About Us


A few words about ASSE

ASSE was established in 1976 as the American Scandinavian Student Exchange by the Swedish Government to organize student exchange programs between Sweden and the United States. Soon Denmark, Norway and Finland elected to Participate.

Since then, the program has grown to include:

At present, ASSE also works closely with the Canadian provincial education ministries. ASSE maintains 38 offices in 31 countries and accommodates more than 30,000 high school age students and host families annually in its programs in the participating countries.