Program Info

Host an exchange student for 10 months, introduce a foreign member to your family, learn about foreign cultures even when staying at home, enhance ability to get along with others and foreign language proficiency.

Program application opens year-round

  • Exchange students are 15-17 years old
  • Usually arrive at the end of August and depart at the end of June next year
  • From different European, American and Asian countries
  • If you are not able to commit for one year, short-term hosting opportunities are also available.

Host family only need to

  • Provide daily meals
  • Provide a bed
  • Have unconditional love and acceptance of cultural difference

About AFS

  • Non-profit organization with education as objective
  • International organization with 60 offices around the world
  • Focus on operating exchange programs since 1914
  • AFS Hong Kong hosted nearly 900 exchange students
  • 130+ secondary schools in Hong Kong joined the program
  • Only organization that offers full-year hosting program in Hong Kong
  • Strong volunteer network that provides support and orientation activities to host families

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