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TEFL TESOL Course Egypt - Alexandria

Teach English in Alexandria, Egypt Often referred to as the Pearl of the Mediterranean, Alexandria is one of the most historic yet cosmopolitan cities of the world. Study here and you will join the ranks of Cleopatra, Alexander the Great and Napoleon, all of whom have been enchanted by the beauty of the Nile Delta.

From the fort at Qaitbey to the Presidential Palace and the gardens of Montazah you will be astounded, not only by the diverse architecture and intriguing sights but by the intensely 'different' atmosphere that this city has. From Middle Eastern to Mediterranean, Coptic Christian to Islamic, this city has fresh examples of these cultural treasures waiting to be found around every corner.

Situated only 250Km from Cairo, Alex is an easy starting point for a trip around Egypt, and the perfect place to study for your teaching certificate! Both the school and the accommodation are located within very easy walking distance of the sea and you are close to numerous restaurants and entertainment venues.

Transport around the city is cheap and easy, if you want to see more of this amazing place. If you take your TESOL certificate in Alexandria you will get to visit some of the most famous tourist attractions in Egypt. This includes visiting Cairo to see the Pyramids, Sphinx, the Pharaoh monuments in the Egyptian museum, and Khan El- Khalili. For January, February and March courses in Alexandria, we offer a free, three day trip to Sharm Elsheikh or Hurghada, some of the most beautiful sites in the world for scuba diving, snorkeling, swimming, sunbathing and safaris. Accommodation on the trip will be in a four or five-star hotel - depending on reservation availability - including breakfast. .


  • Mediterranean resort steeped in history and culture
  • Egypt's second city and premier port
  • Easy access to Cairo and base for trips around Egypt


  • An internationally recognised qualification meeting or exceeding industry standards
  • Course administered by highly trained staff with extensive local knowledge
  • Organized classes and a curriculum that has been proven successful and effective
  • Low student to teacher ratio


  • TEFL INTERNATIONAL Alexandria is now one of the leading TEFL Training Course providers in the Middle East
  • Taking part in the TEFL INTERNATIONAL Immersion programme can help you to launch yourself on the lucrative Middle East TEFL Job Market.
  • Visit some of the most amazing sights in the Middle East and immerse yourself in culture FREE - Excursion to Cairo to see the Pyramids, Sphinx, the Pharaonic monuments and the Egyptian museum. FREE - Only in January February and March Courses - Three days in Sharm el-Sheikh or Hurghada, the most beautiful sites in the world for scuba diving, snorkelling, swimming sunbathing and safaris. Accommodation will be in a four or five star hotel depending on reservation availability including breakfast
  • Soak up the atmosphere and follow in the footsteps of some of the most famous people in history
  • Swim with the fish or dive among fantastic coral reefs as the accommodation boasts its very own private beach
  • Your support staff will assist you with whatever you need
  • The local people are friendly and helpful, and are always pleased to interact with foreigners



  • This course is ideal for Gapyear students and people wanting a change of life or moving abroad
  • Your fellow students come from different countries and various continents
  • Your teacher trainers are some of the most experienced and well-trained in the industry


Alexandria TESOL course accommodation is in al-Agami, a seafront suburb of Alexandria and consists of shared apartments on our private campus with access to a private beach. Each apartment has a furnished sitting room, a bathroom with hot water and a kitchen equipped with a refrigerator, a cooker, and cooking utensils. All apartments are clean, comfortable and adequately furnished, but you'll need to bring towels.

Arabic Cultural Immersion Programme

Get a TESOL Certificate, have a first hand, real life teaching experience, learn a new language and experience an interesting culture; all in one program! Make the best use of your time in the Middle East: teach English and learn Arabic. TEFL International will offer internships to Egypt trainees who successfully complete the TEFL International TESOL Certificate.

The 4-week internship consists of a 48-hour Arabic course including cultural immersion activities. Standard Arabic is taught for three hours per day and optional classes in Colloquial Arabic are also available to partipants on the Arabic Immersion Programme.

In the afternoons, interns will teach their own EFL classes, a maximum of 10 hours (per week), to gain practical experience of the more advanced areas of teaching, such as administrative issues, conducting a full-course load of teaching, AND getting the experience of working with TEFL International. In order to qualify, the intern will have to:

  • Achieve a satisfactory performance in the TESOL certificate program, including the teaching practice
  • Be willing to work in a professional environment while being a foreign language student

By the end of the internship period, the intern will receive a Certificate of Attainment for the Arabic course, and a letter of reference from TEFL International Egypt stating the job(s) he/she has performed.

If you are interested in the internship, please mention this on your application form. This is an excellent programme for individuals who are insprired to look for work in the Middle East where job prospects are looking better than average at the moment.

Visa Requirements

All visitors to Egypt require entry visas and a passport valid for at least six months. Whilst visas can be obtained at major ports of entry, it is advisable for visitors to obtain visas from their local Egyptian consulate prior to arrival in order to avoid possible refusal to the country or extensive delays.

On arrival in Egypt, passports are stamped with a 30-day visa. Visitors intending to stay longer than this are responsible for renewing their visas regardless of any longer visas obtained prior to entry.

Health & Safety

Up to date vaccination information is available at TRAVEL DOCTOR

Egypt does not have a high rate of crime although in larger cities and tourist destinations there is a risk of petty street crime.


Join TEFL Course Egypt for Teaching English in Egypt. This TESOL Course Egypt will enable you to Teach English Abroad - Worldwide.


"I completed my internship here, and they hired me to teach a few classes. Must mean they like me! :) There are other job opportunities here in Alex, though, too. And a lot of opportunities in Cairo." Aaron Rose, Alexandria Egypt, Jan 2010


Arabic Immersion Course


Alexandria Course Schedule
Open All-Year


  • 1 February - 26 February
  • 1 March - 26 March
  • 29 March -23 April
  • 26 April -21 May
  • 24 May - 18 June
  • 21 June - 16 July
  • 26 July - 20 August
  • 23 August- 17 September
  • 27 September - 22 October
  • 25 October - 19 November
  • 22 November - 17 December

Arabic Immersion Course
Stay on in Alexandria for a 4 week internship- teaching practice, cultural activities and Arabic course!


    How to Apply

    Fill out an application form and take that next step towards learning amidst historic and cosmopolitan Alexandria.


  • US$1690 for the course excluding accommodation. Deposit $600 (370) balance payable on arrival $1090(748)
  • Accommodation: US$100
  • Arabic Immersion Programme $1990


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Location Map

Map of Alexandria

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Directions from the Stanly Bridge

    Several restaurants and cafes line the street around Stanley Bridge. Towards one end of the Bridge are Pizzeria Minouche, Hardee's, and Little Caesar's. At the other end are Costa Coffee, Mo'men, and Beano's. The school is located down a small side street to the right (east) of Mo'men and Beano's (formerly Domino's Pizza). The door to the school is to the right of the painted sign.

    Postal address

    TEFL International
    4,Shohdy Basha Street




    Khaled Helmy
    Alexandria, Egypt Course Administrator



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