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

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Study in another country and connect with culture.

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Share your life with an AFS Exchange Student.

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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

  • 07/22/2014 : 07:30 PM - 08:30 PM

    AFS - LGBTQ Informational Webinar

    Event Details This webinar is for students who have been accepted to an AFS program and have questions about LGBTQ issues while abroad. Students and their families will learn about some of...

  • 07/23/2014 : 07:00 PM - 08:00 PM

    Study Abroad 101 - Online Info Session

    Event Details 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! ...

  • 07/23/2014 : 07:30 PM - 08:30 PM

    AFS Path: The Application and Beyond

    Interested in making your AFS application process as easy as possible? Join an AFS Path Online Session and learn how to cruise through your application quickly and painlessly, while also explorin...

  • 07/27/2014 : 04:00 PM - 06:00 PM

    IL - AFS Ice Cream Social

    Your feedback from our Chicago Volunteer Assembly in February asked for more informal AFS get togethers!  An Ice Cream Social in July!  This is a time where you can just mingle and talk...

  • 07/27/2014 : 04:00 PM - 05:00 PM

    Online Parent Session - Interested Students

    Event Details 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...

  • 07/27/2014 : 06:00 PM - 07:00 PM

    Study Abroad 101 - Online Info Session

    Event Details 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! ...

  • 07/28/2014 : 07:00 PM - 08:00 PM

    Hosting 101 - Online Info Session

    Are you considering becoming an AFS Host Family? Take this one hour information session to learn about what it is like to be an AFS host family! We will touch on many topics, including the benefits...

  • 07/29/2014 : 07:30 PM - 08:30 PM

    Online Parent Session: Current Applicants

    Strictly for parents of students who are already working on their AFS application and preparing for their program abroad, this webinar touches not only on the application process, but also on wha...

  • 07/30/2014 : 07:30 PM - 08:30 PM

    AFS Path: The Application and Beyond

    Interested in making your AFS application process as easy as possible? Join an AFS Path Online Session and learn how to cruise through your application quickly and painlessly, while also explorin...

  • 07/31/2014 : 07:00 PM - 08:00 PM

    Study Abroad 101 - Online Info Session

    Event Details 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! ...

  • 08/02/2014 : 10:00 AM - 06:00 PM

    CA - Nihonmachi Street Fair

    AFS will be hosting a booth at the Nihonmachi Street Fair. AFS staff, volunteers, and returnees will be talking about the AFS mission, cultural exchange opportunities and what life is like as an ...

  • 08/03/2014 : 10:00 AM - 06:00 PM

    CA - Nihonmachi Street Fair

    AFS will be hosting a booth at the Nihonmachi Street Fair. AFS staff, volunteers, and returnees will be talking about the AFS mission, cultural exchange opportunities and what life is like as an ...

  • 08/03/2014 : 07:00 PM - 08:00 PM

    Online Parent Session - Interested Students

    Event Details 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...

  • 08/06/2014 : 07:30 PM - 08:30 PM

    AFS Path: The Application and Beyond

    Interested in making your AFS application process as easy as possible? Join an AFS Path Online Session and learn how to cruise through your application quickly and painlessly, while also exploring ...

  • 08/07/2014 : 07:00 PM - 08:00 PM

    Online Parent Session - Interested Students

    Event Details 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...

  • 08/07/2014 : 07:30 PM - 08:30 PM

    Online Parent Session: Current Applicants

    Strictly for parents of students who are already working on their AFS application and preparing for their program abroad, this webinar touches not only on the application process, but also on wha...

  • 08/10/2014 : 07:00 PM - 08:00 PM

    Hosting 101 - Online Info Session

    Are you considering becoming an AFS Host Family? Take this one hour information session to learn about what it is like to be an AFS host family! We will touch on many topics, including the benefits...

  • 08/12/2014 : 07:30 PM - 08:30 PM

    Online Parent Session: Current Applicants

    Strictly for parents of students who are already working on their AFS application and preparing for their program abroad, this webinar touches not only on the application process, but also on wha...

  • 08/18/2014 : 07:00 PM - 08:00 PM

    Hosting 101 - Online Info Session

    Are you considering becoming an AFS Host Family? Take this one hour information session to learn about what it is like to be an AFS host family! We will touch on many topics, including the benefi...

  • 09/14/2014 : 10:00 AM - 06:00 PM

    CA - AFS at the Solano Stroll

    AFS San Francisco Bay Ara will be hosting a booth and walking in the parade at the Solano Stroll. AFS staff, volunteers, returnees, and host families will be talking about the AFS mission, cultur...

 

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.

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