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Youth For Understanding

YFU advances intercultural understanding, mutual respect, and social responsibility through educational exchanges for youth, families and communities.

The global YFU network, consisting of partners in more than 50 different countries, is united by the belief that full cultural immersion is the most effective means to gain the skills needed to thrive in an increasingly multicultural, interconnected and competitive global society. YFU has remained a trusted leader of intercultural exchange programs for more than 60 years because of its commitment to safety, reputation for quality, and exceptional support services.
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