• Ideal Location

    Located in central London, on a quiet street in Bloomsbury and ideally situated for many of the colleges and institutes of the University of London. The Centre is a 5 minute walk from Kings Cross/St Pancras, Russell Square and Euston underground stations.

  • Be Part of a Community

    The Centre is more than a hall of residence; it is a home away from home. Our residents choose to live here because they want to be part of this community and enjoy making a positive contribution to it. We are diverse in the nationalities, faiths and cultures of residents and staff.

  • Affordable Accommodation

    Affordable accommodation in Central London. All bills are included in the monthly rate: heating, water, electricity bills, wireless internet and daily breakfast! The accommodation is close to the major London universities so travel costs are kept to a minimum.

  • Active Spiritual Life

    We welcome people of all faiths and none. The basis and orientation of the Centre are Christian and the tradition is Lutheran. Everyone's beliefs are fully respected. The chaplain enables discussion, provides individual support and organises regular worship in the Centre's chapel.

Welcome Home

The International Lutheran Student Centre provides a home in central London for students from all over the world. Located on a quiet street in Bloomsbury, close to the colleges and institutes of the University of London, comfortable and moderately priced the ILSC provides a home for 80 residents, mostly full-time postgraduate students.

At the ILSC, the world is welcome. The ILSC has a Christian ethos and practices Christian hospitality by welcoming people of all faiths and none. Residents who make the ILSC their home are part of a diverse community where everyone contributes actively to the social life of the Centre.

Interested in Applying?

You can apply for Long-term Accommodation
(more than 3 months)
Short-term/Holiday Accommodation
(less than 3 months)

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Why Choose Us

The ILSC maintains its standards for good-quality accommodation for students through membership of local and national bodies. But the ILSC doesn’t just provide accommodation, we’re really a community and the residents are at the heart of what we do and who we are. We take seriously the issues that come into daily-living for our residents. Below are some examples of how we do that.


The International Lutheran Student Centre follows a distinct set of standards for our...

Student Support

The ILSC is a member of Nightline to ensure students have access to this important service run by students, for...

Food Safety

We offer breakfast to our residents every morning. This opportunity to meet and talk over a morning meal is an...

Ethical Living

We believe strongly in justice: for the climate and human rights. We act on the values...

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