Congress Budestag Youth Exchange

  • CA


600 California Street
San Francisco
United States

About Us

Since 1981, Ayusa has been a leader in providing life-changing cultural exchange experiences for high school students around the world. As part of the Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange Program (CBYX), motivated high school students get the opportunity to fully immerse themselves in German culture by living with a host family and attending a local high school.

Initiated in 1983, the Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange program was created to strengthen ties between Germany and the United States through citizen diplomacy. CBYX is jointly funded by the U.S. Congress and the German Bundestag, and in the U.S. is overseen by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs.