Regent's Institute of Languages & Culture

We run courses throughout the year, open to the public as well as students and staff at the University.

We believe that learning a language is essential for cultural awareness and intercultural communication. Our staff are passionate about all aspects of language teaching and language learning.

RILC employs over 50 teaching staff from a wide range of cultural and linguistic backgrounds. All our tutors are native speakers of the language they teach, and have in-depth knowledge of language teaching methodology.

We offer English language programmes from pre-intermediate to advanced levels and for RUL undergraduate and postgraduate students. The programmes are accredited by the British Council/ Accreditation UK.

RILC also provides courses in Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Cross-Cultural Management, Intercultural Communication and Cultural Studies.

If a course does not exactly meet your requirements we can offer one-to-one and private-group tuition using the expertise of our specialist teachers.

English language study

Exam centres

We are a recognised centre for the following examinations:

We are also a testing venue for the Cambridge IELTS exam

Academic support programmes

RUL international students have access to our in-sessional language support, focusing on academic reading and writing and our programme-specific English language courses and workshops.

This is University-funded English language tuition for all enrolled international and EU students, available during the two University terms on a part-time basis.

Evening language courses

RILC also offers a programme of evening classes (fee paying) that is becoming bigger and more popular each year. We offer the following languages: Arabic,  Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish.

Improving your foreign language skills can help to:

  • Increase your employability
  • Enhance your ability to operate cross-culturally and enable international collaboration
  • Provide opportunities to take up study or work placements abroad

New and exciting times lie ahead for RILC with the development of Bachelors' and Masters' programmes, and externally examined and accredited teacher training courses.

For further information please contact us at or call +44 (0) 20 7487 7489.

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    Student photos

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  • Open days

    Open days

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  • Book course online

    Book course online

    Regent's University London offers numerous English language courses starting every month, as well as a residence course for 16-21 year olds, which you can book online...

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Last updated: 16 February 2016

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