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Youth For Understanding (YFU)

http://yfuusa.org/study-abroad.php

Youth For Understanding (YFU) is a program provider offering 52 abroad programs. Programs offered include Study Abroad, Volunteer, Gap Year, and High School abroad programs in 52 countries such as Japan, Germany, Argentina, and Australia.

YFU is the intercultural exchange program for you if you’re a U.S. high school student, a recent graduate, or a busy adult who wants to experience another part of the world. Choose from Youth Programs, Young Adult/ Gap Year or Adult Study Tours, all of which allow you to immerse yourself in another culture, learn a new language and meet like-minded individuals who all believe in our mission.

Study Abroad with Youth For Understanding (YFU)

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January 18, 2017
Study Abroad Reviews for Youth For Understanding (YFU): YFU Programs in Japan
Youth For Understanding (YFU): YFU Programs in Japan
Osaka, Japan: Hiroshima, Japan: Nagasaki, Japan plus 28 other locations

 Students will typically be placed in the first or second year at a Japanese high school. Most schools are quite large, averaging 500 to 1,000 students. While the school c...

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Study Abroad Reviews for Youth For Understanding (YFU): YFU Programs in Germany
Youth For Understanding (YFU): YFU Programs in Germany

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 en...

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Study Abroad Reviews for Youth For Understanding (YFU): YFU Programs in Argentina
Youth For Understanding (YFU): YFU Programs in Argentina

YFU students attend both public and private schools. The type you attend will depend on your host family. A big difference that you will discover is that teachers rather t...

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Study Abroad Reviews for Youth For Understanding (YFU): YFU Programs in Australia
Youth For Understanding (YFU): YFU Programs in Australia

Schools in Australia generally require a uniform. You'll find that standards of education are quite high a...

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Study Abroad Reviews for Youth For Understanding (YFU): YFU Programs in Austria
Youth For Understanding (YFU): YFU Programs in Austria
Bad Gleichenberg, Austria: Traveling, Austria: Vienna, Austria plus 10 other locations

While attending a public secondary school, you will stay with a local host family and participate fully in...

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Study Abroad Reviews for Youth For Understanding (YFU): YFU Programs in Belgium
Youth For Understanding (YFU): YFU Programs in Belgium
Antwerp, Belgium: Brussels, Belgium: Leuven, Belgium plus 4 other locations

High School: The educational system is divided between a state system and a private, mostly Catholic system, both of which are free. While native Belgians can choose from ...

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Study Abroad Reviews for Youth For Understanding (YFU): YFU Programs in Brazil
Youth For Understanding (YFU): YFU Programs in Brazil
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil: Goiana, Brazil: Santa Maria, Brazil plus 26 other locations

You’ll find that your school time in Brazil will be academically challenging but at the same time a good p...

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Study Abroad Reviews for Youth For Understanding (YFU): YFU Programs in Bulgaria
Youth For Understanding (YFU): YFU Programs in Bulgaria

Students are placed in upper level classes in a Bulgarian high school throughout the year program. Education is a priority for Bulgarian families. You will find first-clas...

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Study Abroad Reviews for Youth For Understanding (YFU): YFU Programs in Chile
Youth For Understanding (YFU): YFU Programs in Chile
Patagonia, Chile: Antofagasta, Chile: Punta Arenas, Chile plus 9 other locations

High School - Most students attend private schools and are placed in the third year of high school studies. Courses at any type of schools are generally compulsory so you ...

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Study Abroad Reviews for Youth For Understanding (YFU): YFU Programs in China
Youth For Understanding (YFU): YFU Programs in China
Guangdong, China: Shandong, China: Chongqing, China plus 39 other locations

High School: In school, you will be placed in grade 10 or 11, depending on your Chinese ability, school report card, and entrance exam scores for your local host school.Ga...

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Study Abroad Reviews for Youth For Understanding (YFU): YFU Programs in Czech Republic
Youth For Understanding (YFU): YFU Programs in Czech Republic

Students are generally placed in an academic high school called a Gymnázium, which offers subjects such as math, biology, history, languages, and literature. School starts...

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Study Abroad Reviews for Youth For Understanding (YFU): YFU Programs in Denmark
Youth For Understanding (YFU): YFU Programs in Denmark
Copenhagen, Denmark: Traveling, Denmark: Aalborg, Denmark plus 2 other locations

Compulsory subjects will be Danish language and literature, history, and foreign languages. You will also be able to participate in a wide range of optional classes and ma...

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