An immersive deep dive into business fundamentals: July 2–July 25th, 2021
Study business abroad while living in the heart of one of the most international and vibrant cities in the world. In just 3 weeks, you’ll build foundational business knowledge, gain industry exposure, and put theory to practice with a hands-on case challenge. Immerse yourself in the city of London, enjoy a guided weekend trip to Paris, and take advantage of a world of possibility at your fingertips.
You’ll return home with lifelong memories and the skills and confidence to pursue a future in business—whether that means interviewing for your dream internship or pursuing further study in this field.
Meet the organizations behind the magic.
This program is offered in partnership with Hult International Business School—a triple accredited, award-winning, and internationally ranked business school designed to launch the next generation of global leaders.
Work on a live business case challenge developed in collaboration with Unilever, the multinational parent company behind iconic brands like Ben & Jerry’s, Dove, and more.
EF Education First is a global organization that has been in operation since 1965. With operations in over 100 countries around the world, we've sent millions of students abroad to have transformative experiences.
Our unique program combines classroom learning, hands-on learning, and immersive travel.
Experience life as a business student and learn core topics like marketing, finance, and entrepreneurship.
Put theory to practice with a real-world case challenge, and make a final presentation to a panel of business leaders.
Visit real businesses in London and gain firsthand insight from industry leaders.
Explore London and Paris through guided excursions and in your free time.
Your business course, taking place Monday through Thursday, will include the following topics.
Syllabus coming soon
As part of this program, you’ll have the opportunity to work on a live business case challenge developed in collaboration with Unilever, the parent company behind iconic brands like Ben & Jerry’s, Dove, and more. 2.5 billion people use Unilever products every day to feel good, look good, and get more out of life.
You’ll work in teams, identify solutions to a real business problem, and present your work in front of a panel of business professionals. Return home having completed an impressive project that you can add to your CV and talk about in future interviews.
In addition, you’ll receive 1 college credit from Hult Undergraduate Business School upon the successful completion of this course.
Take part in EF-led guided excursions to help you make the most of your time in London. Experience the diverse and vibrant city through locally guided tours and activities, and enjoy a weekend trip to Paris. You’ll also have plenty of time outside of class and planned trips to explore on your own!
From the Tower Bridge to Buckingham Palace, you'll be sure to check off all the classic London landmarks from your bucket list.
Take advantage of your proximity to Paris and feast on the beautiful sights and tastes of the city. You'll visit the Louvre, see the Eiffel Tower, and enjoy a river cruise along the Seine.
Each of London's neighborhoods has its own vibe and personality. Attend a theater performance in the West End (the Broadway of Great Britain) and participate in a painting workshop in the highly Instagrammable neighborhood of Shoreditch (London's hippest district).
Your instructors bring decades of combined experience in academia and industry.
Daniel has a wealth of academic and commercial experience spanning academic positions at a number of institutions in the UK as well as time spent working for FedEx and DHL. In addition, he is an entrepreneur himself and runs two private businesses.
Alongside her role at Hult as Professor of Innovation and Faculty Leader for the Hult founders Lab (Hult's in-house start-up incubator), Lilian also works as the Head of Innovation for Tata Consumer Products. She brings over 10 years of experience working with Unilever.
Tuition for this 3-week program is $7,500. Here’s everything that’s included:
Hult is a dynamic and multicultural community founded on the belief that a true business education should equip students with a global perspective and the practical skills to make an impact from day one. With campuses located around the world and a student body representing 160 different nationalities, Hult is truly global in its very DNA.
Located in the heart of London’s East End and minutes from Europe’s fastest-growing startup hub, Tech City, the London campus is an inspiring, modern space with easy access to all parts of the city.
Yes! You will receive 1 credit from Hult Undergraduate Business School for the successful completion of our Global Business Strategy program.
Our curriculum is built around experiential learning, so academics are only a part of the overall experience. Typically, you’ll have classes in the morning, then free time in the afternoons to explore or work on your projects. You’ll also go on weekend excursions led by a local EF guide, group bonding activities, and industry visits, where you’ll tour local businesses and hear from actual business leaders.
Your accommodations will be in central London. Stay tuned for more information to come!
Nope! We encourage anyone who is interested in exploring a career in business to apply. This program is ideal for students who want to master the basics of business and figure out if this is a field they want to pursue more seriously. By the end of the program, you’ll be able to take what you’ve learned and apply it to your future—whether that means interviewing for internships or taking more courses in the field of business.
Get an inside look into what you'll be doing and learning on the program in this webinar led by Will Alexander, Director of Program Design at EF Gap Year. This session was recorded on January 28, 2021.
Note: We are now accepting applications until May 1, 2021. However, admissions is rolling and there are limited spaces, so apply now to secure your spot!
Our Gap Year Consultants are ready to answer any questions you have and to help find the perfect program for your family.