The International Education Fairs in Colombia 2023 are taking place in Bogota, Medellin and Cali. 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 (2022)
Colombian high school/college graduates and university students and young professionals looking for international study programs in Colombia and abroad
Why take part in the International Education Fairs Colombia?
Let us take you to Colombia’s main student hubs: Bogota, Medellin and Cali. 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, Cali 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. 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.
Marketing Channels – Colombia Education Fairs
The edu fairs in Bogota, Cali and Medellin are being marketed thru the following channels:
Event Itinerary & set up
Event Itinerary – Education Fairs Colombia
4 – 5 March 2023 – Education Fair Bogota
Location: Hotel Grand Hyatt Bogotá
6 March 2023 – High School visits Bogota
Location: various international high schools
7 March 2023 – Education Fair Cali
Location: Hotel Spiwak Chipichape
9 March 2023 – Education Fair Medellin
Location: Centro de Eventos El Tesoro
Education fairs focussing on studying abroad. Target audience: college students, language programs, bachelor, master, LLM, MBA and PhD programs.
Event set up: Bogota, Cali, 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
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Business and Management
Marketing and PR
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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:
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: