English courses in Portland, United States

Learn English and Study abroad in Portland (USA)

els concordia university PortlandorOR 97211US

Portland, an affordable and environmentally friendly city

Follow in the footsteps of American migrants along the Oregon Trail, and stay in the town of Portland. This welcoming city provides you with everything you need throughout your stay.

Portland is the fourth largest city on the West Coast of America, away from the extravagance of other major cities. The city is accessible, affordable, and a center for culture and finance.

Due to the excellent Portland public transport network, you can travel anywhere in the city with ease. Public transport is even free in the city center! As one of the greenest cities in the world, Portland is home to many famous micro-breweries and micro-distilleries, and their exceptional coffee.

Study in the City of Roses

With its warm and dry summers, wet but mild winters, Portland has the perfect climate for its famous roses. During your stay be sure to visit the International Rose Garden, in Washington Park. Here you will find over 550 varieties of roses!

Spend some time in the local parks, or visit one of the many sporting events in the city and support the Trail Blazers at a basketball game. To the east of Portland, nestled in the Rocky Mountains, the Cascade Mountains await you, while to the west; you will find the beaches of the Pacific

English courses on the campus of Concordia University

The ELS Portland language school in on the campus of Concordia University, located less than 30 minutes from downtown Portland. You will have the opportunity to participate in activities organized by ELS, including skiing, fishing, kayaking and weekend trips to Mount Hood or the beaches of Oregon.

You will also have access to the numerous facilities available to American students on campus, such as the language education technology center, the library and a media room, a cafeteria and snack bar, a health center, the recreation center and a music room. Sports fans will not be disappointed with the opportunity to play basketball, baseball, football, tennis, table tennis, athletics, but also go to the fitness classes and gym.

Loved your experience living in America? An ELS advisor can help to extend your stay at one of our 650 partner universities.


2811 NE Holman St.
Portland, OR 97211


001 503 280 8552

On the campus of:

Concordia University

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Concordia University Residence

The student residence at Concordia University is located less than two minutes walk from the school. It offers apartments which consist of 4 single rooms, a kitchen with fridge and oven, a bathroom and a shared community space. Each room features free high speed internet, a TV, bedding and furniture. Self-service washing machines are available at a small cost.

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