55,000 alumni
69 countries
40 years of impact
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Access knowledge. Access the world.

ACADEMIC EXCHANGES

Broaden Individual Perspective

INSPIRING STORIES

BE PASSIONATE

"Although I sang and wrote songs since I was a child, I almost never showed them to anyone. During my year in U.S., I felt like I opened up and ‘bloomed’ in a way. I began singing and writing more than ever before, and I felt encouraged by people around me."

OVERSEAS LANGUAGE IMMERSION

Increase Knowledge

STUDY & EXPLORE

EXPLORE OUR PROGRAMS

Immerse yourself in culture and build your language skills

EDUCATIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Deepen Understanding

40 YEARS OF IMPACT

CELEBRATE WITH US

Join us in celebrating 40 years of connecting peoples and cultures around the world.

Feb 10

Kazickas Family Foundation Funds an Exchange for U.S. Students to Go to Lithuania

The Kazickas Family Foundation has awarded American Councils a generous three-year grant to launch the reciprocal component of Exchanges for Culture, Education, and Leadership (ExCEL).

Feb 9

13 YES Alumni Grant Projects Changing the World

Do you believe that grassroots community projects can make a difference in the world? Thirteen YES alumni projects across the world did just that.

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