YFU India

International Youth Exchange

FAQ | Indian Students

A YFU exchange experience has many great qualities:

  • It is amazing!
  • It is living on a budget and sometimes being frustrated.
  • It is discovering a new family, and new friends.
  • It is being homesick and sometimes miserable.
  • It is seeing a new country, and being exposed to exciting new ideas.
  • It is becoming exhausted, and sometimes being bored.
  • It is being looked upon as a representative of your country.
  • It is making responsible decisions.
  • It is experiencing failure, and learning how to overcome it.
  • It is realizing that you are in a different culture, and finding the courage and flexibility to adjust to it.
  • It is being exposed to new foods and discovering that you like them.
  • It is becoming more independent.
  • It is learning how much you love, and value, your natural family.
  • It is rediscovering how much you love, and value your own country.

What type of student has a successful exchange experience?

A student who …

  • Has curiosity
  • Has the ability to tolerate failure and has a positive and realistic expectation
  • Is adaptable and flexible
  • Is tolerant to differences
  • Is able to communicate
  • Has a sense of humor
  • Is motivated
  • Is open minded
  • Has a positive regard for others
  • Is patient
  • Is respectful of different cultures
  • Is open to learn from mistakes
  • Is able to participate fully, in home, school and community activities

in INR
Australia 49.6
Switzerland 72.7
EU 79.3
United Kingdom 92.6
Hong Kong 9.16
Japan 0.651
United States 71.3
27 Dec 19


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