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Inspired by Jim and Mary Elphick, who from 1957 dedicated a total of more than 80 years to running the Experiment in International Living (EIL UK), thousands of people have experienced and learnt about life in the UK through our programmes. Currently, the charity is revitalising the tradition of offering adults and young people in the UK opportunities to explore the world and learn about different cultures.

DeEIL UK Explore Programme Globeveloping a variety of new EXPLORE programmes will boost our international activities and build on our years of experience and connections with our Federation EIL organisations and partners around the world.

All our programs include staying with a local family. Known as the Homestay, this experience is key to the EXPLORE programmes because participants learn so much more from an immersive and original experience.

EIL’s Explore Programmes offer volunteering opportunities, internships to boost your career and apprenticeship work experiences. Studying abroad on our High School year abroad is popular with students and explorers of all ages enjoy their individual homestays and cultural group education programmes.

To support the development of EIL’s portfolio of Explore Programmes, we have appointed a Business Development Manager, Sabine. If you would like to discuss the programmes or opportunities to support EXPLORE, feel free to contact Sabine Spires.


What can we do for you? Please choose your area of interest and send us the inquiry.

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Where would you like to go?
 North America         Central America         South America
 Asia         Europe         Russia
 Africa         Australia / New Zealand         Middle East

What would you like to do?
 Volunteering         Studying         Culture Programmes
 Work Experience         Learning a Language

What are you interested in?
 Global Issues         Social Activity         Teaching Experience
 Community Service         Leadership Skills         Environmental Issues

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