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The school-based year program is designed to provide the students with the opportunity to become part of the German culture while living with a host family and attending classes at a local high school. School attendance is mandatory, as are certain AFS orientations and activities.

Eligibility Requirements

-Basic English knowledge is required, German knowledge would be recommended.

-Age: 15years 6month(s) to 18years 6month(s)

-Date of birth: 7 March 2000 to 7 March 2003

What's included in your experience

  • Airport Pick-up
  • Host Family Placement
  • Housing
  • Meals
  • School Placement
  • Medical Insurance
  • 24/7 Emergency Support
  • Domestic Transport
  • Assistance with Application Process
  • Visa Application Assistance
  • Pre-Departure Orientation
  • Orientations during your time abroad
  • Re-entry Orientation
  • Continuous Support
  • Worldwide Presence
  • 70 Years Experience

What you are responsible for

  • Airfare
  • Vaccinations
  • Field Trips
  • Cultural Tours
  • Visa and Passport Fees
  • Stipend
  • School Uniform