Four decades of breaking down barriers
EF’s mission is simple: to break down the barriers of language, culture and geography that divide us. In the past 40 years, EF’s educational programs have helped people of all ages and nationalities become citizens of the world.
Who we are today
EF Education First is the world’s largest private education company, with a group of fifteen subsidiaries and non-profit organizations centered around language learning, educational travel, cultural exchange and academic programs. EF has over 29,000 employees, teachers and volunteers, with offices and schools in over 50 countries.
Where we are going
EF’s mission is more relevant than ever. Today’s world is increasingly complex and interdependent. Cross-cultural communication and understanding are vital to long-term success. EF’s programs enable everyone to make the world their classroom