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Develop active global citizens to take action


Globalize schools and institutions with tools and programs


Expand access to intercultural education with scholarships and outreach

Connect with our global community—1 million strong

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    Educating Young People to Care for the World

    by Veronica Boix Mansilla, AFS Education Committee Chair, and Principal Investigator and Executive Committee member at Project Zero at Harvard Graduate School of Education We live in remarkable times. Over the…
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    Anyone, Anywhere Can Take Action: How AFS Creates the Changemakers and Volunteers of Tomorrow

    by Lucas Welter, Chief Organizational Development & Strategy Officer, AFS Intercultural Programs AFS has a vast potential for creating a positive change. We know that from our alumni. Research shows that…
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    The Future is Blended: In-Person Study Abroad Meets Virtual Exchanges

    by Efrem Fisher, Chief Programs Officer, AFS Intercultural Programs Meet any AFS alumni and there’s a good chance they will tell you that their AFS experience changed their life. Better still,…
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    180 Full Scholarships Available for the Next Generation of STEM Leaders

    Applications are now open for the AFS Global STEM Academies, a full scholarship program for active global citizens who are energized to help solve some of today’s biggest global challenges.…
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    AFS Announces New International Board of Trustees Members

    AFS Intercultural Programs has added new members, Victor Oporto (Argentina) and Eloise Dolan (Australia), to the AFS International Board of Trustees. They will bring in their extensive experience and skills…
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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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