eLab London

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London history may be grounded in Roman times, but it’s always reaching for the future. As a major financial center with a strong flow of venture capital and a leading hub for the arts, you’ll find a high-energy vibe and plenty of eclectic neighborhoods to explore. Home to nearly nine million people from all over the globe, you can hear 300 languages here.

Our London eLab is centrally situated in the Bloomsbury neighborhood on Russell Square, just a few minutes walk from St. Pancras and Kings Cross stations. 

Bloomsbury hosts a wealth of businesses, educational and cultural opportunities, and is home to London’s most renowned institutions, like University College London, the British Museum, and the Charles Dickens Museum.

  • 12,240 enterprises

    with up to 4 employees

  • £2.5 billion

    invested in tech ventures in 2017

  • 300 languages Spoken

Our beautifully designed spaces include:

The eLab is based at CIEE’s Global Institute. Recent renovations to the historic Georgian building have preserved its high vaulted ceilings and natural light, while accommodating modern fittings and high-speed wi-fi. Facilities include:


  • A spacious lounge for networking events and to relax
  • Meeting rooms
  • Break-out rooms
  • Dedicated work desks
  • Airy and spacious classrooms
  • High-speed internet
  • Printers


  • A business center for scanning, printing, photocopies and more
  • Outdoor deck
  • In-house café
  • Numerous cafes and restaurants in easy walking distance
  • Convenient metro stop


Participants can find housing independently or take advantage of housing we have carefully selected and negotiated for you. (Please note: Availability may vary.)

We’ve selected new one-bedroom studio apartments close to eLab, in the middle of the startup scene and close to cafes, restaurants, leisure areas, and shopping. Studios have fully equipped kitchenettes including a microwave, bi-weekly towel change, weekly maid service, free WiFi, gym, and laundry rooms. We have pre-negotiated housing options with the likes of Chapter and others. Prices range from £1200 - £2350 for the six week period. .

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