Project 5.6

5 countries. 6 months. A life-changing experience.

Project 5.6 is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to travel to 5 different countries in 6 months. Along the way you’ll impact the future generation as you teach children in refugee camps, share life across meals with locals, collaborate on cultural research projects, and hang out with local university students. Did we mention that you’ll also get to experience some of the world’s most stunning places along the way? Places as unbelievable as Angkor Wat in Cambodia, the Mongolian Steppe, the Great Wall of China, and the Hagia Sophia in Turkey. This unique program is for people of all ages. If you feel like you're ready to move quickly through the application and acceptance process, then try Fast Track. If you would rather start with a phone call with one of our advisors, then visit the Get Started page.

Project 5.6 Experiences

Click on the red countries below to learn more about them.


Cultural Host 🇨🇳 ||| When you live overseas you can invite friends and family to visit you! When they’re in town you can explore amazing places like the Terracotta Army in Xi’an, China 🇨🇳😎. What are some amazing sites that people should visit in your country?! ||| Photo: @jonnywu ||| #WEAREELIC #elic #elicengage #china #terracottawarriors

October 19, 2017

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@tjclay3 prepares for class at Hebei Institute of International Business and Economics in Qinhuangdao, China 🇨🇳 ||| Photo: @tjclay3 ||| #WEAREELIC #elic #china

October 18, 2017

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Team Changchun & Siping! ||| Photo: @danielsbrowne ||| #WEAREELIC #elicengage #eilc #china #🇨🇳

October 17, 2017

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Where Should You Go? ||| Having trouble knowing where you should serve overseas? Take our custom quiz to find out where we think you should go! Click the link on our profile and share the results with us in the comments! ||| Photo: @noahinlaos ||| #laos #elicengage #elic #WEAREELIC

October 16, 2017

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One of the greatest joys of working abroad is getting to know your students outside of the classroom. ||| Photo: @adw11689 ||| #WEAREELIC #elicengage #elic #china

October 15, 2017

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Team Vientiane goes manly for @mafferty1’s birthday ||| #laos #elicengage #WEAREELIC #elic ||| Photo: @shana.beers |||

October 14, 2017

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ELIC On The Move ||| Our team is always on the road. Chances are we’ll be traveling to where you live, go to school, or where you have friends and family. We’d love to get together, buy you and your friends coffee, or just share updates about our newest programs overseas. We love connecting and catching up with you, but we also love meeting those closest to you. Each week on our Instagram stories we’ll share with you where we are for the next couple weeks. See someone you know from ELIC coming to your town? Direct message them! Want to meet up or know of someone who should learn about ELIC? Direct message us! We'd love to get together and catch-up! Watch our Instagram story today to learn more. ||| #WEAREELIC #elicengage #elic

October 12, 2017

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Cookie Creations 🍪 ||| These students experienced their first cookie-baking with Abby a couple weeks ago. What a SWEET way to transition into your first year overseas with ELIC! ||| Photo: @abbstractwilson23 ||| #elicengage #elic #WEAREELIC #china #harbin

October 11, 2017

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Simple Connections 🍨 ||| “To no ones surprise I stick out on campus. Though most days I wish I didn’t get stared at every time I walked to class, there are times when I’m thankful to be a foreigner. Every once in a while there is someone who is brave enough to come and talk to me, and I’ve met many of my Lao friends this way, including these two girls. They speak little English and my Lao often comes out as a jumbled mess of words, but fortunately for us the joy of eating ice cream is a universal language.” ||| Photo: @danifair09 ||| #elic #WEAREELIC #laos #elicengage

October 10, 2017

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