Bogota, Colombia, South America

Location 2

Medellin, Colombia, South America


Mar 02 - 06 2024


15:00 - 20:00


2,800.00 *

The International Education Fairs in Colombia 2024 are taking place in Bogota and Medellin. These events target a broad audience of bachelor, master and graduate study seekers. This international student recruitment event is being organized is cooperation with some of the country’s leading international study organizations.

Number of visitors: 8,323 (2023)

Bogota: 5,692
Medellin: 1,477

Visitors include

Colombian high school/college graduates and university students and young professionals looking for international study programs in Colombia and abroad

Throughout 20 years, COLFUTURO has financed postgraduate education programs for nearly 6,000 students in 28 countries.

Why take part in the International Education Fairs Colombia?

Let us take you to Colombia’s main student hubs: Bogota, and Medellin. Colombia is one of the most interesting recruitment markets in South America. The demand for quality higher education is so great that its own education sector can hardly keep up. Therefore, Colombia sends over 50,000 bachelor, graduate and short course students abroad each year. Levels of English proficiency have gone up significantly over the past decade.

Traditional in-person education fairs in Colombia’s main student cities

The education fairs in Bogota and Medellin provide the ideal platform to meet the brightest students who are looking to pursue bachelor, master, and graduate studies abroad. The timing of this event in Colombia is in line with the country’s educational agenda.

Visit High Schools in Bogota 

The high school visits program has been designed for institutions looking to recruit students for their college and bachelor/undergrad programs in the region and abroad. You will be visiting the leading private and international schools in Bogota and Medellin. These exclusive schools have been carefully selected for their quality curriculum and their enthusiasm to proactively prepare their students for studying abroad.

Cities and events can be booked separately. See the registration section for details.

Supported by Colombia’s main scholarship provider

Colfuturo, the Colombian funding body, plays a fundamental role in assisting thousands of students to pursue overseas studies. They exhibit in this event and actively support it. They meet directly with students, present seminars and support their future ambitions once they decide on their course and institution.

Student recruitment in Colombia

The demand for undergraduate and postgraduate programs has been booming in Colombia and the outlook for international student mobility remains strong for the years ahead. As one of the hottest markets for international student recruitment, Colombia deserves a key place in your marketing mix. Colombia sends over 52,000 bachelor, graduate and short course students abroad. Increased levels of English proficiency and rising GDP have made this region an attractive market for student recruitment. To top it off, Colombia has a grand scholarship scheme: COLFUTURO.

Pricing information (as of)

  • Bogota Education Fair (2 days) - 4,400 USD
  • Bogota High School visits (2 days) - 1600 USD
  • Medellin Education Fair - 2,800 USD

Marketing Channels – Colombia Education Fairs

The edu fairs in Bogota and Medellin  are being marketed thru the following channels:

Google adwords campaigns based on course and study destination

Media partners with the leading English and Spanish newspapers

Social media such as Facebook, LinkedIn and Instagram

On campus promotion at top universities

Partnerships with job and executive sites

Event Itinerary & set up

Event Itinerary – Education Fairs Colombia

2 – 3 March 2024 –  Education Fair Bogota
Location: Hotel Grand Hyatt Bogotá

4 – 5 March 2024 – High School visits Bogota
Location: various international high schools

6 March 2024 – Education Fair Medellin
Location: Centro de Eventos El Tesoro

Education fairs in Bogota and Medellin focussing on studying abroad. Target audience: college students, language programs, bachelor, master, LLM, MBA and PhD programs.

Event set up: Bogota and Medellin

Attend university presentations, find out all the information about different education systems and the latest enrollment information

Costs and Scholarships
Got your study expenses covered? You may be eligible for scholarships, stipends or other forms of study allowances. Talk to the experts.

Meet up with university admission specialists. Get a provisional letter of admission!

Visitor info – Education Fairs Colombia

Popular subject areas (2022)
Business and Management
Marketing and PR
Art & Design
Health care
Computer Science
Social Sciences
Courses of interest (2022)
MBA and Executive
Certificate / Diploma

*As the questionnaire was a multiple choice one, the total of percentage is exceeding 100%. 



Exhibitor info – Colombia Education Fairs

Latest Colombian Higher Education Study Abroad Data (source: UNESCO Institute for Statistics)
At this point a total number of 56,910 Colombian students are studying abroad for a degree in higher education. The most popular study abroad destinations among students from Colombia are:

Popular study destinations among Colombian students
Argentina - 13,482
Spain - 7,309
USA - 7,115
Australia - 6,853
Germany - 3,529
France - 3,242

Colombia Education Fairs Participants

This and previous editions of the International Education Fairs in Colombia have been attended by more than 150 institutions from over 35  countries. Some of them leading international universities, colleges and business schools, including:

Logo of the University of California Irvine, one of the universities present at the international student fair in Bogota
Logo of Monash University. This Melbourne based university takes part in the international education fairs in Colombia
Logo of Baruch College located in New York, exhibitor of the study abroad fairs in Medellin and Cali.
Logo of Kings College Saint Michaels, one of the leading UK boarding schools and participant at the annual student fairs in Colombia
Logo of Texas State University, exhibitor at the annual education fairs in Colombia

Pre-registration form

    If you would like to reserve your spot at this Education Fair or if you want to receive detailed information including a price quote, please fill out the pre-registration form below. Submitting this form is obligation free!

    Booth and exhibitor options
    Bogota - Fully equipped exhibitor booth – 4,400 USD
    Bogota - High School visits – 850 USD
    Medellin - Fully equipped exhibitor booth – 2,800 USD

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