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Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange

Study in Germany while in High School

Live with a family and attend a high school in Germany. No provious language experience required. 



You could also host a scholar from Germany. 

Program Components
A Congress-Bundestag exchange year will include:
  • Placement with a carefully selected German host family
  • Admission to a German high school
  • Pre-departure training in the United States and orientation programs in Germany
  • Meetings with government officials
  • Cultural excursions to the German Bundestag and select German cities
  • Supplementary language lessons upon arrival in your host community
Participants will be responsible for the following costs:
  • Domestic transportation to and from the international gateway city
  • Spending money for personal use
  • Costs associated with obtaining a passport in a timely manner
  • Costs associated with obtaining a German residence permit, or visa, as applicable


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