Visit Germany This Summer with the Arlington-Aachen High School Exchange

Aachen Cathedral

June 17 – July 4, 2023

Application Deadline is February 17, 2023

Arlington high school students are invited to participate in the Arlington-Aachen High School Exchange in summer 2023. The trip includes a two-week homestay in Arlington’s sister city of Aachen plus three days in Berlin, the capital of Germany. Knowledge of the German language is not required, but if you already speak some German you will improve your language skills on this trip.

Successful applicants must be high school students between 15 and 18 years of age residing or attending school in Arlington, and demonstrate leadership, maturity, and an interest in foreign history and cultures. Participants will be invited to host an Aachen student for two weeks in early Fall 2023. Financial aid is available for qualified applicants.

Do you want to find out more and talk to summer exchange participants? Join us for an information session from 6:45 – 7:45 on one of the following dates:

  • Wednesday, February 1, 2023 at Central Library (Bluemont Room), 1015 N Quincy St
  • Tuesday, February 7, 2023 at Westover Library (Longfellow Room), 1644 N McKinley Rd

More detailed information an all forms can be found here:
Aachen/Arlington Exchange 2023

For more information or to RSVP for one of the information sessions please email [email protected]

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