Whether you want to study abroad, learn another language or host a foreign student in your home. AFS has the right program for you! Our staffs and volunteers are waiting to help make your intercultural learning experience the best time of your life.
Forget your comfort zone, become a global citizen with AFS
Scholarships & Grants
AFS is committed to helping young people to go abroad regardless of their financial situation. That’s why AFS works with corporate and community sponsors and individual donors to help finance AFS programs through full and partial scholarships.
Welcome a new family member
Host an AFSer
Expose your family to a world outside of their own by helping an international student achieve her global dreams. Explore a new culture and share your family life and traditions.
Experience your world through the eyes of a young person from another country
“Being a host family is both a challenge and a pleasure. We are watching a complete stranger become close to us, and how we are becoming important to him. It’s almost two months since Mateo arrived and he already has a place in our family. We are teaching him about life in Serbia, and learning about life in Sicily. When our relatives call, the first thing they ask is no longer ‘How are you doing?’, but ‘What is Mateo up to?’.”
—Tijana Marjanovic, host sister from Serbia
Ready to change the world?
Volunteer for AFS
Explore your potential and pick from a choice of roles and flexible schedules. Benefit from our exceptional volunteer training program, develop your leadership skills and help others learn how to live together.