Spread your wings on a gap year abroad with CIEE! Build your perfect pre-college experience and focus on language learning, service, or professional development.
A gap year abroad is a unique opportunity to discover the world and find the right path for your future — at your own pace. Whether you choose to focus your experience on language proficiency, community service, or an internship, all CIEE programs combine classroom academics, cultural activities, and independent travel in 15+ extraordinary destinations around the world.
Break free for one semester or a full year — to a single destination or any combination of two! Just think: you’ll return home with great memories, new skills, and a fresh perspective before college.
Language & Culture / Service & Leadership / Global Internship