Julien from Switzerland
Julien lived in Killarney in County Kerry – he credits his exchange year for making him more responsible and independent, and now mentors future exchange students about his life-changing experiences.
Lena from Germany
Lena spent her year in Tuam in County Galway – she enjoyed photographing the beautiful Irish countryside and working on her art, which won her a national poster competition at the Youth Media Awards in Dublin.
Mario from Spain
Mario from Spain lived on a farm in Cahersiveen in County Kerry – he loved being older brother to his two younger siblings, and participated in a transition year, where he was able to explore an in-depth education outside of the classroom.
Erek from Germany
Erik spent his year in Killarney in Country Kerry – he went to an all boys school, where he improved his English, discovered best friends for life, and opened up doors to his future career.
Francesca from Italy
Francesca loved spending time with her host sister in Killarney in County Kerry – they'd go on hikes around the ring of Kerry, explore the coastal landscapes and seaside villages, and end their day with a cup of hot tea with their family.
Gian Marco from Italy
Gian Marco lived in Killarney in County Kerry – Gian Marco had such an incredible year in the Emerald Isle that he came back after his exchange year was over to finalize his leaving certificate and finish his schooling.