In adherence to the Movement Control Order, AFS Malaysia is closing its office from 13 January 2021 until further notice.

However, we are still operating remotely. Should you require information on our programs, please email your enquiries to [email protected]

You can also call or send us a message on WhatsApp at +60 16-260 0217. Your calls and messages will be attended to between Monday and Friday from 9am to 5pm Malaysian time.

Thank you for your understanding.

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AFS Study Abroad Program is now open for application!

Embark on an AFS Year, Semester, Trimester or Intensive Program and take an active role in shaping your future. AFS programs provide an ideal opportunity to explore your world and learn about yourself in the process.

Choose a program that’s right for you and be ready to become a global citizen. Apply by 30 April 2021!

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AFS to resume limited study abroad programming for 2020 with heightened safety protocols and innovative program content

Since March, when COVID-19 forced AFS to suspend study abroad programs, many AFSers have been wondering if and when our exchange programs will resume. Today, we are able to announce that we affirm our commitment to resume programming for the second half of 2020 for several locations and where feasible, though things may look a bit different.

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Find out more about the AFS response to COVID-19

AFS Malaysia follows the development of Covid-19 closely as its number one priority is protecting the health, safety and wellbeing of our students across the world. It is committed to monitoring the situation closely, maintaining open communication with our AFS network organisations and students, and making decisions that will best protect them.

Find out more about the AFS response to COVID-19

We provide extraordinary intercultural learning opportunities

Forget your comfort zone, become a global citizen with AFS

Whether you are in high school, at a university  or  jump-starting your career, AFS has the right program for you! Go to school, learn another language or check out our cultural internships and volunteer abroad opportunities. Host families and volunteers are waiting to help make your intercultural learning experience the best time of your life.

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Explore a planet full of possibilities

“Adjectives can’t really explain how amazing it has been to be able to see life from a new perspective, how challenging it was to overcome the language barrier, or how exciting it was to try new things I’ve never thought I’d do before.”

—Sharifah Dinah Al Idrus, YPscSH15 to Chile

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Scholarships & Discounts

AFS is committed to helping young people to go abroad regardless of their financial situation. That’s why AFS works with corporate and community sponsors and individual donors to help finance AFS programs through full and partial scholarships.

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Welcome a new family member

Host an AFSer

Expose your family to a world outside of their own by helping an international student achieve her global dreams. Explore a new culture and share your family life and traditions.

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Experience your world through the eyes of a young person from another country

“The cultural differences and challenges are mainly the difference between the Asian and Western mindsets and way of life and also some language barrier in the beginning but as time goes by,  we have grown accustomed to the students as they are to us and it really doesn’t become an issue anymore. At the end of our students’ stay, the cultural differences were so minor that we barely noticed them.

—Chong Wai Ping (Carmen), host mother

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Ready to change the world?

Volunteer for AFS

Explore your potential and pick from a choice of roles and flexible schedules. Benefit from our exceptional volunteer training program, develop your leadership skills and help others learn how to live together.

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Engaging with my community; meeting people from around the world

“The biggest impact my exchange had on me was exposing me to a world of volunteering. I first started volunteering in America, and now I am still volunteering long after my exchange had ended.”

—Violacea Low, AFS Malaysia volunteer 

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Discover our innovative learning journeys

AFS Education

Learn how AFS helps people of all ages and backgrounds develop the knowledge, skills, and understanding needed to connect to diverse people, succeed in a global economy and help make a positive impact on the world.

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Creating global citizens, empowering changemakers

These days you don’t have to go far to find an AFSer making a difference in local communities, across industries or at the forefront of an important international issue or social cause. 

How AFS prepares Global Citizens

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