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Casa Cultural Colombo Alemana (CCCA)

Address: Centro, Cl. 38 #5–31, Calle Estanco del Aguardiente
Apartado Aereo 1200
Cartagena de Indias , Bolivar
Director: Anne Pellmann
Tel: (+57) 5 660 2522/664 9837
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The German-Colombian Institute of Culture in Cartagena offers cultural activities (every thursday free movies at the CineClub in Casa Bolivar in Calle San Agustin in El Centro) and courses in German for different levels. You can arrange spanish classes here as well (individual or in groups - prices of the lessons depend on how many students want to take in the course).

CCCA accepts interns and there are almost always two of them working here. Interns can help organizing events and assist in the cultural work of the institution in general as well as they can give German classes and assist in communication courses. Furthermore they help out with the translation work of the CCCA. For more information about the internship program in Cartagena see the website of the University of Mainz, Alemania or send and email or ask the director of the CCCA.

Interns stay for a minimum of one trimester, what is three month, but it´s better if you have six month. To work as an intern here, you will need a "visa especial cooperante o voluntario". For more information see the Colombian embassy in Berlin or the Colombian embassy in Texas. The work is not paid, but it´s possible to receive a DAAD scholarship, you have to apply by yourself but the CCCA will help you as they can to arrange this.


Alianza Colombo Francesa Cartagena de Indias

Address: Plaza Fernandez Madrid, Casa 37-34, Barrio San Diego
Cartagena de Indias, Bolivar
President: Eduardo Perez
Director: Helene Hivert
Tel: (+57) 5 664 6714
Internet: http://cartagena.alianzafrancesa.org.co
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The French-Colombian Institute of Culture in Cartagena offers cultural activities, like concerts, theater or movies (every monday free movies at the CineClub in the patio of the Alianza) and courses in French for different levels.

The Alianza accepts interns. They work especially as teachers for French but there are possibilities in participating in the cultural work and the organization of events as well. So if you intend to work here as a teacher, you will need to have a very good level of French, but you don´t need a special certificate for teaching. For more information write an email or contact the director by phone.

You need a special visa to work here, depending if your work is paid or not. For more information visit the Colombian embassy in Berlin.


Centro de Formación de la Cooperación Española

Address: Centro, Carrera 36 #2-74, Plaza Santo Domingo
Tel: (+57) 5 664 0904
Internet: www.cifaeci.org.co/index.htm
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This Institution supports the economical and social development of Spanish America. It is run by the Spanish Agency of International Cooperation (Agencia Espanola de Cooperacion Internacional - AECI). The aim of this centre is to support and strengthen the Colombian Institutions, especially the public ones by knowledge transfer of educational and technical capacities. Therefore the centre offers courses, seminars and cultural activities as well as it works as a convention center for spanish, iberoamerican and international institutions. For the program of these activities and courses visit www.cifaeci.org.co/programa.htm. Every wednesday you can watch movies at the CineClub de la Casa España for free and they have a big library, free to use for everybody, Colombians and foreigners.

Unfortunately, the centre doesn't offer opportunities for interns at the moment.


Biblioteca Bartolome Calvo

Address: Calle de la Inquisicion
Edificio Banco de la Republica
[next to Plaza Bolivar]

The biggest free library in Cartagena. Plus it has air conditioning.