Courses Offered

Columbia offers English courses to students from as young as 4 years old to teenagers and adults of all ages and levels. Columbia prepares its students for all major proficiency exams and tutoring for IELTS and Pancyprian examinations.

Our Philosophy

Columbia Private Institute’s methodology is based on the communicative approach, the Learning Styles and Gardener’s Multiple Intelligence theory. Lesson plans are teeming with invigorating activities that engage students’ participation and enforce a student-centered environment.

English Language Camp

Improve your English at our school in Limassol, Cyprus, near  to beaches, restaurants and shops. Learning is combined with organized, fun and educational activities. Friendly teachers and staff are ready to welcome students of all ages to this beautiful Mediterranean island.


Exclusively at Columbia Private Institute, ClubEFL is an exciting, new learning tool that gives students the opportunity to play, communicate and create while learning English in class or at home.


Columbia Private Institute is licensed by the Cyprus Ministry of Education, is a member of the IATEFL as well as ClubEFL and is accredited by the European Council for Business Education (ECBE), CPI closely collaborates with the British Council Cyprus concerning English Exams and its premises are regularly used as British Council exam venues. We are also members of the British Council global network of schools.

How to Find Us

24 Loizou Askani Str.,

3110 Limassol, Cyprus.

Tel: +357-25-562812

Fax: +357-25-565057

e-mail: Local student enquiries
e-mail: overseas enquiries

Columbia Private Institute

Your future is our responsibility!

Anything that is worth teaching can be presented in many different ways. These multiple ways can make use of our multiple intelligences.

Howard Gardner

Those who know, do; those who understand, teach.


Develop a passion for learning. If you do, you will never cease to grow.

Anthony J. D'Angelo

Tell me and I forget, team me and I may remember, involve me and I learn.

Benjamin Franklin

Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.

Nelson Mandela

Be the change you want to see in the world.

Mahatma Ghandi

Do not train children to learning by force and harshness, but direct them to it by what amuses their minds so that you may be better able to discover with accuracy the peculiar bent of the genius of each.


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