AFSNext is a product of AFS-USA, Inc., a non-governmental, 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization that provides intercultural learning opportunities to help people develop the knowledge, skills and understanding needed to create a more just and peaceful world. AFS-USA is a member organization of the global AFS network and is certified by the Council on Standards for International Educational Travel (CSIET).
Since 1947, AFS has provided enriched intercultural learning experiences through global study abroad programs, volunteerism, structured learning methods and reflection.
AFSNext works by partnering with international language, internship, volunteer, and study abroad programs that promote the AFS mission by providing intercultural learning opportunities for adults. The core of each program is personal development through our innovative blended learning educational program, the Global Competence Certificate. AFSNext helps participants choose a program that matches with their aims, interests, and schedule. Before departure, all participants receive access to educational learning modules to help maximize their intercultural awareness while abroad.