The Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange for Young Professionals (CBYX) is a fellowship funded by the German Bundestag and U.S. Department of State, that annually provides 75 American and 75 German young professionals, between the ages of 18-24, the opportunity to spend one year in each other’s countries, studying, interning, and living with hosts on a cultural immersion program.
The program consists of three phases:
– Two months of intensive German language training
– Four months of classes in one’s academic or career field at a university, technical or professional school
– Five-month internships in one’s career field
-CBYX is open to candidates in all career fields who are interested in a year of academic, professional, and cultural exchange.