Gap Year Programs With Kaplan

Explore the world as you learn with one of our bespoke Gap Year programs

Why Choose a GAP Year with Kaplan?

A gap year is an exciting time in a young person’s life where you usually spend a year or semester travelling the world and having wild adventures before pursuing further education / a career – but did you know that it’s possible to embark on a gap year that’s both fun AND professionally beneficial? At Kaplan, our Gap Year programs allow you to completely immerse yourself in a different culture – all while learning a new language at one of our worldwide schools! 

Long Term Immersion
Make international connections

Embark on exciting adventures with new friends from across the globe and make lifelong memories and international connections while you learn together. 

International Connections
Explore the world

Immerse yourself in different cultures and discover some of the world’s best landmarks, scenery, and cuisine when you study at one of our worldwide locations. 

Broaden Your Knowledge
Gain valuable skills

With our expert teaching and top of the range facilities, you’ll develop priceless language skills that will enhance your CV and increase your chances of success. 

Our Gap Year programs

Choose from a variety of programs and create your perfect gap year experience. Designed to suit all your language goals, our courses are made to ensure you get the most out of your trip. 

Gap Year 

Choose between our General English, Intensive English, or Semi-Intensive English courses in schools across stunning locations in the UK, USA, Ireland, and Canada.

Gap Year + Certificate (TOEFL, IELTS, CAM)

Receive specialist guidance while studying for the TOEFL, IELTS or CAM language certificates and achieve the best grade – and future – possible.

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Gap Year + Multilingual (with Alpadia Language School)

Open even more doors when you learn French or German (or both!) with Alpadia Language Schools across France, Germany, and Switzerland.

Gap Year + Work Readiness

Develop your professional skills and build international connections with our elective Business classes and exclusive networking events in addition to your English course.

Don’t see your ideal course? Please contact one of our advisors to discuss all options. 

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Gap Year Destinations

Whether you want to spend your gap year relaxing by the beach, hiking up picturesque mountains or sipping cocktails in a bustling city, we have the perfect location for you. Choose from one of our worldwide schools below and begin your gap year journey. 

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United Kingdom

Gap Year programs in the UK available in cities across London, Manchester, Liverpool, Bath, and others

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Gap Year programs in Canada available in schools across Toronto and Vancouver.

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United States

Gap Year programs in the US available in cities across New York, Los Angeles, Seattle, and others.

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Spend your Gap Year in Ireland at our school in Dublin.

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Study French at our Alpadia schools in Paris, Nice, Lyon, and Biarritz.

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Study German at our Alpadia schools in Berlin, Freiburg, and Frankfurt.

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Study German or French at our Alpadia schools in Leysin, Montreux and Engelberg.

Why take a gap year abroad with Kaplan?

Outstanding schools located in stunning destinations worldwide
80 years of excellence in education
80 Years of Excellence in Education
Broaden Your Knowledge
Bespoke K+ Learning System and Resources
Fun and extensive social programs
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