Study Abroad

Discover the world as a YFU Exchange Student and embark on the adventure of a lifetime!

The A-Z of studying abroad with YFU

With the support of our network of more than 50 national YFU organizations and volunteer groups around the world, YFU programmes have a reputation of maintaining the highest quality in the field of international exchange.

We strongly believe that our largest opportunity to change the world is through instilling the insights, knowledge and understanding new generations need to succeed in an interdependent and multicultural world.

Exchange can open your eyes to different possibilities for further study or for future employment as well as giving you a unique experience that you cannot have at any other time in your life with memories and new friends that last a lifetime.

Thousands of learners around the world, their families, host families and other volunteers have joined us. Why donĀ“t you?

Exchange Student Stories

A South African in Switzerland
"I had the most adventurous and breathtaking year...
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Robyn’s Exchange to Germany
"I was given the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity...
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Nia’s Magical Exchange to Japan
"I experienced things in Japan that I would never be able to at home...
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Learn more about our Exchange Programmes

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How to apply for your exchange
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Why go on Exchange?
Why you should go on exchange!
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High School Exchange
YFU High School Programmes
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YFU Destinations
Discover 25+ YFU destinations!
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Specialization Options
Sports, music, arts, fashion...
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Fees & Funding
How to fund your exchange
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