English language summer school

Join our annual two-week English Language Summer School in July to improve your English skills in Scotland’s vibrant, energetic capital city, Edinburgh.

Learn the language, live the culture.

About the summer school

Our summer school is fun, interactive and infused with British culture and traditions. It runs for two weeks in July each year. 

You will improve your English reading, speaking, listening and writing skills whilst you explore the historical and modern sides of Edinburgh. With our experience and enthusiasm, we promise you an experience in Edinburgh that will live long in your memory.


This course is designed for international students who would like to improve their English language skills. To join this course, you should meet the following requirements:
• Minimum age of 18
• Reccommended: Intermediate English communication skills (equivalent to IELTS 4.5-5.0).


The two-week course costs £1,560 per person.

Included in the cost

• Dedicated practical support throughout the course
• 15 hours of English language classes and interactive workshops each week
• Two full-day excursions
• Four half-day cultural excursions within Edinburgh city centre 
• One social event (ceilidh) in the evening
• Welcome buffet and graduation ceremony
• End-of-course certificate 
• 14 nights en-suite, self-catered student accommodation with linen pack
• Airport/train station pick-up and drop-off
• Unlimited travel on Edinburgh’s buses and trams   
• 24-hour emergency phone number.

Accommodation check in is from 3pm on 11 July 2020 and check out is by 10am on 25 July 2020.

How to apply


If you are applying yourself, please complete our application form and return it to us by email.

Download our application form (PDF) here.

Summer school 2019


For group bookings, please get in touch with us directly to discuss your requirements.

Contact us

Contact our EAP programme coordinator April Tsai by telephone on +44 (0)131 455 4445 or get in touch by email.

English for Academic Purposes

Edinburgh Napier University
Craiglockhart Campus
219 Colinton Road
EH14 1DJ

April Tsai, EAP Programme Coordinator.

+44 (0)131 455 4445