WELCOME to the English Language Institute (ELI)
at the University of Alabama at Birmingham
The ELI offers a range of ESL courses to students, area residents, business people, local corporations, and international visitors. We also offer a full-time Intensive English Program.
As the city's professional language learning resource for adults and higher education, the ELI is committed to "Bridging Cultures through Language" through playing an active role in our region's international identity. Read our mission statement to learn more about our purpose and commitments.
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. We look forward to serving you.