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EF University Foundation Program
EF University Foundation Program

EF University Foundation Program

Prepare for university study.
30/32 Lessons / week
(40 minutes each lesson)
  • Length:
    6 months / 9 months / 11 months
  • Start Date:
    January / April / September

Gain the skills to succeed
Our EF University Foundation Program prepares you thoroughly for the challenges of higher education. This 6-, 9- or 11-month program bridges the gap between your previous education and what is expected at your chosen international university. A six-month fast-track option is available in destinations worldwide for eligible students.

Specialized coursework
You’ll learn essential study skills such as essay writing, critical thinking and group work as well as prepare for and take the necessary proficiency exams required for admission including TestDaF and DELF. It will also provide you with an overview of local customs and educational systems. You can also specialize your studies with academic coursework in subjects from International Communications to Art, Science, Engineering and more.

Guaranteed placement
Students who successfully complete our program are guaranteed admission to one of our many partner institutions in Germany and France. To help you succeed, a dedicated University Pathway Manager will advise you on the university application process, including finding suitable degree programs, visiting universities and helping with application materials and deadlines.

Our prestigious partner universities
Our strong relationships with universities and graduate schools around the world provide you with the widest possible choice of options. The proof is in our results – 100% of our successful alumni have gained preferred entry into one of our partner universities, or have earned places at other prestigious universities.

EF Learning Guarantee
EF's Learning Guarantee
We are so confident that our method will help you make maximum progress, that we guarantee it. Attend all of your classes, do all the assignments, and you’ll advance one course level every six weeks – otherwise, you'll study for free until you do.