- Visit multiple countries in 26 weeks
- Learn a language at a recognized EF Campus
- Select an internship that prepares you for your career
- Live a volunteer experience that makes a difference
- Attend a Leadership Academy at an English castle
EF Gap Year is a 26-week program that enables students to explore several countries, learn a language, volunteer for a good cause, engage in meaningful cultural exchange, gain work experience abroad, and develop leadership skills.
The program begins in September with an extensive group orientation and discovery tour of Europe. Students are then able to personalize their own gap experience by choosing the country and focus of their language course, volunteer service and internship. Later in the year, students regroup for an in-depth tour of Australia & New Zealand. A leadership seminar, farewell tour of Ireland and Scotland, and gala banquet wraps up the program.
Students are able to earn college credit, place out of language requirements, and return home with a portfolio of certificates that document their achievements.
EF Education First is the largest private global educational company in the world with over 46,000 staff through 500 offices and schools in 53 countries.