Frequently Asked Questions


Student nationalities on all courses are a mix of students from Europe, Asia and all around the world.


An intensive one week course will deliver progress in accuracy and confidence. This can be accelerated if individual lessons are incorporated into the week of study.

Yes, one-to-one online lessons with an OISE tutor are available. 


Homestays are carefully chosen for the warmth of the host’s personality and their genuine interest in hosting international students

Professionals or retired people or young families


In case of hospitalisation, OISE will contact the learner's repatriation insurance to request care.

If you are taking medication/require ongoing treatment, it is necessary to inform the adviser before departure so that the information is relayed to the OISE team on the spot. For air travel a prescription is needed to transport the drugs.