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Study Abroad

The advising office at the Colombo Americano Medellín, offers the following services:

  • English courses and summer camps in the United States and Canada with ELS Language Centers.
  • Advising for English courses, undergraduate and graduate programs in the United States.
  • Exchange programs for teachers (AMITY and FLTA).
  • Standardized tests for English level certifications.


Advising with EducationUSA

The Colombo Americano has an EducationUSA Advising Center whose function is to provide specialized information and advising on opportunities to study in the United States.

Professionals trained by the State Department on the United States’ higher education system work in this advising center, and provide information on how to access higher education programs, guiding users on the admissions process and obtaining financial aid to fulfill their studies in the United States.


Exchange with ELS Language Centers

Adult Courses

The English program for adults offers students the opportunity to travel to the United States and Canada to take general, academic, and business English courses either 30 hours per week or a semi- intensive course with 20 hours per week.

ELS offers experiences on different university campuses in the United States, sharing with international and local students.


Youth Summer Camps

In association with ELS, the Colombo Americano offers five different Summer Camps for youth between the ages of 12 and 17: in St. Petersburg (Florida), New York, Malibu (California), San Anselmo (California), or Vancouver. The program lasts three weeks to four weeks, depending on the program, and includes an intensive English course, supplies, food, health insurance, housing, extracurricular activities, airport – university – airport transportation, and local transportation. This is a great opportunity to interact with young people from other countries and have an incredible vacation; studying, learning and exploring.



The Colombo Americano manages local and international standardized English tests aligned with the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR). Currently, the Colombo Americano manages the following exams:

  • Met: (Michigan English Test)
  • TOEFL ITP: (Institutional Testing Program)
  • C-ORAL: (Colombo Oral Exam)
  • TOELF iBT: (Internet Based Test)
  • TKT: (Teaching Knowledge Test)
  • GRE: (Graduate Record Examination)
  • OPT: (Oxford Placement Testing)

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