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I’d like to refine my academic literacy skills in English

ADTIS  (Teaching Programme) works at the point where academic communication and language skills meet. Our purpose is to support international students to develop the academic literacy skills in English required to succeed in their specialist academic work.

ADTIS Courses

I'd like to take a language course, what are my options?

CULP  (Teaching Programme) provides courses in fifteen languages for students and staff of the University, offering teaching directly to specific Faculties or Departments and recently to the general public;

CULP Courses

Thank you for offering this cheerful online course. It really helped me to stay positive during the lockdown, the best well-being activity ever.

CULP Online Student 

I'd like some advice on studying a language and/or using LC resources

The Advising Team  (Advice and Learning) is here to support you, on a one-to-one basis, exploring resources and opportunities to structure a path towards your personal language learning goals.

Advice and Support for Learning

The LC Virtual Tour

The Language Centre Virtual Tour

Discover what we can offer you.

Latest News


John Trim Centre (JTC)

Are you looking for a quiet study space during lock-down? Or would you simply like to borrow resources from our catalogue?

The Language Centre is offering bookable hourly time slots in the JTC.

The JTC is offering a Click and Collect Service.


Easter Vacation Closure

JTC Closed from 17:00 Thursday 1st April.
LC Closed from Friday 2nd April to Monday 5th April.
JTC due to re-open at 14:30 Monday 26th April (Learners will be required to book a Study Session to access the JTC)

04 mar

New Easter Semi-intensive Courses 2021 

Courses will start week Monday 26 April 2021

Enrolment now open.

Foundation Year

A free and fully-funded one year course

We are looking forward to participating in the delivery of the University of Cambridge Foundation Year, providing opportunities for all participants to learn languages through our CULP Courses.