​Testimonials for Rotary Youth Exchange:

  • Ecuador

  • Finland

  • France 

  • Germany

  • Italy

  • Japan

District 5495 is apart of the multi-district called SCANEX. The Rotarians involved with Rotary Youth Exchange in SCANEX have worked hard networking to gain international partnerships with other Rotary districts around the world.  Below is our current list of countries we have conducted exchanges with and countries that we look forward to exchanging with in the future.  If the country you are interested in exchanging with it not listed, please let us know!  

​Deadline for applications for Long Term Exchange is June 30th of the year before you want to start your exchange.  Applications are now being accepted for the 2020-21 school year.


Deadline for applications for Short Term Exchange is February 28th, for summer 2020.

  • Slovakia

  • South Korea 

  • Spain 

  • Sweden 

  • Switzerland

  • Taiwan 

  • Thailand

  • Mexico 

  • The Netherlands

  • Norway 

  • Peru

  • Poland

  • Portugal

  • Russia

Where can I go?

  • Austria

  • Argentina

  • Brazil

  • Belgium

  • Chile

  • Czech Republic

  • Denmark

Thinking about becoming an exchange student?


We are here to answer your questions.  You can contact us with no obligation to continue with the process.  First you might want to read our list of Frequently Asked Questions (found on the Forms page).


Applications should be submitted by the end of June of the year before you wish to leave on your Long Term Exchange.  (Some exceptions may be made.  Please contact Donna Goetzenberger directly, if you wish to apply after the June 30th deadline.)  Applications for Short Term are due by the end of February, for Short Term Exchange.