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

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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 , Barcelona, Spain , and Biarritz, France connect you first-hand with language and life in a fun, unforgettable way that builds personal growth and confidence.

Spanish Immersion in
San Sebastian, Spain

Spanish Immersion in Barcelona, Spain

French Immersion in
Biarritz, France

"I'm glad I studied abroad in Europe with Horizons.  I improved my Spanish skills and met new friends. I also met a new part of myself who I didn't know before - someone who can adapt to new cultures and environments and love it!

- Jackson L. (Alumnus)

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  • A Personalized Approach to Summer Language Immersion

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    Small group sizes and dedicated support.

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    Program Directors who are teachers, travel professionals, and former study abroad students.

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    Programs that support your personal style and motivations for studying abroad.

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    Travel and medical insurance is included in tuition.

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  • Frequently Asked Questions and Helpful Information

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    International designated flights available for students who want to fly abroad with others in their group.

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    Learn more about home-stay accommodations and summer living abroad.

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  • Easy Online Enrollment and Tailored Pre-Departure Support

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    Enrollment is completely online and takes about 20 minutes. You do not need to have a passport before enrolling (this is required before traveling).

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

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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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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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)