Languages for All

Short Courses in Languages

Language courses for the members of the local community as well as University of Edinburgh students, staff and alumni.

Languages FAQs

Got a question about our short language courses? Find the answer here.

Language Levels

Information on the short language course level structure at COL.

Arabic

Short courses in Arabic.

British Sign Language

Short courses in British Sign Language.

Chinese

Short Courses in Chinese.

French

Short courses in French.

Gaelic

Short courses in Gaelic.

General English

Short courses in General English.

German

Short courses in German.

Italian

Short courses in Italian.

Japanese

Short courses in Japanese.

Modern Greek

Short courses in Modern Greek.

Portuguese

Short courses in Portuguese.

Russian

Short courses in Russian.

Spanish

Short courses in Spanish.

Swahili

Short courses in Swahili.

Turkish

Short courses in Turkish.

Ukrainian

Short courses in Ukrainian.

Discounts and Help with Fees

Information about discounts and concessions.

Short Courses Terms and Conditions

Terms and conditions for Short Courses bookings at the Centre for Open Learning.