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Student exchange programs
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Go on a student exchange program abroad and open yourself to a world of opportunity. Our foreign exchange programs range from year-long exchanges to a full college program, including your diploma, at one of our accredited schools. Becoming a foreign exchange student is a big decision. Get in touch so we can discuss your options.

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EF Languages Abroad

EF Languages Abroad

10-14 years
2-24 weeks
Learn a language abroad in an all-inclusive group led by an EF Leader or on an individual, flexible-length course.
Destination: USAUnited KingdomFranceCanadaKoreaSpainMaltaAustraliaJapanIrelandGermanyItalyCosta RicaSingaporeNew ZealandSouth Africa
EF Languages Abroad

EF Languages Abroad

14-25 years
2-24 weeks
Learn a language faster at an accredited EF school. Choose from 10 languages in 50 destinations. Start any Monday.
Destination: USAUnited KingdomFranceCanadaKoreaSpainMaltaAustraliaJapanIrelandGermanyItalyCosta RicaSingaporeNew ZealandSouth Africa
EF Language Year Abroad

EF Language Year Abroad

16+ years
6, 9 or 11 months
Combine language and academic studies at a school abroad. Prepare for an official language exam and gain work experience.
Destination: USAUnited KingdomFranceCanadaKoreaSpainMaltaAustraliaJapanIrelandGermanyItalyCosta RicaSingaporeNew ZealandSouth Africa
EF ACADEMY

EF ACADEMY

14-19 years
1-4 years
Private high school
Study and live with students from 75 nationalities. Gain an internationally recognized diploma and access to a top university.
Destination: USAUnited Kingdom
EF University Preparation

EF University Preparation

16+ years
6 or 9 months
Gain guaranteed admission to one of 200+ partner universities around the world and build the skills to launch your international career.
Destination: USAUnited KingdomFranceAustraliaGermany

Foreign exchange programs

Enrolling in a foreign exchange program is an eye-opening experience. Many students do not go abroad until later, so you'll be getting an educational head start. Our student exchange programs are varied in length and objective.

If you would like to become fluent as quickly as possible, consider taking a more intensive option for your student exchange program. On the other hand, if your looking to embrace the nightlife and view historic monuments, consider a more cultural exchange when looking into a foreign exchange program

How to become a foreign exchange student

A student exchange program is the best way to become proficient at speaking a language. Perfecting your foreign language skills during your studies is a major asset to your future studies and career. Going abroad as a foreign exchange student will give you a big leg up, whatever your future goals.

Not only will your language skills improve, but you'll gain in independence and come home with an entirely new perspective on what it means to be a citizen of the world. Whichever student exchange program you choose, you can be certain that you won't soon forget all that you've learned while studying in a foreign country.

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