The ultimate global, customizable gap year
2021-2022 Program Dates:
Sep 10, 2021 - Apr 1, 2022
2021-2023 Program Dates:
Sep 9, 2022 - Mar 31, 2023
$38,500, all flights included
Venture far outside your comfort zone and discover your place in the world on an EF Gap Year. You'll experience three destinations of your choice in depth through language immersion, service learning, and an internship abroad.
Term 1 September - December
Term 2 January - April
Evaluate all your experiences, develop a post-gap plan for success in college and your career, and say goodbye to your cohort during a gala farewell banquet and awards ceremony.
Our EF Gap Year program is comprised of different program modules. Some give you the ability to customize your destination, while others are fixed. Learn more about these building blocks below.
Dive into Thailand’s vibrant cities, striking natural beauty, and mind-blowing cuisine.
This iconic city is rich with Renaissance architecture, artistic giants, and buttery pastries.
Costa Rica is the world's eco-travel capital, full of adventure and beauty at every turn.
Annabel H., EF Gap Year Class of 2019 Boston University Class of 2023
My gap year took me out of my comfort zone so many times—and my life is better because of it. Now, as I head off to college, I am able to focus on my excitement rather than feeling nervous, because I have built so much confidence within the past year. If anyone is searching for a path to follow, a way to achieve their goals, or even just who they are, they need to take a gap year.
Tuition for this 25-week program is $38,500, and scholarships are available. Tuition includes: