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International Student Fair Bogota Colombia

International Student Fair Bogota Colombia - Event Details

The International Student Fair in Bogota Colombia 2020 is one of the most important higher education fairs in the country. This event targets a broad audience of bachelor, master and graduate study seekers. The event is being organized is cooperation with some of the country's leading international study organizations. Visitors are required to register prior to the event. A well targeted media campaign ensures top quality visting students from Colombia's leading universities and business schools.

+ International Student Fair Bogota Colombia - Event Description

The International Student Fair Colombia is part of the South Amercian Tour which takes place in every major student market in Latin America and consistently attracts students that have both the financial & academic ability to study abroad. The tour also has stops in Medellin and Cali. Key government and private scholarship agencies, including BECAS Chile, COLFUTURO and ICETEX in Colombia and PRONABEC in Peru, support the fairs. 

The demand for LLM, MBA, Master 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.

For a number of years now, this event is the biggest student recruitment tour in Latin America. With over 250 exhibitors, the event offers Colombian students a wide variety of study abroad and academic exchange opportunities.. The programs on display range from international bachelor and master programs to Graduate. LLM and MBA courses abroad and even language courses, university preparation courses and international traineeships. Students will have the opportunity to be in direct contact with representatives and directors of international institutions, with simultaneous translation by former exchange students who have studied abroad.

Besides information on study possibilities abroad, students will find information on flights, visas, accommodation type, health insurance, foreign exchange, student ID and also seminars or lectures on how to have a successful international experience. International universities may look forward to meeting up to 5,000 carefully targeted Colombian students at the Internatonal Student Fair in Bogota.

+ International Student Fair Bogota Colombia - Event Program

7 - 8 November 2020 - Bogota - Education Fair

+ International Student Fair Bogota Colombia - Visitor Info

Detailed Visitor Statistics of the previous (2018) event
Bogota: 4,500

When students plan to study abroad
within 3 months: 5%
3 - 6 months: 19%
in 6 months to 1 year: 42%
in 1 year or more:  34%

Courses of interest
Masters: 82%
Certificate/diploma courses: 24%
Language courses: 22%
MBA programs: 17%
Executive programs: 12%
PhD: 3%

Where do students want to study?
USA: 46%
UK: 36%
Canada: 31%
Germany: 29%
Australia: 28%
Spain: 26%
France: 25%
Italy: 15%
New Zealand: 14%
Holland: 13%
Scandinavia: 12%
Swiss: 7%

+ International Student Fair Bogota Colombia - Participants

Participants of the 2019 event included:

Avalon University of Medicine
Baruch College
Boston School of Modern Languages
California State University, LA
EAE Business School
English UK
Fulbright Colombia
King's College London
LaSalle Montreal and Vancouver
Middlesex University
Monash University
Temple University
Texas State University
University of California, Irvine

and many more top international school, universities and business schools.

+ International Student Fair Bogota Colombia - Exhibitor Info

Latest Colombian Higher Education Study Abroad Data (source: UNESCO Institute for Statistics 2020
At this point a total number of 44,423 Colombian students are studying abroad for a degree in higher education. The most popular study abroad destinations among students from Colombia are:

Argentina - 11,015
USA - 7,436
Spain - 5,505
Australia - 3,773
France - 3,157
Germany - 2,286
Ecuador - 2,080
Brazil - 1,679
Italy - 1,128
UK  - 1,001
Chile - 994
Cuba - 454
Swiss - 336

Education Facts
Population enrolled in Tertiary Education: 45%
1.8 Million students in enrolled in universities 
304 public and 2,212 private institutions
1% of population is bilingual
Best private high schools fees are as high as US$17,000 annually

Colombia Market Info
Colombia is the 2nd largest source of Latin American students after Brazil. The demand for language courses and postgraduate programs is particularly strong. In 2011, 32,000 Colombian students abroad. Fairs have been organized in Colombia since 1996. This event is held twice per year in the main student recruitment markets of the country.

Economic Facts
Population: 47 million
GDP growth: 4.2%
Inflation rate: 2%
Public expenditure on education GDP: 4.4%
The middle class increased by over 10% in the last 10 years which meant over 4.4 million people crossed the poverty line and are now part of the middle class.

How is this event marketed?
Search engine marketing campaigns based on your course and study destination
Alliances with local embassies, national study organisations and advising centres.
Cooperation with key scholarship agencies such as COLFUTURO and ICETEX in Colombia and ProExcelencia in Venezuela.
On campus promotion at top universities and private high schools
Social media and study abroad newsletters
Highly targeted advertising in print and outdoor media
Targeted media and corporate sponsors provide us direct access into the homes of affluent families


International Student Fair Bogota Colombia - Registration

If you would like a price quote for this event or if you would like detailed information, please fill out the registration form below. Submitting this form is obligation free!

Contact info

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Booth and exhibitor options

Bogota Student Fair - 4200 USD

Optional extra's

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Translation service
Hotel accommodation info


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