Youth For Understanding (YFU): YFU Programs in Germany

Youth For Understanding (YFU)

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High School: As a student in Germany, you may be placed in a gymnasium, realschule, or gesamtschule.  Most students will attend a gymnasium, which prepares students for entrance into the German university system. The program has a set of core clas... read more

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I gained so much from this time abroad, not only about new language and cultures, but also about myself. I have become so much more open after this year. I really understand now who I am. This program was perfect for that because it allows students to have the freedom to do what they want to do in their school or village, but... - High School View Entire Review

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High School: As a student in Germany, you may be placed in a gymnasium, realschule, or gesamtschule.  Most students will attend a gymnasium, which prepares students for entrance into the German university system. The program has a set of core classes with electives including foreign languages, math, science, and the classics also offered. At school, you may participate in physical education, the arts (theater, music, photography, etc.), computer projects, or other events.

Gap Year:Whether you’re a recent graduate, have deferred college admissions, or are deciding what’s next, YFU’s young adult programs will help you to gain a greater understanding of another culture while experiencing another part of the world. As a YFU participant, you'll embark on an adventure, which will allow you to, appreciate the nuances of a foreign language, develop new skills, and test your confidence in new situations. Each program’s length varies however you will discover that your journey abroad will have a powerful, life-changing impact. Study abroad with YFU to develop an understanding of a faraway place, and an understanding of an inner place.

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  • Spring
  • Academic Year
  • January Term
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