Partner News


Partner News

In each edition of EFILife, we dedicate some space to partner news, including personnel changes as well as relevant events that have taken place over the past months. From AFS Austria comes the news that two new staff members have been hired. Julia Sonnleitner replaced Cornelia Meier who left the office to pursue new professional challenges. Julia will be responsible for Sending Admission and Office Management. She holds a PhD in social anthropology and lived for… Read the full article


Volunteers organise Chapter Exchange in Iceland

On 24 September to 2 October the local chapters of AFS Iceland hosted the project “Changes through action: Seeing beyond our national identity and exploring the multicultural Europe.” The project is this first part of four in a bigger scheme called Chapter Exchange. The project is a grassroots initiative, organised by volunteers, for volunteers. Jenný Lárentsínusdóttir, a volunteer of AFS Iceland and one of the organisers of the event, told EFILife about the experience. What… Read the full article