International House London is a large, internationally-recognised school providing language courses, teacher training, and business English development. Established in 1953, we have been delivering high quality language teaching and teacher training for over 50 years. Located in the heart of London, just minutes from Covent Garden, our spacious modern school is a dynamic place to learn. Our state-of-the-art facilities, wealth of experience and personal approach will help you make fast progress.
Our purpose-built premises in central London offer a comfortable, convenient and modern learning environment for students, Londoners and business people alike. Covering seven floors the school has 52 spacious, air-conditioned classrooms all with computer access and many including the latest technology such as interactive white boards. We also free wi-fi across the building, over 30 computer terminals with free internet access, a state-of-the-art digital learning laboratory for language practise and library with over 10,000 books.
When not studying, you can relax and take in the view from our Sky Lounge and rooftop terrace, enjoy freshly prepared food and drinks at the Mezzanine Cafe and Espresso Bar or explore the buzzing local area.We offer a dedicated accommodation service for all full-time students. All our accommodation options are regularly reviewed and rated, so you can be confident of a high quality, welcoming and convenient place to stay. From staying with a local family, to hotels and serviced apartments, to halls of residence, you can choose an option to suit your budget and preferences. All our accommodation is within easy reach of the school, and airport transfers can also be arranged on request.
Covent Garden has been London's theatre land for almost 400 years and as well as the Royal Opera House, the area’s cobbled streets and the main piazza play host to street theatre and international shops, bars and restaurants.
IH London welcomes over 7,000 students a year from nearly 150 countries, making our school a truly vibrant and multicultural place to learn. You’ll meet people from all over the world, make new friends, and learn more about different cultures.
Understanding different cultures and the way they influence learning styles is part of our expertise. This, combined with small group sizes, regular assessment and a wide range of study levels help to ensure our students are always learning at the right pace in a class with similar abilities.
Our courses are flexible and wide ranging to meet the needs of our different clients. We teach individuals, companies, governments and universities, tailoring our training to suit professionals, corporate groups, one-to-one learners and local people living and working in London. You could study English to improve your day-to-day communication, prepare for a Cambridge or IELTS exam, train as an English language teacher, learn a modern language, or develop your international business skills.