Welcome to BCHLA

Want to go to school in another country, meet new friends and experience a different culture? The BCHLA Germany Exchange gives high school students in British Columbia the chance to live in Germany for ten weeks and attend a German high school.




What is the BCHLA?

About Us

The British Columbia Heritage Language Association (BCHLA) is a not-for-profit organization that actively promotes cross-cultural understanding through heritage/international language instruction and education.


Germany Exchange

Important Dates

Important Dates

The deadline to apply for 2015/2016 exchange is February 27, 2015. German students arrive at the end of August 2015. BC students leave for Germany early March, 2016.


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