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Become an exchange student and study abroad!

If you are a high-school student from Greece, you have the opportunity to discover the #AFSeffect! With 70+ years of connecting lives across cultures, AFS will give you an authentic and immersive experience. Our programs are led by locals in the communities you’ll join. AFS staff, volunteers, and host families will welcome you to a second home. Where do you want to go?

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Balkan States and Asia Minor

Who is our ideal candidate?

The applications will be open to students in Autumn 2022 who are currently studying in the 3rd grade of the secondary school or in the 1st, 2nd or 3rd grade of the high school and necessarily born between 01.01.2005 and 31.12.08 (and who in the academic year 2023- 24 will be in the 1st, 2nd, 3rd class in high school or they will have just graduated from high school always within age limits). Full-scholarship, partial-scholarship, and paid programs are available.
The application form is in English and the selected candidates for the full-scholarship and partial-scholarship awards will be further evaluated after the application process. Further details will be provided to those selected candidates.
We conduct a selection process that focuses on academic merit, diversity and inclusion, as well as personal attributes that best position you for a successful program abroad. Emphasis will be placed on identifying full scholarship recipients from underserved, underrepresented, and lower-income communities across Greece.
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How can I become an AFSer?

You’ve explored AFS programs online or met us in person. Now you are ready to apply! Here's what to expect on your intercultural journey with AFS:
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Find a program and start applying

Our application is thorough because us knowing some key things about you will help us make your AFS experience amazing. If you’re stuck, ask us anything!

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You’ve been selected!

Not everyone becomes an AFS student. Your application, interviews and recommendations tell us how ready you are for an international student exchange. Now the fun begins!

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Attend your AFS Orientation Session

AFS orientation sessions (before, during and after your program) will help you navigate personal and cultural growth opportunities while you’re abroad.

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Jump on a plane and meet the world

Dedicated AFS volunteers, host families, and staff are prepared to make your AFS experience an intercultural learning adventure you’ll never forget.