BABEL guarantees highest quality of lessons – working exclusively with well educated and specialized teachers and meeting high academic standards.  A maximum of 8 students a class further ensures a maximum in learning progress. Each class hour lasts 50 minutes.

There are also private classes and intensive courses which you can select and combine with additional activities according to you individual interests – your time in Cartagena de Indias not only should be successful study wise but also be fun and inspiring.

Spanish Intensive:

The Spanish intensive course consists of 20h group classes per week. There is a maximum of 10 students per class, the timetable is available at the bottom of this page.

Spanish Super-Intensive:

If you want to gain a maximum of learning progress out of you time in Cartagena, BABEL offers you the opportunity to combine the group classes with additional private classes – either 5h or 10h per week according to your choice.

Spanish and Salsa: 

If you want to get further immersed into the culture of Cartagena absorb more of Caribbean vibes, it’s indispensable to get encountered with its music. Our offer of combined Spanish classes with Salsa lessons gives you the chance to complement your language course with Salsa steps taught to you by the renown Latin dance school Crazy Salsa Cartagena.

Timetable for group lessons:

Monday to Friday   8am- 12am or 1pm- 5pm

Private lessons:

Private classes with BABEL permit you to individually design your Spanish classes. Being face to face with a teacher exclusively for you ensures optimized efficiency of your leaning efforts and the opportunity to focus on selected topics according to your wishes. Private classes can be scheduled any time at your convenience.

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The BABEL team makes sure, that you will get the perfect accommodation for your time in Cartagena de Indias. The school works together with carefully selected host families, which will give you warm welcome and include them in their daily life to give you a truly authentic Cartagena experience. This system of host families also offers you the benefit of practicing your newly gained Spanish skills and hence further improve your fluidity.

For further information about our courses and additional offers please contact us. We will be delighted to answer any questions and give you the necessary consulting to prepare you wonderful experience with BABEL Cartagena.



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