About the International Association of Languages Centres (IALC)

Accredited Language Schools abroad

IALC is an international non-profit association that for close to 35 years 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.

Our IALC language schools provide effective language training for people interested in learning and experiencing a foreign language in its cultural context. Packaging tuition, accommodation and cultural activities, they cater for all kinds of learner, from school and college students to professionals and leisure travellers.

All IALC language schools are fully accredited and among the very best in the world. Wherever you see the IALC logo, you’ll find exceptional language training and service.

Over 150 IALC accredited year-round and summer schools

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.

IALC schools offer an immense range of language courses abroad 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 language immersion training where the language is spoken. Every IALC language school is inspected and committed to continuous improvement in all areas: teaching, management, administration, accommodation, facilities, cultural activities and customer service. 

IALC language schools are independent, and offer a unique experience and a safe environment with experienced teaching professionals who are passionate about language and cultural exchange.