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Study abroad

Studying abroad is the right choice if you want to invest in your academic and professional future. Not only does it create significantly better career opportunities, you'll also have a memorable international and cultural experience. Prepare for your bachelor's degree, become an exchange student or learn a foreign language. Take a look at our study abroad programs and get in touch with us.

Study abroad

EF ACADEMY – International Boarding Schools

13 - 19 years
1-5 years
High School degree abroad
Study and live with students from 75 nationalities. Gain an internationally recognized diploma and access to a top university.
Destination: United KingdomUSA

Hult International Business School

Bachelor, Masters, MBA, and Executive Education
Earn a business degree at Hult, an independent award-winning business school with campuses around the world.
Destination: United KingdomUSAChinaU.A.E.

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: United KingdomUSACanadaMaltaAustraliaIrelandNew ZealandSingaporeSouth AfricaSpainCosta RicaFranceItalyGermanyChinaJapanKoreaU.A.E.

EF Languages Abroad

10 - 14 years
2-24 weeks
Learn a language abroad on an individual, flexible-length course or in an all-inclusive group led by an EF Leader.
Destination: United KingdomUSAMaltaIrelandSpainGermany

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: United KingdomUSACanadaMaltaAustraliaIrelandNew ZealandSingaporeSouth AfricaSpainCosta RicaFranceItalyGermanyChinaJapanKoreaU.A.E.

EF Languages Abroad

25 + years
1-24 weeks
Boost your global career with personalised language courses in one of the world´s greatest cities. Designed for Adults and Professionals.
Destination: United KingdomUSACanadaMaltaAustraliaIrelandNew ZealandSingaporeSouth AfricaSpainCosta RicaFranceItalyGermanyChinaJapanKorea

EF University Preparation

16 + years
6 or 9 months
Gain admission to university in an English-speaking country with a comprehensive preparation program abroad.
Destination: United KingdomUSAAustraliaSingaporeFranceGermany

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.

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!

Frequently asked questions

What are the benefits of studying abroad?

In today's world, language and intercultural skills are key to success. Discovering new places, immersing yourself in a new culture and making new friends from all over the world are proven factors for long-term success.

For us, progress isn’t just a possibility; it’s a promise. Studying abroad has challenges and rewards, and we support you every step of the way so you know your investment will pay off. The learning doesn’t stop when you return home: you’ll stay connected to your study abroad program through online learning tools and student communities.

What’s more, you go home with documented proof of your language proficiency if you've studied in a non-English speaking country: an academic portfolio of certifications and exam results that are recognized by employers, universities and governments around the world. You won’t find a more reliable, more experienced study abroad program anywhere. Other benefits of studying abroad are:

  • Learn a new language
  • Discover a new culture
  • Meet new people from all over the world
  • Gain valuable experiences, both personally and professionally

What study abroad programs are offered?

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. Studying abroad is the best way to gain confidence and experience speaking a new language. 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 studie