UCL Centre for Languages & International Education (CLIE)


UCL Centre for Languages & International Education

The UCL Centre for Languages & International Education (CLIE) offers a range of degree preparation and foundation courses for international students, as well as a diverse portfolio of summer schools. We provide courses in nine modern foreign languages and academic English across a range of levels as credit-bearing modules for UCL degree students. Evening language courses are also available to UCL students, UCL staff and London’s wider academic and professional community.
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UCL Academic Communication Centre (ACC)

The ACC offers discipline-specific academic communication support to both native and non-native English speakers currently studying an undergraduate or postgraduate degree at UCL. 

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International Preparation Courses

Find information and resources for international students who are aiming to study an undergraduate foundation or graduate preparation course.

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Language Courses

Study a modern foreign language as a credit-bearing module, an evening course or online. 

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Short & Summer Courses

We offer a range of summer schools and short courses to suit your language level, age, needs and aims.

Centre for Languages & International Education, Bedford Way

About us

We are a distinct centre in the IOE, UCL's Faculty of Education and Society, with expertise in preparing international students for university-level education in the UK and specialists in language teaching.

Self-Access Centre SAC at CLIE


UCL student or staff members have access to nearly 10,000 online recordings, including films, documentaries, lectures, online exercises, course videos and audio recordings in a wide variety of languages.