Italian teens, not only want to travel, but also want to discover new cultures, registrations are available to choose from Mutual culture For overseas events and scholarships for the 2022-23 school year.
The AFS Intercultural Program Network, a non-profit organization that has been operating in Italy and around the world since 1955, allows young people born between 1 July 2004 and 31 August 2007 to enroll in a school. And to live together with a chosen family.
This year, the competition announcement predicts that students in need of financial assistance will be able to avail of one of the hundreds of total or partial scholarships available for interculture through their own funds dedicated to this endeavor. In addition, hundreds of scholarships will be available from September, thanks to contributions from numerous organizations, companies and foundations. Entries for the competition can be made online from the Interculture website from September 1 to November 10, 2021.
For more information on Call 22-23 for applications and scholarships, log on to the site www.intercultura.it You can download the announcement and contact volunteers in 159 Italian cities. All face-to-face and online meetings with volunteers and previous participants in interculture programs are available on the site.
Volunteers from Until it comes They organized, Next Thursday, October 7, at 5 p.m. A meeting for the presentation of events. The meeting will take place at the Banka de Asti in Piazza della Liberty 23, where you will need to present a valid green pass to access the event.
To start the information path, in parallel to the public presentation, you can attend the meetings on a national basis, which can be accessed through the Interculture website at:
Departures for the 2021-22 academic year are underway
Meanwhile, since the beginning of July, 810 students have already traveled to various places in compliance with anti-Kovid restrictions. In other cases, departures are postponed for a few months, waiting for the health condition to allow the program to run. By the end of October, interculture estimates that more than 1,300 teens will be traveling. Many places not only in Europe and North America, but also in Africa and Latin America: Austria, Belgium, Canada, Colombia, Denmark, Egypt, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Iceland, Latvia, Norway, Holland, Paraguay, Poland, Poland, Poland, Poland Republic, Dominican Republic, Slovak Republic, Serbia, Spain, South Africa, Sweden, Switzerland, Tunisia, Turkey, Hungary, Uruguay, USA.
Despite the difficult financial moments, the confirmation of the extensive scholarship program conducted by InterCulture, thanks to the cooperation of many companies, foundations and institutions, was crucial to the departure of these young people: more than 2 in 3 students benefited in full or in part from the scholarship.
From the Asti area, they attended the annual Alessandro program in Costa Rica; Marco, Annual in English-Speaking Canada and Viola, Quarterly in English-Speaking Canada. The second half of the fiscal year awaits a scheduled departure, with a six-month program in Alice-Argentina, Marta, Japan.
Finally, since last September 10, more than 300 young students from around the world have returned home, welcomed by a local family and school. In fact, the interculture proposal is aimed not only at students, but also at families and schools who want to experience an international open experience while staying in Italy. In January, Asti welcomed Nicholas, from Chile, to an annual event based on the South American school system at the Asti A.D. To join the Monti Institute’s School of Science. He was joined by four students who arrived in mid-September for the annual event: Tijana, from Serbia, is studying at the Monti Institute’s Language High School in Asti, Anna, Holland, and at the Geobert Institute’s Business Administration address. Louisiana attends the Galicio Art Institute of Alba and Sondandon, and the Thai student attends the Scientific High School at the Monti Institute of Chiari.
“Our education program is not limited to sending young people to study in another country – Comment by Andrea Franസോois, Secretary General of Interculture – It aims to go with them, their families and schools on the path of growth aimed at developing the skills needed to understand the complex realities of today’s world. Research conducted by a Human Foundation on the Social Return on Investment in Interculture benefits every euro invested in our activities, not only for the individual students involved, but for the entire Italian community. For every Euro invested, more than 3 Euros are generated. A result that makes us proud. “
For information: Contact 3336691414 in Italy for overseas events and 3349971606 for hospitality programs in Italy. To update on the activities suggested by Asti volunteers, Facebook pages are active: AFS-Interculture Asti; And Instagram: intercultura.asti
What is interculture
The Interculture Ones Association (www.intercultura.it) is a non-profit voluntary organization founded in Italy in 1955. Interculture is a non-profit organization established under the auspices of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and is recognized by Presidential order. Republic (Presidential Decree No. 578/1985). The association is governed and regulated by thousands of volunteers who have been selected to work in the fields of education and school to raise awareness at the international level. It is available in 159 Italian cities and 65 countries across all continents, with affiliation with AFS and EFIL. It has the privilege of consulting with UNESCO and the Council of Europe and cooperating with some projects of the European Union. It has links with our Ministries of Foreign Affairs, Education, Universities and Research. Interculture has received the Presidency’s Cultural Award and the Solidarity Award from the Italian Foundation’s Council for Volunteering for Peace and Knowledge among the People. Every year hundreds of secondary school children are sent to live and study abroad and our country welcomes many young people from all over the world who want to spend their lives and become culturally rich. In addition to our families and schools, InterCulture organizes seminars, conferences, training and refresher courses for volunteers from headmasters, teachers, own and other associations on cultural exchanges. All of this helps to foster encounters and conversations between people of different cultural backgrounds, to understand each other and to collaborate creatively.
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