The world’s number one language school - Why students around the world choose EF
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Why EF?

Since 1965 EF has been a trusted name with worldwide recognition. As the preferred choice for language study, there are many reasons why millions of students choose EF.

1. Global experience with a local touch

Benefit from our international know-how – we have offices and schools around the world. Our global success lies in our dedication to service at the local level. Take advantage of our expertise at EF's Canadian offices in Toronto and Vancouver. With over forty years of experience, EF is the world’s largest private language teaching organization.

2. EF’s own schools in top locations

By operating our own schools – we create an optimal learning environment for our participants complete with top facilities equipped with the latest educational technology. Whether in a historic mansion, beachfront villa, or on a university campus we combine the best of both worlds – investing our global expertise into a spectacular local school.

3. Complete learning package

Language learning is a very personal experience. That is why EF developed the EF Efekta™ Language Learning System, which is our full learning package that gives you the tools to learn anytime and anywhere. You’ll learn faster and gain lasting results because your course of study is more personalized to your needs.

4. Totally international

Thanks to our global network, EF creates an international community of students, hailing from 100 countries. Together you’ll come from big cities and small villages, speak dozens of languages and represent many customs and creeds. But one thing you will share is your new common language and the wonderful memories of your course.

5. Accredited & recognized quality

Our schools are rigorously inspected and accredited according to the highest standards set by respected organizations such as the British Council, EAQUALS, ACCET, NEAS, and many other government approved educational bodies. Additionally, EF is one of the only language schools to have university certified courses.

6. Comprehensive travel services

Dedicated EF staff take the worry out of study abroad planning. We do everything for you – arranging every detail from flights and visa assistance to travel and medical insurance. We can also schedule your airport transfer and confirm your preferred accommodation along with your meal plan, so you can focus on enjoying your course.