Study abroad

Studying abroad is a good investment in your academic and professional future. Not only does it create significantly better career opportunities, you will also have a memorable international and cultural experience. Prepare for your bachelor's degree, go on a student exchange or learn to speak a foreign language fluently. Take a look at our study abroad programs and get in touch with us so we can start planning your study abroad together.

Study abroad
EF Language Year Abroad

EF Language Year Abroad

16 + years
6, 9 or 11 months
Abroad
Combine language and academic studies abroad at an accredited EF school to prepare for an international career or degree.
Destination: KoreaFranceSpainCosta RicaItalyGermanyChinaJapan
EF Academy

EF Academy

14 - 19 years
For High School Degrees
Earn your high school degree and IB Diploma among peers from 75 countries at one of our boarding schools in New York or California.
Destination: USAUnited Kingdom
EF Languages Abroad

EF Languages Abroad

16 - 25 years
2-24 weeks
Abroad
Learn a language faster at an accredited EF school. Choose from 10 languages in 50 destinations. Start your course any Monday.
Destination: KoreaFranceSpainCosta RicaItalyGermanyChinaJapan
EF Languages Abroad

EF Languages Abroad

25 + years
1-24 weeks
Adults and professionals
Boost your global career with personalised language courses in one of the world´s greatest cities. Designed for Adults and Professionals.
Destination: KoreaFranceSpainCosta RicaItalyGermanyChinaJapanUSAUnited Kingdom
EF University Preparation

EF University Preparation

16 + years
6/9 months
Gain admission to university in an English-speaking country with a comprehensive preparation program abroad that includes language study, college entrance counseling, and guaranteed placement.
Destination: USAUnited Kingdom
Hult International Business School

Hult International Business School

For Bachelors, Masters, and MBA Degrees
Earn a business degree at Hult, an independent award-winning business school with campuses around the world.
Destination: ChinaUnited Arab EmiratesUSAUnited Kingdom
EF Gap Year

EF Gap Year

Individual travel programs between high school and college
Get more out of college with an academic year or semester abroad that includes educational travel, language study, volunteer service, a work internship, and leadership development.
Destination: Explore multiple countries on 6 continents

Achieve academic development

It takes courage and commitment to study abroad. The fastest, most exciting way to achieve academic development is by taking part in a study abroad program. Whether you want to enroll in a foreign university or advance your business career in London, we have the best study abroad programs to get you there fast.

Our campuses are located in vibrant neighborhoods, in the world’s most inspiring cities. Join us and study abroad with motivated students from a variety of countries. You’ll make international friends, discover amazing places, and have so much fun that you’ll hardly be able to call it work at all.

Immerse yourself in the language and culture

There's no better way to become fluent in a language than by studying it in an immersive environment. Enrolling in a study abroad program will improve your foreign language skills: a major asset to your future academic studies and career. You'll also become more independent and come home with an entirely new perspective on the world.

Our study abroad opportunities in non-English speaking countries include short-term summer study abroad programs, long-term academic courses, and university preparation programs. Whichever study abroad program you choose, you can be certain that you won't soon forget all that you've learned while studying in a foreign country.

Study abroad programs for everyone

Whether you want to prepare for an exam, graduate from a university, or just learn and discover a new language and culture at our language school - you came to the right place. Our study abroad programs range from year-long courses to summer vacation programs, so there's something for everyone.

If you have decided that you want to study abroad, then it is time to find out what you would like to learn and discover. At EF, we offer numerous international studies abroad:

  • EF Language Programs: EF offers language courses in more than 50 locations around the world, in 19 different countries and in 12 languages, suitable for international students of all ages and levels.
  • EF Exam Preparation Programs: EF will help you prepare for official language exams such as Cambridge English, TOEFL, IELTS and TOEIC. EF can also prepare you for an exam in Spanish, French, Italian, German, Chinese or Japanese.
  • EF Internship or Volunteer Abroad Programs: An internship or volunteer program gives your CV a boost and helps you develop your language skills in a professional setting.
  • EF University Foundation Year: In this year you will be prepared for your bachelor's degree abroad. You will acquire the skills you will need during your academic studies abroad. After successfully completing the program, you are guaranteed admission to one of our partner institutions worldwide.
  • EF Advanced Diploma Program: Take your language skills to the next level by combining intensive English classes with a subject of your choice. An ideal preparation for further study.
  • EF Multi Language Year: Travel the world as you learn two to three languages fluently in different countries. This gives you the opportunity to get to know different languages and cultures.

Why EF is the best choice to study abroad

Since 1965, EF has helped people of all ages and nationalities become citizens of the world. Together, we are breaking down barriers of language, culture and geography. One passport. One discovery. One dream at a time.

Our high-quality educational study abroad programs have earned us accreditation by prestigious monitoring bodies and organisations, including ACCET in the Unites States. For nearly 50 years, EF has set the international standard as a pioneer in language learning. To date, EF has helped millions of people to learn a new language, discover the world, or earn an academic degree.

EF collaborates with the most prestigious universities worldwide – including the University of Cambridge – to define the future of language learning. Together this collective of the world’s leading linguists, scientists and language experts are pioneering initiatives in language acquisition, teaching technology and progress assessment.

Want to become a student abroad? Start living the language!

If you're looking to break out of your routine and study abroad with EF, just submit the form to request a free brochure, or call or text our study abroad office to learn more!