Whether you are a business, an educational organisation, a charitable institution or an international organisation, we have the flexibility and range of experience to work with you to meet your organisation's needs.

Our assets

  • established in 1934, the British Council has more than 200 offices in 110 countries and territories.
  • we have been operating in Romania since 1938 and have offices in Bucharest, Cluj-Napoca and Iasi.
  • we have a good understanding of cultures, languages and communities.
  • our expertise in education and language teaching, all art forms, creative industries, youth and community engagement, governance and reform is first rate
  • our networks cover all levels, from young learners to government ministers.
  • we maintain close working relationships with UK government departments, the British Embassy, national governments and ministries, and international government organisations.

Worldwide, in 2018

  • we engaged with over 80 million people directly and reached up to 791 million people in total, across the globe, through our programmes and digital presence;
  • we taught English to nearly 420.000 students and supported the professional development of 77.000 teachers of English;
  • 3.9 million people took an English language exam with us;
  • we supported over 100 million teachers and learners of English through our online English digital product;
  • we worked with over 47.000 artists and cultural organisations - over 8.000 from the United Kingdom and more than 39.000 from other countries;
  • 80 per cent of our customers agree our programmes are of high quality
  • 82 per cent have reported gaining new skills

Romania, in 2018

The British Council has been working in Romania since 1938. In 2018, we celebrated 80 years of cultural relations with Romania with a programme that recalled highlights from our past, while also lookin forward, to reaffirm our commitment to the future. Find out more about our history and our anniversary programme

Through our programmes and services, we engaged with over 220.000 people directly in 2018, including hundreds of established or emerging leaders, policy makers and community members.

Over 800 partners institutions and organisations from all fields joined us in delivering work on our major strands, including arts and culture, English language, education and society. 

Partnering with us enables you to: 

Reach your audiences

With our access to young internationally-minded Romanian people and our network, including local and international organisations, we can help you reach new audiences. When you sponsor an event, exhibition or programme through the British Council, you will benefit from our full online and offline marketing infrastructure and expertise. 

 

Enhance your brand

The British Council’s brand is trusted all over the world and represents the best the UK has to offer. For more than 85 years we have been helping people and organisations globally.

Our brand is based on valuing people, integrity, mutuality, creativity and professionalism. These values underpin everything we do. 

Whether you are looking to sponsor, co-brand or become an official partner, we can add value to your brand. Through channels including events, online campaigns and social media, we can also promote your brand nationwide and internationally.

Achieve your CSR aims

Our expertise and networks mean that we work with partners to create events which address high-profile topics such as globalisation, internationalisation of higher education or activating local communities.

We can use our expertise in running socially-minded programmes to help you achieve your goals for Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). From developing and promoting a programme to building relationships and gaining employee buy-in, we will act as a full partner to ensure your efforts are effective.

With our globally trusted brand, we are also able to promote your CSR profile both nationwide and internationally.

Gain access to our networks of expertise

We can provide you with access to our network of world-leading expertise in the areas of arts, English, and society to help you achieve your goals.

For over 85 years, we have been forging links between the UK and other countries. This enables us to build strong relationships with government leaders, policy makers and senior advisors.

Learn English with the world's English experts

As a world leader in English language teaching we can tailor English language business solutions to meet the exact requirements of your organisation. Customers in over 110 countries around the world learn English and sit language exams with us.

Benefit of high standards of our customer services

As a customer-focused organisation, customers are our top proirity. We provide customer services to the highest possible standards. With a strong focus on delivery, timeliness, information, professionalism and being friendly and positive in all we do, we strive for service excellence.

Our Customer Services Team is a one-stop shop where we provide information and advice on all of our services and cater to all your needs. In 2018, it was ranked as the best performing Customer Services team within the British Council global network.