II. Rákóczi Ferenc Gimnázium Keleti Károly street 37. Budapest 1024
Telephone number
+36 1 850 8768
Telephone number
Emergency number Saturday only +36 30 429 0990


If your child wants to study English or prepare for an English language exam, our English school in Buda is the place to be.

The Buda centre is located in one of the most prestigious and beautiful schools, II. Rákóczi Ferenc Gimnázium in Budapest.

Our experienced teachers will help you choose from a wide variety of Saturday morning courses for Young Learners.


British Council Teaching Center at Buda is expecting English langauge learners throughout the year.
British Council Buda Centre


Semester dates 2023-2024

Semesters Dates Non-teaching days

Summer Semester

(Young Learners)

19 June to 28 July


Semester 1

(Young Learners)

11 September 2023 to 3 February 2024

October 23, 31, November 1-4, December 12-15, 18-31,  January 1-5 and 20, February 10

Semester 2

(Young Learners)

12 February to 14 June 2024 March 15, 28-30, April 1-6, May 1 and 20

Contact and location

Telephone enquiries opening hours

Day Opening hours
Monday to Friday 10.00-15.00
Saturday 09.00-16.30

Visitor opening hours

Our Buda Centre is not open to the public.


At the language centre

  • Large and small classrooms to accommodate different sized groups
  • Interactive whiteboards in the majority of the classrooms
  • Outdoor terrace for the children to enjoy during break-time

Public transport and parking

  • The centre is a 5-minute walk away from Széll Kálmán square metro station
  • There are lots of nearby parking places available for free on Saturday mornings

Nearby activities – while you wait for your child

  • Popular shopping areas including Mammut, Fény utca market and smaller shops
  • Saturday exhibitions and entertainment in the Milllenáris centre
  • Relaxing coffee shops and parks