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AFS has been leading international high school student exchange for more than 65 years.

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The AFS-USA Second Century Campaing In this milestone anniversary of our founding organization, the American Field Service, AFS-USA launched the Second Century Campaign to help realize its new strategic plan and to ensure that our critical work will grow and sustain in excellence for the next 100 years.

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afs educatorsAFS transforms lives through experiential learning, working with teachers and students to expand understanding between people, countries and cultures worldwide.

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Returnees

afs study abroadAFS participants return home to a lifelong connection with the AFS Family. As a Returnee, explore the ways you can stay involved with AFS and inspire others by sharing your experience.

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Events

  • 08/06/2015 : 07:00 PM - 08:00 PM

    Online Parent Session - Interested Students

    Is your student thinking about going abroad? Attend this webinar to learn about the history of AFS, the current AFS safety and support network, information on program tuition and scholarships, an...

  • 08/09/2015 : 11:00 AM - 07:00 PM

    NY - AFS Booth New Paltz Bon-Odori Japanese Dance Festival

    Stop by the AFS booth at the 5th annual Bon-Odori Japanese Dance Festival in New Paltz: http://www.bonodori.org/.  Enjoy traditional Japanese dance and food. Learn about the festival of Obon...

  • 08/14/2015 : 06:30 PM - 08:00 PM

    WA - AFS-USA Scholarships for High School Students to Study Abroad

    AFS-USA invites you to learn more about scholarship opportunities for high school students to study abroad on year and summer programs. AFS-USA (formerly the American Field Service), a 501(c)(3)...

  • 08/18/2015 : 08:00 AM - 09:30 AM

    WA - AFS-USA Scholarships for High School Students to Study Abroad

    AFS-USA invites you to learn more about scholarship opportunities for high school students to study abroad on year and summer programs. AFS-USA (formerly the American Field Service), a 501(c)(3)...

  • 08/18/2015 : 05:30 PM - 07:00 PM

    WA - AFS-USA Scholarships for High School Students to Study Abroad

    AFS-USA invites you to learn more about scholarship opportunities for high school students to study abroad on year and summer programs. AFS-USA (formerly the American Field Service), a 501(c)(3)...

  • 08/18/2015 : 07:00 PM - 08:00 PM

    Study Abroad 101 - Online Info Session

    Want to study abroad, but not sure where to begin? If you’re ready to explore the world with AFS but need a hand getting started, register for an Online Info Session! What to Expect: An AFS ...

  • 08/20/2015 : 08:30 AM - 10:00 AM

    WA - AFS-USA Scholarships for High School Students to Study Abroad

    AFS-USA invites you to learn more about scholarship opportunities for high school students to study abroad on year and summer programs. AFS-USA (formerly the American Field Service), a 501(c)(3)...

  • 08/20/2015 : 04:00 PM - 05:30 PM

    WA - AFS-USA Scholarships for High School Students to Study Abroad

    AFS-USA invites you to learn more about scholarship opportunities for high school students to study abroad on year and summer programs. AFS-USA (formerly the American Field Service), a 501(c)(3)...

  • 08/23/2015 : 03:00 PM - 05:00 PM

    OR- AFS Welcome Home Event

    This is a little get together for recent Returnees. Meet people who have gone abroad, while forming lasting friendships! We will help you prepare for the road to reintegration into American cultu...

  • 08/26/2015 : 06:00 PM - 06:45 PM

    CO - AFS Study Abroad Info. Night

    This is the perfect opportunity to learn about scholarships and study abroad adventures for high school and gap year students with AFS Intercultural Programs.  Come with questions!  Bri...

  • 08/27/2015 : 07:00 PM - 08:00 PM

    Study Abroad 101 - Online Info Session

    Want to study abroad, but not sure where to begin? If you’re ready to explore the world with AFS but need a hand getting started, register for an Online Info Session! What to Expect: An AFS ...

  • 09/16/2015 : 06:00 PM - 07:00 PM

    CO - AFS Study Abroad Info. Night

    AFS Intercultural Programs offers study abroad opportunities for high school and gap year students to more than 40 different countries.  Come to ask questions and learn more about the offeri...

  • 09/24/2015 : 06:00 PM - 07:00 PM

    CO - AFS Study Abroad Info. Night

    Are you ready for your next adventure?  It's time to explore the world!  This is your opportunity to learn more about how to study abroad during high school or as a gap year.  ...

  • 10/21/2015 : 05:00 PM - 06:00 PM

    CO - AFS Study Abroad Info. Night

    Short term adventures are on offer for students in 8th-grade and up!  Full academic year and semester programs are available for high school and gap year students to more than 40 different c...

  • 11/05/2015 : 06:00 PM - 07:00 PM

    CO - AFS Study Abroad Info. Night

    This is an informal opportunity to ask questions and learn about scholarships and study abroad for high school and gap year students with AFS Intercultural Programs.  Bring your family and f...

  • 11/17/2015 : 06:30 PM - 07:30 PM

    CO - AFS Study Abroad Info. Night

    Learn a new language, enjoy a new culture, expand your world!  AFS Intercultural Programs is an international non-profit that provides study abroad opportunities for high school and gap year...

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To speak with an AFS USA Representative, call 1-800-AFS-INFO. Hours: (Pacific Standard Time): Monday-Friday 9 AM-5 PM, Sunday: 10 AM-6 PM.

In case of an emergency involving an AFS participant outside of our business hours, please call 1-800-876-2376 and speak with the AFS Duty Officer.

Parents with questions about studying abroad with AFS, please also visit this page.