YFU offers students a variety of academic based programs including long term programs (year and semester length) and short programs (2 or 3 months school or tourism based).  YFU Student Exchange is the only exchange organisation offering students the chance to expand their skills and talents in the creative arts(Belgium, Estonia, Latvia, Sweden), performing arts (Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Sweden), fashion (Belgium), sports sciences (Belgium), basketball (Lithuania), hospitality (Hungary), active outdoor program (Bulgaria), tourism (Belgium) and environmental education (Estonia) fields by offering specialised programs in these areas overseas.