IH London

London, UK

International House London is an established and well-known language school, with over sixty years of experience in providing language courses and teacher training programmes. 

Our spacious and fully equipped school is based near Covent Garden and we are a founding member of the International House World Organisation.

International House London welcomes over 8,000 language students from 150 countries each year. Our students enjoy learning in the vibrant and multicultural atmosphere of IH London.

IH London opened in 1959. We are the no.1 language school in Central London, judged by the latest British Council inspections and reported in the EL Gazette (2019). Every year we train over 500 new teachers and enable them to embark on exciting new journeys across the globe to inspire and teach others.

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Life in and around London

You will never find yourself short of things to do in London – a capital of culture.

There are thousands of unique restaurants, trendy rooftop bars, concerts across the city, and free national museums and galleries. Whatever your interest, you’ll be able to indulge in it in London. We are based in the beautiful Covent Garden in central London, famous for its shops, cafes, restaurants and West End theatres. Within a short walking distance, you will also find the Royal Opera House (home to the Royal Ballet, as well as the Royal Opera), the British Museum (voted one of the top ten museums in the world by National Geographic) and The National Gallery (the story of European art, masterpiece by masterpiece).

In the school, the on-site café sells a wide range of delicious food, snacks and beverages, from breakfast until the evening. All food is prepared fresh each day. There are 2 supermarkets at the nearby tube stations: Sainsbury’s and Waitrose. A meal deal lunch from the supermarket (sandwich, snack and drink £3.50.

The school is minutes from two tube stations: Covent Garden and Holborn. We are only two tube stops away from Kings Cross St Pancras International if you take the Eurostar from Paris. London is served by several international airports: Heathrow, Gatwick and City airport are the most central.