Can you imagine travelling to the other side of the world, going to school in another country, living with a new family, learning a new language and experiencing a new culture?

Then the AFS YEAR program is just for you.

The benefits of an AFS exchange are more than just the excitement, fun, and adventure. An AFS experience will also develop a lot of the skills that are critical to success in your future studies, career and personal life. An international AFS exchange is a challenge and a unique adventure. It is for teenagers and adults who are after the extraordinary.
With AFS you don't have to be a top student and have the best grades to go overseas. What you will need is a commitment to education and your community as well as energy, drive and a desire to achieve. You must also have a genuine interest in people and the world around you.

AFS has a range of different programs to choose from. No matter if you're a high school student, a recent high school graduate, a university student -AFS has a program to suit you. And with more than 57 countries the opportunities with AFS are almost unlimited.

Countries which participants can choose from but not limited to include:
  • France
  • China
  • Denmark
  • Germany
  • Belgium
  • Japan
  • USA**
‚Äč**Information regarding what program cost to USA covers can be found here.