Program Info

Immerse in a foreign language environment for 9-10 months, study at a local secondary school and live with a host family.

2024-25 program is accepting applications

  • Estimated to depart in August – September 2024 and return in June – July 2025
  • Suitable for Hong Kong students aged 15-18.5
  • Program fee including air ticket HK$143,000-190,000 (Depend on country)

Why AFS?

  • Non-profit organization with education as objective
  • Live in safe local community with strong support volunteer network and 24-hour emergency contact number
  • Study at reputable schools, mostly secondary schools attended by the host family’s children themselves
  • Focus on operating exchange programs since 1914
  • 60 offices around the world – Numerous exchange country choices
  • International organization with 500,000+ global alumni
  • 4000+ Hong Kong students joined the program

Join a Seminar

AFS staff is going to organize a seminar on 21 October 2023 (Sat) at 11:00 am – 12:00 pm to introduce AFS Year Exchange Program details and answer all your questions. The location is AFS office (8/F, Shun Feng International Centre, 182 Queen’s Road East, Wan Chai). Please fill in the below registration form and you will receive a confirmation email.

AFS will also host a sharing session at 23 September (Sat), which cordially invites Former Principal of Li Po Chun United World College of Hong Kong (LPCUWC), Dr. Arnett Edwards. He will share insights on what skills and traits are in demand for the future and the role of education in empowering young people. AFS also invites four AFS returnees currently working in different fields. They will share their personal educational backgrounds, career paths, and how these choices shape their unique future. Please click here to learn more and register.


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As long as you are physically and mentally healthy, fulfill the age, language or academic requirements listed on the ‘Destination’ page, you could be an AFSer too!

2024-25 program is accepting applications. Please click the below button to learn more about the application procedure and apply!

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