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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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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

  • 10/01/2014 : 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...

  • 10/01/2014 : 08:00 PM - 09:00 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! ...

  • 10/04/2014 : 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM

    IL - Fermilab Seed Harvest Service Project

    Help harvest tall grass prairie seeds from 10-2. free lunch provided. AFS students, their families and friends, returnees and sending students are all invited to help. Earn service hours and have...

  • 10/05/2014 : 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...

  • 10/05/2014 : 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! ...

  • 10/07/2014 : 06:30 PM - 08:00 PM

    WI - AFS Info Night

    Join us for an information session on opportunities to study abroad in high school with AFS. This session is ideal for students interested in applying for AFS study abroad programs and their pare...

  • 10/07/2014 : 08:00 PM - 09:00 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! ...

  • 10/08/2014 : 08:00 PM - 09:00 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...

  • 10/12/2014 : 06:00 PM - 07:00 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...

  • 10/13/2014 : 07:00 PM - 08:00 PM

    CA - AFS Study Abroad Information Night

    Meet current exchange students from Germany as well as high school students who recently returned from AFS programs in Costa Rica and Ghana! Learn about your opportunities to study abroad with AF...

  • 10/15/2014 : 04:00 PM - 05:00 PM

    CT - Human Rights and STEM Event

    Learn how human rights issues can provide a framework for understanding the interplay of scientific, economic, and social pursuits. RSVP today to learn about: AFS-USA group programs to ...

  • 11/08/2014 : 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM

    NY - Local AFS Celebration and International Bazaar

    Join us for the 2nd Annual Celebration of our local AFS area team, E-Z Pass. Enjoy exchanging cultures (and international snacks!) while socializing with the AFS-USA family. Learn about our loc...

 

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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