Student Exchange Programs

Student Exchange Programs

AFS Intercultural Programs, Inc.AFS is an international non-profit organization that provides intercultural learning opportunities to help promote international understanding and a peaceful world. Among other programs, they offer the AFS Global Classroom.

American Institute for Foreign Study (AIFS) Founded in 1964, the American Institute for Foreign Study (AIFS) organizes study abroad and cultural exchange programs for more than 40,000 USA and international students each year. Each year AIFS offers 100 semester scholarships of $1,000 each (50 during the fall semester and 50 during the spring semester) and 10 summer scholarships of $500 each. AIFS also offers one full minority scholarship and five $1,000 grants to minority students each semester. For more information, please write to AIFS, 102 Greenwich Avenue, Greenwich, CT 06830, call 1-800-727-2437 or 1-203-869-9090, or send email to

Council on International Education Exchange (CIEE)For more information call 1-888-268-6245, fax 1-212-822-2699, write to Council on International Education Exchange (CEIE), 205 E 42nd Street, New York, NY 10017-5706, or send email to

Institute of International Education (IIE) The IIE is a nonprofit organization that promotes international education. They publish several useful guides, including Funding for USA Study: A Guide for Foreign NationalsEnglish Language and Orientation Programs (a guide to ESL programs in the US), Academic Year Abroad, and Vacation Study Abroad. Books can be ordered by calling 1-800-445-0443, faxing 301-953-2838, or sending email to They also provide information about the USA Fulbright Program through their affiliate, the Council for the International Exchange of Scholars (CIES). For more information about the IIE, call 1-212-984-5413 (recorded message), fax 1-212-984-5358, write to Institute of International Education (IIE), 809 United Nations Plaza, NY, NY 10017-3580, or send email to

International Education Fair  IEF is non-profit organization that helps schools recruit international students, especially in Taiwan.

IES International Education Services IES provides fee-based services to Korean students interested in studying in the US.