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Happy Black History Month! Through State Department exchange programs, people around the world experience African-American history and culture. Exchange Programs (@ECAatState) #blackhistorymonth
“Joshua was awarded a Varsity Letter for his contribution to the football team both on and off the field.”Joshua CBYX participant from Germany
Exchange students meet domesticated dogs for the first time. Watch the video! Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange & Study (YES) Program
“His excitement made otherwise ordinary things seem really fun and increased my own appreciation for my local comforts”Nancy Hosted a Youth Leadership Program participant
Learn how to prepare your family member so he or she can have a safe, rewarding experience in the U.S.
Make sure to start learning about the United States before you begin your program. By planning ahead, you can prevent problems later.
All Programs A-Z
The U.S. Department of State offers many programs for non-U.S. citizens wishing to come to the U.S. for cultural, educational, or professional exchange. This website provides the information you need to get started.