Our goal is to build bridges of trust and understanding among people around the world. Through our programmes, we give opportunities to hundreds of millions of people worldwide to learn about British culture and creativity.
Our work in arts, education and society
In this section
Our work in arts
The British Council work with the best of British creative talent to deliver innovative, high-quality events and develop collaborations with artists and cultural institutions.
Our work in education
We foster dialogue and international partnerships between students, researchers and organisations.
Our work in society
Our work in Switzerland helps citizens and institutions contribute to a more inclusive, open and prosperous society.
In 2016 we marked the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare's death.