Make Panama your new home with AFS! Perfect for Spanish learners, nature lovers, and adventure seekers, Panama is a warm and welcoming country ready to embrace students from all over the world.
Also known as “the place of many fish”, Panama is a tropical paradise with beaches, rainforests and exotic animals, birds and sea life of unparalleled beauty. Sometimes called the “Eighth Wonder of the World,” the Panama Canal connects the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans and transformed this country into an international trade hub.
Academics play a major role in teen life here, with study groups a common after-school gathering. On weekends, groups of friends to go to the movies, play sports (baseball, soccer and basketball are favorites), dance and attend regional festivals.