The currency used in Medellin is Colombian Pesos (COP).
The cost of living in Medellin is really low compared to the cost of living in Europe or the USA. Please see an indication of the prices below:
-A dinner in an inexpensive restaurant: 2-3 euro
-Three course meal for two: 10-15 euro
-Domestic beer 0.5l: 0.50-1 euro
-Pack of cigarettes Marlboro (20): 1 euro
-One-way ticket local transport: 0.50 euro
-Taxi ride within the city: 1.50-5 euro
-Rent per month in an inexpensive area: 150-200 euros
-Rent per month in an expensive area: 300-450 euro.
Spanish is the language spoken in Medellin. The people in Medellin have a “paisa” dialect. Overall the local people speak very little English.
Important to know is that the safety in the city has drastically improved over the last 20 years. Medellin has the best public transport system in South America contributing to interconnecting the city and diminishing poverty. In addition the locals love foreigners. If you keep in mind that you are a guest in the country you will not encounter any problems.
We will assist you with getting a visa and extending it if needed.
As a foreigner it is difficult to find housing for good pricing in a short period of time especially if you are not fluent in Spanish. There are several Facebook groups where housing is offered however the monthly rent prices are way above the market price. We offer the service off finding a house for you in the platinum package.
We distinguish ourselves by offering excellent service in combination with competitive pricing. We have an office in the Netherlands as well as in Medellin enabling us to provide you with assistance throughout the process.
The process of finding a personalized internship takes 90 days.
We will strive to find a paid internship for you. A monthly compensation for an intern is usually around €200,00.
When starting the process you pay 50% of the total amount. When an internship is found and you are satisfied with this internship you pay the rest.
Payment can be made on our company account with debit or credit card or trough PayPal.
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