UIS

Language Institute

Academic Unit

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A new language

For a new world

The Language Institute of the Universidad Industrial de Santander is a self-sustaining academic and administrative unit attached to the Faculty of Human Sciences. It was created by Acuerdo No 036 del 5 abril de 1990 of the Superior Council. The Language Institute has provided uninterrupted services to the region for over 31 years and today it is the largest language institute in eastern Colombia.

Laura Instituto de Lenguas (1)

Laura Cristina Dueñas Angulo   

Director Language Institute

Laura Instituto de Lenguas (1)

Laura Cristina Dueñas Angulo   

Director Language Institute

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  • History
  • Values
  • Campuses
  • Fees

OUR

History

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The Language Institute of the Universidad Industrial de Santander is a self-sustaining academic-administrative unit attached to the Faculty of Human Sciences of the university, created by Superior Council Acuerdo No 036 del 5 abril de 1990. For over 31 years, it has provided uninterrupted services to the region and today it is the largest Language Institute in eastern Colombia.

OUR

Values


  • Quality in offering service to both internal and external customers.
  • Righteousness in all its actions.
  • Kindness and respect in the treatment of colleagues and users of its services.
  • Fairness in the treatment and provision of services.

OUR

Campuses

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Bucaramanga – Carrera 27 Calle 9 - Ciudad Universitaria
  • Reception
Telephone number: +57 (607) 634 400 Ext.: 2251 - 1348 E-mail: ilrecep1@uis.edu.co  ilrecep2@uis.edu.co
  • Address
Telephone number: +57 (607) 634 40000 Ext.: 2692 E-mail : direccion.lenguas@uis.edu.co
  • Coordinación Académica
Telephone number: +57 (607) 634 40000 Ext.: 1346 E-mail: ilenguas.coord@uis.edu.co
  • Coordinación Niños y Jóvenes
Telephone number: +57 (607) 634 40000 Ext.: 1339 E-mail: iljoven@uis.edu.co
  • Coordinación de Evaluación Niños y Jóvenes
Telephone number: +57 (607) 634 40000 Ext.: 1347 E-mail: ilenguas.evaljovenes@uis.edu.co
  • Coordinación de Evaluación
Telephone number: +57 (607) 634 40000 Ext.: 1350 E-mail: ilenguas.pruebas@uis.edu.co
  • Apoyo Sistema de Gestión de Calidad
Telephone number: +57 (607) 634 40000 Ext.: 1604 E-mail: ilenguas.calidad@uis.edu.co
  • Coordinación sede Cabecera
Telephone number: +57 (607) 634 40000 Ext.: 1422 E-mail: ilenguas.coordcabe@uis.edu.co
  • Coordinación de Proyectos y Proyectos Especiales
Telephone number: +57 (607) 634 40000 Ext.: 1345 E-mail: ilenguas.proyectos@uis.edu.co
  • Centro de Recursos
Address: Calle 9 Carrera 27 - Edificio Instituto de Lenguas Telephone number: +57 (607) 634 40000 Ext.: 1344 E-mail:  ilenguas.recursos@uis.edu.co
  • Sede Cabecera
Address: Calle 58 N. 32-33 Bucaramanga Telephone number: +57 (607) 634 40000 Ext.: 1422 E-mail: ilcabe1@uis.edu.co o  ilcabe2@uis.edu.co
  • Sede Floridablanca
Address: Calle 5 con Carrera 5 Casco Antiguo Telephone number: +57 (607) 634 40000 Ext.: 4555 E-mail: ilenguas.florida@uis.edu.co
  • Sede Barrancabermeja
Address: Carrera 28 No. 62-50 Oficina 230 Telephone number: +57 (607) 620 0700 Ext.: 6027 - 6050 E-mail: ilbca@uis.edu.co o ilbca1@uis.edu.co
  • Sede Barbosa
Address: Km. 1 Vía antigua Cité Telephone number: +57 (607) 748 2020 Ext. 5510 -5515 E-mail: barbosa@uis.edu.co
  • Sede Socorro 
Address: Calle 14 No. 6-07 Ciudad Universitaria Telephone number: +57 (607) 727 3924 Ext.: 5100 - 5121 E-mail: socdistancia@uis.edu.co
  • Sede Málaga
Address: Calle 14 No. 6-07 Ciudad Universitaria Telephone number: +57 (607) 634 4000 Ext.: 6504 - 6303 - 6515 E-mail: malaga@uis.edu.co

OUR

Fees

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Item

Price

Certificate of studies or proficiency  $ 21.000
Certificate of studies for family benefit  $ 7.000
Duplicate of certificate of completion (graduation certificate)  $ 75.000
Certificate of program contents level A1  $ 21.000
Certificate of program contents level A2  $ 38.000
Certificate of program contents level B1  $ 56.000
Certificate of program contents level B2  $ 74.000
Page of unofficial translation  $ 64.000
Page of official translation  $ 75.000
Copy of unofficial translation page  $ 31.000
Simultaneous or consecutive interpretation  $ 297.000
Tutoring Hour (only active students Instituto de Lenguas)  $ 59.000
Copy of the student ID for Language Institue students.  $ 16.000
Foreign language class Hour  $ 114.000
Generation of printed receipt  $ 3.000

OUR

History

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The Language Institute of the Universidad Industrial de Santander is a self-sustaining academic-administrative unit attached to the Faculty of Human Sciences of the university, created by Superior Council Acuerdo No 036 del 5 abril de 1990. For over 31 years, it has provided uninterrupted services to the region and today it is the largest Language Institute in eastern Colombia.

OUR

Values

 

  • Quality in offering service to both internal and external customers.
  • Righteousness in all its actions.
  • Kindness and respect in the treatment of colleagues and users of its services.
  • Fairness in the treatment and provision of services.

OUR

Campuses

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Bucaramanga – Carrera 27 Calle 9 – Ciudad Universitaria

  • Reception

Telephone number: +57 (607) 634 400 Ext.: 2251 – 1348

E-mail: ilrecep1@uis.edu.co  ilrecep2@uis.edu.co

  • Address

Telephone number: +57 (607) 634 40000 Ext.: 2692

E-mail : direccion.lenguas@uis.edu.co

  • Academic Coordination

Telephone number: +57 (607) 634 40000 Ext.: 1346

E-mail: ilenguas.coord@uis.edu.co

  • Young Learners Coordination

Telephone number: +57 (607) 634 40000 Ext.: 1339

E-mail: iljoven@uis.edu.co

  • Young Learners Evaluation Coordination

Telephone number: +57 (607) 634 40000 Ext.: 1347

E-mail: ilenguas.evaljovenes@uis.edu.co

  • Evaluation Coordination

Telephone number: +57 (607) 634 40000 Ext.: 1350

E-mail: ilenguas.pruebas@uis.edu.co

  • Quality Management System Support

Telephone number: +57 (607) 634 40000 Ext.: 1604

E-mail: ilenguas.calidad@uis.edu.co

  • Cabecera Coordination

Telephone number: +57 (607) 634 40000 Ext.: 1422

E-mail: ilenguas.coordcabe@uis.edu.co

  • Coordination of Special Projects

Telephone number: +57 (607) 634 40000 Ext.: 1345

E-mail: ilenguas.proyectos@uis.edu.co

  • Resource Center

Address: Calle 9 Carrera 27 – Edificio Instituto de Lenguas

Telephone number: +57 (607) 634 40000 Ext.: 1344

E-mail:  ilenguas.recursos@uis.edu.co

 
  • Cabecera Campus

Address: Calle 58 N. 32-33 Bucaramanga

Telephone number: +57 (607) 634 40000 Ext.: 1422

E-mail: ilcabe1@uis.edu.co o  ilcabe2@uis.edu.co

  • Floridablanca Campus

Address: Calle 5 con Carrera 5 Casco Antiguo

Telephone number: +57 (607) 634 40000 Ext.: 4555

E-mail: ilenguas.florida@uis.edu.co

  • Barrancabermeja Campus

Address: Carrera 28 No. 62-50 Oficina 230

Telephone number: +57 (607) 620 0700 Ext.: 6027 – 6050

E-mail: ilbca@uis.edu.co o ilbca1@uis.edu.co

  • Barbosa Campus

Address: Km. 1 Vía antigua Cité

Telephone number: +57 (607) 748 2020 Ext. 5510 -5515

E-mail: barbosa@uis.edu.co

  • Socorro Campus

Address: Calle 14 No. 6-07 Ciudad Universitaria

Telephone number: +57 (607) 727 3924 Ext.: 5100 – 5121

E-mail: socdistancia@uis.edu.co

  • Málaga Campus

Address: Calle 14 No. 6-07 Ciudad Universitaria

Telephone number: +57 (607) 634 4000 Ext.: 6504 – 6303 – 6515

E-mail: malaga@uis.edu.co



OUR

Fees

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Item

Price

Certificate of studies or proficiency $ 21.000
Certificate of studies for family benefit $ 7.000
Duplicate of certificate of completion (graduation certificate) $ 75.000
Certificate of program contents level A1 $ 21.000
Certificate of program contents level A2 $ 38.000
Certificate of program contents level B1 $ 56.000
Certificate of program contents level B2 $ 74.000
Page of unofficial translation $ 64.000
Page of official translation $ 75.000
Copy of unofficial translation page $ 31.000
Simultaneous or consecutive interpretation $ 297.000
Tutoring Hour (only active students Instituto de Lenguas) $ 59.000
Copy of the student ID for Language Institue students. $ 16.000
Foreign language class Hour $ 114.000
Generation of printed receipt $ 3.000



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Translation

Services

Non-official translation: $ 68.000 (cost per page)

Official translation: $ 80.000 (cost per page)

Delivery time: Depending on the number of pages to be translated

Delivery format: Digital (.pdf)

More information: ilenguas2@uis.edu.co

tutorial

Service

Cost per Tutorial: $ 54,000 (per hour)

FREQUENTLY ASKED

QUESTIONS

The UIS Language Institute offers the following courses:
  • Kids (for children 7-8 years old).
  • Pre-teenagers (for children 9-11 years old).
  • Teens (for children 12-14 years old).
  • Young Adults (for 15-17 year old).
  • General English (for 15 years and older).
  • BE Program (80% virtual – 20% face-to-face – for those over 15 years old).
  • Another foreign language such as French, Portuguese, German, Italian (for students over 15 years old).

If you wish to start in the first level of the Children and Young Adults English Program or in the General Foreign Language Programs (English, French, Portuguese, German):

  • Send an information request mail to the following emails as appropriate:
  • Submit personal information of the person who will take the course.
  • Complete the pre-enrollment with the link presented in the requested information: Pre-Enrollment.
  • Confirm the completion of the pre-enrollment to the emails given above, requesting the bar code payment receipt at the UIS Language Institute for the enrollment fee, registration fee and book (depending on the program).
  • You can pay your receipt as follows: Either online payment or Payment at authorized banks (these appear at the end of the barcode receipt):
  • Three business days after payment, check on the UIS Language Institute web page Student Access, that their registration became effective.
  • The relevant information for the beginning of classes (name of the teacher, meeting link, schedule) will be sent to your e-mail address.

Important: It is essential to present the receipt with current dates.

For Kids (7-8 years old), Pre-Teenagers (9-11 years old) or Teenagers (12-14 years old) English courses, the parent or guardian must:

  • Complete and pay the pre-enrollment fee (see point 2).
  • Request by e-mail an interview for level classification.
  • Be attentive to the scheduled time for the interview.
  • After the interview you will receive an e-mail with information about the level you are eligible to attend.
  • Check personal mail in inbox, junk mail or SPAM where you will receive the invoice for payment of registration fee.

Young Adults (15-17) and General English Program (15+)

  • Complete and pay the pre-enrollment fee (see point 2).
  • Request by e-mail an interview for level classification.
  • Agree with the academic coordinator a time available for the development of the test (this is presented unaccompanied).
  • Check the e-mail informing the classified level.
  • Send an e-mail commenting on the desired schedule for the course depending on the offer.
  • Check personal mail in inbox, junk mail or SPAM where you will receive the invoice for payment of registration fee and book.
  • Two business days after the payment is made, verify on the UIS Language Institute website that your enrollment has been made effective in the link Access to students.
  • The pertinent information for the beginning of classes (name of the teacher, meeting link, schedule) will be sent to your e-mail address.

Attention: Registration is only effective 3 working days after payment of the registration fee.

Paying your receipt early gives you a better chance when choosing a time slot. Remember that our spaces are limited.

Payment of registration fee, enrollement and book can be made by the following means: • Online payment:  Pagos PSE • Payment in authorized banks: The list of banks appears on the payment receipt. (The regular payment date applies until 4 p.m.)

General Foreign Language Courses

  • Intensive courses: Monday to Friday
    6:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m., 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m., 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 m. 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m., 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m., 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. *Depending on the demand*
  • Semi-Intensive Courses: Saturdays
    8:00 a.m. a 12:30 m. (Except for the first Saturday of the cycle, this is 8:00 a.m.-12:00 m. -12:00 m.) 2:00 p.m. a 6:30 p.m. (Except for the first Saturday of the cycle, this is 2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.)
  • Intensive courses: Monday to Friday
    6:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m., 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m., 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 m. 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m., 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m., 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. *Depending on the demand*
  • Super-intensive courses: Monday to Friday 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 m.
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Important: Students between the ages of 15 and 17 who wish to attend the General Foreign Language program may do so by presenting an authorization document from a parent or guardian.

In order to satisfy our community, the courses start one after the other on the dates scheduled in our calendar which is published on the website and which you can consult by visiting our language courses page.

To know our costs you can check the fees section at the top of this page or for the language programs check the fees that appear on the respective page.

  • Non-official translation service of documents from English, French, Portuguese, Italian and German to Spanish and vice versa.
  • Official translation of texts from Spanish to English.
  • Competency certification service in English, German, Portuguese, Italian and French.
  • Consultancy for the implementation of foreign language programs for educational institutions.
  • Special courses for companies.
  • Customized courses in English, German, Portuguese, Italian and French.
  • English Academic writing course.
  • English Conversation Course.
  • Certification of competencies in English by exam.
  • Certification of competences in French, Italian, Portuguese and German by exam.
  • English, German, Portuguese, Italian, Italian and French class hours.
The UIS Language Institute offers a discount when members of the same family in the same economic unit (the couple and their children) are simultaneously studying at the UIS Language Institute.In order to request this discount, it is necessary to present the birth certificates of the children and a legal document that proves the union of the parents.

PSE Payments

Work

With us

The reception of resumes of candidates for professors and / or instructors of the UIS Language Institute is done only through calls for applications. The UIS Language Institute refrains from receiving resumes in a format different from the institutional format and outside of the established deadlines.

Once the form has been filled out, applicants will be placed on a waiting list for verification of compliance with the requirements. Once this verification has been made, the UIS Language Institute will contact those classified for the next phase.

  • Degree in English, languages, with communicative competence B2 or higher in the language to be taught.
  • Non-native speaker with communicative competence B2 or higher in the language to be taught and didactic competence.
  • PProfessional in all areas of knowledge with communicative competence B2 or higher in the language to be taught and didactic competence.
  • Native speaker with at least 60 hours of certified training in pedagogy.

For candidates to teach English

  • Institutional exam with a score equal to or higher than 80/120, valid for less than two years.
  • Certification of official international exam level B2 or higher, valid for less than two years.
  • Validated diploma of university studies in the country whose official language is the target language.

For candidates to teach other languages (Portuguese, French, German and Italian).

  • Certification of official international exam level B2 or higher, valid for less than two years.
  • Validated diploma of university studies in the country whose official language is the target language.

English courses for children and young adults The English courses for children and young adults are also open to students from the 7th semester of their bachelor’s degree in foreign languages who have passed subjects related to teaching methodology.

Important:

  • Due to the low supply of foreign native speakers and the demand that the Language Institute has for them to strengthen the different foreign language services and programs, the selection process for these candidates may be carried out as they fill out the registration form available on the website, without being subject to the opening of a call for applications.
  • If the Institute requires the hiring of a teacher/instructor for a language other than those mentioned above, it will specify this in the call for applications.
Institutional Examination: Test administered by the Instituto de Lenguas UIS in order to identify the foreign language level of the aspiring Teachers – Instructors.  This test evaluates the four communicative language skills: listening, reading, writing and speaking, in addition to the language use section.  The exam is aligned with the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages at level B2.

Idiomas

International Examinations Certifier B2 C1

Validity

English TOEFL iBT ETS 79-93 94-114 2 years
IELTS British Council Bands 5,5 / 6 / 6,5 Bands 7 / 7,5 / 8 2 years
French DELF – DALF Alianza Francesa Diplôme d’Études en Langue Française DELF B2 Diplôme d’Études en Langue Française DELF C1 2 years
Portuguese CELPE-BRAS IBRACO CELPE-Bras B2 Intermediario Superior CELPE-Bras C1 Superior 2 years
Italian Certificazione Progetto Lingua Italiana Dante Alighieri (PLIDA) Dante Alighieri Society PLIDA B2 PLIDA C2 2 years
Alemán Goethe-Zertifikat Goethe- Institute Goethe-Zertifikat B2 Goethe-Zertifikat C1 2 years

Legal

Documents

Every day something new happens!

The most important news from our institute that motivate us to keep growing!

ATTENTION, IMPORTANT INFORMATION! We inform that as of October, the Language

The possession of Laura Cristina Dueñas Angulo was carried out

Cycle 7 2020 enroll now!

On October 14 we started classes in English, French, German

Wide range of foreign languages. Classes in the remote presence modality. All

ATTENTION, IMPORTANT INFORMATION! Undergraduate students, semester 2020-2, registrations have been

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Instituto de Lenguas

Telephone: +57 (607) 634 4000

Extension secretary’s office: 1342 – 1340

E-mail:
ilenguas2@uis.edu.co

Central Campus

Bucaramanga, Santander.

Carrera 27 calle 9. 

Ciudad Universitaria.

Universidad Industrial de Santander.

Office Hours:


Monday to Friday

7:00 a.m. to 12:00 m.

2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Do you want more information?

Contact us

Instituto de Lenguas

Telephone: +57 (607) 634 4000
Secretary’s office extension : 1342 – 1340

E-mail:
ilenguas2@uis.edu.co

Central Campus

Bucaramanga, Santander.

Carrera 27 calle 9. 

Ciudad Universitaria.

Universidad Industrial de Santander.

Office Hours:

Monday to Friday

7:00 a.m. to 12:00 m.

2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Do you want more information?

Contact us

Language Institute

Telephone: +57 (607) 634 4000

Extension secretary’s office: 1342 – 1340

E-mail:

ilenguas2@uis.edu.co

Central Campus

Bucaramanga, Santander.

Carrera 27 calle 9.

Ciudad Universitaria.

Universidad Industrial de Santander.

Office Hours:

Monday to Friday

7:00 a.m. to 12:00 m.

2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.