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

Our Global Presence

Explore new AFS programs to globalize your institution

AFS has launched a new suite of programs for universities, businesses and organizations across industries to ‘Global Up’ and develop essential skills, like collaboration, problem-solving, and cross-cultural communication, needed for personal, academic and professional development.

Connect with us to get a demonstration of the research-based, customizable and scalable AFS Global Competence Certificate (GCC) programs.
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Connect with our global community—1 million strong

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    Holding ourselves accountable: Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at AFS International

    From the AFS International Team    In June of last year, the team at AFS International issued a statement on what we were learning from the Black Lives Matter Movement. …
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    AFS Malaysia Supports Young Changemakers with Scholarships

    Ain Husniza Saiful Nizam is the first scholarship recipient of AFS Malaysia’s fundraising campaign launched in conjunction with the UN’s International Day of Living in Peace.  Board members of Yayasan…
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    Strengthening the AFS Mission Through the New A. Piatt Andrew Fund

    AFS is proud to announce the launch of the AFS A. Piatt Andrew Fund to honor the legacy of A. Piatt Andrew, the founder of the American Field Service (AFS).…
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    New Generation of AFS Students Kicks Off Their Learning Journey

    1000+ future AFS exchange students joined the AFS Global Student MeetUp, a virtual preparation for their high school study abroad programs. Participants connected with one another across countries, interacted with…
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    Future Leaders Go Digital with AFS

    Helping Future Leaders To Become Future Changemakers by Sean Reilly Sponsored Programs Manager, AFS intercultural Programs AFS is proud to present Future Changemakers: a special virtual edition of the Future Leaders…
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    What Does It Take to Treat the World as Family?

    What does it take to treat the world as family? The inaugural AFS Chat launched the new book, “World as Family: A Journey of Multi-Rooted Belongings”, by Vishakha Desai, the…

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