Program Info

Host an exchange student for one academic year and introduce a foreign student to your school. AFS will also provide a school talk to share overseas exchange and scholarship opportunities with your students.

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
  • All secondary schools in Hong Kong are welcome to apply

Host school only need to

  • Provide daily lunches or lunch allowance
  • Provide travel allowance
  • Provide necessary items like textbooks and school uniforms
  • Exempt from school fee, tong fai, air conditioning fee and other miscellaneous fee
  • Assist AFS in securing a host family for the exchange student

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 hosted 900+ exchange students so far
  • 130+ secondary schools in Hong Kong joined the program
  • Only organization that offers full-year hosting program in Hong Kong

Intercultural Fair

Intercultural Fair was AFS’s annual school event, where foreign exchange students introduced the cultures of their countries through activities and created intercultural exchange opportunities for local secondary school and primary school students. In 2018 AFS hosted 3 fairs with 1600+ participants coming from 110+ schools.

In the future when situation allows, we will continue to organize Intercultural Fair and other intercultural learning activities for schools, and host schools will be invited to join.

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