The Council of International Fellowship (CIF) is an international organization which offers exchange programs to professionals in social work and closely related fields. In doing so CIF contributes to international understanding and world peace.

Exchange Programs

National branches of CIF offer international exchange programs (IPEP) in more than 20 countries.

The goal of the exchange is to provide for the professional and personal development of participants in their host country.

Flyer IPEP Switzerland 2022

List of IPEP's around the world, incl. link to application form


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Would you like to offer room, board and hospitality to one of our participants? It can be a rewarding experience for both sides and an ideal way to get to know about another culture.

Would you like to give a valuable insight into the work of your agency to professionals from all over the world? Or share your working methods with them?