Transform yourself in a summer!

You are going to depart during June – August 2022, 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. 2022 program details will be updated in Dec 2021.


Program Pricing

HK$25,000 – 45,000, depending on the destination and program content.

Program fee usually includes medical insurance, local transport, meals, accommodation, activities, support and not include air ticket fare.  Precise items may vary between different programs, please feel free contact 2802 0383 for enquiry.

4 Steps to Become an Exchange Student

Spots are limited and filled first-come, first-serve. You are recommended to apply early.

Submit Application Form

When application opens, submit (1) Application form, (2) Academic reports of the past 3 years, (3) Non-refundable application fee


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