Come to Italy
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A typical day
Sonia, from Indonesia, is here to tell you everything about her everyday life in Italy. Watch the video!
Fun and friends
Watch the video to learn more about Lucas and Holly’s experience, from Argentina and Denmark.
Discovering new passions
Shahd, from Egypt, and Newman, from Hong Kong, will tell you about their pursuit of new and old passions during their exchange year in Italy. Watch the video!
Having some kinds of concerns is normal: Olli, from Finland, and Zeynep, from Turkey, will tell you about theirs and how they overcome them with the volunteers’ help. Watch the video!</
Every year, almost 1,000 students from all over the world choose Italy as their destination for attending a full school year, six months, three months, or two months abroad. Hosted by local families, the students are enrolled in an Italian public high school where they can meet new friends, learn more about Italian culture and live a complete, life-changing experience.
And it’s not over! Living such an amazing experience with AFS will make you part of the so-called #AFSeffect: a worldwide community of like-minded people, a network of 400,000 alumni who proudly call themselves AFSers from the moment of their departure and for the rest of their lives.
Are you ready to go on this amazing adventure that will change your life forever? Click the button below and visit your local AFS website!