Lowest prices guaranteed
We offer the lowest prices on all adult courses and will refund 100% of any price difference if you find the same programme cheaper with another agency or directly with the school.
Exceptionally high client satisfaction
Last year, 97% of our students claimed they would recommend ESL. The majority of our new students contact us after a recommendation.
A-Z service & full support
Our experienced, multilingual team are here for you before, during and after your stay to ensure you have the experience of a lifetime. You can always rely on our support in the unlikely event that anything should go wrong during your time away.
Free administration and inscription
Unlike some other agencies, we organise all of the administrative steps of inscription completely free of charge. This includes study, accommodation, transfers, visas and any further communication with the school or destination.
ESL – Language studies abroad won Star Agency Western Europe for the fifth time at the 2016 STM Star Awards
ESL – Language studies abroad is accredited by quality control bodies
in the tourism and education industries.
ESL is a member of the Swiss travel industry’s travel guarantee fund. It reimburses the all-inclusive amounts of your language study stay, in the unlikely event of bankruptcy or insolvency of the service provider before or after your departure.
Over 20 years’ experience
With over 20 years' experience organising language studies abroad, we have placed thousands of students all over the world, creating strong local relationships. Our influence with partner schools means more security for you.
Ratings & reviews
We publish tens of thousands of unedited student reviews on our websites. This information is there to help you choose the school and destination that is right for you.
A sustainable organisation
ESL – Education believes passionately in sustainable development
and every decision taken within our organisation is considered in terms of its global impact.
A worldwide organisation
With offices around the world
and staff that speak dozens of languages, ESL – Language studies abroad is a truly international organisation.
We regularly visit partner schools. It is very important for us to have a strong relationship with our partners and to keep up with local developments. This enables our team to give you the best advice.
Unique and innovative programmes
We work with trusted partners to develop original programmes based on the needs and feedback of our students.
Our background in education ensures that we thoroughly understand language learning and keep up to date with the latest developments in teaching.
The best language schools
We select partner language schools according to demanding criteria. As well as academic excellence, a partner school must provide high quality facilities, a welcoming environment, appropriate accommodation, small class sizes at a range of levels, great location, first-class teaching and an exciting activities programme (and much more besides). Our partners are established, internationally recognised and accredited by reputed national and international bodies