We develop the evolution in English learning through 16 levels, which can be taken in person or virtual. A minimum time of 38 hours per level is estimated, which can mix face-to-face and virtual activities, taking the student from level A1 to B2. Books and independent work platform are included in the registration.

  • English qualifying test: - $ 30,000 pesos
  • English 1, 2 and 3: (A1)  – $ 461,000 pesos
  • English 4, 5 and 6: (A2)  – $ 461,000 pesos
  • English 7, 8, 9, 10 and 11: (B1) – $ 514,000 pesos
  • English 12, 13, 14, 15 and 16: (B2) – $ 540,000 pesos
  • Advanced English:  (C1) – $ 574,000 pesos

Payment can be made online, at the bank or at the CES University Cashier.

Classes with regular schedule, 8 weeks duration.

Registration date – 2020 Class date – 2020
January 1 to February 7 February 8 to April 3
March 24 to April 12 April 13 to June 6
July 1 to 24 July 25 to September 18
September 1 to 25 September 26 to November 27

Classes with intensive schedule, 3 and a half weeks duration.

Registration date – 2020 Class date – 2020
January 1 to February 7 February 10 to March 3
March 3 to 9 March 9 to March 31
March 31 to April 13 April 13 to May 5
May 5 to 11 May 11 to June 2
July 1 to 27 July 27 to August 19
August 19 to 24 August 24 to September 15
September 15 to 21 September 21 to October 21
October 21 to 26 October 26 to November 18

• Current students, employees, graduates – 15%
• University students CES scholarships – 50%
• Students scholarship Generation E – 100%*
• Spouses or children of employees – 10%
• Neighbors or institutions in agreement – 10%

*If the student misses the course due to absence or due to a non-passing grade, they must pay the next language course in order to enroll.

CES University students can apply to the CES Solidarity Fund to receive help with language enrollment.

Qualifying test
Classification test If you already have a previous knowledge of the language and want to present a classification test, sign up, selecting any level higher than level 1 of the desired language.

First level registration
If you wish to register at the first level of English, 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 Extranet , pre-enrollment option.

Important information:
El inicio de los cursos está sujeto al número de participantes mínimo requerido. El Centro de idiomas se reserva el derecho de cancelación o modificación de cualquiera de sus clases o programas.

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: De febrero a mayo y de agosto a noviembre
English: Todos los miércoles y viernes
Portuguese: Todos los jueves

Time: Desde la 1:00 p. m. hasta las 2:00 p. m.
Place: Piso 5, del Edificio B, sede El Poblado

“Say it in English” day
Cada dos meses se realiza una salida de un día, con los asistentes del club de conversación en inglés, como una oportunidad adicional para practicar el idioma en un ambiente experiencial, por fuera del aula de clases, inmersos en situaciones de convivencia real. Se debe realizar inscripción previa sin costo.

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Contact us

For more information about our courses, you can go to the Language Center located in Building B, 5th floor; or write an email to lenguaycultura@ces.edu.co

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

Administrative teachers
Liseth Rivera
• (57) (4) 4440555 Ext. 1173
• lrivera@ces.edu.co

Administrative Teachers
Ossman Gómez
• (57) (4) 4440555 Ext. 1144
• ogomezo@ces.edu.co

Language Center Assistant
• (57) (4) 4440555 Ext. 1605/1166
• alondonor@ces.edu.co

Center Coordinator
of languages

• (57) (4) 444 0555 Ext. 1626
• cpinzon@ces.edu.co