EIL Intercultural Learning is an Irish "not for profit" organisation which provides intercultural learning opportunities through study abroad, volunteer abroad, language training, travel awards, group educational programmes, and other cultural immersion activities for about 2,000 people each year. This year the organisation celebrates 50 years in Ireland. 

The Mission of EIL Intercultural Learning Ireland is: To provide intercultural learning experiences which enrich lives, promote understanding of other cultures and challenge individuals to be more globally aware and responsible.

 The work of EIL Intercultural Learning is underpinned by a set of core values and guiding principles which include the organisation’s not for profit status, its commitment to the safety and wellbeing of participants and its endorsement of the principles of equality, inclusiveness, sustainability and diversity. At all times EIL strives to achieve the highest standards and to employ best practices.

News & Events

EIL is looking for new host families for our incoming students in Autumn 2015. Each year over 100 students from all over the world come to Ireland to study in an Irish Secondary School. The length of
What a way to start the week we have been nominated for four awards at this years Sockies ( #sockies15) Best Integrated (cross platform) Social Media Campaign Best Non-Profit/Organisation Twitter
EIL Intercultural Learning wish to appoint a COORDINATOR t o lead the GLOBAL CITIZENSHIP AWARD Do you have the outlook of a social entrepreneur ? Are you a self-starter ? Are you tenacious and have
The Spring Network Weekend 2015 was held in Marino Institute of Education on the 28th and 29th of March. What happened? Hundreds of Applications were shortlisted. EIL Network Members interviewed and
The EIL Study Abroad Team were delighted to receive a beautiful letter from one of our Secondary School students. Lina is a German student who is studying in an Irish Secondary School in Castleisland

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