Study Abroad



The Centre for Latin American Studies, University of Ghana, is pleased to bring you a call for ICETEX Postgraduate Scholarships announced by the Embassy of Colombia in Ghana.

ICETEX, the state institution for higher education in Colombia is offering scholarships to foreign nationals to pursue studies for the award of various specialist, Master’s and Doctorate Degrees in selected Colombian universities. Attached herewith is a catalogue of institutions and courses on offer.

The Embassy of Colombia invites prospective candidates who meet eligibility and application criteria to begin the application process online, via the links provided below. Additionally, candidates are required to mail hard-copies of all application materials to ICETEX in Bogotá.

Interested candidates from non-Spanish speaking countries must have obtained at least B2 in the Diploma for Spanish as a Foreign Language Exam (DELE), or certification of proficiency in written and spoken Spanish.

Further information on the scholarship and requirements are available at the website of ICETEX through the following link:


All application materials must be received by the deadline of June 28, 2019.


Further inquiries may be directed to the following:

The Centre for Latin American Studies: clas@ug.edu.gh

Ms. Carolina Larrazabal (1st Secretary, Embassy of Colombia): carolinalarrazabal@cancilleria.gov.co

Ms. Sefakor Afi Mensa Dartey (Personal Assistant to the Ambassador): afisefakormensa@cancilleria.gov.co


Please click this link to find attached to this information the following documents: https://drive.google.com/open?id=1QwXCE8faNS5zaVv98sJyAWh84z9k-3j1