Welcome

Welcome to the International Au Pair Association (IAPA) website! IAPA is the leading global trade association for organisations active in all aspects of au pair and cultural Read more…

Welcome to the International Au Pair Association (IAPA) website! IAPA is the leading global trade association for organisations active in all aspects of au pair and cultural exchange programmes.

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WETM-IAC 2018

WETM-IAC 2018 in Seville was a great success! Save the date for WETM-IAC 2019 which will be held from March 16 -18 2019 in Luxemburg! Read more…

WETM-IAC 2018 in Seville was a great success! Save the date for WETM-IAC 2019 which will be held from March 16 -18 2019 in Luxemburg!

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Become a member

IAPA Membership is open to agencies, associations and authorities actively engaged in the au pair and cultural exchange industry. Read more…

IAPA Membership is open to agencies, associations and authorities actively engaged in the au pair and cultural exchange industry.

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Our members

Our 180 members worldwide meet firm business and ethical standards and strive to offer high quality au pair/cultural exchange programmes. Read more…

Our 180 members worldwide meet firm business and ethical standards and strive to offer high quality au pair/cultural exchange programmes.

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Au pair of the year 2018

Every year IAPA presents its Au Pair of the Year Award to an outstanding Au Pair during WETM-IAC in March. This year Martin Tóth from Hungary who is an Au Pair in the USA was Read more…

Every year IAPA presents its Au Pair of the Year Award to an outstanding Au Pair during WETM-IAC in March. This year Martin Tóth from Hungary who is an Au Pair in the USA was the winner. Read more about the Award ceremony

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Workshops

Each year the IAPA Board travels to another country to hold a workshop for member and non-member agencies to support, train, communicate with agencies and Read more…

Each year the IAPA Board travels to another country to hold a workshop for member and non-member agencies to support, train, communicate with agencies and support cooperation.
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Become an au pair

Are you thinking of becoming an au pair? Find out more and see how IAPA members can help you find your perfect host family and make sure that your time abroad will be Read more…

Are you thinking of becoming an au pair? Find out more and see how IAPA members can help you find your perfect host family and make sure that your time abroad will be unforgettable!

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Become a host family

Do you think an au pair would be of great benefit for your family? IAPA can help you connect with our members! Read more…

Do you think an au pair would be of great benefit for your family? IAPA can help you connect with our members!

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We welcome our new Affiliate Member Marco Polo Culture Exchange Program China

Marco Polo Culture Exchange Program was established in 2016, contributing to intercultural understanding, encouraging oversea youth to explore Chinese culture and language by living with well-educated Chinese host families in Hangzhou, Shanghai, Beijing, Tianjin, Nanjing and many other big cities in China. The famous traveller Marco Polo had lived in China for 17 years before returning home brining with him his experienceRead More..

12 July 2018
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Welcome to our new affiliate member from China: Wanderlust Exchange

  Wanderlust  Exchange was founded in 2014, with opportunities that integrate educational travel, volunteering, Mandarin learning, childcare and English tutoring together for overseas youngsters. This is a great way to experience China with an authentic touch by staying with Chinese hostRead More..

05 July 2018
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