Why Belfast?

Why study English in Belfast?

Belfast was always a great place to come from, now it’s a great place to go to! Voted LonelyPlanet’s best place to visit, Belfast has been quietly evolving into one of the UK’s most exciting cities to explore. A wonderfully modern and upbeat outlook on life and a determination to have a good time makes the city a very easy place to fall in love with.


Belfast has plenty to discover and something for everyone: beautiful green areas and countryside, hills, rivers and parks – all easily accessible from the heart of the city; fantastic metropolitan shopping areas; a vibrant and exciting nightlife in our world-famous pubs and clubs; some of the best restaurants in Ireland; and a rich live music scene. A unique mix of British and Irish cultures, a superb blend of traditional and modern, world class pubs, clubs and restaurants with some of the best nightlife in the UK make a visit to Belfast an eye opening experience in the best possible way.

It’s no wonder that in recent years Belfast has become one of the world’s most popular tourist cities.

Beyond that, it’s also an incredible city to live and learn as an international student. Belfast is also one of the most affordable cities in the UK or Ireland to live and study English.

International House Belfast will help you to make the most of your stay in this compact yet vibrant city. From choosing accommodation, to getting out and socialising, we’re on hand to make sure you have the best possible experience.

If you need any more convincing, check out the Evening Standard’s 10 reasons why you should visit Belfast!

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