German Immersion & Hosting Programs

May 3, 2021

Host a High School Exchange Student

International Experience (iE)

We are a non-profit high school student exchange organization helping families hand select a student to become a part of their family for the upcoming school year or semester.

Host Family Provides:

  • Safe, caring home
  • Three meals a day
  • Local Transportation
  • Quiet place to study

Student Provides:

  • Personal spending money
  • School expenses
  • Insurance
  • Desire to be part of your family

iE Provides:

  • Student selection
  • Support
  • Orientation
  • Family support

Would you like to visit Germany?

Three Week Homestay Program!

Live with a German host family and share in their traditions and cultures!

Full Scholarships Opportunities Are Available for iE Host Siblings!*

Students must be between the ages of 15-18, have a valid passport, and be able to travel solo. Accommodation, meals and travel insurance are included. *Airfare Excluded

German host families are carefully screened and selected. Your teen will have a Local Coordinator to assist him/her during the visit and will have access to a 24-hour staffed iE emergency hotline.

Cynthia Bugeson, Local Coordinator

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