The Experiment in International Living has been offering immersive experiential learning programs abroad since 1932. When a group of students sailed for eight days across the Atlantic to Germany with the mission of fostering peace through understanding, communication, and cooperation.
Why We Are Different
For more than 85 years, our immersive programs have allowed participants to explore the world in an authentic and impactful way, while developing enduring friendships through cultural experiences and homestays.
Academic & Career Impact
Each year, hundreds of students come away from The Experiment with invaluable cultural, leadership, language, and interpersonal skills that help them thrive in diverse environments and prepare them to succeed in college and careers.
Our Educational Philosophy
Experimenters are high school students looking to discover the world through hands-on educational experiences. The Experiment actively seeks to engage and enroll students of all different races, religions, abilities, and socioeconomic backgrounds.
The Experiment partners with more than 60 high schools, mentoring organizations, community groups, and individual donors and foundations to provide participants with scholarships and other funding.