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High School Study Abroad Programs

During an academic year, semester, or trimester, study at a high school in a foreign nation. Making new friends, learning a new language, living with a global family, and becoming an engaged global citizen are all possibilities! It all comes down to personal development, cultural inquiry, active global citizenship, and a sense of belonging.

Short Study Abroad Programs

The Pep Academies are short-term, theme-based programmes for people under the age of 18 that are aimed to empower you to change your world, engage in hands-on activities, and gain skills necessary to become a global citizen of tomorrow. Pep Academies are an excellent way to learn about human rights, STEM, language and culture.

Virtual Exchange

Experience multicultural learning, meet peers worldwide, and become a Global Citizen at home! AFS Global You and Global Up are high-impact virtual programs that strengthen your changemaker mentality and abilities. Join us for an instructive, enjoyable, and genuinely global journey!

Why choose an PEP exchange program?

PEP Africa International is an international initiative that actively involves young people and empowers them with skills and tools needed to create positive change in communities. It was founded in 2002 by a group of young people who were passionate about making a difference in the world.

  • PEP Africa International programs are designed to meet the specific needs of young people in Africa. They focus on areas such as HIV prevention, sexual and reproductive health, and youth empowerment.
  • PEP Africa International programs are evidence-based. They are developed using research and data to ensure that they are effective.
  • PEP Africa International programs are transparent and accountable. They publish regular reports on their work and are committed to ensuring that their donors’ funds are used wisely.
  • PEP Africa International programs are values-based. They are committed to the principles of human rights, social justice, and gender equality.


  • You want to gain valuable experience working with young people in Africa.
  • You are looking for a challenging and rewarding experience.
  • You want to make a difference in the world and help to build a more just and equitable society.
  • You are interested in learning more about African culture and history.
  • You are passionate about making a difference in the lives of young people in Africa.
  • You will gain a deeper understanding of the challenges and opportunities facing young people in Africa.
  • You will be able to apply your skills and knowledge in a real-world setting.
  • You will have the opportunity to make a lasting impact on the lives of young people in Africa.
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