Become an EF host family

EF Host Family UK

Our host families play a key role in fulfilling EF’s mission of breaking down the barriers of culture, language and geography that divide us. Become a host family for international students today and be part of this great cultural exchange.

Why host with EF?

Experience the world

Few experiences can spark interest in the world like opening up your home and becoming a host family for an international student. Being a host family with EF is a unique, rewarding, fun and educational experience for all members of the family and an opportunity to create long-lasting relationships. Hosting with EF is

Exchange cultures

With EF you’ll welcome an international student into your home. You will experience true cultural exchange and demonstrate your community to the world. As a host family you become a vital part of our students’ time abroad and their experiences, helping them to gain a deeper insight into your local culture, pick up expr

Showcase your hometown

By becoming one of our host families you give our students a chance to experience maximum cultural immersion by living as locals – with locals. Our host families become the students’ home away from home, and EF host families provide a safe and comfortable environment for our students to ensure they get the best experie

Join our host families

Our host families play a key role in fulfilling EF’s mission of breaking down the barriers of culture, language and geography that divide us. Become a host family for international students today and be part of this great cultural exchange. Offer our students a profound experience in the UK that can change their view of the world – and might change yours too.

On this site you can learn everything you need to know about becoming a host family with EF. You can browse through our most popular destinations but our host families come from all corners of the UK. Fill out the contact form below and your local host family coordinator will get back to you as soon as possible with additional information.

Start your journey today

EF is looking for host families throughout the UK, in and around our many locations. Join our host families today and offer our students a profound experience that can change their view of the world – and might change yours too.

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