ELS merges with ILSC Education Group

Posted by ELS on 2/14/2022

ELS Educational Services, Inc. and ILSC Education Group are pleased to announce the merger of their businesses effective February 14, 2022, creating one of the largest and most diverse global education travel providers.

ILSC recently celebrated its 30th anniversary offering life-changing educational experiences in Canada, Australia, and India, some of the world’s most attractive and popular English-speaking work and study destinations.   Since 1961, ELS has helped more than 1.2 million students from over 143 countries around the world learn English quickly and effectively.  Both companies have a proven track record of leadership in international education, have won numerous industry awards, and have provided transformative learning and living experiences to well over a million international students.  A combined ILSC/ELS will provide students and business partners the extensive expertise and experience of two superb educational organizations, and an enhanced offering of programs and destinations. 

Paul Schroeder, CEO of ILSC and Curt Uehlein, CEO of ELS said “We are excited to be bringing two organizations with such rich histories and capabilities together to offer the international student community multiple options to pursue their language, higher education and career goals in three of the most popular destination countries for study abroad programs.  We are very excited that the combined offerings of ELS and ILSC will provide enhanced choices and experiences to all students.”

The company will continue to operate as ILSC and Greystone College in Australia, Canada and India and as ELS in the United States. ELS will maintain all current support and communications contacts for our customers and partners.