European Federation for Intercultural Learning
Contributing to peace and justice in a diverse world by promoting intercultural understanding and sensitivity among European and other countries, organisations and citizens
The European Federation for Intercultural Learning (EFIL) is the umbrella platform for AFS organisations in Europe and the Mediterranean.
We work to expand access to inclusive and high-quality intercultural mobility through advocacy, increasing inclusivity, diversification and quality of intercultural learning opportunities and fostering active citizenship through volunteerism and intercultural learning experiences while supporting national and international organisations with similar purposes.
Our areas of impact
Engaging in advocacy to contribute to expand access to inclusive and high quality intercultural mobility
Working to increase inclusivity, diversification and quality of intercultural learning opportunities.
Fostering active citizenship through volunteerism and intercultural learning experiences.
EFIL Member Organisations
EFIL is an umbrella organisation of AFS organisations in Europe and the Mediterranean. As of 2022, EFIL comprises 26 member organisations in Europe and beyond.
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EYF annual theme
In 2023, EFIL’s annual theme under EYF “Revitalising Democracy– exchange organisations cultivating ICL and active citizenship“; we aim at to support the growth of a cross-border community of young people committed to the promotion of intercultural learning and active citizenship among others, toward a more just and peaceful world built on democratic values.
It has been over 50 years since the European Federation for Intercultural Learning (EFIL) started working towards promoting intercultural understanding and sensitivity among European Organisations, citizens and beyond.