- Introducing EF:
EF stands for “Education First”. Founded in 1965 by entrepreneur Bertil Hult, EF is a privately-held company with 16 divisions that offer a range of educational programs from language training, educational travel, and academic degrees to cultural exchanges. With a mission to break down barriers in language, culture and geography, EF has helped people of all ages and nationalities become citizens of the world.
From Berlin to Beijing, Moscow to Mexico City, Dubai to Denver, EF operates 400 schools and offices in over 50 countries. EF’s global network includes 9,000 staff and 25,000 teachers and guides. To date, EF has helped over 15 million people to learn a new language, discover the world, or earn an academic degree.
“Education First” is more than our company name. It is our corporate passion.
- Our History :
For over 40 years, EF has been in the business of helping the world to learn.
Learn more about our history through the decades.
EF’s mission is to break down the barriers of language, culture and geography that divide us
- Our Programs
Language Schools :
Language schools providing a broad range of language education programs at home and abroad.
High School & University Education :
Fully accredited private educational institutions offering high school, Bachelor, MBA, and Master degrees.
Corporate Language Training :
Language training solutions for companies, institutions, and executives.
Cultural Exchange :
High school and au pair exchange programs providing full cultural immersion.
Educational Tours :
Domestic and international group travel for students and explorers of all ages. [available in the US and Canada only]