EF Gap Semester Itinerary

A unique global experience in 12 weeks

Start your EF Gap Semester in either September or January. You decide how you'll focus your gap experience by customizing two of your four modules with your choice of Language Study, Service Learning, or Internship.

Please note that the Fall 2020 EF Gap Semester program has been cancelled. However, we are still accepting applications for our EF Gap Year and Costa Rica Immersion programs.

Gap Semester 12 Weeks


3 Days New York

Start your EF Gap Year by meeting fellow students at an intensive orientation on an EF campus outside New York City, where you'll gain all the skills you need to succeed during the program.

European Immersion

2 Weeks Europe European Immersion

Get to know Europe from an insider’s perspective on tours of its greatest cities: London, Amsterdam, Paris, and Barcelona. Gain cultural literacy and check four incredible cities off your bucket list.

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Custom Module A

4 Weeks Custom Language Study, Service Learning, Internship

Now you can start customizing your EF Gap Semester by deciding how—and where—you will build your skills in one of three essential aspects of a global career: Language Study, Service Learning, or Internship.

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Custom Module B

4 Weeks Custom Language Study, Service Learning, Internship

Continue customizing your EF Gap Semester by deepening your experience from Module A or broaden your knowledge by exploring a different module and location.

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EF Leadership Academy

1 Week London EF Leadership Academy

Reunite with your cohort to attend a transformative series of reflection, workshops, and seminars led by experts in business and international relations.

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Wrap Up

2 Days London

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.

College App Seminar 3 Days

College App Seminar (Optional)

3 Days Boston

Work with professional advisors to craft an amazing college application and essay during this 3-day intensive in Boston. Convert your experiences into a compelling story for college admissions officers.

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Risk-free cancellation means you can book with confidence.

Thinking about traveling in the coming year? Our flexible booking policies and risk-free cancellation options mean that you can book your gap experience with confidence. For more details, speak to one of our EF Gap Year Advisors, or see our full booking conditions here.

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