Of course! Your local area representative and school often arrange trips that are very popular to join. When your exchange year is over you can use the extra month that is included in your visa to travel around.
Make sure to follow the instructions from the local authorities, at home and at your destination. STS follows government advisories and remains in touch with all of our partners to stay well informed. We always have our students’ and host families’ best at heart and act accordingly.
Yes, no matter where you go, we have a local representative at your location. It is the local area representative who works to approve our host families, have contact with schools and will be your supporter and advisor during your exchange year.
The easiest way to apply is to visit the page of your favourite destination and click the "Apply now" button. Your application is not binding, and you make your final decision once you have been accepted.