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The Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange & Study (YES) Abroad 2020-2021 application is now OPEN! Deadline is December 3rd.
Assistant Secretary Marie Royce recently launched a new Facebook page. Visit her page to learn more!
Celebrate the ways exchange programs support diversity and inclusion across America. Share your exchange stories and tag it with #ExchangeOurWorld
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 your destination country before you begin your program. By planning ahead, you can prevent problems later.
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The U.S. Department of State offers many programs for American citizens wishing to go abroad for cultural, educational, or professional exchange. This website provides the information you need to get started.