Gap Year

The long-term study option that offers flexibility and diverse international experiences.
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    Choose the length of your stay, from 22 up to 48 weeks.

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    Option to change course or destination every 12 weeks.

  • Option to add afternoon classes

    Option to add afternoon classes.

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    Delivers prolonged exposure to the language of your studies.

70 Years Experience

With over 70 years of experience in language teaching, Eurocentres is committed to providing services of the highest standards at schools all over the world. 


A Language Year or Semester is a long-term programme of study aimed at students who are committed to greatly enhancing their chosen language skills. Starting at 22 weeks, students can choose the length of their stay, for a duration of up to 48 weeks. Immersing yourself in a different country long-term is a sure way to truly experience a new culture, as well as become fluent in a new language.

For courses of 22 weeks or more, students have the option to change their Eurocentres course, or school, should they wish (in the UK for English and in France for French). This is often advised, as it provides a great opportunity to travel and experience new destinations, and can be arranged every 12 weeks.
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While most students will enter into general language classes for their year, they also have the option to study other courses if these are available. General language classes take place in the morning, and students enrolled on a language year programme can also add two afternoon classes a week to their schedule. This makes a total of 25 lessons a week, with the afternoon classes focusing on developing global citizenship through contemporary topics and themes.

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    Flexible options

    You can choose where, what, and for how long.
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    More travel opportunities

    Add an adventure to your studies and life.
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    Long-term commitment

    Show universities and employers you've got what it takes.

Our Students say

The teachers and staff don’t just help you because it is their job. I felt like I was in a family, every break, every week, every weekend and all the times we went on a trip together. Eurocentres is more than just a school.

Erich K. Guerra, Brazil

I think I will never forget the countless experiences that I have had in the school and with friends I made. Eurocentres is definitely a great school because of its personalised education and focus on every student’s needs.

Michelle Larios, Colombia

Eurocentres has been amazing. You learn the language in a dynamic way while you meet people from all around the world. The teachers are very good and helpful. I would definitely recommend Eurocentres, you will have a once in a lifetime experience.

Mateo Monsalve, Ecuador

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