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Which program is right for you?

We know the CIEE Teach Abroad program options can be overwhelming, especially if more than one program seems right for you. To compare eligibility, program length, application deadlines, and more of the programs you’re interested in, simply drag the name of each program, or country, into the compare box below. Information for each is listed in a grid that makes it easy to compare. Please note you can only compare four programs at once.

Teach in Chile
Teach in Chile Professional
Teach in China
China Language Immersion
China Professional
Teach in the DR—PUCMM
Teach in the DR Language Immersion
Mexico Volunteer
Peru Volunteer
Teach in South Korea
The Basics
Teach in Spain
Spain Volunteer
Language Immersion
The Basics
Spain Professional
Teach in Thailand
Thailand Professional
Teach in Vietnam
The Basics
Length
Start Dates
Deadlines
Basic Eligibility
Housing
Compensation
Location Types
Student Ages
Classroom Hours*
Added Benefits
Optional Program Add Ons
Academic year
(10 months)
February
September 1
Native English speaker

Bachelor's Degree

Upper-intermediate Spanish skills

TEFL Certificate (included in program fee)
Provided for first month

430,000 Chilean pesos
(CLP)/month

Urban, suburban
University level
15-22 hours/week
TEFL certification

In-country orientation

Mid-semester workshop

Insurance

24–hour support
N/A
8 months
March
December 1
Native English speaker

Bachelor's degree

Basic Spanish Skills

One month of temporary housing provided

400,000 Chilean pesos
(CLP)/month

Urban, suburban
Primary, secondary,
and/or college students, and/or professionals
22 hours/week


In-country orientation

Mid-semester workshop

Insurance
TEFL certification
One or two semesters
(five to six months
OR ten to twelve months)
August

February
October 1
February departure

May 1
August departure
Native English speaker

Bachelor's degree

U.S., British, Irish,
Canadian, Australian, or
New Zealand citizenship
Provided
4,000-6,000 CNY/month
Urban, suburban
Elementary,
middle school,
high school,
and/or university students
16-25 hours/week
Housing,

partial airfare reimbursement
if you stay for two consecutive semesters,

In-country orientation

Insurance

24–hour support
TEFL certification
Two semesters
(ten or twelve months)
August

February
October 1
February departure

May 1
August departure
Native English speaker

Bachelor’s degree

U.S., British, Irish, Canadian, Australian, or New Zealand citizenship
Provided
3,500-5,000 CNY/month
2nd and 3rd-tier cities
Elementary, middle school,
high school, and/or
university students
16-25 hours/week
Housing

Partial airfare reimbursement,

In-country orientation

Insurance

24–hour support
TEFL certification
Two semesters
(ten or twelve months)
August

February
October 1
February departure

May 1
August departure
Native English speaker

Bachelor’s degree,

2+ years teaching experience,

U.S., British, Irish, Canadian, Australian, or New Zealand citizenship
Provided
5,000-8,000 CNY/month
Urban, suburban, rural
Elementary, middle school,
high school, and/or
university students
15-25 hours/week
TEFL certification

In-country orientation

Insurance

24–hour support

Partial airfare reimbursement
upon contract completion
N/A
One semester minimum
January

May

August
February 15
May Departure

May 15
August Departure

August 15
January Departure
Native English speaker

Bachelor's degree

Upper-intermediate Spanish
language ability

TEFL Certification is often required

Preference given to
higher education background, TEFL/TESOL advanced degrees
and teaching experience

Assistance finding housing provided

350-450 $DOP/classroom hour
Urban
University students
15 hours/week
In-country orientation

Insurance

24–hour support
TEFL certification
Two semesters (10 months)
January
October 1
Native English speaker

Bachelor's degree

Upper-intermediate
Spanish skills

Preference given to
applicants with a background in
education or teaching experience

Assistance finding housing provided

200-300 $DOP/classroom hour
Rural
University students
20-40 hours/week
In-country orientation

Insurance

24–hour support
TEFL certification
One month
July
April 25
Native English speaker

Bachelor’s degree or rising junior
at an accredited four-year university

Upper-intermediate
Spanish skills
Housing with host family provided
Room and board
Rural
Primary and/or secondary school
students and/or adults
Minimum of 12 hours/week
In-country orientation

Insurance

24–hour support
TEFL certification
1 month
Summer: June

Fall: September
Summer: April 25

Fall: June 1
Bachelor’s degree or rising junior at an accredited four-year university

Upper-intermediate Spanish skills

Native English speaker
Housing with host family provided
Room and board
Rural
Primary and/or
high school students
22 ½ hours/week
In-country orientation

Insurance

24–hour support
TEFL certification
Two semesters (10-12 months)
Private school placements:
March/April
August/September

EPIK (public school) placements:
April
August
Private school placements:
May 1: August/Sept departure
November 1: March/April departure

EPIK (public school) placements:
October 1: April departure
April 1: August departure
Native English speaker

Bachelor's degree

U.S., British, Irish,
Canadian, Australian, or
New Zealand citizenship
Provided
2-2.7 Million won/month
Urban, suburban
Primary and/or high school students
25-30 hours/week
TEFL Certification,

Housing

Airfare reimbursement
if you stay for two
consecutive semesters

Weekend in-country orientation

Insurance

24–hour support
N/A
Two semesters (10-12 months)
Private school placements:
March/April
August/September

EPIK (public school) placements:
April
August
Private school placements:
May 1: August/Sept departure
November 1: March/April departure

EPIK (public school) placements:
October 1: April departure
April 1: August departure
Native English speaker

Bachelor's degree

U.S., British, Irish,
Canadian, Australian, or
New Zealand citizenship
Provided
2-2.7 Million Won/month
Urban, suburban
Primary and/or
high school students
25-30 hours/week
Housing

Airfare reimbursement
if you stay for two
consecutive semesters

Weekend in-country orientation

Insurance

24–hour support
N/A
Academic year (10 months)
September
May 15
Native English speaker

Bachelor's degree

U.S. or Canadian citizenship

Upper-intermediate to advanced Spanish
language ability

Temporary housing provided during orientation,
assistance finding housing
pre-departure and during orientation provided

€1000/month
Urban, suburban, rural
(within the community of Madrid)
Elementary, middle school,
and/or high school students
12-18 hours/week
4 night orientation
in Madrid

Temporary accommodation
upon arrival

Insurance

24–hour support
TEFL certification
Three months

January

October

March

January 30: March departure

May 15: September/October departure

November 1: January departure

Native English speaker

Bachelor's degree

U.S. or Canadian citizenship

Provided with a Spanish host family

Room and board
Suburban and
rural areas throughout the region
of Castilla-La Mancha
Elementary, middle school,
and/or high school students
12 hours/week + three hours/week of Spanish-language lessons
Two-day orientation in Toledo

Temporary accommodation
upon arrival

Insurance

24–hour support
TEFL certification
Academic Year (10 months)
August/September
May 15
Native English speaker

Bachelor's degree

U.S. or Canadian citizenship

Low-intermediate Spanish language
skills for 2-Week Immersion,

Basic Spanish language skills
for 4-Week Immersion
Temporary housing provided at
orientation, assistance finding
housing pre-departure and
during orientation provided,
but participants are encouraged
to arrive ready to begin
the housing search independently
€1000/month
Urban, suburban,
rural (within the Community of Madrid)
Elementary, middle school,
and/or high school students
12-18 hours/week
Intensive Spanish
Immersion Class
two or four weeks prior to
start of contract

Four-night orientation
in Seville or Madrid

Insurance

24–hour support
TEFL certification

Academic year (10 months)

September
February 15
Native English speaker

Bachelor's degree

experience living/working/studying in Spain

U.S. or Canadian citizenship

Advanced Spanish
language skills
Assistance finding housing pre-departure and during orientation provided, but participants are encouraged to arrive ready to begin the housing search independently
€1000/month
Urban, suburban, rural
(within the community of Madrid)
Elementary, middle school,
and/or high school students
12-18 hours/week
Two night in-depth
orientation in Madrid

Insurance

24–hour support
TEFL certification
Academic year (10 months)

One semester (7 months)
September (for academic year)

January (for one semester)
May 1:
September departure

September 1:
January departure
Native English speaker

Bachelor's degree

Must be between 22 and
35 years old

One month temporary housing provided,
assistance finding housing support
pre-departure and during orientation provided

€600/month (increases by €100 every three months)

Urban (Madrid)
Adults
10 hours/week (plus extensive travel time)
Orientation in Madrid

Insurance

24–hour support

Two-week CETS course in Madrid (Corporate English Training Specialization Course)
TEFL certification
One or two semesters
October

May
April 1: May departure

June 1: October departure
Native English speaker

Bachelor's degree

U.S, Canadian, Australian, New Zealand, British, or Irish citizenship
Provided

Minimum of 20,000 Thai baht/month

Urban, suburban, rural
Elementary, middle school,
high school and/or
university students
22 hours/week
A completion bonus of
20,000 Thai baht/month to
to support return airfare
or further adventures
for May participants who
complete two consecutive
semesters at the same school

In-country orientation

Insurance

24–hour support
TEFL certification
Two semesters
(ten or twelve months)
May
April 1
Native English speaker

Bachelor's degree in
Education, English, Math or Science

One-year teaching experience

U.S., Canadian, Irish, British, New Zealand, or Australian citizenship

TEFL Certification
preferred but not required
Provided
33,000 baht/month
Urban
Middle school students
22 hours/week
A completion bonus of
20,000 Thai baht/month to
offset the cost of return airfare
or further adventures

In-country orientation

Insurance

24–hour support
TEFL certification
*Additional time is necessary
for class preparation, meetings,
extracurricular activities,
school events, and more.
Two semesters
(10 to 12 months)
December/January

July/August
September 15
December/January departure

May 1
July/August departure
Bachelor’s degree;.

U.S., Canadian, New Zealand, Australian, United Kingdom, or Irish citizenship

TEFL certification (included in program fee)

TOEIC teaching certificate (included in program fee)

Not provided in most cases (housing is not provided in major cities, but usually provided in rural areas)

200,000 – 400,000 dong/hour
Urban, suburban, rural
Private language school students
(elementary, middle, and high school)
and/or university students
15-22 hours/week
TEFL Certification

TOEIC teaching certificate

Four-day in-country orientation

Insurance

24–hour support
N/A
Two semesters
(10 to 12 months)
December/January

August/September
September 15
December/January departure

May 1
August/September departure
Bachelor’s degree;.

U.S., Canadian, New Zealand, Australian, United Kingdom, or Irish citizenship

TEFL certification (included in program fee)

Not provided in most cases (housing is not provided in major cities, but usually provided in rural areas)

200,000 – 400,000 dong/hour
Urban, suburban, rural
Private language school students (elementary, middle, or high school) and/or university students
15-22 hours/week
TEFL Certification

One day in-country orientation

Insurance

Completion Bonus
N/A



*Additional time is necessary for class preparation, meetings, extra-curricular activities, school events, and more.

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