AFS-USA offers programs for travelers who are 18 and older to study, teach, or volunteer abroad. Turn wanderlust into an impactful experience abroad. Put global learning towards your next degree, accelerate your career development, or inspire the next generation of students. Take a full academic gap year abroad or find a shorter cultural journey for students 18 and up.

College and Teaching Programs for 18+

These opportunities abroad are specifically designed for young adults and students who are 18 and older.
Karlshochschule University 2

Intercultural Study Tour in Germany

Spend your summer on a study tour in Germany, exploring German culture in the historic city of Karlsruhe, attending intercultural classes and workshops.

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Denmark Folk College

Realize your full potential in academics and beyond in a non-formal education setting where teachers and students learn together. Note: this program does not offer college credit.

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teach in denmark

Teach in Denmark

Kickstart your career in Denmark’s excellent education system. Work with school age students and build your resume.

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Why Go Abroad with AFS at 18+?

We’re all about authentic immersion. Our programs are designed and run by local staff and volunteers who know the culture because it’s theirs. Connecting with people from different backgrounds can expand and diversify your perspectives and ways of solving problems, making you more adaptable and creative.

Ready for the adventure of a lifetime?