Carmen Neghina
8 years ago

IALC and StudyPortals on a mission to boost language schools


The International Association of Language Centres and StudyPortals have formed an alliance to help language schools reach more students and ease the process of searching for a language learning centre for learners. All IALC members can activate a 3 month premium listing free of charge on

The partnership announced at the IALC 2016 Workshop seeks to increase access to high quality language schools for students around the world and supports independent language centres. IALC member centres will receive a free premium listing for three months on behalf of in order to increase their online visibility and reach an increased number of potential students, parents and educators.

Within an increasingly international world, language skills are becoming crucial to success, helping develop academic skills, employability and career success, intercultural communication skills, and creativity. Further, in many cases students still need to improve their language skills before they get admitted to a university. Recognizing this need, StudyPortals launched in 2014 to bring transparency to the language learning market.

“Through this partnership, students from all around the world will be provided with a better centralized access to a broad range of high-quality language schools. This is both StudyPortals and IALC’s primary goal. Moreover IALC member centers can improve their online presence and reach more students, parents and educators,” said Rob Jansen, product director for the

The remarkable growth of the portal has been possible by collaborating with organizations such as IALC. These collaborations certainly help in increasing awareness and opportunities about the language opportunities across the world. IALC, a network of high-quality independent language schools provides effective language training for people interested in learning and experiencing a foreign language in its cultural context. Packaging tuition, accommodation and cultural activities, they cater for all kinds of learners from school and college students to professionals and leisure travellers. IALC centres are fully accredited and among the very best in the world.

“This partnership is an exciting opportunity to increase public awareness of our brand. It will  support IALC-accredited schools and their partner agencies as students understand and trust IALC as an accreditation for language study abroad at over 150 centres worldwide “ Jan Capper, Executive Director

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About StudyPortals

StudyPortals is the international study choice platform, enabling students to find and compare their study options across borders. With over 60,000 published courses from over 2,100 participating universities and over 13 million visitors per year, StudyPortals is a leading information source for study seekers. StudyPortals was initiated out of an international student organization in 2008 and initially focused on the European education market. Since 2014 the organization, with its headquarter in Eindhoven, the Netherlands expanded its services and is now also covering universities in the US, Canada and Australia and Asia. For universities, StudyPortals is a key channel for international student recruitment.

About IALC

Founded in 1983, the International Association of Language Centres (IALC) is a network of high-quality, independent language schools teaching their native language to international students. Located in famous capital and university cities, beautiful beach resorts and historic towns worldwide, IALC-accredited language schools provide effective language courses and cultural immersion for all ages, needs and interests.

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