Introducing AFS Global You™ Adventurer, A 100% Online, Totally Global Program for Teens

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EXPLORE THE WORLD FROM HOME, MAKE NEW FRIENDS, BECOME A GLOBAL CITIZEN AND EXPERIENCE NEW CULTURES!

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. At a time when understanding others is more important than ever, this new online program, AFS Global You Adventurer, enables young people to become Active Global Citizens.

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.

Enrollments are open now for the next AFS Global You Adventures to start on August 4 and August 18.

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Our Global Presence

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Alumni

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AFS Prize for Young Global Citizens

This annual AFS Prize will recognize one extraordinary young person for their commitment to improving the global community with a US$10,000 cash prize, participation at the AFS Global Conference, international recognition and membership in the AFS community of young and active global citizens.

Applications for the 2020 AFS Prize for Young Global Citizens closed on 28 July 2020. The winner will be announced at the AFS Global Conference.

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We deliver mission-driven impact three ways

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Develop active global citizens to take action

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Globalize schools and institutions with tools and programs

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Expand access to intercultural education with scholarships and outreach

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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