The right high school study abroad program can change your life forever.

Horizons Abroad delivers an authentic approach to language & cultural immersion by focusing on living as a local in world class European destinations with academics, excursions, and homestay accommodations included. Our programs rapidly develop confidence & fluency in another language while instilling a global mindset that nurtures valuable life skills & experience.

Now Enrolling for Summer 2022
Horizons Abroad French immersion student painting with a street artist in Biarritz, France.

Live in Spain or France this summer and experience life abroad from an insider's perspective.

Led by program directors with over 2 decades of experience in education and group travel, our two and four-week sessions in San Sebastian, Spain and Biarritz, France connect you first-hand with language and life in a fun, unforgettable way that builds personal growth and confidence.

  • La Concha Beach in the foreground with the city of San Sebastian, Spain in the background.
  • Spanish Immersion and Global Citizenship in San Sebastian, Spain

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    2 and 4 week summer options

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    Conversational morning Spanish lessons

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    Afternoon cultural & travel excursions

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    2 days & nights in Madrid

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    Accommodations with a local homestay included

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    Daily breakfast and dinner included

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    Travel insurance included

  • A panoramic view of Biarritz, Frabce, home to Horizons Abroad summer French immersion programs for high school students.
  • French Immersion and Global Citizenship in Biarritz, France

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    2 and 4 week summer options

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    Conversational morning French lessons

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    Afternoon cultural & travel excursions

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    2 days & nights in Paris

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    Accommodations with a local homestay included

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    Daily breakfast and dinner included

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    Travel insurance included

  • Horizons Abroad Spanish immersion students posing atop Monte Urgull in San Sebastian, Spain.
  • Frequently Asked Questions and Helpful Information

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    Tuition includes classroom instruction, homestay accommodations, daily activities, travel excursions, and on-site support & direction.

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    Dedicated support and communication pre-program to help you prepare for studying abroad.

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    Enroll with a deposit and pay at your own pace as you prepare for your summer.

Broaden Your Horizons with True Immersion

Growth through travel

Be a world traveler, not a tourist. What you'll experience with Horizons Abroad is designed to challenge and nurture you while building life-long skills in a way that's only attainable through study abroad.

Build your language skills

Immersion abroad is the best way to build your ability and confidence speaking another language. Practice your speaking with native speakers throughout your day and you will rapidly improve both comprehension and communication.

Iconic European Cities

Study French in the Surf Capital of Europe, or study Spanish in a city world-renowned for it's culinary traditions. Our destinations are curated based on their safety and manageability for teens.

Academically Focused

High school study abroad is an investment in your future. Our programs in Spain and France are curated and designed to challenge you in your language skills while having the time of your life abroad.

Fun & Inspiring

Who ever said learning can't be fun? From surfing and white-water rafting to visiting world-class museums and improving your language skills through daily situations like grocery shopping and eating out - Horizons Abroad programs offer a way to see the world in the most fun way.

Safe & Supportive

Our Program Directors are driven by their own high school study abroad experiences and personally lead each group with passion and understanding. Our on-site bilingual directors are available to students 24 / 7.

"I traveled to San Sebastián and Biarritz with a group of students for years. John and Mark were our go-to guys on these trips, facilitating the language school, cultural activities, and homestays. They are knowledgeable, patient, fun, and great with high school travelers.

They really take the stress off and make the experience seamless and easy. In short, I wouldn’t take students to San Sebastián or Biarritz without Mark and John as my leaders on the ground."

- Andrew J., School Administrator in Dallas, TX

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Every journey starts with a single step. Our Program Directors are standing by to answer all of your questions so that you can feel confident about your choice.

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Please also feel free to call us directly at (888) 512 - 2470 or email us at info@yourhorizonsabroad.com. We work to respond to all emails within 24 hours.

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Our students come from across the United States and range in ages from 14 to 18 years old. You're always invited to travel with a friend, though most travel independently. Our small group sizes (12-20 per session) ensure personalized care and attention along every step of the way.

Read what former students have to say...

"The Spanish classes were extremely well-taught, and my home stay family was so supportive in helping me learn the language better and use it in every day life."

- David L.  - (Student - Texas)

"From living with our host family, to trying new foods & visiting museums and monuments around the city, we learned a ton and always had fun!"

- Haley H. - (Student, Texas)

"I discovered how much I loved Spanish when I realized that I was becoming friends with my host mother who spoke no English"

- Jack P. - (Student, California)

"Mark and John really connect with our students as they help them adapt to new situations."

- Julie J. - (Educator, Westlake High School, Texas)