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Centre of English Studies (CES), Dublin, Ireland

Among the Top 20% most popular English schools in Ireland in the last 12 monthsOrganized social activities were rated by students as the best or among the top 20% of all schools in Ireland

What we like about the school

  • School location on the same street as Trinity College and Dublin castle.
  • Rooftop terrace

Centre of English Studies (CES)

The language school Centre of English Studies (CES) was founded in Dublin, Ireland in 1979. The school has two year-round centres located in the very heart of the city. Both schools are within walking distance of public transport, many tourist attractions and Dublin's main shopping street, Grafton Street.

The school address is: 31 Dame Street, Dublin 2 - Dublin, Ireland (see on map)

Accreditations and Quality seals

ACELSALTOBritish councilEAQUALSEnglish UKIALC MEI / RELSAWYSE/FIYTOPreferential Terms in Case of Visa RefusalEaquals, IALC, ALTO

School Size:

Facilities

  • Cafeteria

  • Microwave for student use

  • Snack vending machine

  • Drink vending machine

  • Computer lab

  • Library

  • Movie rental

  • Free after-class access to language learning software

  • Movie room

  • Games room

  • Lounge

  • Rooftop terrace

  • Student support desk

  • Copy machine

  • Printer for student use

  • Video game console

  • Free water dispenser

  • Free WIFI

Classroom equipment

  • TV in some classrooms

  • Electronic whiteboard in some classrooms

  • Air conditioning in some classrooms

  • Heating in all classrooms

  • Ample natural light in all classrooms

Number of classrooms:

33

Number of public PC workstations:

20

Facilities for disabled students

  • Disabled toilet

Prices include

  • Organized activities
  • Internet access and use of school computers
  • Wireless LAN zone at school
  • Free certificate of course attendance
  • Language level placement test at first day of classes
  • For adult courses: a minimum of one free organized leisure activity per week

Course material:

Generally course material has to be purchased by the student. The costs of course material will be approximately 35 € per course.

Average number of students

  • Adult courses in summer: 350
  • Adult courses throughout the year: 200

Average age of students

Average number of levels

  • Adult courses in summer: 7
  • Adult courses throughout the year: 7
  • Junior courses in summer: 7
  • Junior courses throughout the year: 7

Minimum age of students

  • 16 years
  • 14 years for specific Junior courses

The school is an official exam center

The following language examinations can be taken directly at the school:

English teacher qualifications

  • 100 % hold a university degree
  • 100 % hold a recognised language teaching qualification

Languages spoken by school staff (cannot be guaranteed by school):

7
1
4
9
5
1
12
19
6
5
4
14
1
1

Optional airport transfer

Best arrival airport is Dublin Airport.

Dublin Airport:
70 € pick up
140 € return (both ways)

Days without class

In 2019 (including national and regional bank holidays): 01.Jan.2019, 18.Mar.2019, 19.Apr.2019, 22.Apr.2019, 06.May.2019, 03.Jun.2019, 05.Aug.2019, 28.Oct.2019, 20.Dec.2019 - 31.Dec.2019.

If a bank holiday falls on a weekday there is no refund nor are classes recuperated. This is the case for the majority of language schools.

English Courses

Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 8 10 12 13 25
Price in € -- 676 643 980 931 1286 1222 1505 1430 1806 1716 2408 2288 3010 2860 3612 3432 3705 3520 6425 6104
Price in US$ -- 733 1062 1394 1631 1957 2610 3262 3914 4015 6962
Standard Course plus afternoon classes on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.
Starting dates
Every Monday .
General course schedule
5-6 daily lessons of 55 minutes will take place within the following possible time slots. The exact schedule will be assigned on the first day of class according to your level:
Morning: 9:00  - 13:00
Afternoon: 14:00  - 16:00
Required minimum language level
Elementary (A2) or higher
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Weeks 1 2 3 4 6 8 10 12 13 24 25
Price in € -- 565 537 815 775 1064 1011 1416 1346 1888 1794 2360 2242 2832 2691 2795 2656 4680 4446 4875 4632
Price in US$ -- 613 884 1153 1535 2046 2558 3069 3029 5071 5282
Starting dates
Every Monday .
General course schedule
4 daily lessons of 55 minutes will take place within the following possible time slots. The exact schedule will be assigned on the first day of class according to your level:
Morning: 9:00  - 13:00
Required minimum language level
Elementary (A2) or higher
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Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 8 10 12 24 33
Price in € -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 3614 3434 6712 6377 8756 8319
Price in US$ -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 3916 7273 9487
You can take a 3, 6 or 8-month programme to reach IELTS 5 or 5.5 at the end of the course. Then you'll be ready to take a Foundation Year course at one of the school's partners.
Classes from Monday to Friday, 9:30 to 13 of General English and on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, classes in the afternoon from 14:00 to 16:30 of IELTS preparation.
Starting dates:
07.01: 6 months
01.04: 3 months
07.10: 8 months.
Starting dates
2019: 07.Jan.2019, 01.Apr.2019, 07.Oct.2019.
Required minimum language level
Lower intermediate (B1) or higher
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Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Price in € -- 1427 1392 2104 2052 2804 2734 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Price in US$ -- 1587 2340 3119 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Course price includes accommodation
Homestay, Double room, Breakfast & lunch & dinner
Price also includes: afternoon cultural & sports programme, and excursions on Saturdays.
Project work, Irish culture, history and legend are an important part of the course.
Each extra day will be charged at the rate of EUR 102 per day.
Airport transfer (return): EUR 130. This course takes place in a different location than main address of the school:
Mount Temple School, Dublin 13 , Dublin
Starting dates
2019: 16.Jun.2019, 23.Jun.2019, 30.Jun.2019, 07.Jul.2019, 15.Jul.2019.
General course schedule
3 daily lessons of 55 minutes will take place within the following possible time slots. The exact schedule will be assigned on the first day of class according to your level:
Morning: 9:30  - 12:45
Required minimum language level
Beginner (A1) (No previous knowledge required) or higher
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Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Price in € -- 1753 1710 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Price in US$ -- 1950 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Course price includes accommodation
Homestay, Double room, Breakfast & lunch & dinner
The programme is designed to help young players improve all aspects of their game from passing, kicking and tackling to nutrition, stamina and strength, as well as the mental side of the game.
Price also includes activity programme.
Airport transfer (return): EUR 130. This course takes place in a different location than main address of the school:
Dublin
Starting dates
2019: 30.Jun.2019, 14.Jul.2019.
General course schedule
3 daily lessons of 55 minutes will take place within the following possible time slots. The exact schedule will be assigned on the first day of class according to your level:
Morning: 9:30  - 12:45
Required minimum language level
Beginner (A1) (No previous knowledge required) or higher
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Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Price in € -- -- -- 3111 3034 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Price in US$ -- -- -- 3460 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Course price includes accommodation
Homestay, Double room, Breakfast & lunch & dinner
The price includes course materials and the exam fee.
Airport transfer (return): EUR 165.
Starting dates
2019: 30.Jun.2019.
Required minimum language level
Lower intermediate (B1) or higher
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Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 12
Price in € -- 1090 1036 1527 1451 2003 1903 2495 2371 2987 2838 3479 3306 3971 3773 4463 4240 4955 4708 5939 5643
Price in US$ -- 1181 1655 2171 2704 3237 3770 4303 4836 5369 6435
Private classes two afternoons per week.
Starting dates
Every Monday .
General course schedule
5 daily lessons of 55 minutes will take place within the following possible time slots. The exact schedule will be assigned on the first day of class according to your level:
Morning: 9:00  - 13:00
Afternoon: 14:00  - 16:30
Required minimum language level
Elementary (A2) or higher
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Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 8 10 12 13 25
Price in € -- 676 643 980 931 1286 1222 1505 1430 1806 1716 2408 2288 3010 2860 3612 3432 3705 3520 6425 6104
Price in US$ -- 733 1062 1394 1631 1957 2610 3262 3914 4015 6962
General English course plus Business English lessons every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday afternoons.
Starting dates
2019: 04.Feb.2019 - 26.Oct.2019.
General course schedule
5-6 daily lessons of 55 minutes will take place within the following possible time slots. The exact schedule will be assigned on the first day of class according to your level:
Morning: 9:00  - 13:00
Afternoon: 14:00  - 16:00
Required minimum language level
Lower intermediate (B1) or higher
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Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Price in € 670 637 1340 1273 2010 1910 2680 2546 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Price in US$ 726 1452 2178 2904 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Starting dates
Every Monday .
General course schedule
2 daily lessons of 55 minutes will take place within the following possible time slots. The exact schedule will be assigned on the first day of class according to your level:
Morning: 9:00  - 13:00
Afternoon: 14:00  - 16:00
Required minimum language level
Beginner (A1) (No previous knowledge required) or higher
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Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Price in € 359 342 717 682 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Price in US$ 389 777 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
For non-native English Teachers. Course includes:
10 hours per week devoted to language usage, awareness and development.
10 hours per week dedicated to the exploration of methodologies.
Afternoon schedule of Lectures and Visits.
Starting date for 26 Aug only possible for one-week course.
Starting dates
2019: 01.Jul.2019, 15.Jul.2019, 29.Jul.2019, 12.Aug.2019, 26.Aug.2019.
General course schedule
4 daily lessons of 55 minutes will take place within the following possible time slots. The exact schedule will be assigned on the first day of class according to your level:
Morning: 9:00  - 13:00
Required minimum language level
Upper intermediate (B2) or higher
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Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 13
Price in € -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 2124 2018 2360 2242 2795 2656
Price in US$ -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 2302 2558 3029
Course length varies with start date. Dates as follows:
10 weeks: 17.06.
11 weeks: 07.01.
13 weeks: 11.03, 02.09.
Starting dates
2019: 07.Jan.2019, 11.Mar.2019, 17.Jun.2019, 02.Sep.2019.
Absolute beginners start on: 07.Jan.2019
General course schedule
4 daily lessons of 55 minutes will take place within the following possible time slots. The exact schedule will be assigned on the first day of class according to your level:
Morning: 9:00  - 13:00
Required minimum language level
Upper intermediate (B2) or higher
Exam fee
185 €
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Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 13
Price in € -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 2124 2018 2360 2242 2795 2656
Price in US$ -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 2302 2558 3029
Course length varies with start date. Dates as follows:
10 weeks: 17.06.
11 weeks: 07.01.
13 weeks: 11.03, 02.09.
Starting dates
2019: 07.Jan.2019, 11.Mar.2019, 17.Jun.2019, 02.Sep.2019.
General course schedule
4 daily lessons of 55 minutes will take place within the following possible time slots. The exact schedule will be assigned on the first day of class according to your level:
Morning: 9:00  - 13:00
Required minimum language level
Advanced (C1) or higher
Exam fee
195 €
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Weeks 1 2 3 4 6 8 10 12 13 24 25
Price in € -- 565 537 815 775 1064 1011 1416 1346 1888 1794 2360 2242 2832 2691 2795 2656 5160 4902 4875 4632
Price in US$ -- 613 884 1153 1535 2046 2558 3069 3029 5591 5282
There is a test at the end of each week and a complete practice IELTS examination during the last week of the course.
Students can take the exam at the school at the end of their course. Official exam 4 times per month.
Starting dates
Every Monday .
General course schedule
4 daily lessons of 55 minutes will take place within the following possible time slots. The exact schedule will be assigned on the first day of class according to your level:
Morning: 9:00  - 13:00
Required minimum language level
Lower intermediate (B1) or higher
RESERVE & Secure the Lowest Price »
Weeks 1 2 3 4 6 8 10 12 13 24 25
Price in € -- 676 643 980 931 1286 1222 1806 1716 2408 2288 3010 2860 3612 3432 3705 3520 6840 6498 6425 6104
Price in US$ -- 733 1062 1394 1957 2610 3262 3914 4015 7411 6962
Standard Course plus IELTS Preparation Tuesday to Thursday afternoon.
Students can take the exam at the school at the end of their course. Official exam 4 times per month.
Starting dates
Every Monday .
General course schedule
5-6 daily lessons of 55 minutes will take place within the following possible time slots. The exact schedule will be assigned on the first day of class according to your level:
Morning: 9:00  - 13:00
Afternoon: 14:00  - 16:00
Required minimum language level
Lower intermediate (B1) or higher
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Note: All courses offered by Centre of English Studies (CES), Dublin can be reserved online with LanguageCourse.Net. In case a course is not listed above, just mention the course description in the comment field of the online registration form.
Lesson duration: 55 minutes
School's administrative fee: 65.00 €
Individual classesSingle individual lessons of tuition can be reserved at 67 €. The combination of group and individual lessons is highly recommended. Individual lessons will encourage you to actively speak the foreign language and will offer you the opportunity to discuss individual problems and weaknesses.
Comments about courses:There are 3 different junior centres, depending on the dates of the course: Mount Temple School, St Pauls College and Mercy College.

Accommodation

weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 12 Additional Week One-time fee
(charged by school)
Price in € -- 366 549 732 915 1098 1281 1464 1830 2196 183 70
Price in US$ 418 627 835 1044 1253 1461 1670 2088 2505 209 80
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Saturday
Price per person
Additional weekly fees:
- Christmas holidays (from 21.12.19 to 05.01.20): EUR 250.
- Special diet supplement: EUR 30.
Price extra night:
30 € (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy:
Single room.
Distance from school:
35 minutes by public transport (average reported by our former students)
Includes:
TV, Towels, Bedding/linen, Weekly cleaning, Access to laundry service, Access to Wifi in building (Free WIFI), Heating, Half board on weekdays, Full board on weekends, Shared bathroom.
Age of students
Minimum age of students: 16
Dates

High season dates 02.Jun.2019 - 22.Sep.2019
High season
High season supplement per week: 30 €
weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 12 Additional Week One-time fee
(charged by school)
Price in € -- 366 549 732 915 1098 1281 1464 1830 2196 -- 70
Price in US$ 418 627 835 1044 1253 1461 1670 2088 2505 80
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Saturday
Price per person
Additional weekly fees:
- Christmas holidays (from 21.12.19 to 05.01.20): EUR 250.
- Special diet supplement: EUR 30.
Price extra night:
30 € (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy:
Double room.
Distance from school:
30 minutes by public transport
Includes:
TV, Towels, Bedding/linen, Weekly cleaning, Access to laundry service, Access to Wifi in building (Free WIFI), Heating, Half board on weekdays, Full board on weekends, Shared bathroom.
Age of students
Minimum age of students: 16
Dates

High season dates 02.Jun.2019 - 22.Sep.2019
High season
High season supplement per week: 30 €
weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 12 Additional Week Deposit (refundable)* One-time fee
(charged by school)
Price in € -- 420 630 840 1050 1260 1470 1680 2100 2520 210 250 70
Price in US$ 480 719 959 1198 1438 1677 1917 2396 2875 240 286 80
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Saturday
Price per person
10 bedroom house situated in Whitehall, a mature residential area in Dublin within easy cycling distance (approx. 5km) from the city centre.
Check-in is Saturday or Sunday, check-out is Saturday only.
IMPORTANT: Airport Transfer on Arrival MUST be booked (EUR 70). No extra nights bookable.
Room Occupancy:
Single room.
Distance from school:
31 minutes by public transport (average reported by our former students)
Includes:
TV, Towels, Bedding/linen, Weekly cleaning, Access to laundry service, Heating, No meals, Private bathroom.
Age of students
Minimum age of students: 18
weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 12 Additional Week Deposit (refundable)* One-time fee
(charged by school)
Price in € -- 590 885 1180 1475 1770 2065 2360 2950 3540 295 250 70
Price in US$ 673 1010 1346 1683 2019 2356 2692 3365 4038 337 286 80
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Saturday
Price per person
This fantastic new residence is only a 20 minute walk from Dublin Castle, Trinity College and Temple Bar. If you fancy the extra half an hour in bed, just hop on one of the many city centre bound buses from right outside your front door on Thomas Street. The classic en-suite rooms boast a small double bed, a modern en-suite shower room, plenty of storage and a well-equipped, shared lounge/kitchen/dinner. There are 5 rooms per apartment. No extra nights bookable.
Room Occupancy:
Single room.
Distance from school:
20 minutes walking
Includes:
Bedding/linen, Access to laundry service, Access to Wifi in building (Free WIFI), No meals, Private bathroom.
Age of students
Minimum age of students: 18
weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 12 Additional Week Deposit (refundable)* One-time fee
(charged by school)
Price in € -- 420 630 840 1050 1260 1470 1680 2100 2520 210 250 70
Price in US$ 480 719 959 1198 1438 1677 1917 2396 2875 240 286 80
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Saturday
Price per room
6 bedroom house situated in Whitehall, a mature residential area in Dublin within easy cycling distance (approx. 5km) from the city centre.
Check-in is Saturday or Sunday, check-out is Saturday only.
IMPORTANT: Airport Transfer on Arrival MUST be booked (EUR 70). No extra nights bookable.
Room Occupancy:
Single room.
Distance from school:
31 minutes by public transport (average reported by our former students)
Includes:
TV, Towels, Bedding/linen, Weekly cleaning, Access to laundry service, Access to Wifi in building (Free WIFI), Heating, No meals, Private bathroom.
Age of students
Minimum age of students: 18
weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 12 Additional Week One-time fee
(charged by school)
Price in € -- 430 645 860 1075 1290 1505 1720 2150 2580 215 70
Price in US$ 491 736 981 1227 1472 1717 1962 2453 2943 246 80
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Saturday
Price per person
4 bedroom layout - all rooms are single en-suite with shared dining & living area.
Wheelchair accessible. No extra nights bookable.
Room Occupancy:
Single room.
Distance from school:
41 minutes by public transport (average reported by our former students)
Includes:
TV, Bedding/linen, Weekly cleaning, Access to laundry service, Kitchen, Access to Wifi in building (Free WIFI), Heating, No meals, Private bathroom.
Age of students
Minimum age of students: 18
Dates
Fully booked on: 01.Jan.2019 - 30.Jun.2019 - 01.Sep.2019, 01.Sep.2019 - 31.Dec.2019
School can only book accommodation for full-time students.

Leisure activities

activity possibledistance from school
Dancing 
Golf4 km
Horse riding20 km
Sailing5 km
Leisure programme for juniors (sample):
 Schedule of activities - juniors (PDF)

Reviews

City
4.4/5.0 
Organisation
4.2/5.0 
Facilities
3.9/5.0 
Social activities
4.0/5.0 
Course quality / Progress in language
4.3/5.0 
Value for money
3.6/5.0 
Accommodation
Homestay
4.1/5.0 
Shared Flat (apartment)
4.0/5.0 
Other
4.0/5.0 

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