Welcome to the British Council

The UK’s international organisation for cultural relations and educational opportunities. 

About us

We create friendly knowledge and understanding between the people of the UK and other countries. We do this by making a positive contribution to the UK and the countries we work with – changing lives by creating opportunities, building connections and engendering trust.

Find out more about joining a remarkable organisation which achieves remarkable things, with and for the many countries, organisations, communities and individuals that we work with.

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Ready to become a part of our thriving global network? Wherever you choose to be, whatever impact you want to make – it all starts when you search and apply for your British Council role.