Established in 1965 with the mission to "break down barriers in language, culture, and geography", EF Education First (EF) is the world’s leading international education company. EF has helped over 15 million students to learn a new language and travel abroad. With a network of 400 schools and offices worldwide, EF specializes in language training, educational travel, academic degrees, and cultural exchange programs.
EF is the Official Language Supplier of the XXII Olympic Winter Games in Sochi 2014 and is also working with Ola Turista to help prepare Brazil for the 2014 World Cup.
EF published the ground-breaking English Proficiency Index, which measures the English ability of adults in different countries across the world.