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Spend an unforgettable six weeks abroad. Designed for rising and current college students, our short-term programs combine travel with meaningful hands-on learning. Explore our new programs below, departing in 2021.
Venture far outside your comfort zone and discover your place in the world on an EF Gap Year Short-Term Program. You’ll experience international destinations that change your perspective and return home with a newly-stamped passport, lifelong memories, and a renewed sense of direction.
Our Compass Programs give you the opportunity to live abroad through a balance of structured programming and independent exploration. Gain language skills, grow personally, and of course, travel as much as you can. You’ll leave with a clearer understanding of yourself and your goals.
Our Impact Programs are designed for the traveler who wants to gain hands-on experience in a subject matter through the lens of travel and experiential learning.
Tour three European destinations and learn Italian in this awe-inspiring capital city.
Immerse yourself in Costa Rican culture and learn how to make a sustainable impact within a community.
Spend 4 weeks living in the heart of London, where you’ll learn the fundamentals of business at Hult International Business School. Explore London, complete a case study with an international organization, and build skills that will help you in college and your career.
EF Gap Year Awards
EF Gap Year has awards of up to $5,000 for students in their gap year and semester-long programs. Various scholarships are available for leadership, blogging, videography, and photography. Over $50,000 of funding is available every year.