Transform yourself in a summer!

You are going to depart during June – August 2021, immerse yourself in a foreign language environment for short term, live with a local host family or school dormitory and study a topic at a local secondary school. Suitable for students aged 13-18 years old.

Why AFS?

  • Non-profit organization supported by voluntary host families
  • AFS was set up in 1914, now has a consultative status partnership with the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)
  • Over 12,000 participants every year and over 500,000 alumni across the globe
  • 60 network organizations and numerous exchange destination choices
  • AFS Hong Kong office sent over 4,000 participants since 1982
  • AFS summer program often involves students from all over the world to encourage real cultural exchanges

Program Eligibility

Applicants should meet the following criteria:

  •  in good health (A health certificate will be needed at the later stage of application)
  • be between 13 and 18 years of age on departure*

*Exact age requirements vary from country to country. 2021 program details will be updated on or before December 2020.


Program Pricing

HK$25,000 – 45,000, depending on the destination. Program fee includes

  • Airport Pick-up (Provided by hosting country)
  • Housing & Meals
  • Medical Insurance
  • School Fee & Materials
  • Orientation Activities and Local Support

All summer program fees are not inclusive of air ticket fare.

Ireland Program

Study STEM and English at the leading university in Ireland!

This 2-week program is going to be hosted at the famous Trinity College Dublin. Students will participate in the STEM classes led by experts like robot building and Microelectronics, also a 2-hour English class every day to improve their proficiency in English.

Outside the classroom students will also participate in different travel, culture, sports and STEM related activities. There are also various cultural exchange opportunities while living and studying with students coming from all over the world.

  • Program Date: 18 July – 1 August 2021
  • Program Fee: HK$34,000
  • Suitable Age 15 – 17

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Other Programs

We will continue to organize summer exchange programs to different countries next year. Details will be updated in December. If you are interested to receive the latest information, please leave your information below

4 Steps to Become an Exchange Student

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Apply Now

Submit (1) Application form, (2) Academic reports of the past 3 years, (3) Non-refundable application fee of HK$300

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Pass Selection

Join a selection day and let us know whether you are suitable for the program. Selected students may proceed to Stage 3


Finish Application

Join an information night and follow the instruction to finish the online application, which involves a home visit arranged by our volunteers


Prepare to Depart

After confirming by the host country, you could apply for the visa, then join the Pre-Departure Orientation Camp