Enjoy stunning views and unique neighbourhoods in this beautiful city

Learn English in San Francisco

San Francisco is a colourful, creative city, revelling in freedom and openness. Often eccentric, always charming, this vibrant destination has much to offer, from its eclectic neighbourhoods and stunning surroundings to its wonderful seafood and architecture.

EC San Francisco is a modern space centrally located just off Market Street in the city’s Downtown area.

Classrooms surround a large sun-filled lounge, and just outside is a wide variety of shops, restaurants and cafés. From here it’s a short walk to Union Square, the waterfront and our student accommodation.

Study at EC San Francisco to immerse yourself in this amazing destination and build lifelong friendships with classmates from around the world.

Icon Block

  • 15 modern classrooms

  • Free Wi-Fi

  • Interactive whiteboards

  • Student lounge

  • Self-study area

  • Library facilities

  • Student computers

  • Café in building


Nationality mix at EC San Francisco

Our students come from all over the world, meaning you will communicate with your classmates using English. You will also learn about different cultures, broaden your perspectives and make lasting friendships as you practise and improve your language skills together.

Click on the months to see which countries our students come from at different times of the year:

View Map


Get the best from your destination and make the most of your time.

As an EC student, you will be invited to a free welcome event and enjoy a varied calendar of social and leisure activities throughout your stay. Some of the many activities available include:


Show off your English singing skills!

Mission Murals Tour

See the city's beautiful street art.

Walking Tour

Explore and learn about San Francisco's neighbourhoods.

SF Babel

Meet and chat with native English speakers.

Please note: All activities are subject to change without notice and may be offered seasonally.


Academic Extras

Lecture Series

Practise listening and note-taking skills in a real-life setting with a teacher or another native English speaker

Pronunciation Clinic

Choose from ‘general’ pronunciation clinics for all students and clinics targeted at specific accents.

Conversation Class

Join a group conversation with a teacher or native English speaker to discuss an issue of interest.

Idioms in Action

Learn to use popular language.

Ask a question

Send us a message and we will get back to you as soon as possible.

There seems to be a problem with the information you entered. Please check and try again.

We were unable to process your request due to technical difficulties. Please contact us if the problem persists.