Destination Everywhere

Explore the world with rotary youth exchange

About Us

We connect students with exchange opportunities to live in a new country, experience a new culture, learn a new language and make friendships to last a lifetime.


Ever wanted to go to France? How about Ecuador or Taiwan? Every year we send over 8,000 students to amazing countries all over the world. Whether you want to go for a year or a couple of months. The adventure you’ve been waiting for is here.

Check out some real stories from exchange students who are currently away for a year.


Who is eligible to be a Rotary exchange student?, what is the long-term program?, what is the short-term program? and do I get to choose my country? Check out our FAQ page for more information on our programs and process. Visit FAQ Page


Share all the memories you've collected on your travels with us on facebook. Use the hashtag #CollectingMemories and #Rotary7010YEX to be featured on our feed.

Are you ready for the adventure of a lifetime

The Rotary Youth Exchange is an application based program dedicated to matching the right students to the right country and family. With R.Y.E you will have the opportunity to go to school in a new place and experience what it’s like to be immersed in a new culture.

Interested in changing your life? Fill out the priliminary application and send it to your closest Rotary Club.

Download Application