GLOBAL SERVICE AND LEARNING
FOR A MORE JUST AND JOYFUL WORLD

Amizade is a nonprofit that organizes safe, sustainable, and collaborative global learning experiences for all people.

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Appalachia, USA

Semester, Customized

Amizade has partnered in Central Appalachia since 2012. Programs focus on health and wellness, agriculture, and sustainable development.

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Austria

Semester, Customized

Vienna offers participants the opportunity to explore historical sights and sounds while learning more about Vienna’s modern-day connections to Eastern Europe and beyond.

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Brazil

Customized

Amizade’s has partnered in Brazil since 1994. Programs focus on health science, youth engagement, and sustainable development.

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Belgium

Customized,Semester

Brussels offers many opportunities to explore Belgian culture, art, history, and food.

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Bolivia, Cochamba

Customized, Semester & Summer

Amizade has partnered in Bolivia since 1996. Programs focus on education, youth mentoring, language instruction, and community development.

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Ecuador

Customized, Semester

Semester programming available with additional opportunities for volunteering, internships, independent research, and short-term programming.

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England

Customized, Semester & Summer

Breakthrough the London tourist cliches by studying abroad in the more residential area of southwest London.

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Ghana

Customized

Amizade has partnered in Ghana since 2003. Programs focus on literacy, health and wellness, youth engagement, and the environment.

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Italy

Customized & Summer

This mountainous region in the heart of the Alps offers an unexpected variety of environments, ranging from 10,000-feet-high rocky Dolomite peaks to gentle valleys and mild lake shores.

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Jamaica

Customized

Amizade has partnered in Jamaica since 2001. Programs focus on community development, youth engagement, health and wellness, and education.

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Morocco

Customized & Summer

The Amizade summer program integrates participants into Dar Loughat’s coursework, with Arabic course offerings from beginner to advanced.

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Navajo Nation, USA

Customized

Amizade has partnered in the Navajo Nation since 1998. Programs focus on cross-cultural understanding, youth engagement, health and wellness, and the environment.

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New Zealand

Customized, Semester

Live and study at The University of Otago in Dunedin while learning about New Zealand’s indigenous community by taking Maori culture courses on language, society, and performing arts.

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Northern Ireland

Customized

Amizade has partnered in Northern Ireland since 1998. Programs focus on peace and reconciliation and youth engagement.

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Pine Ridge, USA

Customized

Amizade has partnered in Pine Ridge since 2017. Programs focus on agriculture, sustainable development, cultural learning and exchange.

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Pittsburgh, USA

Customized

Amizade’s international headquarters have been located in Pittsburgh since 1998. Programs began in 2013 and focus on community development and food security.

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Poland/Germany

Customized

Amizade has partnered in Poland since 2004. Programs focus on holocaust remembrance and Jewish revival.

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Puerto Rico, USA

Customized

Amizade has partnered in Puerto Rico since 2013. Programs focus on the environment, health and wellness, and community development.

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Spain

Customized, Semester & Summer

Amizade’s programs in Spain offers students an opportunity to explore one of Europe’s most dynamic countries, improve their Spanish language skills, and dive deeper into the complexities of the Spanish culture.

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Trinidad & Tobago

Customized & Semester

Amizade has partnered in Trinidad and Tobago since 2011. Programs focus on community development, youth engagement, women’s rights, and the environment.

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Washington D.C., USA

Customized

Amizade has partnered in Washington, DC since 2002. Programs focus on hunger and homelessness.

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Tanzania

Project Site

Amizade has partnered in Tanzania since 2002. We are currently working on projects alongside the community on this site.

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> Explore Our Sites

Amizade has partnerships in over 20 communities. Get inspired and start planning your journey now.

Country Theme
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Bolivia

Customized, Semester, and Summer

Amizade has partnered in Bolivia since 1996. Programs focus on education, youth mentoring, language instruction, and community development.

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Ecuador

Customized & Semester

Semester programming available with additional opportunities for volunteering, internships, independent research, and short-term programming.

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England

Customized, Semester & Summer

Breakthrough the London tourist cliches by studying abroad in the more residential area of southwest London.

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Italy

Customized & Summer

This mountainous region in the heart of the Alps offers an unexpected variety of environments, ranging from 10,000-feet-high rocky Dolomite peaks to gentle valleys and mild lake shores.

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New Zealand

Semester

Live and study at The University of Otago in Dunedin while learning about New Zealand’s indigenous community by taking Maori culture courses on language, society, and performing arts.

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Northern Ireland

Customized

Amizade has partnered in Northern Ireland since 1998. Programs focus on peace and reconciliation and youth engagement.

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Trinidad & Tobago

Customized & Semester

Amizade has partnered in Trinidad and Tobago since 2011. Programs focus on community development, youth engagement, women’s rights, and the environment.

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Appalachia

Customized

Amizade has partnered in Central Appalachia since 2012. Programs focus on health and wellness, agriculture, and sustainable development.

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Ecuador

Customized & Semester

Semester programming available with additional opportunities for volunteering, internships, independent research, and short-term programming.

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Bolivia

Customized, Semester & Summer

Amizade has partnered in Bolivia since 1996. Programs focus on education, youth mentoring, language instruction, and community development.

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Brazil

Customized & Summer

Amizade’s has partnered in Brazil since 1994. Programs focus on health science, youth engagement, and sustainable development.

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Jamaica

Customized

Amizade has partnered in Jamaica since 2001. Programs focus on community development, youth engagement, health and wellness, and education.

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Navajo Nation

Customized

Amizade has partnered in the Navajo Nation since 1998. Programs focus on cross-cultural understanding, youth engagement, health and wellness, and the environment.

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Pine Ridge

Customized

Amizade has partnered in Pine Ridge since 2017. Programs focus on agriculture, sustainable development, cultural learning and exchange.

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Poland

Customized

Amizade has partnered in Poland since 2004. Programs focus on holocaust remembrance and Jewish revival.

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Puerto Rico

Customized

Amizade has partnered in Puerto Rico since 2013. Programs focus on the environment, health and wellness, and community development.

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Appalachia

Customized

Amizade has partnered in Central Appalachia since 2012. Programs focus on health and wellness, agriculture, and sustainable development.

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Austria

Customized, Semester & Summer

Vienna offers participants the opportunity to explore historical sights and sounds while learning more about Vienna’s modern-day connections to Eastern Europe and beyond.

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Belgium

Customized, Semester

Brussels offers many opportunities to explore Belgian culture, art, history, and food.

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Bolivia

Customized, Semester & Summer

Amizade has partnered in Bolivia since 1996. Programs focus on education, youth mentoring, language instruction, and community development.

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Ecuador

Customized & Semester

Semester programming available with additional opportunities for volunteering, internships, independent research, and short-term programming.

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England

Customized, Semester & Summer

Breakthrough the London tourist cliches by studying abroad in the more residential area of southwest London.

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Ghana

Customized

Amizade has partnered in Ghana since 2003. Programs focus on literacy, health and wellness, youth engagement, and the environment.

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Italy

Customized & Summer

This mountainous region in the heart of the Alps offers an unexpected variety of environments, ranging from 10,000-feet-high rocky Dolomite peaks to gentle valleys and mild lake shores.

Learn More
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Jamaica

Customized

Amizade has partnered in Jamaica since 2001. Programs focus on community development, youth engagement, health and wellness, and education.

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Morocco

Customized & Summer

The Amizade summer program integrates participants into Dar Loughat’s coursework, with Arabic course offerings from beginner to advanced.

Learn More
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New Zealand

Customized & Semester

Live and study at The University of Otago in Dunedin while learning about New Zealand’s indigenous community by taking Maori culture courses on language, society, and performing arts.

Learn More
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Pine Ridge

Customized

Amizade has partnered in Pine Ridge since 2017. Programs focus on agriculture, sustainable development, cultural learning and exchange.

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Pittsburgh

Customized

Amizade’s international headquarters have been located in Pittsburgh since 1998. Programs began in 2013 and focus on community development and food security.

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Puerto Rico

Customized

Amizade has partnered in Puerto Rico since 2013. Programs focus on the environment, health and wellness, and community development.

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Trinidad & Tobago

Customized & Summer

Amizade has partnered in Trinidad and Tobago since 2011. Programs focus on community development, youth engagement, women’s rights, and the environment.

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Bolivia

Customized, Semester & Summer

Amizade has partnered in Bolivia since 1996. Programs focus on education, youth mentoring, language instruction, and community development.

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Brazil

Customized

Amizade has partnered in Brazil since 1994. Programs focus on health science, youth engagement, and sustainable development.

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England

Customized, Semester & Summer

Breakthrough the London tourist cliches by studying abroad in the more residential area of southwest London.

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New Zealand

Customized & Semester

Live and study at The University of Otago in Dunedin while learning about New Zealand’s indigenous community by taking Maori culture courses on language, society, and performing arts.

Learn More
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Spain

Customized, Semester & Summer

Amizade’s programs in Spain offers students an opportunity to explore one of Europe’s most dynamic countries, improve their Spanish language skills, and dive deeper into the complexities of the Spanish culture.

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Bolivia

Customized, Semester & Summer

Amizade has partnered in Bolivia since 1996. Programs focus on education, youth mentoring, language instruction, and community development.

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Brazil

Customized

Amizade has partnered in Brazil since 1994. Programs focus on health science, youth engagement, and sustainable development.

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England

Customized, Semester & Summer

Amizade has partnered in Ghana since 2003. Programs focus on literacy, health and wellness, youth engagement, and the environment.

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Ghana

Customized

Amizade has partnered in Ghana since 2003. Programs focus on literacy, health and wellness, youth engagement, and the environment.

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New Zealand

Customized & Semester

Live and study at The University of Otago in Dunedin while learning about New Zealand’s indigenous community by taking Maori culture courses on language, society, and performing arts.

Learn More
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Spain

Customized, Semester & Summer

Amizade’s programs in Spain offers students an opportunity to explore one of Europe’s most dynamic countries, improve their Spanish language skills, and dive deeper into the complexities of the Spanish culture.

Learn More
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Trinidad & Tobago

Customized & Summer

Amizade has partnered in Trinidad and Tobago since 2011. Programs focus on community development, youth engagement, women’s rights, and the environment.

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Bolivia

Customized, Semester & Summer

Amizade has partnered in Bolivia since 1996. Programs focus on education, youth mentoring, language instruction, and community development.

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Brazil

Customized

Amizade’s has partnered in Brazil since 1994. Programs focus on health science, youth engagement, and sustainable development.

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Ecuador

Customized & Semester

Semester programming available with additional opportunities for volunteering, internships, independent research, and short-term programming.

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England

Customized, Semester & Summer

Breakthrough the London tourist cliches by studying abroad in the more residential area of southwest London.

Learn More
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Ghana

Customized

Amizade has partnered in Ghana since 2003. Programs focus on literacy, health and wellness, youth engagement, and the environment.

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Italy

Customized, Semester & Summer

This mountainous region in the heart of the Alps offers an unexpected variety of environments, ranging from 10,000-feet-high rocky Dolomite peaks to gentle valleys and mild lake shores.

Learn More
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New Zealand

Customized & Semester

Live and study at The University of Otago in Dunedin while learning about New Zealand’s indigenous community by taking Maori culture courses on language, society, and performing arts.

Learn More
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Pine Ridge

Customized

Amizade has partnered in Pine Ridge since 2017. Programs focus on agriculture, sustainable development, cultural learning and exchange.

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Pittsburgh

Customized

Amizade’s international headquarters have been located in Pittsburgh since 1998. Programs began in 2013 and focus on community development and food security.

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Puerto Rico

Customized

Amizade has partnered in Puerto Rico since 2013. Programs focus on the environment, health and wellness, and community development.

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Trinidad & Tobago

Customized & Summer

Amizade has partnered in Trinidad and Tobago since 2011. Programs focus on community development, youth engagement, women’s rights, and the environment.

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Bolivia

Customized, Semester & Summer

Amizade has partnered in Bolivia since 1996. Programs focus on education, youth mentoring, language instruction, and community development.

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Brazil

Customized

Amizade’s has partnered in Brazil since 1994. Programs focus on health science, youth engagement, and sustainable development.

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Ecuador

Customized & Semester

Semester programming available with additional opportunities for volunteering, internships, independent research, and short-term programming.

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Poland

Customized

Amizade has partnered in Poland since 2004. Programs focus on holocaust remembrance and Jewish revival.

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Ghana

Customized

Amizade has partnered in Ghana since 2003. Programs focus on literacy, health and wellness, youth engagement, and the environment.

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England

Customized, Semester & Summer

Breakthrough the London tourist cliches by studying abroad in the more residential area of southwest London.

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Washington D.C.

Customized

Amizade has partnered in Washington, DC since 2002. Programs focus on hunger and homelessness.

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Bolivia

Customized, Semester & Summer

Amizade has partnered in Bolivia since 1996. Programs focus on education, youth mentoring, language instruction, and community development.

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Ecuador

Customized & Semester

Semester programming available with additional opportunities for volunteering, internships, independent research, and short-term programming.

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Navajo Nation

Customized

Amizade has partnered in the Navajo Nation since 1998. Programs focus on cross-cultural understanding, youth engagement, health and wellness, and the environment.

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New Zealand

Customized & Semester

Live and study at The University of Otago in Dunedin while learning about New Zealand’s indigenous community by taking Maori culture courses on language, society, and performing arts.

Learn More
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Pine Ridge

Customized

Amizade has partnered in Pine Ridge since 2017. Programs focus on agriculture, sustainable development, cultural learning and exchange.

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Italy

Customized, Semester & Summer

This mountainous region in the heart of the Alps offers an unexpected variety of environments, ranging from 10,000-feet-high rocky Dolomite peaks to gentle valleys and mild lake shores.

Learn More
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Northern Ireland

Customized

Amizade has partnered in Northern Ireland since 1998. Programs focus on peace and reconciliation and youth engagement.

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Ghana

Customized

Amizade has partnered in Ghana since 2003. Programs focus on literacy, health and wellness, youth engagement, and the environment.

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Jamaica

Customized

Amizade has partnered in Jamaica since 2001. Programs focus on community development, youth engagement, health and wellness, and education.

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Navajo Nation

Customized

Amizade has partnered in the Navajo Nation since 1998. Programs focus on cross-cultural understanding, youth engagement, health and wellness, and the environment.

Learn More
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Brazil

Customized

Amizade’s has partnered in Brazil since 1994. Programs focus on health science, youth engagement, and sustainable development.

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England

Customized, Semester & Summer

Breakthrough the London tourist cliches by studying abroad in the more residential area of southwest London.

Learn More
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Jamaica

Customized

Amizade has partnered in Jamaica since 2001. Programs focus on community development, youth engagement, health and wellness, and education.

Learn More
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New Zealand

Customized & Semester

Live and study at The University of Otago in Dunedin while learning about New Zealand’s indigenous community by taking Maori culture courses on language, society, and performing arts.

Learn More
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Northern Ireland

Customized

Amizade has partnered in Northern Ireland since 1998. Programs focus on peace and reconciliation and youth engagement.

Learn More
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Appalachia

Customized

Amizade has partnered in Central Appalachia since 2012. Programs focus on health and wellness, agriculture, and sustainable development.

Learn More
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Bolivia

Customized, Semester & Summer

Amizade has partnered in Bolivia since 1996. Programs focus on education, youth mentoring, language instruction, and community development.

Learn More
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Ecuador

Customized & Semester

Semester programming available with additional opportunities for volunteering, internships, independent research, and short-term programming.

Learn More
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Ghana

Customized

Amizade has partnered in Ghana since 2003. Programs focus on literacy, health and wellness, youth engagement, and the environment.

Learn More
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Italy

Customized, Semester & Summer

This mountainous region in the heart of the Alps offers an unexpected variety of environments, ranging from 10,000-feet-high rocky Dolomite peaks to gentle valleys and mild lake shores.

Learn More
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Pine Ridge

Customized

Amizade has partnered in Pine Ridge since 2017. Programs focus on agriculture, sustainable development, cultural learning and exchange.

Learn More
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Bolivia

Customized, Semester & Summer

Amizade has partnered in Bolivia since 1996. Programs focus on education, youth mentoring, language instruction, and community development.

Learn More
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Ghana

Customized

Amizade has partnered in Ghana since 2003. Programs focus on literacy, health and wellness, youth engagement, and the environment.

Learn More
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Morocco

Customized & Summer

The Amizade summer program integrates participants into Dar Loughat’s coursework, with Arabic course offerings from beginner to advanced.

Learn More
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Trinidad & Tobago

Customized & Summer

Amizade has partnered in Trinidad and Tobago since 2011. Programs focus on community development, youth engagement, women’s rights, and the environment.

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Bolivia

Customized, Semester & Summer

Amizade has partnered in Bolivia since 1996. Programs focus on education, youth mentoring, language instruction, and community development.

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Brazil

Customized

Amizade’s has partnered in Brazil since 1994. Programs focus on health science, youth engagement, and sustainable development.

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Jamaica

Customized

Amizade has partnered in Jamaica since 2001. Programs focus on community development, youth engagement, health and wellness, and education.

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Northern Ireland

Customized

Amizade has partnered in Northern Ireland since 1998. Programs focus on peace and reconciliation and youth engagement.

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> Explore Our Themes

Amizade works with the following themes in 20 communities. Check out all destinations.

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> WHAT LEADERS ARE SAYING

> WE IMPROVE THE WORLD BY FOCUSING ON

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Community

When diverse networks break bread, peace and justice prevail and stronger communities are created. We design experiences that bring people together.

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Empathy

We need more empathy in the world. Our programs are designed to have participants reflect on power and positionality, and on our ability to do good in the world.

Social Action

We believe that making friends is great, but making friends and improving the world at the same time is even better. We build experiences that inspire more civic engagement and action.

> BLOG

Storytelling helps us share our experiences with the world—check out the latest stories.

COVID-19 Updates

COVID-19 Updates

04/01/2020 Amizade’s Executive Director, Brandon Blache-Cohen, wrote a message to…

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COVID-19: Searching for our village

COVID-19: Searching for our village

This blog post was written by Amizade-BCA Italy Site Director…

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WVU and Amizade Celebrate 15 Years of Partnership

WVU and Amizade Celebrate 15 Years of Partnership

In 2005, Amizade and West Virginia University entered into an…

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> FEATURED EDUCATION PARTNERS

Each year, Amizade works with over 100 education partners. Here are a few that we're proud to highlight.