British Council USA

  • DC


3100 Massachusetts Ave NW
United States

About Us

The British Council is the United Kingdom's international organization for educational and cultural relations. In the United States, the British Council increases recognition of the wide array of learning opportunities available in the UK and facilitates educational cooperation between the US and UK. The organization also showcases British creativity by introducing the American public to high-quality, groundbreaking artistic achievement, and highlights the UK's scientific innovation in disciplines ranging from biotechnology to planetary science.

Through all its work, the British Council USA endeavors to promote an image of the UK that is up-to-date, vibrant, in the vanguard of new thinking and fully representative of the country's geographic and cultural diversity, in order to build and strengthen relationships with young Americans and ensure that ties between the United States and the United Kingdom remain robust. For more information on the British Council USA, please visit or contact our inquiries line at 1 (800) 488-2235.

Globally, the British Council operates in 220 towns and cities in 110 countries worldwide.