Cheers to Our New London Center!

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Introducing our all-new London Center! Students will have an incredible study abroad experience in the heart of the city. Say goodbye to our old location in Holborn and say hello to our centrally located London Center nestled within the prestigious Honourable Society of Gray's Inn. It's not just a place to learn; it's a vibrant hub where adventure and education intertwine.

Our London Center offers convenience and proximity to the city's most famous landmarks and cultural treasures. Students can immerse themselves in the lively atmosphere of London. From indulging in mouthwatering delights at Leather Lane food market to marveling at the iconic Rosetta Stone in the British Museum, exploration starts right at our doorstep.

Our new Center is designed to make the study abroad journey even more enjoyable, accessible, and comfortable for all of our students. Students will feel instantly welcomed in the spacious, sunlit student lounge, surrounded by friends, studying or simply relaxing. Equipped with state-of-the-art smart board screens, our classrooms are the perfect spaces to engage with courses and expand their knowledge.

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The exterior of the IES Abroad London Center.
Bookshelves inside the IES Abroad London Center.
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Students studying at the IES Abroad London Center.

London Center Highlights

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Stylish, Comfortable & Convenient

AKA: everything you need to make your experience unforgettable.

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Quick Access to Landmarks

See St. Paul's Cathedral, historic Clerkenwell, and the British Museum.

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Blends Tradition with Modernity

Our new Center is housed in the centuries-old Gray’s Inn.

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Close to the Tube

Our new Center is only four minutes away from Chancery Lane.

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Student Lounge on the Lower Ground Floor

Enjoy couches, a library, and a kitchen area while you study.

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Reception & Offices on the Ground Floor

Take in (and pictures of) our Instagram-worthy IES Abroad sign.

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Classrooms on the First Floor

Attend classes in one of five classrooms.

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Tea on the Second Floor

Ever had a tea point? Well, now you do.

Center Features

IES Abroad London went through an exciting transformation, including a successful building move into one of Central London’s hidden treasures, a quiet and quaint Inn surrounded by beautiful greenery. The new location includes a number of increased accessibility features and safety measures to better support our students and faculty at the center:

  1. The facility contains 10 newly furnished classrooms equipped with state of the art Smart Board technology and a view onto the stunning walks. The building is completely accessible for anyone with disabilities and is Disability Regulatory government compliant.
  2. Located less than five minutes away from Chancery Lane station, tucked away from the rustle and bustle of the city, Gray’s Inn is extremely safe with regular security patrols and four security control rooms. A recent visit from the new King of England is a testament to its security.
  3. The largest open space is the Student Lounge, equipped with a tea point area, printing facilities, hot desks, soft seating, large workspace tables and a library. Not only are all the tables electronic and allow for phone/laptop charging but the plug sockets all have USB charging capabilities. The lounge allows for collaborative work spaces, a private study area, a place to eat lunch, or a general space to unwind.
  4. For Faculty, the Lower Ground contains a lounge with tea point area, printing facilities, hot desking space, and soft seating with charging capabilities. A meeting room next door is also available for private discussions.
  5. Friendly staff are on-the-ground and ready to assist with any student or faculty queries and on-site tech support is readily available. Visits to the center are highly encouraged, and staff are eager to show off the space.


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“The new IES Abroad London Centre is the culmination of years of searching, thoughtful planning, and hard work - and represents a huge step forward for us in terms of classroom space & technology, staff and faculty facilities, and the on-site student experience, which has been front and Centre in every decision made from start to finish. Gray’s Inn - a one-of-a-kind oasis in the heart of central London, offers a uniquely beautiful and peaceful/tranquil environment in which to study, learn, and socialise with friends and classmates. We look forward to welcoming you soon!”
John Ockey • Center Director at the IES Abroad London Center
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