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Welcome to the British Council in Iraq

We connect people with learning opportunities and creative ideas from the UK. Whether you want to learn or teach English, take an exam, study in the UK or find out about our forthcoming events, this is the place to start.

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Check our online courses to learn and share with teachers from all over the world!

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Take our online Aptis demonstration tests and see if it's right for you.

Professional and medical exams

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Want to do a professional or medical job? We administer exams that can help you get there.