Academic Year Abroad  Program Facts

Program Facts - Academic Year Abroad


2001-2002 program facts are as follows:                 

What are the Requirements | Cost of the Program | Application Deadlines | How to get Started |Program Includes

1.  Academic year/ Semester Program

The students live with carefully selected host families and attend a local public High School. The High School can be private upon request.

Students become integrated into the way of life and culture of the new country .  Each student has a local coordinator who monitors and provides support for students in cooperation with the the central office staff. The Destination Countries in which students can participate are: Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, China, Costa Rica, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Netherlands, Norway, New Zealand, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Portugal, Turkey, United Kingdom, USA.

What are the Requirements?  
The requirements for the participation in the
Year programs are:

  • High School student or equivalent
  • Age between 15 to 18 years
  • Two years high school level or equivalent of Foreign language.
  • Good academic level (overall GPA of at least a C)
  • Maturity to adapt to new environments.
  • Successful score in a personal interview.

Cost of the Program                                                                                                                                                  To receive the complete information about our Academic Year Programs abroad please complete this form and a local representative will contact you  with all of the necessary information.

Application Deadlines                                                                                                            Keep in mind each program has a different application deadline.  The deadline applies to the receipt of the full application and not the Enrollment Form.  The Enrollment Form needs to be completed and received by the Main Office at least two weeks prior to the application deadline. The application deadline for the Academic Year program is 30th of April.  After this dates applicants who wish to participate in the program should include a late fee of $350 (the late fee will be fully reimbursed if the student is unable to be placed in the time remaining).

How to get Started 
If you meet the requirements for the program in which you would like to participate, please complete the online Enrollment Form.  Once your completed Enrollment Form is received, you will be sent a full application and more information about the program of your choice.  The completed application must be received in our Main Office by the deadline date, 30th of April.  Once your application is reviewed by the Two Worlds United Organization and you are found to meet all program requirements, arrangements will be made for an interview with a Two Worlds United Organization Representative in your area.

Program Includes

  • Selection of Host Family and School.
  • Local Coordinator in the area of your placement.
  • Transfer to and from the host family at the beginning and the end of the program.
  • Homestay, three or more meals a day, seven days a week.
  • Enrollment in a Public High School in the destination country.
  • Translation of all School Transcripts.
  • Transcript and Credits counseling.
  • Orientations.

(Two Worlds United considers a student placed with a host family after having emailed or faxed the first placement information)

Admissions Dep't.
Tel: 1 (805) 581-9191
Fax: 1 (805) 581-6079

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