English Language Support for International Students (ELSIS)
Free, non-credit bearing courses available for undergraduate and postgraduate students at the University of Edinburgh whose first language is not English.
Semester 1 Applications
Applications for our Semester 1 November ELSIS courses are now OPEN and will CLOSE on 24 October 2021.
ELSIS Courses for Undergraduate and Postgraduate Taught Students
ELSIS Courses for Postgraduate Research Students
Referring a student: Information for University Staff
How University Staff can refer a student to an ELSIS course.
Applying for ELSIS Courses
- Read the ELSIS course descriptions to ensure you choose the courses most appropriate to your needs.
- 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.
- Some courses are offered online and in-person in semester 1. Please make sure you apply for the method of delivery you prefer.
Independent Study Materials
Course specific self-guided study materials (EASE log-in required)