The Experiment in International Living’s language and cultural discovery programs are ideal for participants interested in history, language, travel, and culture. Participants experience language immersion and discover the cultural complexities of a new country as they explore renowned historical sites, contemporary realities, and regional differences through a homestay and other meaningful community experiences. Many of these programs offer formal language training inside and outside of classroom settings.
Languages participants can learn include Afrikaans, Chinese, French, Japanese, Mongolian, Moroccan Arabic, Spanish, Swahili, and Thai.
Learn or advance your skills in Chinese, and experience China’s rich history and ancient sites on a summer abroad for high school students.
Discover the traditions and contemporary daily lives of remote minority cultures in the South on this high school summer abroad program in China.
Explore Paris and a French border community, and then spend time in a neighboring country during a summer abroad.
Advance your French language skills and learn the art of French cooking on this summer abroad program for high school students.
Learn or expand your Japanese through this language- and culture-focused summer abroad program for high school students.
Experience Mongolia’s nomadic traditions and rapid urbanization on an immersive summer abroad program for high school students.
Discover the rich history and cultures of Morocco on an immersive summer abroad program for high school students.
Journey across the land of the Inca and explore historical and contemporary communities during a summer abroad in Peru.
Explore South Africa’s diversity, complex history, and contemporary realities during this high school summer abroad program while learning entrepreneurial and leadership skills to make a difference in your own community.
Focus on language acquisition and culture in Madrid and Andalucía on this immersive high school summer abroad program in Spain.
Celebrate the regional cultures that define Spain on an immersive summer abroad program for high school students.
Learn how urban youth are making culturally important advances in technology while engaging in hands-on projects during this immersive high school summer abroad program in Spain.
Learn Swahili, complete community service, live with host families, and explore the Ngorongoro Conservation Area during a summer abroad in Tanzania.
Experience a diversity of cultures, communities, and urban and rural environments across Thailand during a summer abroad.