We deliver mission-driven impact three ways


Develop active global citizens to take action


Globalize schools and institutions with tools and programs


Expand access to intercultural education with scholarships and outreach

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    Your Essential Guide to International Education

    This International Education Week (IEW) (November 14-18, 2022) AFS celebrated the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide with a series of webinars. More than 1200 registrants from around the…
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    Global Meetup Prepares Students for AFS Exchanges

    More than 200 future AFSers from 24 countries joined the AFS Global Student MeetUp, a virtual preparation for the high school exchanges they are about to travel to. Participants connected with one…
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    AFS Staff Gather for Global Professional Development and Team Building

    The second annual AFS Staff Learning Week (November 8-10, 2022) brought together nearly 550 AFS staff from 50 AFS organizations who participated in 59 different virtual sessions that focused on…
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    Announcing the Youth Assembly Advisory Council

    AFS Intercultural Programs is proud to appoint eight outstanding young leaders to serve on the Youth Assembly Advisory Council, representing youth voices from their respective regions at the global stage.…
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    Assessing the Transformative Power of Intercultural Learning

    Intercultural exchanges have a profound impact on young people—not only on their personal growth, but also on their education and the world views they go on to hold. One of…
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    50 Teachers Begin AFS’s Full-Scholarship Virtual Program for Educators

    50 teachers from 16 countries are currently taking part in the 2022-23 Effect+ for the Classroom program – AFS’s full scholarship program for teachers who want to learn about key…

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