The passion and personal service make the difference

Claudio Cesarano Globo-study Sprachreisen, Switzerland


Fluency, vocabulary and confidence grow faster when you study where the language is spoken. Learn from qualified professionals, practise in real-life situations, make international friends and see the world.

For nearly 35 years, IALC has been accrediting independent language centres that teach the language of their country. As well as outstanding teaching standards and service, IALC language schools have individual character and a real connection with their local community. All IALC language schools are quality assured and boutique, providing guaranteed professionalism, personal attention and an exceptional learning experience.

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  • Over 150 accredited year-round and summer centres
  • Nine language offerings
  • Over 100 destinations, in 22 countries
  • Thousands of inspiring, high-quality courses for all levels, needs and interests


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All Levels, All Needs

IALC schools offer an immense range of courses for all levels, ages, needs and interests. As well as general language courses, we have courses for business executives, kids’ summer camps, pathways to university, internships, exam preparation, career training and more. All at accredited language centres in wonderful locations around the world.

In-Country, High-Quality Language Study

IALC schools specialise in immersion training where the language is spoken. Every IALC centre is inspected and committed to continuous improvement in all areas: teaching, management, administration, accommodation, facilities, cultural activities and customer service. IALC schools are independent, and offer a unique experience and a safe environment with experienced teaching professionals who are passionate about language and cultural exchange.

Be Inspired

  • Join a standard, small-group language course at your level
  • Combine Italian with painting, French with surfing, Spanish with cooking…
  • Polish your Portuguese presentation skills before an important meeting
  • Take a Russian or Japanese language exam to boost your career prospects
  • Find a German summer camp that will teach, entertain and look after your children
  • Study intensively or part-time, for as little as a week or as much as a year
  • Combine a course with an internship, au-pairing or volunteering
  • Come home with a recognised business diploma as well
  • Have a customised programme designed just for you