Experience and skills for a first-rate service!
A unique service
Those small essential details that offer you peace of mind.
The majority of our customers comes to us by 'word of mouth', as a result of a friend or colleague's recommendation.
A wide choice of destinations & renowned teacher training centres
We believe that there is no substitute for being surrounded by the language you teach. By offering teacher training and development courses in some of the world’s most exciting and interesting destinations, we aim to combine the best teaching standards with the pleasure and value of travel.
Selection of the best teacher training centres
For your complete satisfaction, ESL selects the best partners according to precise and demanding criteria. The centres that we offer you have been established partners for several years and are internationally recognised for the quality of their teacher training provision. Many have decades of experience in language teacher training. Affiliated to federations and/or professional associations, they are accredited by reputed quality control institutions and are regularly visited by members of our team.
Competent and personalised advice service
All of the members of our team have a background in the area of tourism or in the area of language teaching. We regularly visit the cities and schools we offer... it’s a tough job, but someone’s got to do it!
Administration and enrolment free of charge
We organise all of the administrative steps of enrolment, booking and communication with the school and the place where you will study. And this without any additional charge!
More than 15 years' experience
With more than 15 years' experience in the organisation of language studies abroad, we have built solid links with our partner schools. We are proud to note that the majority of participants contact us through the recommendation of a friend or relative having already benefitted from our services, in this way attesting to the quality of our services.
As well as travel, our company background is in language teaching and we own language schools in France, Germany and Switzerland.
Low prices guaranteed
Original prices and low prices guaranteed
You will be refunded 100% of any price difference with regard to other agencies.
At ESL-Language studies abroad, we work exclusively with the original prices of our partner schools. In this way, you pay the same price as you would by contacting the school directly. This allows us to guarantee you the most attractive prices on the language travel market! If, for the same school and the same conditions, you find a cheaper offer in other agencies, we refund you the difference!
This excludes additional services such as flights and insurances.
In addition, we organise all of the enrolment, administrative and follow-up steps of your stay without any additional charge.
Although the most important validation of the quality of our services is the satisfaction of our customers, numerous international organisations have also chosen to put their confidence in us and to officially certify our organisation's activity and the conception of our language holidays:
Founded in 2003, SALTA (Swiss Association of Language Travel Agents) establishes precise and uniform quality standards. As a member of SALTA, ESL – Education guarantees the greatest possible security in terms of the quality and reliability of its services and that of its partner schools.
Quality English partner agency
The Quality English label is only accessible to well-respected independent schools offering quality programmes complying with strict standards. ESL – Language studies abroad is an official partner agent.
ESL Education has been recognised by the world leader in event organisation for international education professionals.
IALC partner agency
This association brings together more than 80 independent language schools with the same quality standards. These are submitted to regular inspections.
WYSE Work Abroad Association
This association brings together organisations actively engaged in the organisation or promotion of work abroad programmes. It sets high quality standards for its members and works with governments to promote work abroad programmes.
WYSE Travel Confederation
For more than 50 years, WYSE has been the biggest and most influential organisation in the field of youth travel. It counts some 350 members in 60 different countries.
With members in more than 30 countries on the 5 continents, ALTO brings together specialised language travel organisations working according to its demanding quality charter.
Label of quality for Swiss tourism (Level 1)
The quality label for Swiss tourism was initiated by several Swiss tourism institutions including the Swiss Federation of Tourism (FST), the Swiss Tourism Office (ST) and the Swiss Association of Tourism Directors (ASDT). ESL has fulfilled all necessary conditions to achieve level 1 of this quality label.