We support peace and prosperity by building connections, understanding and trust between people in the UK and countries worldwide.
We work directly with individuals to help them gain the skills, confidence and connections to transform their lives and shape a better world in partnership with the UK. We support them to build networks and explore creative ideas, to learn English, to get a high-quality education and to gain internationally recognised qualifications.
British Council in Brazil
We have been in Brazil since 1945. Our head office in the country is located in São Paulo. Every year, we reach out to thousands of students, educators, policymakers, academics, researchers, creatives and entrepreneurs in Brazil.
British Council in the Americas
The British Council has been working to build trust and co-operation between the UK and countries in the Americas since 1940. Today we have 320 people in twelve countries, from Canada in the north to Chile and Argentina in the south.
Our aim is to strengthen cultural relations with the Americas in ways which will enable more people in the UK to learn and benefit from their contacts with the region.
As a cultural relations organisation, the British Council has policies that it abides by: