9 rue de Constantine, 75007 Paris
Telephone number
01 49 55 73 00
Telephone number
contact@britishcouncil.fr

About

Our main English language learning centre in Paris is based on the Esplanade des Invalides in the heart of Paris in the 7th district in a beautiful 19th century Parisian building. We offer courses to children, teenagers and adults throughout the year and during the school holidays. We also have a specialised bilingual section for children as well as classes for the Cambridge suite of exams and IELTS.

We offer online courses for English teachers, the CELTA teaching qualification in Paris.

Photos: Christophe Dellière.

English courses we offer at this centre

Calendar

 English courses for adults

Course name Course dates
Cambridge English exam preparation September or January*
Focus on English speaking skills September or January*

General English

September, November, February or April

Intensive General English course

July
From October to June
Business English

September or January*

Legal English September or January*

English courses for children and teens

Course name Course dates
Intensive holiday classes for secondary
 
Feb, April, June and July
Intensive IELTS preparation course (16-17 years)
 
Preparation for Baccalauréat (Terminale) October 2019*
Intensive school curriculum classes in June or August

To be confirmed

English for primary during the school year September to June*
English for secondary during the school year September to June*
Courses for bilingual children and teens (6-14 years) September to June*
Preparation for IGCSE for bilingual students (15-17 years) September to June*
Cambridge English exam preparation (14-17 years) September to June*

*Please inform me of the opening of future sessions.

Contact and location

Metro: Invalides (lines 8 and 13), RER C

Customer Services opening hours

  Reception Call centre
Monday to Friday 09.30-18.00 09:30-18:00
Saturday 09.30-17.00 Closed in June
Sunday Closed Closed

Customer Services opening hours during school holiday 

Monday to Friday 09.30-18.00
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed

Bank holiday and office closing dates

30 May - Ascension 
10 June - Pentecost
14 July - Bastille Day 
3-20  August - Summer closure
1 November - All Saints' Day
11 November - Armistice Day
End of December -End of year closure

Open map PDF format.

Facilities

Our building is located in the centre of the 7th district on the Esplanade des Invalides on the left bank. All classes are equipped with interactive white boards and air conditioning. 

A public fee paying parking is located just across the centre and there is easy public access. The métro (8 &13) and the RER C Invalides station is about 2-4 minutes walk. There are also buses (69) running within 1 minutes walk.

Our building is accessible to wheel chair users.

We share our building with the University of London Institute in France who have a cafeteria which is open to our students on the ground floor.