Why study English in Cork English College when there are so many English Language schools in Ireland? The short answer is the quality. We expect and deliver the highest standards of quality in all aspects of our student experience. We are accredited by Quality English, Marketing English in Ireland, EAQUALS, ACELS and many more.


Aside from quality of service, you should choose to study English in Cork English College because we are one of the few remaining family run English Language schools in Ireland and we care for and look after each one of our students from the minute they walk through our front doors.

We know it is a big undertaking to come and stay in another country to learn English and we help students with every step of the experience. Be it assisting them with immigration, taking them on cultural tours and excursions, helping with CV and job preparation, all while immersing them in our culture to ensure they have made the most of their experience and make memories that last a lifetime.

When you study English in Cork English College you invest in an immersive and enriching experience and, most of all, you invest in yourself.


Discover why over 65,000 students have chosen Cork English College

Range of Available Courses
We offer a wide range of courses to our adult and junior students as well as teacher training courses and courses for corporations.
Excellent Customer Service
Our dedicated team at CEC are always available to help you before and during your time with us so you can have a memorable experience with us.
Over 40 Years’ Experience
Our extensive experience in teaching English has allowed us to build lasting relationships with our students, host families and our network of agents.
High Quality Accommodation
We offer a variety of accommodation options to ensure you have the option that is right for you.
Fully Accredited
CEC have a wide range of accreditations and we guarantee to provide English language courses of the highest standard. We are also an authorised testing centre for International examinations including IELTS, Cambridge and more.
Award-Winning College
CEC have been named “Best Language School” at the Education Awards for the last 3 years.