Resources

Resources 

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

AC's main website for all programs, news, and overseas offices: http://www.americancouncils.org

Donate to support American Councils' programs, participants, and alumni: 

https://donate.firstgiving.com/secure/donate/91e86f6e-2023-11e0-a279-4061860da51d/5adc12a2-8198-44c6-8220-b7cf108506f4?parentPath=https://www.americancouncils.org/test-fundraising

Scholarships for American high school students: National Security Languages Initiative for Youth (NSLI-Y) http://www.americancouncils.org/programs/nsli-y and YES Abroad: https://www.americancouncils.org/programs/kennedy-lugar-youth-exchange-a...

FLEX website: http://discoverflex.org/

YES website: https://www.yesprograms.org/

 


US Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs

Main website: https://exchanges.state.gov/

International Education Week: http://iew.state.gov

FLEX: http://exchanges.state.gov/non-us/program/future-leaders-exchange

YES: http://exchanges.state.gov/non-us/program/kennedy-lugar-youth-exchange-study-yes

For American high school or gap year students:

NSLI-Y http://exchanges.state.gov/us/program/national-security-language-initiative-youth-nsli-y

YES Abroad http://exchanges.state.gov/us/program/kennedy-lugar-youth-exchange-study...


Cultural Exchange Organizations and Interest Groups

Alliance for International Educational and Cultural Exchange: http://www.alliance-exchange.org

Council on Standards for International Educational Travel (CSIET): http://www.csiet.org


Country Information and News

CIA World Factbook: https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/

 Radio Free Europe: http://www.rferl.org

 Voice of America (VOA): http://www.voanews.com

 New York Times: http://www.nytimes.com

 BBC: http://www.bbc.com

 Washington Post: http://www.washingtonpost.com

 America.gov: http://iipdigital.usembassy.gov/#axzz36tH5rxQ4