English Language Education

English Language Support for International Students (ELSIS)

Free, ONLINE, non-credit bearing courses available for undergraduate and postgraduate students at the University of Edinburgh, whose first language is not English.

English Language Students

Before applying

  • Read the ELSIS course descriptions to ensure you choose the courses most appropriate to your needs

After applying

Please be patient! We will contact you after the application deadline to confirm if you have been given a place. Check your email after the application deadline for further communications from us.

Please be aware:

  • You must submit a separate application for each course you apply for, and we strongly advise you to only apply to a maximum two courses per semester
  • Courses will be taught ONLINE.

Course Information and Applying

Please see individual course pages for further information. Places are given on a first come, first served basis.

Independent Study Materials

We've put together some study materials for University of Edinburgh Students that may wish to study independently. EASE log in required:

Independent Study Materials