The English Language and Culture Institute (ELCI) offers English as a Second Language (ESL) courses for non-native English speakers in the UAB community and in the central Alabama region. The ELCI also exists to serve as a cross-cultural training resource for Americans and internationals in the Birmingham area. Academic English language courses are available for undergraduate students and business English courses are offered for UAB employees. The ELCI’s Intensive English Program offers a full-time English language study option. Part-time and fulltime English language courses are available. For a complete description of courses and a current schedule, please visit the website at www.uab.edu/elci.