Let AFS guide your intercultural adventure

Go abroad with AFS to discover who you really are, make new lifetime friendships and immerse yourself in a fascinating intercultural experience.
TEEN PROGRAMS (UNDER 18 YEARS OLD)

Our learning program will prepare you for an amazing AFS intercultural experience. The program begins at your home country with a pre-departure orientation and continues with orientations and other supported learning activities and facilitated conversations will help you maximize your experience, cope the challenges of navigating a new culture and community and gain knowledge, skills, and a global understanding, throughout your time abroad, and as you return to you home country. AFS volunteers will be there to support and guide you and your host family through your learning journey abroad.

A. North America

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Canada

Home to over two million lakes and even more amazing people!

B. Europe

Austria

Austria

Europe's meeting place. Where ski tradition runs deep.

Jyväskylä, Finland

Finland

A wonderland for those who love the outdoors

Germany

Germany

Small villages out of fables and the future of urban living

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Italy

Creativity and innovation keeping history and tradition alive

Poland

Poland

History among cobblestone streets

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Russia

Experience centuries of a unique rich heritage

Nezbudská Lúčka, Slovakia, Branislav Knappek

Slovakia

A beautiful setting at the geographic center of Europe

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Sweden

Connect with nature—all the way to the Artic Circle

Andermatt, Esteban Araya

Switzerland

Winding roads to the most amazing slopes...and chocolate!

Turkey

Turkey

A culture that bridges continents

C. Latin America

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Bolivia

Geographically blessed by majestic mountains

Brazil

Brazil

A country bursting with festivities!

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Chile

A country of surprising contrasts and extreme beauty

Santa Marta, Colombia

Colombia

Where you can drink the world's best coffee and dance vallenato

Aerial view of western Costa Rica

Costa Rica

The meeting point of nature and cultures of North and South America

Ecuador

Ecuador

Blessed with diverse geography of tropical coastal plain and luxuriant rainforests

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Honduras

Natural rainforest, ancient ruins, treasures below the sea, it's all here!

Santa María Colotepec, Mexico, Cristina Cerda

Mexico

A giant of culture and liveliness

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Peru

Magical peaks and historic cities

D. Asia

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China

Where thousands of years of tradition merge with the future

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India

Over a billion people, countless wonders

Japan

Japan

Tradition, technology & transformation

E. Africa

Egypt

Egypt

A journey to the cradle of civilization

F. Oceania