The Worldwide Network of the Experiment in International Living

Federation EIL is the international non-profit association which represents the global network of The Experiment in International Living (EIL.)

Federation EIL has members in 18 countries worldwide. Members are independent, nonprofit organizations without political or religious affiliation.


Each organization offers programs of cultural exchange, including homestays, foreign language training, educational group travel, voluntary community service, work exchange and other cultural immersion and customized programs.

Each year, our global members gather for the General Assembly.  In 2015, the General Assembly was hosted in Lake Taupo, New Zealand. The 2016 General Assembly will be held in Antigua, Guatemala.

For more information about Federation EIL, contact the International Office.