IH Bydgoszcz

Bydgoszcz, Poland

IH Bydgoszcz is situated in a four-storey art deco building only a few minutes walking distance from the Old Town, with a gym and a cinema next door to the school. Bydgoszcz is well-known for its beautiful parks, including one across the road from school and the largest city park in Poland a 10-minute tram ride away.

Operating since 1992, it is a well-established, quality-focused language school and a Cambridge English Exam Centre. The school enjoys an excellent reputation for its teaching quality and experience, recruiting highly-motivated teachers for whom professional development is a key and life-long priority. The school and its students enjoy free Wi-Fi, an Internet room, a snack bar and multimedia facilities in every classroom. 

The team at the school take great care to help teachers settle in to their new life teaching English in Poland, supporting their health and wellbeing.

The school has about 23 teachers and 6 support and administrative staff. Teachers join a multinational staffroom with colleagues from the UK, Poland and other European countries. When they join most are newly qualified in their first or second year of teaching, and some have a little more experience. All teachers help and support each other – the teachers room is always buzzing in between classes! So a lot of teachers stay with IH Bydgoszcz for more than a year, more than two or even more than three years.

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Life in and around Bydgoszcz

Bydgoszcz is a city of approximately 360,000 inhabitants and contains plenty of bars, restaurants, cinemas and concert halls. There are nice vegan and vegetarian restaurants, eating out is very affordable, and there is plenty within walking distance.

“Bydgoszcz's architecture is beautiful and eye-catching with magnificent historical buildings. We have a theatre, philharmonic, opera and cinemas. There are shopping centres as well as small, local shops. In the centre of the city, there are three parks (one opposite IH) and there's a great green area, a forest park called Myślęcinek, only a few minutes by tram from the city centre. You will meet a lot of foreigners in Bydgoszcz since there are a few international companies existing in the city. Wyspa Młyńska (Mill Island), in the heart of the city, is a place to relax, rest, entertain, eat and drink.” Sylwia (teacher from Poland)