Education First

EF’s mission is opening the world through education.

How? With programs focusing on language, academics, and cultural experience.
Who? 40,500 EF staff & teachers dedicated to changing lives through education.
Where? With more than 500 schools & offices in more than 53 countries, you can find EF nearly everywhere.

We're paving new roads for learning – using technology, research and design. Our "for profit, for good" ethos is what motivates our people to do better work every day and drives our business to grow year on year. And we have an entrepreneurial culture where new ideas are heard, creative risks are taken and ownership is encouraged.
Company Growth (employees)
Luzern, CH
Size (employees)
16,131 (est)
Education First was founded in 1965 and is headquartered in Luzern, CH

Key People at Education First

Peter Burman

Peter Burman

Andrew Bailey

Andrew Bailey

Claes Ceder

Claes Ceder


Education First Office Locations

Education First has offices in Luzern, Cambridge, Bogotá, San Francisco and in 42 other locations
Cambridge, US (HQ)
2 Education St
Luzern, CH (HQ)
Haldenstrasse 4, 6006 Luzern
London, GB
22 Chelsea Manor St
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