All ELP programs will be taught through remote (online) instruction through the Fall of 2020. We are excited to offer our engaging courses and opportunities for extracurricular activities online. Learn more here.

Intensive Programs

  • A Message About Fall 2020 to the ELP Community

    From:  Nora E. Lewis, Vice Dean, Professional & Liberal Education, and... Read More

  • Program Overview

    The Institute for Academic Studies (IAS) ... Read More

  • Program: Intensive Program

    Thanks thanks thanks, is a word that comes to my mind when I think of ELP. I studied for 1 year at the ELP and it was the best... Read More

  • Program: KAUST Foundation Year

    The English Language Program in Philadelphia was a place I called home. It was a place... Read More

  • Program: Custom Study Abroad Program

    Every class was pretty exciting and interesting. I learned a lot of things, not only... Read More

  • Program: SABIC Foundation Year

    A couple of weeks prior to my travel to Philadelphia, I never stopped googling "Upenn ELP", "University of Pennsylvania campus"... Read More

  • Program: SABIC Foundation Year

    Hello! My name is Mohammed. I am a Saudi student, who came to ELP eight months ago as a part of my foundation year to prepare... Read More

  • Program: Intensive Program

    What did you take away from your experience at the ELP?
    I took away the knowledge of English, acceptance to a... Read More

  • Program: Intensive Program

    Why did you choose to come to the ELP?
    "I chose to come to the ELP to have the opportunity to study with... Read More

  • Program: Intensive Program

    What did you like most about Philadelphia?
    Philadelphia is very diverse and authentic. Walking on the streets... Read More

  • Program: Intensive Program and University Connection

    What do you tell friends in your home country about the ELP?
    I have learned a lot... Read More

  • Program: Intensive Program

    What did you like most about the ELP?
    The people. Everybody at ELP is always kind and willing to help you,... Read More

  • Program: KAUST Foundation Year

    Fisher Bennett Hall was the first building I stepped into at the University of Pennsylvania. I remember how I pushed the heavy... Read More

  • Program: KAUST Foundation Year

    I remember first stepping foot in University City and feeling completely overwhelmed. Not necessarily by how much the city’s... Read More

  • Program:  Intensive English Program

    Before coming to the United States to study English, I looked for a city that would be right city for me. I found that... Read More

  • Program:  Intensive English Program

    June 27, 2019 was my first day in ELP and UPENN. I remember when I crossed the Locust Walk and saw the student dorms,... Read More

  • Program: University Connection

    I am pleased to write about the greatest experience I have had in my life. When I was looking for the best school to learn... Read More

  • Program: Intensive Program

    I am so happy that I have studied at the ELP. I studied 4 sessions at the ELP. I came here because I want to improve my English... Read More

  • Program: Intensive Program

    I joined to the English Language Programs in the Summer 2020 session. It has been an exciting program in which I’ve gained both real... Read More

  • Program: University Connection

    Ever since I was in elementary school, it was a dream of mine to live a period of my life in America and gain my graduate degree... Read More

  • Program: Intensive Program

    I didn’t expect that we would be in such a tough situation before I came here, but I spent the best time under the situation. I... Read More

  • Program: Intensive Program

    In short, this is my experience at the ELP that, like everything else today, was shaped by the COVID-19. I was born and raised in... Read More