Sentio Inc. is a not-for-profit global education network that was created in 2014 as a subsidiary of AFS Intercultural Programs Inc. to develop a global network of member organizations to further promote AFS mission and provide intercultural learning opportunities for young adults and professionals above the age of 18 years.

These international programs for young adults and professionals above the age of 18 years with the opportunity  to expand their skills, knowledge and experience on the intellectual, professional, personal, social, cultural and global front, leaving them in the opportunity to choose from Academic, Internships, Volunteering, and Teaching programs.

The Global Competence Certificate

The Global Competence Certificate (GCC) is a unique tool that offers facilitated learning before, during, and after an intercultural experience to ensure global competence development.

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What’s your passion?

INTERN

Internships

Boost your job prospects with an international workplace training in your desired profession. See what your studies look like in a business, government or NGO, while making your CV or resume more attractive to employers.

LANGUAGE

Language Learning

Practice your new language in real world settings. Plus, enjoying the customs and traditions of a new culture is easier when you are fluent in the language.

VOLUN

Volunteer Abroad

Tackle an issue that you are passionate about. AFSNext lets you choose your area of interest—from working with youth to environmental issues—in a part of the world that you would like to work in and learn from.

TEACHER

Teaching

Spend some time in another country, exploring another educational system, from a few weeks to a year. Share your experience with other teachers and students abroad in a new cultural setting.

GAP

Gap Year Opportunities

Go abroad for a few weeks, a few months or longer. Develop new life skills, find your passion, learn another language and make friends in cool places. All great ways to prepare for college, and learn to be more independent.

STUDY

Study Abroad

Combine academic classes in any discipline or field of study with an international experience. Enhance your academic learning by working with new professors with different perspectives.

The next generation of outstanding AFS programs.

Trusted organization. Proven track record.  Lifelong connections. 

Born from AFS values, AFSNext programs are organized by a network of well-respected AFS and other organizations. We help adults find the right international program to achieve your personal and professional goals. Benefit from an international community of friends, qualified staff and passionate volunteers ready to help you achieve your dreams.

FAQ

A global perspective; a valued competitive edge

Stand out from your peers by adding “global” to your personal and professional identity. Stimulating AFSNext experiences provide young adults with a clear advantage in many ways and every profession—at home and around the world. That’s because living, studying, working and volunteering abroad helps you become more confident in unfamiliar settings, while sharpening practical cross-cultural skills valued in many universities, NGOs and workplaces.

Sentio Participants are supported by a Global Competence Certificate program that will help you better navigate your international experience and prepare you for a lifetime of cross-cultural encounters.