Located in the vibrant Caribbean city of Barranquilla, the Instituto de Idiomas of Universidad del Norte offers high quality language programs contributing to the development of students in foreign languages such as English, French, German, Italian, Mandarin, Japanese, Portuguese, and Spanish. We follow a communicative approach to optimize the teaching of languages. With a reputation for academic excellence, as well as an exciting position on the Colombian coast, Universidad del Norte offers a complete experience for students. You will feel welcomed by local Barranquillero people as you enjoy the colonial beauty and attractive beaches of the coast. Off the beaten tourist path, Barranquilla is the perfect place for students of Spanish to immerse themselves in local culture, and hone their language skills.