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Students rated schools in Edinburgh overall:
4.2/5.0 (181 reviews)
Centre of English Studies (CES), Edinburgh

Our beautiful school is located in the West End of Edinburgh, near to Haymarket station and Princes Street. We moved into our new building in March 2016 and our students love the location, close to... More

Quality of teaching:5.0/5.0
Social activity and excursion program:4.0/5.0
Course Categories (7)Accommodation (2)Facilities (17)
Inlingua, Edinburgh
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Located in the centre of Edinburgh, minutes away from shops, restaurants and famous tourist attractions. It is very well located and easy to reach by foot and public transport. More

Quality of teaching:3.7/5.0
Social activity and excursion program:3.7/5.0
Course Categories (7)Accommodation (2)Facilities (13)
TLI English School, Edinburgh

Located in the Central West End area of Edinburgh. 10 minutes walk from the historic castle. More

Quality of teaching:4.2/5.0
Social activity and excursion program:3.0/5.0
Course Categories (7)Accommodation (1)Facilities (22)
Basil Paterson, Edinburgh

The school is located in a Georgian terrace, only a five-minute walk from the main shopping area of Princes Street with great bus links. More

Quality of teaching:4.3/5.0
Social activity and excursion program:3.9/5.0
Course Categories (9)Accommodation (2)Facilities (16)
Study & Live in your Teacher's Home, Edinburgh

Over 2000 qualified teachers in 30 countries all over the world are associated with the school organisation. 'Study & Live in your Teacher's Home' offers you the unique opportunity for a full... More

Quality of teaching:4.5/5.0
Social activity and excursion program:4.0/5.0
Course Categories (9)Accommodation (1)
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Edinburgh: Edinburgh, built on seven hills, is the capital of Scotland and has a population of some 500.000 people. It is situated only a few kilometres from glorious countryside. The city has plenty of shopping, bars and restaurants. Edinburgh is forward-looking capital, full of art, culture, history and beauty. It hosts many art galleries and museums, five major performing-arts theatres and a year-round calendar of international festivals.

Key Facts about Edinburgh

Population: 436,000

Time zone: +10h. (GMT +0)

Region: Scotland, Edinburgh

Currency: GBP (1 GBP = 1.2666 USD)

Edinburgh quality of life rating:

4.8/5.0 (224 reviews by our former students)

Visa: Nationals from USA do not require a visa to study short term courses up to 180 days. Documentation regarding purpose of visit must be shown at the border in order to enter the country. For Study purposes: letter of enrolment from school, accommodation arrangements and proof of payments to the relevant institutions. Check visa requirements for nationals from other countries.

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Cost of Living:

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  • Student price index excluding rent:79* (21% cheaper than New York)
  • Student price index including rent:58* (42% cheaper than New York)
  • Price index food only:68* (32% cheaper than New York)

Arrival Airport

Edinburgh (EDI) - 10 km. from Edinburgh city center

Public transportation to city center:

Every 10 minutes, 3,00 GBP, 25 minutes.

Main stops: Ingliston Road (Middle Norton), Edinburgh Princes Street

Every 10 minutes, 5,00 GBP, 30 minutes.

Main stops: Edinburgh Airport (Edinburgh Trams), Edinburgh Princes Street

Taxi: 25 £, 18 minutes drive to city center of Edinburgh

Direct international flights from:
  • United Kingdom: Belfast City, Belfast International, Birmingham, Bristol, Cardiff, East Midlands, Exeter, Jersey, Liverpool, London City, London Gatwick, London Heathrow, London Luton, London Stansted, Manchester, Newquay, Norwich, Orkney Kirkwall, Southampton, Stornoway, Sumburgh Shetlands, Wick
  • USA: Chicago O'Hare International, New York John F. Kennedy, New York Newark
  • Ireland: Cork, Dublin, Knock, Shannon
  • Canada: Toronto Pearson International

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30 Dec. 2018 - 01 Jan. 2019Hogmanay is the Scottish New Year's Eve celebration whose origins date back to the old Viking winter solstice. Hogmanay in Edinburgh is famous for its massive street party and the procession of torches to the sound of drums and bagpipes.


Edinburgh Festival
Edinburgh Festival

Aug. 2019The Edinburgh Festival is the largest theatre festival in the world. Every August the city is taken over by the theatre world with performances of theatre, opera, music and dance. There is also a Fringe festival that runs concurrently with this festival where both known and unknown artists present works of all kinds with a tendency toward experimentation: theatre, comedy, circus, cabaret, musicals, spoken word and much much more.

What to do in Edinburgh

Edinburgh Castle
Edinburgh Castle
National Museum of Scotland
National Museum of Scotland
The Scottish Parliament
The Scottish Parliament
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Arthur's Seat
Royal Botanic Garden
Royal Botanic Garden
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