WelcomeThank you for your interest in the ELI, the professional resource for English language learning and cross-cultural training in the Birmingham metropolitan area. The ELI offers a range of ESL courses to students, area residents, business people, local corporations, and international visitors.

Explore our site to see the variety of courses and training programs we have to offer. Let us know how we can help you with specialized English language programs and/or cross-cultural training. 

The University of Alabama at Birmingham has partnered with INTO University Partnerships to offer English language resources on campus, expand access to a UAB degree worldwide, and provide customized Pathway programs for ambitious international students that support their transition to living and learning in the United States.

English Language Programs

INTO UAB English language programs are for international students looking to improve their language skills to achieve academic, professional, or personal goals.

Pathway Programs
INTO UAB Pathway programs provide English-language support, cultural transition, and student services for international students who want to earn their undergraduate or graduate degree on an American campus.

Benefits of Pathway and English Language Programs
Students receive personalized academic advising and support services throughout any program of study, learning in small classes taught by university faculty. Participants in these programs are UAB students who have full access to all university facilities, including recreation centers, libraries, clubs, and on-campus and sports events. 

Find out more about INTO UAB here
   email-white-icon iep@uab.edu 
   phone-white-icon  205.975.6638
UAB English Language Institute
EB 126
1720 2nd Avenue South
Birmingham, AL 35294-1250