About IH London
International House London is the no. 1 Language school in Central London, judged by the latest British Council inspections. We have been named best value school in London and we have been teaching for over 65 years.
Discover London with IH London
You will be living and learning in one of the most famous cities in the world – voted the best city for students. We will aim to make your time studying with us as fun as possible! We have a dedicated social team who are happy to guide you from renowned landmarks to exquisite venues, also enjoyed by locals.
Top 10 reasons to study with IH London
Improving your English or learning another language is a huge step towards achieving your career and life goals. We will be with you every step of the way.
Here are a few reasons to trust us with your ambitions.
We are the no. 1 Language school in Central London, judged by the latest British Council inspections and reported in the EL Gazette.
Our latest EAQUALS inspection showed high quality standards in ALL areas, with the majority exceeding the high quality standards demonstrating “consistent excellence”.
We have been ranked best value school in London, reported in industry publication the EL Gazette.
International House London is a charitable trust and we reinvest profits to improve your learning experience.
More than 80% of our teachers are also teacher trainers. Our teaching experts speak at the world-famous teaching event IATEFL and we host our own annual teaching conference. Many of our teachers are published authors.
Our founder, John Haycraft, pioneered the first teacher training qualification, now known as the CELTA and run by the University of Cambridge. Worldwide, the CELTA is still the industry standard for teachers.
IH London teaches across the full learning journey: young learners, English for adults, exams, professional learners, teacher training and other modern languages. You benefit from our broad range of experience and we are with you every step of your learning journey.
Teaching for over 65 years, International House London predates the now global brand International House World. We are now part of a global network of 160 independent schools.
We have pioneering partnerships. We are the only school to offer the Distance Delta in partnership with the British Council for advanced teachers. We were the first school in London to offer face-to-face OET preparation courses for medical English.
We are one of the largest IELTS test centres in Europe and an accredited centre for Cambridge exams, BULATS for business English and OET for medical English. Other schools send their students to us to sit their exams.
Accommodation with IH London
Make the most of your time studying with us We have a range of London accommodation options, including homestay with a host, one of our modern student residences or a boutique-style guest house.