Although Oxford is more than Oxford University, the university is very characteristic for the atmosphere in this city in the south of England. The university is ranked as one of the world's most prestigious academic institutions and its history dates back to the 11th century. With its beautiful yellow and gold colored historic buildings, Oxford is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful cities in England. By following a language course in Oxford, you will feel like you make an unforgettable journey through history. Admire masterpieces by great architects such as Christopher Wren and Nicholas Hawksmoor in your spare time and stroll along the most beautiful chapels, remote monasteries, and beautiful courtyards. Of course it wouldn’t be a university town without good pubs: Oxford is known for the oldest and best British pubs that spread through all the alleys and streets in the center of the city.