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70 Years of Global Citizenship

and Hands-on Volunteering

ICYE provides challenging intercultural learning experiences to young people, enhancing their social and personal development through international volunteer programmes. ICYE promotes intercultural understanding, equality of opportunity, justice and peace among people in the world.

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Explore our projects worldwide

Find your project from over 800 volunteering
opportunities in more than 40 countries

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ICYE in the World

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What is it like to be abroad for a year with ICYE?

Watch these videos and find out:

“Road Dance, Paradise and Good Experiences”.

Meet Karin – an exchange student with ICYE in 1953/54 – who went from Germany to the USA:

“Ice-skating, Hamburger and Schools on Saturdays”.

Meet Carla – an exchange student with ICYE in 1958/59 – who went from the USA to Sweden:

“Seven-Up, East Berlin and Part of the Family”.

Meet former exchange students with ICYE who talk about their stay abroad together in 1958/59:


Support our new ICYE South-to-South Scholarship Fund by donating today!

Read more about it here.

Fast Facts: 


Our brand new scholarship fund is aimed at young people in the Global South.


We at ICYE decided to create this fund because there are fewer funding opportunities in the Global South and we want to give them the same opportunities as, for example, Europe and the European Solidarity Corps (ESC).

How to do this? 

Go to this page and sponsor a volunteer today.

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