As one of the oldest and largest international
student exchange organizations, ASSE is
able to offer the most comprehensive
programs with the lowest possible fees.
No Foreign Language Requirement
You’re not required to know the language of
your host country, although it is certainly
helpful. ASSE programs provide language
assistance such as preliminary language/cul-
ture programs or tutoring during the initial
weeks of the program.
You Choose Your Country
ASSE is able to offer over 95% of its students
their first choice in host country. And you
aren’t required to accept assignment to a
country you haven’t requested.
ASSE’s Fees Are The Lowest and All Inclusive
ASSE subsidizes all of its programs abroad,
essentially offering partial scholarships to all
students. Hence, ASSE can include program
components for which other programs charge
extra fees or “add-ons.” ASSE fees include:
international and host country domestic
transportation, Language and Cultural Enrich-
ment Program (non-English speaking coun-
tries), comprehensive insurance (including full
medical, travel, accidental death and personal
liability coverage), program orientation and
The sooner you apply, the better your chances
for acceptance in the program of your choice.
A limited number of ASSE scholarships are
available based upon financial need and
If you are applying to spend a high school year
as an exchange student and you submit your
Preliminary Application and Fee, fully completed
Application Packet and full Program Fee by:
you will receive a 10% reduction in the Program
Fee (excluding the Preliminary Application Fee)
for applying early.
- 15 January Programs starting July / Aug / Sept
- 15 May
WH Y A S S E ?
An academic year, semester or a short–term
program abroad will be the most challenging
experience of your life. But if you’re ready to face
the unknown, the excitement, adventure and
rewards of an exchange experience abroad can
be yours, too!
For your convenience ASSE accepts credit cards.
You may pay your program fees (deposit and final
payment) by Visa, MasterCard, Discover or
High School Year Program Early
Programs starting January through May