At the British Council we pride ourselves on our engagement with people and organisations around the world. It is important that we set an example by opening up our ways of working to everyone, building trust and demonstrating integrity.

Information that is already published

We publish a lot of information about us and what we do on this website. 

Check our information guide or search this website to find what you’re looking for. 

Where possible, we will provide information in alternative formats, such as hard copy, on request. We will tell you if there is a charge for providing you with this information. 

Country websites

Further information is available on our country websites – find a list of them on our home page. Some of these websites are translated into the local language. 

Requesting other information

If you can’t find the information you require, make a request under the:

Older or historical information 

If you’re looking for older information, contact us and we will do our best to help. Some older information may have been destroyed in line with records retention guidelines.

The British Council transfers any records of interest that are over 30 years old to various archives and repositories – see our history for more information.