Discover Germany, Issue 56, November 2017

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Award-winning association takes students into the world To spend a year or a few months in a foreign country is a great experience for students, especially when they are 15 or 16. international Experience e.V. (iE) cooperates with schools all over the world and finds the right place for everyone’s individual profile. TEXT: JESSICA HOLZHAUSEN  I  PHOTOS: INTERNATIONAL EXPERIENCE E.V.

“We have very different programmes and countries on offer and take a lot of time to really get to know our pupils and families. We simply want to find the best possible school for our kids in environments providing safety and welfare,” says international Experience programme director Andrea Bauer and refers to the US boarding school and private school programme. Boarding schools are very international and a great way to prepare for later university studies. iE has existed for 17 years now, but with its joint competence the team has more than 40 years of experience. international 34  |  Issue 56  |  November 2017

Experience e.V. works together with a large partner school network, especially in the USA, and operates offices in Germany, Austria, Switzerland Spain, Ireland and the USA. “Every exchange student has his or her individual contact person directly on-site,” says Bauer, because iE staff works directly in the exchange countries. So, while students have a great time, learn a new lanAustria Frau Mag. Birgit Schnedl Anton-Scharff-Gasse 6/Top 4A 1120 Wien +43 (0)660 2283322

guage and become independent, they are still protected by a stable safety net. In 2017, the German Institute for Service Quality named international Experience e.V. the best charitable student exchange organisation.

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