- Medellin, Colombia
- Program Type:
- Study Abroad
- Degree Level:
- Fall Semester, Spring Semester, Summer
- Program Description:
Known as the "City of the Eternal Spring", Medellín's temperatures range between 70-75 °F year-round. Medellín was named the world's most innovative city by the Urban Land Institute due to its integrated metro system of trains, buses, cable cars, bicycles and even an mountainside escalator. Colombia's second largest city has also gained notoriety as one of Latin America's top art, fashion and music scenes. Medellín locals, or "paisas", are known for their accent, hospitality, and savory bandeja paisa dish.
- Setting Description:
- In 1960, Colombian business leaders founded Universidad EAFIT, Medellín's most prestigious private university and the first in Antioquia to receive High Quality Institutional Accreditation from the National Ministry of Education. While the university specializes in business courses, EAFIT's Spanish as a Foreign Language Program has 25 years of experience in teaching languages and has earned ACCET accreditation. The program was also the first in Colombia to be certified by the Cervantes Institute. Located near the hip El Poblado neighborhood, the U.S. style campus features native trees and flowers and modern buildings. Campus amenities include a cultural center, library, research cubicles and study rooms, computer labs, bank, healthy-food snack bar, cafeterias and restaurants, gym and pool.
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