We are all

Through School Year Abroad, thousands of families have watched their children become self-assured global citizens. Over 8,000 alumni now influence communities and professions in 77 nations and counting. Together, we know the value of looking at the world from an utterly different point of view. We are all ambassadors—for SYA itself and for the values we share of understanding, empathy and intellectual curiosity. Through The Campaign for SYA, we send more maverick thinkers and bridge builders into the world. There is no more important gift we can give to the future. Join the campaign today.

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Celebrate the launch of the Campaign for SYA.

Our Aspirations

We are the champions of SYA.
And this is our call to action.

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Forward-looking Generosity

With a historic $3 million commitment, Carlos Alvarez FR’00P helps launch and advance The Campaign for SYA.

The Power of Place

Dr. Aric Visser, head of schools and programs, provides an inside look at SYA’s curriculum redesign.

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Saving Languages from Extinction

Wikitongues Co-founder Daniel Bögre Udell ES’08 wields the power of the internet to help—not harm—language diversity.

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Our Progress

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Your support will influence the world through SYA graduates.