We deliver mission-driven impact three ways
Globalize schools and institutions with tools and programs
Expand access to intercultural education with scholarships and outreach
AFS Global You™ Adventurer
Introducing a New, 100% Online, Totally Global Program for Teens
Explore our new all virtual peer-learning program, for young people anywhere in the world to develop crucial 21st century skills like increasing flexibility, coping with challenges, building empathy and more. Participants will receive the award-winning AFS Global Competence Certificate, plus, they’ll be eligible for a discount on future study abroad programs with AFS. AFS Global You Adventurer enables young people to become Active Global Citizens.
Enrollments are open now for the next AFS Global You Adventures. Partial scholarship applications are also available.
Discover the AFS Global Conference
The virtual AFS Global Conference hosted the worldwide launch of the results of the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) Global Competence Assessment and explored their implications for students, educators, policymakers and other education stakeholders (22-23 October 2020).
THE CONFERENCE WAS ORGANIZED BY AFS INTERCULTURAL PROGRAMS IN COLLABORATION WITH THE ORGANISATION FOR ECONOMIC CO-OPERATION AND DEVELOPMENT (OECD)
Our Global Presence
Help us create change!
“Broadening the perspectives of our next generation of leaders and empowering them to communicate, negotiate and collaborate across differences is mission critical if we want to combat the rising tide of intolerance we see everywhere.”
— DANIEL OBST, PRESIDENT AND CEO OF AFS INTERCULTURAL PROGRAMS
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