International Student Fair Medellin Colombia - Event Details
- International Student Fair Medellin Colombia
- Plaza Mayor Medellin
- Start date
- Thursday, 28-Mar-2019 starts 15:00
- End date
- Thursday, 28-Mar-2019 ends 20:00
- Target Audience
- High school, College, Bachelor, Master, PhD, Professional, MBA, Graduate
- Price (as of)
- 2700 US$
+ International Student Fair Medellin Colombia - Event Description
The International Student Fair Medellin Colombia is part of the Expo-Estudiante Tour which takes place in every major student market in Latin America (except Brazil) and consistently attracts students that have both the financial & academic ability to study abroad. Other events in Colombia take place in Cali and Bogota. Key government and private scholarship agencies, including BECAS Chile, COLFUTURO and ICETEX in Colombia and PRONABEC in Peru, support the fairs.
There is information for all tastes and ages: specific programs for high school and university students, young executives and professionals. 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 4,000 carefully targeted Colombian students at the Internatonal Student Fair in Medellin.
+ International Student Fair Medellin Colombia - Visitor Info
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
Post graduate: 36%
Language courses: 32%
Executive programs: 16%
MBA programs: 16%
Certificate courses: 15%
High school programs: 13%
Where do students want to study?
New Zealand: 14%
+ International Student Fair Medellin Colombia - Exhibitor Info
Colombian Higher Education Study Abroad Data (source: UNESCO Institute for Statistics 2017)
In 2017 a total number of 25,509 Colombian students were studying abroad for a degree in higher education. The most popular study abroad destinations among students from Colombia are:
Spain - 5,754
France - 2,476
Ecuador - 1,506
Australia - 1,411
Germany - 1,382
Chile - 1,337
UK - 932
Italy - 862
Canada - 672
Cuba - 454
Brazil - 360
Swiss - 343
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.
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.
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
Highly targeted advertising in print and outdoor media
Targeted media and corporate sponsors provide us direct access into the homes of affluent families