Get your questions answered at our live info session!

Make this your year.

EF Gap Year programs help you learn about yourself, the world, and yourself in the world.

Transformative Gap Year & Semester programs

In the face of big life decisions ahead, the most precious resource we have is time: time to grow, explore, and figure out what we’re really working towards before taking on our futures.

EF Gap Year programs are designed to put you in the driver's seat as you expand your horizons, discover your interests, and gain new confidence, all while making lifelong friendships along the way.

The world leader in international education

When you travel with EF Education First, you travel with a global organization that has been in operation since 1965. EF’s mission has always been to open the world through education, and we’ve delivered on that promise for millions of students.

“I don’t want to look back one day and think, 'That could’ve been me.'” –Avery C.

Complete this 2-minute quiz to learn why EF Gap Year programs are a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to pause, get inspired, and prepare for your future. College will always be there, this moment will not.

For U.S. students 18–22.

This field is required

By submitting your information, you agree to allow EF to process your personal information in accordance with EF’s Privacy Policy and to allow the use of your data for direct marketing purposes. By entering your mobile number, you agree to receive recurring text messages about upcoming offers from EF Gap Year at the number provided and you understand that consent to receive marketing text messages is not a condition of purchase. You agree to all EF Texting Terms and Conditions.

*Required fields