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 IELTS, TOEFL and ACT. 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 150 partner institutions in the UK, USA, Australia, Singapore, 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 including the University of Oxford, University of Cambridge, London School of Economics and Political Science, Harvard University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the University of Sydney.

EF Learning Guarantee
EF's Learning Guarantee
You'll advance one course level every six weeks when you attend all your classes and complete every assignment; you may move more quickly depending on your progression. Our method will guarantee that you make maximum progress – otherwise, you'll study for free until you do.