English Programs

Intensive English Program (IEP)

  • 20-26 hours/week of English classes
  • 6 levels (Beginner to Advanced)
  • Six and 8 week sessions
  • Pathway to UA

  • Study English and begin your degree
  • Earn up to 17 academic credits
  • Begin in August, January or May
  • Semester Abroad at UA

  • Experience life in the US
  • Take English and university courses for credit
  • Transfer credit to your home university
  • English + Business Program

  • Lectures by business professors
  • 2 - 3 corporate visits
  • 45 hours of English classes
  • Customized Group Programs

  • Short term (2 - 6 weeks)
  • Flexible dates
  • Custom classes & trips
  • Learn English to Succeed

    Improve your English and experience US life and culture on a beautiful university campus.

    • Professional teachers with master’s degrees
    • Organized activities to meet university students from the US
    • Low cost of living
    • Over 200 degree programs offered at The University of Alabama
    • Located in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, one of the top 50 college towns

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    Former ELI Student

    “Before coming to the US, I never thought I would meet such wonderful people. The ELI faculty and office staff were a major source of satisfaction for me, and they helped me overcome the difficulties of learning English.”
    Yudum T., Turkey

    January 17th, 2019

    ELI Scholarship Winner