AFS Ireland is operated by EIL Intercultural Learning, an Irish non-profit organisation that provides study abroad, language training, community service, and other educational and cultural immersion activities for over 2,500 people annually. AFS Ireland now offers a range of AFS programmes including High School Study Abroad, as well as short-term Global Prep and language learning opportunities for teens and adults in over 60 countries around the world.
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EIL Ireland News
Rachel EllisClick on the video to hear about Rachels’ experience when she went on an EIL Study Abroad Outbound programme to…
Sarah JonesMy whole life changed when I received the email from EIL Ireland to say that I had won a scholarship…
Grace ShimmonsHi! I’m Grace. Last year (2018) I went to Spain for 10 weeks to learn Spanish, but on reflection, I…
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SDG 4 – Quality Education and VietnamThe last two months are definitely up there among the best in my life. There has been so many great…
The Governor’s Institute of Vermont – My ExperienceSomething that snatched my interest upon applying to this programme was the idea of a global perspective. Classes were largely…
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