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Program News

Sep 13, 2017

Start for Fulbright Teaching Assistants

From September 4 – 7, 2017, 138 Fulbright English Teaching Assistants met in Altenberg in Odenthal/Altenberg (near Cologne) for the Orientation Meeting to prepare for their Fulbright grant year.

Program News

Sep 11, 2017

Communicating Science

During the three-week Fulbright Summer Institutes in July/August 2017, students of German Universities of Applied Sciences had the opportunity to experience U.S. university life on campus.

Program News

Aug 31, 2017

Fulbright Specialists

In order to extend the scope and reach of the Fulbright program, additional short-term grant opportunities of up to 6 weeks have been added under the Fulbright Specialist Program.

Commission News

Jul 21, 2017

Former U.S. Ambassadors Support International Exchange Programs

The Alliance for International Exchange just published a press release rallying the support of U.S. ambassadors for educational and cultural exchange programs in the U.S.

Commission News

Jul 18, 2017

More to come: Fulbright celebrates its 65th birthday!

Today, the German-American Fulbright Program celebrates its 65th anniversary. The binational Commission came into existence when on 18 July 1952, the U.S. signed the Executive Agreement with Germany.

Commission News

Jul 02, 2017

U.S. Scholars visit Fulbright Office

As a Mellon Foundation-sponsored learning and exchange opportunity overseen by CIEE in Berlin, a group of faculty and staff from Union College (New York) visited the office of the German Fulbright Commission.

Our Fulbrighters

Multicultural Teacher Education for Immigrants and Refugees

By Professor Frederick Ricci - As a Fulbright Specialist I developed with Professor Freitag-Hild a series of seminars at the University of Potsdam focusing on multicultural education for migrants and refugees.

Our Fulbrighters

6th Global Diplomacy Lab in Buenos Aires, Argentina

By David Patrician - This past June I had the honor to represent the Fulbright Commission in Berlin and attend the 6th Global Diplomacy Lab (GDL) in Buenos Aires, Argentina.  


Annual Reports

The Commission's annual reports are free for download. They can be used to advertise the Fulbright Program.


The First Class of Fulbrighters

The First Class of Fulbrighters is a collection of essays written by members of the first class to participate in the German-American exchange.


Jul 14, 2017

Meeting Chicago's Mayor, Rahm Emanuel, in Berlin

Tonight, in cooperation with the Aspen Institute and the American Academy Berlin, the German-American Fulbright Commission co-hosts a dinner for Rahm Emanuel, the 55th mayor of the city of Chicago.


Jun 27, 2017

ID-E Berlin - Conference 2017

How can we make our research understood in society? What is the relevance of universities in today’s world? What is the Third Mission?