Our Blog

The AYF Blog pages will assemble updates from Freiburg, news items, and occasional essays and articles authored by current AYF students and staff as well as Junior Year and Academic Year in Freiburg alumni profiles. If you would like to suggest a contribution to the Blog, please contact us.


Winter 2022-2023 Newsletter

“Willkommen” to our Winter 2022-2023 Newsletter! Dear AYF and JYF Alumni! As we head into the winter break here in Freiburg, we are pleased to send […]

Reunion 2023 and AYF Anniversary Celebration

Reunion and “AYF @ 60 + 3” Anniversary Celebration Yes, we’re on for the summer! And this is the big party we’ve all been waiting for! […]

Going Back – Reunion 2022

They say you can never go back again, but you can! By Tracy Bartholomew (JYF 84-85) In 1984-85, I had the great fortune to live and […]

Alumni Club Updates & Scholarships 2022

Highlights from our German and American Alumni Clubs Our alumni clubs in the United States (AYF Alumni Association (AYFAA)) and in Germany (AYF Alumni & Friends) […]

400 Years of History

400 Years of History on Schauinsland By Grayson Garner (AYF 2022-23, University of Iowa) On the 24th of September the AYF group set off and traveled […]