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Your gap year safety is our top priority

Our dedicated team of 52,000 EF counselors, educator, tour guides, and staff in 50 countries and 612 offices and schools around the globe ensures that almost anywhere you venture on an EF program, we’re there to support you 24/7.

EF Gap Year - Gap year safety - An organization you can trust

An educational organization you can trust

We have earned the trust of generations of parents with our proven commitment to the safety and well-being of every program participant. Our highly experienced and professional team work round-the-clock and round-the-world to ensure your gap year safety. We want your experience to go smoothly, so you can you enjoy the adventure with confidence. 


Proven procedures when it matters most

Rest assured, we have developed gap year safety policies and procedures over the past five decades to resolve just about any situation that might arise. And you can always count on an EF staff member nearby to provide any additional help and support you might need.

EF Gap Year - Gap year safety - comprehensive travel protection

Comprehensive travel protection-included!

For the ultimate in gap year safety, we also offer the peace of mind of a comprehensive medical, cancellation, and interruption insurance plan, which you can purchase at a special rate. Travel with confidence knowing you are protected against unforeseen circumstances.  Learn more > 

Questions? Speak with an EF Gap Year Consultant.