$3,495 $2,275 (discounted due to partial funding from InterExchange and Hosteling International for 2019 participants!
- International flight from Germany to New York City (mid-program)
- All local ground transportation
- All accommodations: We'll stay in world-renowned Hostelling International hostels in all locations. Participants will share rooms (same sex)
- Most meals: Breakfast is included every day. Lunch and dinner are usually included, with a few opportunities to explore on your own
- Experienced educational travel trip leaders
- Travel medical insurance and 24-hour emergency support
- Pre-departure online orientation and detailed resources, including a packing list, health and safety information, location details, and more
- In-country arrival orientation in Ploen
- Group volunteer and outdoor activities
- All entry fees and other costs associated with excursions and site visits
- Insight into major 21st century sustainability challenges (in the context of the U.N. Sustainable Development Goals) and innovative ways German and American NGOs are tackling them
- Discussion of the academic and career possibilities in social and environmental sustainability
- Alumni resources, including access to InterExchange's Language Partner program for continued learning
- Donations to the NGOs we'll be visiting along the way
- International flight from U.S. to Germany at beginning of program
- Transportation from New York City to your home at the end of the program
- Personal spending money
- Passport fees
Once you complete our easy sign-up form, we'll get in touch right away with more information. You can secure your spot on the program with a partial payment of $995. The remaining program fee is due within 35 days of the program start date.
In the event of cancellation, the following charges will be non-refundable:
- 65 days or less prior to departure date: $995
- 35 days or less prior to departure date: full program fee
United for Sustainable Action Grant
Our grant application cycle has ended. Please contact us for other ideas on funding your program!
A Note on Pricing
As nonprofit organizations committed to creating accessible intercultural experiences, InterExchange, HI USA, and DJH set pricing carefully. In addition to everything listed under What's Included, your program fee covers the costs of program design, site visits, application review, one-to-one advising, and other program administration.