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ESL Education Group

Since 1996, ESL has grown to become one of Europe’s leading international education providers.

Through our distinct brands and products, we offer study abroad programmes in more than forty countries, on five continents.

Our range includes hundreds of destinations and a diverse variety of study options, including language courses, higher education programmes, teacher training and language summer camps. The teams in our 40+ international offices help every learner find the perfect course and destination, and then provide industry-leading support.

Our headquarters are in Montreux, Switzerland and Barcelona, Spain.

You can see our company timeline here.

Our philosophy

As passionate language learners and travellers, we believe that seeing new places, meeting new people and speaking new languages are among the most enjoyable and important experiences one can have.

Through our knowledge and professionalism, we help each individual get the most from their own journey.

As a business, we believe in offering an exceptional level of service and beneficial terms to our students, partner schools, suppliers and staff.

Study Abroad

Exceptional products, exceptional service

Learning a language in its own environment is one of the most important and enjoyable experiences one can have. Learners make faster and more complete academic progress in immersion, as new languages and cultures become tangible.

Working closely with leading language schools and education providers, we offer study abroad trips in over 40 countries and over 250 destinations around the world. Our partner selection process is extremely rigorous to ensure that we can offer the right package for each individual, with complete confidence.

Through constant investment in our staff and facilities, we provide an industry-leading level of service to our students. Our commitment to personalised service is consistent throughout our network of international offices, where students can meet a consultant face to face. Over half of our new business each year comes to ESL via personal recommendation.

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Higher Education

Our Higher Education offering provides students with the skills and qualifications needed in a competitive, globalised world.

The product line includes two major study options:

1. Academic courses designed to deliver access to university or college, often including internationally transferrable credits.
2. Vocational courses structured to meet the needs of specific occupational sectors.

A range of different qualifications are available, with courses varying in length from an academic trimester to a full 3 – 4 year MBA programme.

Find out more about our Higher Education programmes


Head Office

ESL Education SA
Grand-Rue 50
Case postale 1204
CH-1820 Montreux

Telephone : +41 (0) 21 962 88 80
Fax : +41 (0) 21 962 88 81
Mail :
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Opening hours:
Monday to friday : 08.30 - 18.30
Saturday : 09.30 - 16.30