Why choose International House Edinburgh?

There are many great reasons to pick International House Edinburgh for your English language study.
We believe that Edinburgh is the best place to study English in the UK and our students seem to agree.
For those of you who still need some convincing, check out our latest video and some of these reasons below.

International House Edinburgh - Students - Student Room
Small class sizes of 10 students maximum
Experienced and enthusiastic teachers who care about your progress
Excellent variety of quality courses all year round
City centre location – buses and the tram stop directly outside the school
A relaxed and friendly atmosphere where every student is known by name
British Council accredited and English UK member
Student activities: city tours, art exhibitions, Pub night, whisky tasting and more!
Free high-speed Wi-Fi access
Free coffee & tea! And cake on fridays!

We are located in Edinburgh’s West End, just off Princes Street which the city’s main shopping street. The centre is easily accessible by foot from anywhere in Edinburgh and is served by multiple bus routes from in and around the city.

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40 Shandwick Place, Edinburgh, EH2 4RT. The school is on the 3rd floor. Please note there ino lift in the building. 

We have 8 classrooms, all colour-coded (Yellow, Green, Red, Pink, Purple, Orange, Blue and Grey).
All our clients have access to our student lounge including the library, a lunch space with a fridge, a free coffee machine,
a sofa and a television to watch the news and movies.

floor plan of the inlingua school in shandwick place

Accommodation, transport, books, a new language…. if you’re coming to learn English in Edinburgh there is a lot to organise.
At International House Edinburgh, we pride ourselves on personal service, and we are pleased to help our students in whatever way we can to make their stay as enjoyable and productive as possible. We provide a range of information to help students find their feet in this wonderful city.  From using Edinburgh’s transport services to sourcing accommodation close to our language school, we are ready to answer any questions you may have.

Arrival and departure – airport transfers
Accommodation arrangements – home-stay, hotels or self-catering
Course booking – from initial advice to enrolment
Transport – including bus pass
Edinburgh & Scotland tours with teachers and experts