Fundación Universitaria María Cano Language Center is created as a response to the global need of acquiring skills in a foreign language, looking forward to an optimal performance at the social, political, economic, cultural, and personal levels of our students.

In consequence, our work tends to an integral education in achieving different levels of competence according to the Common European Framework of Reference for teaching, learning and assessment of languages; by promoting processes of teaching and learning English as a foreign language, by means of a communicative methodology, adjusted to international standards, and providing our students with formative spaces with the highest quality. Currently, our Language Center offers three formative spaces:

Curricular English: It takes care of the formation in English for the study plan of the different undegraduate programs of Maria Cano, both virtual and face-to-face.

Inglés Ruta al B1: It is a program of coninuing education that is born as an alternative for the  accomplishment of the B1 English level requirement, established in the Institutional Bilingalism Policy, Agreement 331-1 of 2013, regulated in the Rectoral Resolution 575 of 2016.

Ruta al B2 English: It is the formative education offer for Work and Human Development in B2 English, according to the resolution number 201950109484 of the 20th of November in 2019, issued by Secretaría de Educación de Medellín (Medellin Secretary of Education).

We are an Institution for Human Work and Development. Resolution 201950109484 by Secretaría de Educación de Medellín (Medellin Secretary of Education)

Nuestra oferta

We are committed to

  • Offering programs of foreign languages and cultures in different modalities (face-to-face and virtual) that allow, among other things, consolidating internationalization projects for our Institution, our region, and our Country.
  • Integrating technologies of information and communication – TIC – to the methodology of the Language Center as part of the education in autonomy of our students.
  • Ensuring the Language Center teachers ongoing education in their specific field and its didactics.
  • Favoring a self assessment culture that allows the continuous improvement as a strategy for academic excellence.