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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

Hi there! So I've decided now is as good a time as any to start my first ever blog. Even though I have a month before I leave, I've already started preparing! I've been contacting my lovely mentor,
Hi All! My name is Melissa Gorry and I am one of the very lucky Travel Award Winner of 2015! That is still so crazy to type!! I am heading off to Chiang Mai in Thailand for 8 weeks to work in an Art
On 16th May, 15 students from all over the World visited the Burren (boireann- meaning "Great Rock" in Irish) Known for its wonderful array of plants and wildlife, the Burren is Ireland's smallest
Time flies when you're having fun! Over the following few weeks 92 students from all over the World will be getting ready to go back to their home countries, and share their Irish experiences with
The staff in the office have just erupted into spontaneous cheers and a small celebration has started We have just heard the fantastic news that we have made it into the Finals of the #Sockies 2015 A

Latest Videos

Can you beat what these guys have planned for this summer?!?! The EIL Travel Awards winners are flying out in the...
Our first Road Scholar group of 30 participants arrived safe and sound to start their programme around Ireland "...
In March 2015 EIL Network Members had the opportunity to interview applicants to win Travel Awards to Mexico, India,...
Will 2015 be your year?! Check out where the EIL Travel Award winners from 2014 got to on their travels! Apply now!...
See how one of our French volunteers experienced his summer in Ireland.