Throughout the year 2021 we will continue to implement the Portuguese courses through the current modality of face-to-face courses assisted by technology.

  • Technology-assisted face-to-face courses: These are courses taught by a teacher through videoconference classes in real time, at times established in advance. The work platform may vary according to the topics to be learned. For complete information, click on " Technology-assisted face-to-face protocol "

We develop the evolution in learning Portuguese through 12 levels, 40 hours per level, which take the student from level A1 to B2. Includes face-to-face and virtual work.

  • Each level of Portuguese: -$ 544,000 COP

Classes with regular schedule, 8 weeks long. Enrollment opens one month before class.

Classes date
April 17 to May 29

Academic activities Start date End date
Cycle 3 regular Saturday, July 24, 2021 Saturday, September 18, 2021
Regular cycle 4 Saturday, October 2, 2021 Saturday, November 27, 2021

Classes with intensive schedule, 3 and a half weeks long. Registration opens two weeks before class.

Classes date
March 15 to April 16

Academic activities Start date End date
Monthly cycle February Monday, February 8, 2021 Friday, March 5, 2021
Monthly cycle March Monday, March 15, 2021 Friday, April 16, 2021
Monthly cycle April Monday, April 26, 2021 Friday, May 21, 2021
Intersemestral 1 Monday, May 31, 2021 Friday, June 11, 2021
Intersemestral 2 Wednesday, June 16, 2021 Monday, June 28, 2021
  • Current students, employees, graduates - 15%
  • CES University students with scholarships - 50%
  • Spouses or children of employees - 10%
  • Neighbors or institutions in agreement - 10%

CES University students can apply to the CES Solidarity Fund for help with language tuition.

Qualifying test
If you already have prior knowledge of the language and want to take a qualification test, proceed to register, selecting any level higher than level 1 of the desired language.

Registration at the first level
If you want to register for the first level of Portuguese, fill out the registration form by selecting the level 1 offer.

If you are an active student of the language center and enter a higher level, enter the Extranet , pre-enrollment option.

Important information:
The start of the courses is subject to the minimum number of participants required. The CES Language Center reserves the law cancellation or modification of any of its classes or programs.

Certification exams

We offer certification exams to validate and specify the language, approved by the Ministry of National Education.


Translation is the process of creating a target document in a different language from a source document.

Conversation Club

We offer you the possibility of practicing your conversation in English, Portuguese and Italian, in a free, open, and free space.


Designed by the British Council to carry out a practical and accurate assessment of your level of English according to the common European framework. It is a virtual test, where the student chooses the order in which he performs the test for each skill. It is approved by the Ministry of Education of Colombia and is accepted to certify the level of English at the CES University.


It is a written test, designed by the ETS organization (Educational Testing Service), which measures English skills according to the common European framework. It is approved by the Ministry of Education of Colombia and is accepted to certify the level of English at CES University.

Know the dates and costs of the exams

Simple translation is offered for texts, articles for indexed magazines, publications and presentations or dissemination of research works, video translation, among other needs.

Official translations are offered in the cases as presentation of academic notes, diplomas, degree certificates and official documents for studies abroad.

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Dates: From February to May and from August to November
English: Every Wednesday and Friday
Portuguese: Every Thursday

Time: From 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Place: Floor 5, Block B, Poblado headquarters

"Say it in English" day
Every two months there is a one-day outing, with the assistants of the English conversation club, as an additional opportunity to practice the language in an experiential environment, outside the classroom, immersed in situations of real coexistence. Pre-registration must be done at no cost.

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Contact us

For more information about our courses, you can contact the CES University Language Center located in Block B, 5th floor; or write an email to

Contact us Monday through Friday between 7:00 am and 5:00 pm

Administrative Teachers
Liseth Rivera
• (57) (4) 4440555 Ext. 1173

Administrative Teachers
Isabel gomez
• (57) (4) 4440555 Ext. 1167

Language Center Assistant
• (57) (4) 4440555 Ext. 1605/1166

Center Coordinator
of languages

• (57) (4) 444 0555 Ext. 1626