ZURICH, Dec. 2, 2015 /CNW/ - EF Education First, a world leader in international education, announced today that it will expand its operations into the building at Selnaustrasse 30 known as the New Stock Exchange (Neue Börse) in downtown Zurich.
The Swiss Stock Exchange will remain in the building until 2017, at which time EF will modernize its space in preparation for 1,000 EF employees in the spring of 2018.
"This acquisition provides EF with the opportunity to strategically grow in a prominent international city where our employees can live, work and play"," said Yvonne Kolar, EF's spokesperson. "Since 1969, EF has had a strong presence in Switzerland and we look forward to continued growth in this important European market."
About EF Education First
EF Education First (http://www.ef.com) is an international education company that focuses on language, academics and cultural exchange. Founded in 1965, EF's mission is "opening the world through education." With 500 schools and offices in over 50 countries, EF is the Official Language Training Supplier of the Rio 2016 Summer Olympics. The annual EF English Proficiency Index, a global ranking of countries by their English skills, is published by EF Learning Labs, EF's innovation and research division.
SOURCE EF Education First