What you can do:


We invite companies, foundations and individuals to support us in creating more scholarships for students, since for many students in Serbia it would be impossible to take part in international exchanges without scholarships. In order to enable more high school students to go abroad on an exchange programme, we are committed to fundraising activities and each year we provide several full and partial scholarships for the year programme. Some scholarships come from sponsors, such as Banka Intesa, and some come from Interkultura’s scholarship fund.


We are looking for sponsorships for our intercultural learning seminars and conferences. So far, we have received support by the European Federation for Intercultural Learning to organize events such as volunteer or teacher training.


We are open to like-minded organizations and institutions who would like to organise educational projects with us. We offer our knowledge, expertise, and volunteer network to potential partner organizations.

Contact us for more information: [email protected].


AFS Mission

AFS is an international voluntary, non-governmental, non-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. 

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Empowering people of all ages to respect and appreciate differences

AFS is an inclusive community of global citizens committed to fostering intercultural learning as a powerful peace-building tool. Through AFS study abroad and changemaking programs, our volunteers help students, young adults, families and others take their first steps to becoming global citizens. 

Engaging with my community; meeting people from around the world

“Joining my local group of AFS volunteers gave me the opportunity to develop many skills, such as how to work in a team and interact with people from different backgrounds. As an AFS volunteer, I am more engaged in my community and I meet people from all over the world. Helping students, teachers and families embark on intercultural learning adventures makes me appreciate the importance of world peace and intercultural understanding.”

—Marcela Vazquez, AFS Argentina volunteer 

AFS supports UN Sustainable Development Goals

AFS believes the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) #4 and #16 provide a roadmap to help make our world a better place for all people.

Global Goal #4:


Ensure inclusive and quality education for all and promote lifelong learning

Goal #4 focuses on the knowledge and skills needed to promote “sustainable development” and “sustainable lifestyles, human rights, gender equality, promotion of a culture of peace and non-violence, global citizenship and appreciation of cultural diversity and of culture’s contribution to sustainable development. 

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Global Goal #16


Promote just, peaceful and inclusive societies

Goal #16 has three main objectives: Promote peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development, provide access to justice for all and build effective, accountable and inclusive institutions at all levels.

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