Why EF

EF is the world's largest language school with over 400 schools and offices in 51 countries, plus an online school with over 10 million students around the globe. Wherever you are and whatever type of training you need, we are ready and eager to help.

We are the leading experts in professional language training.

None of our competitors can match EF's 40 years of experience, innovation, and full range of teaching services. We are fully committed to bringing your language skills to the next level while providing you the highest return on your language training investment.

Only EF can offer you the best blended training solution unique to your language training needs. Our complete EfektaTM training system is unmatched by any other in the industry.

EF's thorough language assessment provides quantifiable results before, during and after your training program.

Our tailor-made courses are designed to fill in the gaps between where your language levels are today, and where they need to be.

All of our courses, whether face-to-face or online, are led by native-speaking, experienced teaching professionals from a wide range of countries and industries.

We continue to invest in research and technology to bring you the most up-to-date and cost-efficient training solutions.

EF's language programs enjoy a 98% satisfaction rate, based on client summaries.

EF is the educational organization most dedicated to helping you meet your language training goals in the most cost effective way.

The history of EF

  • 1965 EF Education is founded
  • 1970 Offices open in Germany, France, Italy, Japan and Mexico
  • 1978 The first International Language School is opened in Cambridge, England
  • 1979 First textbook series is published
  • 1983 First school in North America opens
  • 1985 Celebrates its first 20 years with its millionth traveller
  • 1987 First non-English school opens in Munich, Germany
  • 1988 The Official Language School of the Olympic Games in Seoul
  • 1995 Researches computer-aided language learning with Apple
  • 2003 Takes over Hult International Business School
  • 2005 Launches a new teaching method - the EfektaTM System
  • 2008 Official language training supplier of the Beijing Olympic Games
  • 2009 Enters into a ground-breaking collaboration with the University of Cambridge ESOL Examinations

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