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Global Choice is a program where students, looking to experience in an English-speaking country, are able to choose a school that fits their academic and extracurricular strengths, while also having the opportunity to experience life in a totally new culture. It also offers the partner schools an exciting opportunity to provide broader support to learners in the important area of Global Competence.


What's included in your experience

  • Airfare
  • Airport Pick-up
  • School Placement
  • Community Service Placement
  • Medical Insurance
  • Assistance with Application Process
  • Visa Application Assistance
  • Pre-Departure Orientation
  • Orientations during your time abroad
  • Re-entry Orientation
  • Access to Alumni Network
  • Continuous Support
  • Worldwide Presence

With “Global Choice”, an international student from anywhere in the globe will get an opportunity to choose from a list of top partner schools in India (yours could be one of them) to study for a whole Academic year. The students will be between the ages of 14 years to 17.5 years i.e. class 9 onwards.

Once the student has been accepted, they will be hosted at school of their choice from some of the most reputed campuses of India.Along with regular academia, the students can opt from a plethora of curricular activities including sport, art, dance, music, yoga, language and culture.

AFS India will assist with school selection, by assessing students’ future careers, advising on program style, aiding with student enrollments, arranging insurance and providing orientation and on-going check-ups.

It is a matter of great pride that amongst the entire network worldwide, AFS India is one of the few countries offering this choice-based exchange experience.

Hosting Type

Boarding School with weekend families. This brings of the best of both experiences- prestigious school campus as well as a host family experience. ​

Dates of Program

1 July 2019 to 5 May 2020 (along with flagship prog students). Semester and Trimester Options available on request.

AFS India will assist with

  1. Assisting students to select a school as per their future career needs
  2. Advising the AFS partner on the program style
  3. Helping with the student enrollment in the school
  4. Arranging comprehensive insurance
  5. Providing a cultural orientation after arrival
  6. Offering intercultural learning opportunities and hands on experience at the local chapter level
  7. Inviting students to participate in any local AFS trips and functions taking place in their area.

(Please note that AFS India has approximately 1000 plus volunteers all over the country so that equal opportunity is given to all international students)

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