Federally Authorized Placing Organizations

    1. CIEE, a leader in international education. CIEE has more than 65 years of experience in international exchanges, handles all aspects of the program and travel, and offers start-to-finish support—insurance, great attention to safety, and 24/7 support lines.https://www.ciee.org/go-abroad/high-school-study-abroad/summer
    2. AFS, Intercultural Programs - (formerly the American Field Service) is a leader in intercultural learning and offers international exchange programs in more than 40 countries around the world through independent, nonprofit AFS Organizations, each with a network of volunteers, a professionally staffed office, and headed up by a volunteer board. Learn more about its mission, volunteerism, hosting and sending programs at www.AFSUSA.org . You may also contact Terri Frid, AFS Community Developer, at TFrid@AFS.org.  Ms. Frid can answer questions, arrange presentations and provide introductions to local AFS volunteers.
    3. YFU- Celebrating its 60th anniversary this year, Youth For Understanding is one of oldest, largest, and most-respected foreign exchange organizations. With more than 40 national organizations and more than 2000 U.S. volunteers, they share a common mission and vision for the future: to prepare young people for their responsibilities and opportunities in a changing, interdependent world. For more information contact an Admissions Counselor at1.800.TEENAGE (800.833.6243)  More available scholarships are posted in their webpage: http://yfuusa.org/american-students/scholarships.php
    4. Rotary Youth Exchange Program- Each year, Rotary Youth Exchange provides about 8,000 young people the opportunity to experience the cultures, problems and accomplishments of people in other countries. Through this program, students are given the opportunity to grow as individuals returning with a broader view of the world and a deeper understanding of themselves. Rotary's Youth Exchange program is a powerful force in the promotion of world understanding and peace. Contact: Tanya Feagins – District Youth Exchange Officer, twfeagins@gmail.com.Website: www.exchangestudent.org; Rotary International: www.rotary.org

Student Guidelines

  • Below, you will find information that will be useful in your determination if study abroad is right for you and your student. Files below include presentation notes, FAQs around credit, and prior approval documents.

Contact Us


      Kimberly Pilling
    Study Abroad Support
    Director, Global Languages
    O: 336-574-2645 ext. 5
    F: 336-370-4207

    501 W. Washington Street
    Greensboro, NC 27401