- Private Institution Type
EF Education First was founded by Bertil Hult at the age of 23, in the basement of his university dormitory in Lund, Sweden. Having struggled with dyslexia as a child, Bertil Hult founded EF on the principle that cultural immersion was a superior way to study a language.
EF's innovative, flexible-length courses start every Monday and can be personalized to your goals and interests.
Study when, where and how you like with EF's flexible-length courses. You choose the length and intensity of your studies, then personalize your course with subjects that further your personal, academic and professional goals.With EF, you’ll advance one language level every six weeks – guaranteed. EF's exclusive teaching method, the EF Efekta™ Learning System, combines communication-based classroom learning with interactive lessons and real-world practice with native speakers. Watch the video about the EF Efekta™ methodology.
From Berlin to Beijing, Moscow to Mexico City, Dubai to Denver, EF operates 500 schools and offices in over 52 countries. EF's global network includes 16,000 full time office staff, 5,000 full time faculty and 16,000 part time teachers, leaders and tour directors. To date, EF has helped over 15 million people to learn a new language, discover the world, or earn an academic degree.
EF has always been at the forefront of developing innovative courses and teaching materials. EF's English textbooks were written by international language experts to follow Council of Europe guidelines.
Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, StudyPortals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.