International House Dublin

About International House Dublin IH Dublin

IH Dublin is an affiliated member of the IH World Organisation, a network of over 140 schools worldwide. We are an authorised Cambridge Exam Centre and are accredited by EAQUALS.

The college has the perfect location for student life in Dublin. We are right in the very centre of the city, surrounded with cultural and leisure attractions.

The college campus has 25 state of the art lecture rooms across 28,000 square feet of teaching space. Students enjoy a spacious canteen/restaurant, library and free wifi throughout the college.

Social Program for Adult Students

International House Dublin organizes a varied program of social activities for our students.

The Social Program comprises of visits to historical and cultural attractions as well as evenings of music, dance, cinema and drama. facebook

The most popular event on the social program is the weekly pub night!

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Prices for the English School in Dublin

See the full price list on the schools website.

Also, you can contact our staff at any time for a detailed price quote: Contact All About Languages / 1 (800) 620 – 5567

Prices include:

  • English course in Dublin plus accommodation (where applicable)
  • Internet use at the English school in Dublin
  • Course certificate
  • Level evaluation
  • Course materialsAccreditations

Full Time General English Courses

International House Dublin is pleased to offer a variety of English Language Courses for adults in our city-centre English Language School in Dublin. Our wide range of General English Language courses cater for English Language students of all levels. Quality English Language teaching combined with small classes guarantees results.

Standard General English Course

The standard general English course covers all aspects of the language: grammar, usage, reading, writing, listening and speaking. Great importance is placed on oral communication and materials are both relevant and stimulating. Students are tested regularly to make sure they are in the correct class for their level.

  • Hours per week: 20 hours per week (1 hour = 60 min)
  • Course time-table: 09:00 – 13:30 Monday to Friday
  • Start dates: Every Monday (Courses for complete beginners start on the first Monday of every month)
  • Course length: Minimum 1 week, no maximum
  • Maximum class size: 12 students

Intensive General English Course

The intensive general English course is designed for students wishing to make optimum use of their time studying English in Dublin. The course covers all aspects of the English language and aims to develop the student’s communicative ability in the shortest time possible.

  • Hours per week: 25 hours per week (1 hour = 60 min)
  • Course time-table: 09:00 – 13:30 Monday to Friday, 14.30 – 15.45 Monday to Thursday
  • Start dates: Every Monday (Courses for complete beginners start on the first Monday of every month)
  • Course length: Minimum 1 week, no maximum
  • Maximum class size: 12 students

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Accommodation in Dublin

Homestay Accommodation for Adult Students*

Host family accommodation is available on a half-board basis.

International House Dublin’s host families may be ‘traditional’ families with children, young couples with no children, single-parent families and retired couples whose children have left home. All host families are carefully selected and visited by our Accommodation Office and agree to the following conditions for our students:

  • To provide students with single rooms (unless a twin room has been requested by 2 people booking together)
  • Not to accommodate persons of the same nationality unless specifically requested by the students concerned
  • To provide basic laundry facilities and to change bed linen regularly
  • To make a daily bath or shower available
  • To provide an adequate continental breakfast each day
  • To provide a substantial dinner each night and a light lunch at weekends for students who have booked the half-board option
  • To provide students with a door key so that they can let themselves in and out

Airport Transfers

International House Dublin offers an airport transfer service from Dublin Airport to our host families on arrival only at a charge of €75.


Our host families live outside the city centre in houses with gardens in the suburbs of Dublin. The majority of our families live in residential areas on the south side of the city within 1 bus ride of the school. Most students come to school each day on public transport (bus/train). The journey time takes approximately 40-50 minutes, though this may be longer at peak traffic times.

*Please note that family accommodation is not available in the city centre.

Laundry and Bed Linen

Bed linen is provided but students should bring their own towels. Laundry can be included with the family wash unless special care is required such as hand washing or dry cleaning, in which case, a student should take care of his or her own laundry.

Self-Catering Apartments for Adult Students**

The school offers self-catering apartments for adults in two fantastic locations in Dublin City Center. You can choose to live at the Archway Court Apartments in single room in shared apartment or at the Charleston Road Apartments in the lively area in Ranelagh in a Single Occupancy Studio Apartment or Twin/Double Apartment.

Charleston Road Apartments – 10 minutes by Tram or 30 minutes Walk to the School

The Charleson Road Apartments are located in Ranelagh, a lively area to the south of the city centre which is very popular with students and professionals. These apartments are only 7 minutes by tram or 20 minutes walking to the city centre and the school.

The accommodation is located in a large 19th century house which has been converted into fully furnished modern apartments. It offers a mix of single, twin and double occupancy apartments, all having their own private bathroom, kitchen and comfortable living area. The single occupancy apartments are studios, with the bedroom and living area combined. There is a lovely garden at the back of the house and car-parking and bicycle parking is also available.

Archway Court Apartments – 30 minutes walk to the School

  • Located on the North side of the City Centre. Archway Court is just 10 minutes’ walk from the main shopping areas of Henry Street and O’Connell Street. The apartments are grouped around a courtyard with a secure gate at the entrance.
  • The apartments are very spacious and are furnished and fitted to a high standard. Apartments consist of 4 or 6 single bedrooms, a common living area with TV and fully equipped kitchen. Each apartment has 2 shared bathrooms.

General Information

  • Laundry –There is a laundry room with washing machines and tumble driers in both apartment complexes.
  • Bed Linen – 1 set of bed linen is supplied to each student.
  • Towels – Towels are not provided. Students should bring their own.
  • Cleaning – Students are responsible for cleaning their own apartment.
  • Internet/TV – There is internet connection in both apartment complexes. Each apartment is equipped with a TV.

Accommodation is at students’ disposal from the Sunday before beginning of course until the Sunday morning following end of course.

Not included: Airfare and airport transfers


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