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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    Reconnected and Re-energized in 2022: AFS Global Leadership Gathers for Annual Network Meeting

    Close to 200 representatives of 64 AFS Network Organizations and Global Affiliates gathered at the 2022 AFS Network Meeting in Athens, Greece from May 6 to May 8. After two…
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    Active Global Citizenship and SDGs in Focus of the ECOSOC Youth Forum Side Event

    On April 18, 2022, the UN Department of Global Communications (DGC) and AFS Intercultural Programs partnered for a side event at the 2022 ECOSOC Youth Forum. The interactive workshop titled,…
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    Creating a Stronger Educational Vision For All AFS Stakeholders

    AFS provides transformative learning journeys: through our educational programs and offers, we put learners at the center, guiding and supporting them along the way. AFS participants reflect on how they…
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    AFS Facilitator selected for Stevens Initiative’s 2022 Virtual Exchange Academy

    This year’s Virtual Exchange Academy, organized and run by the Stevens Initiative, a key AFS partner and strong ally in the international education field, featured 80 educators from 20 countries…
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    New Global Up Program, Just for Educators

    Today’s classrooms require teachers who know how to leverage diversity, create inclusive learning environments and prepare students for an interdependent world. Launching today, the new AFS Global Up Educator provides…
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    Calling Young Global Leaders: Dare to Reshape the World

    Apply now for the 27th Youth Assembly | August 12-14, 2022 in NYC  The talent, drive, and innovation of youth is key to achieving a better world. To provide a…

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