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YFU USA Exchanges Once Again Recognized for Quality and Safety

Alicia Kubert

YFU USA Exchanges Once Again Recognized for Quality and Safety  

YFU USA Receives Full Listing in Three CSIET Listing Categories

 

Youth For Understanding USA (YFU) is pleased to announce that The Council on Standards for International Educational Travel (CSIET) continues to recognize YFU for commitment to quality and safety in their 2014-2015 Advisory List.
 

CSIET is a not-for-profit organization committed to quality international educational travel and exchange for youth at the high school level. Its purpose is to identify reputable international youth exchange programs; to provide leadership and support to the exchange and educational communities; to ensure youth are provided with meaningful and safe international exchange experiences; and to promote the importance and educational value of international youth exchange.


YFU USA has received Full Listing in the three CSIET program categories for which it is eligible:

  • Inbound (J-1) Long-term
  • Outbound Long-term
  • Short-term Inbound/Outbound

 

This achievement reflects YFU’s global commitment to quality, and consistent application of CSIET standards throughout the international YFU network.

Families around the world trust YFU because of its strong reputation for quality, high safety standards, and knowledgeable and local support network. As one of the world’s oldest and largest exchange organizations, YFU has provided study abroad opportunities to more than 60 countries for 250,000+ high school students since 1951.


Annual application for listing in the CSIET Advisory List is voluntary. Organizations and programs are accorded Full Listing in the CSIET Advisory List when they have demonstrated full compliance with all CSIET Standards.