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

Connect with our global community—1 million strong

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    3,000 youth to participate in virtual exchange through the Global UP Americas initiative

    AFS Intercultural Programs is delighted to launch a new program to foster cross-cultural connections and global competence—the AFS Global Up Americas virtual exchange program supported by the Stevens Initiative. Over…
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    A Commitment to Supporting Active Global Citizens: AFS Global Leadership Gathers for 2023 Annual Network Meeting

    What will the AFS Network achieve in the next 5 years? That was the question on the mind of the 100+ leaders of AFS Network Organizations and Global Affiliates who…
  3. PIEoneer Awards

    AFS Global STEM Accelerators receives 2023 PIEoneer of the Year Award

    Empowering Young Women & Refugees with Pathways to STEM Education Worldwide by Sean Reilly, Director of Program Development, AFS Intercultural Programs AFS Intercultural Programs has received the 2023 PIEoneer of…
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    2022 AFS Annual Report: Dare to Reshape the World

    The world needs more active global citizens. Together with our supporters, AFS Intercultural Program helps create them. On behalf of our thousands of exchange students, host families, and volunteers, we…
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    AFS Appreciates Educators All Over the World

    by Dylan Peterson, Education Development Specialist, AFS Intercultural Programs On World Teachers’ Day, 5 October, AFS Intercultural Programs recognizes and praises the essential and tireless work of educators all over…
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    New AFS Faculty-Led Programs in Latin America

    by Cecilia Vasquez, Director AFS Guatemala  The AFS organizations in countries that form the Latin American Alliance for Intercultural Education, ALEI, are now open to host and organize faculty-led programs…

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