EF Education First (abbreviated as EF) is an international education company that specializes in language training, educational travel, academic degree programs, and cultural exchange. The company was founded in 1965 by Bertil Hult in the Swedish university town of Lund. The company is privately held by the Hult family and is headquartered in Lucerne, Switzerland.
EF has approximately 43,500 staff and 500 offices and schools located in more than 50 countries.
EF International Language Centre in Vancouver is a mid-size school with over 25 teaching and staff year round.