Get More Out of Your Gap Year Abroad

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Join CIEE on a Gap Year Abroad in one of 15 amazing locations worldwide! Whether you choose to focus your experience on language proficiency, community service, or an internship, all our programs combine classroom academics, cultural activities and independent travel to maximize learning and fun while you’re abroad.

Want to get more out of your gap year experience? Apply now and get $400 off. Spend it next fall on extra excursions and fun!


Ready to Call These Places Home?

Costa Rica

Welcome to the jungle!


Explore the city of lights!


Discover the facets of Tokyo!

How does it work?


Each CIEE Gap program has a different deadline, so make sure to check what the official deadline is published on the web page of the CIEE Gap Year Abroad program of your choice, and simply submit your completed application 4 weeks before that date. A $400 tuition discount will be applied and show on your online CIEE account.

Please note that discount only applies to traveling participants and is not transferable or redeemable for cash value. Any further questions? Reach out at


Gap Year Stats

  • 93%

    Gap year participants said their gap year helped develop their communication skills.

  • 98%

    Gap year participants said they developed as an individual after having completed a gap year.

  • 96%

    CIEE Gap Year Abroad alumni said that their language skills improved as a result of their participation on the CIEE Gap Year Abroad program!

More About Gap Year


CIEE is accredited by the Gap Year Association.  It has demonstrated excellence in the field of gap year education having passed all required standards which are approved by the US Department of Justice.