Our purpose is to create international opportunities for the people of the UK and other countries, and build trust between people worldwide.

In line with its Royal Charter, the British Council is focused on delivering its cultural relations objectives and works in many countries to build trust in the UK.

Find out how we develop international English and education contract opportunities (pdf, 530 KB)

Download a list of our services on behalf of UK English, education and exam providers (xlsx, 32 KB).

You can access a copy of our complaints procedure (pdf, 39 KB) and read our fair competition policy.