If you are interested in learning more about each hosting program, our sponsors, or the exchange world in general, these resources are our go-to sources for information and industry news.


American Councils for International Education

Main website for all programs, news, and overseas offices

Make a donation and support American Councils programs, participants, and alumni

For American youth: National Security Languages Initiative for Youth (NSLI-Y)

American Councils website for Eurasian FLEX countries (in Russian)


US Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs

Main website

International Education Week



For American youth:


YES Abroad


Cultural Exchange Organizations and Interest Groups

Alliance for International Educational and Cultural Exchange

Council on Standards for International Educational Travel (CSIET)


Country Information and News

CIA World Factbook;

 Radio Free Europe;

 Voice of America (VOA);

 New York Times;


 Washington Post;;

Moscow Times;