La Universidad de La Sabana and the type course selected.
The more weeks you take, the lower the payment. From USD $ 180 to USD $ 300 per week. General and intensive and intensive course.
• SPANISH FOR PROFESSIONALS
Cost: USD $300 per week
It includes 20 hours of Spanish classes for specific purposes
• SPANISH FOR BUSINESS ROUNDTABLES
USD $300 per week
20 hours of Spanish classes for business and 2 hours per week of workshops, for these our students can travel to Medellín city.
• SPANISH FOR YOUR COMPANY
The hours, schedule and content of the classes will be agreed with the company
• ONE ON ONE LESSONS
Cost: USD $ 40 per hour
Duration: depending on the availability of student
Lodging Information for foreign students: Finding accommodation, fee USD $0

We offer accommodation in houses of selected families (homestay ) , hostels, hotels and apartments.
Contact: Natalia Lozano Porto - Coordinadora Logística y Administrativa
Paula Gómez - Community Manager
Email: spanishprogram@unisabana.edu.co
Phone: (57 1) 8615555, 8616666 Ext. 41301. (57) 313 4789223
Address: Campus del Puente del Común, Km. 7, Autopista Norte de Bogotá. Chía, Cundinamarca, Colombia.
Web page: Spanish for international students