ISI is an award winning school that is located in the heart of Dublin city centre. Founded in 2001 and located in a beautifully modernised 18th Century stone building, the school has a unique and friendly atmosphere. Teachers and staff are young and enthusiastic and the building provides a bright, colourful and inspirational space for your studies.

ISI offers you a complete experience, combining the best academic qualifications with an exciting social calendar, beautiful facilities, excellent accommodation options and a caring support network in the centre of Dublin. At ISI you can be confident you are studying at one of the best English language schools in Ireland.


ISI is located in the heart of Dublin City Centre.


Students at ISI are treated to top-of-the-range facilities including:

  • bright and spacious classrooms
  • self-access library (books + DVDs)
  • e-library (for business courses)
  • interactive whiteboards on each floor
  • modern multi-media computer suite with free Internet access and web cameras
  • free WiFi throughout the building
  • student café with hot drinks and snacks
  • free clubs including drama, music, movies, Irish culture and video production


  • ACELS (Irish Department of Education)
  • MEI (Marketing English in Ireland)
  • Approved preparatory centre for the Cambridge examinations suite, the Trinity ISE suite and TIE (Test of Interactive English)
  • ALTO (Association of Language Travel Organisations)
  • Voted ‘Star English Language School Europe 2014′ at the STM Star Awards in London.


ISI Gallery

ISI Accommodation


The majority of ISI’s students stay with host families located in the city suburbs. Host families are located between 30 and 45 minutes commute by bus or train from the city centre. All of the school’s host families have been inspected by a member of staff.

Student Residence

ISI’s residence offers self-catering apartments all year round, mostly located 5–10 minutes’ walk from the school. The apartments are let on a sharing basis with other international students and offer you an independent living experience in the city centre.


ISI works with Generator Hostels, located about 10 minutes’ walk from the school. The hostel offers very high-quality dormitory accommodation, in 6 to 12 bed dorms. Some dorms are en-suite, some are not. The dorms are mixed gender and for adult students (18 plus) only.

ISI Social

Social Programme

ISI provides a range of activities and events organised to help you get the best out of your experience. The social aspect of ISI is an important part of your time with the school; a time to learn, meet new people and live within a unique community and environment. The weekly ISI Social Programme includes at least one activity each day.

Social activities include:

  • Drama Club
  • TV Club
  • Afternoon Excursions
  • Music Club
  • Sports
  • Pub Evenings (adults only)
  • Irish Cultural Nights
  • Saturday Excursions

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