Take a gap year with purpose.
Students often seek a gap year because they feel burned out. They want meaningful learning, adventure, and to make a difference. Come find your direction by seeking lasting solutions to humanity’s most critical issues.
Explore Our Gap Year Programs
Each of our programs combines:
- Cultural immersion through multiple homestays
- Meaningful field-based learning backed by an exciting curriculum
- Language learning through daily instruction and/or immersion
- Adventure with independent travel and group exploration of world heritage sites
About Thinking Beyond Borders
Thinking Beyond Borders is a 501c3 non-profit. Founded in 2007, our mission is to empower and inspire students through education to address critical global issues. Read more about the leadership Thinking Beyond Borders is bringing to the gap year market in the New York Times, Huffington Post, Time Magazine, Forbes, Fox Business, Education Week, and MSNBC. We are proud to be the very first gap year provider accredited by the American Gap Association. We also serve as co-presenters of the USA Gap Year Fairs and creators of Gap Year Advisor. You can follow TBB on Facebook, Twitter, and our blog.