Program News


Jun 19, 2020

The 2020 Berlin Capital Program Goes Virtual

This year the BCP, which was to happen May 23-30, was instead complemented by a virtual version of the program. The “Virtual BCP” provided participants with a taste of what they will experience during the rescheduled, in-person program.

Program News


Jun 05, 2020

Congratulations to Our Two 2020 Fulbright-Cottrell Award Laureates!

We are pleased to welcome the 2020 recipients of the Fulbright-Cottrell Award, Jun.-Prof. Dr. Ann-Christin Pöppler and Dr. Günther Thiele, to the Fulbright-Cottrell Scholar network.

Program News


Apr 03, 2020

COVID-19 Update & Application Information

Read the statement on current developments, as well as information for application and program processes here.

Commission News

Jun 04, 2020

Our Statement on Events in the US

"In these difficult times, we rely on our core values for guidance. We welcome Fulbrighters to encourage mutual understanding in your communities and beyond." (Full Statement Here)

Commission News

Feb 07, 2020

Eröffnung des Deutsch-Amerikanischen Instituts Sachsen (DAIS)

Das erste Deutsch-Amerikanische Institut in den neuen Bundesländern wurde am 05. Februar 2020 in Leipzig offiziell eröffnet. Wir gratulieren ganz herzlich Fulbright Alumnus Eric Fraunholz, dem neuen Executive Director des DAI-Sachsen.

Commission News

Dec 16, 2019

Announcement: New VFF President

The members of the Association of Friends and Sponsors of the German-American Fulbright Program e.V. (VFF) appointed Prof. Dr. Jeffrey M. Peck as their new president.

Our Fulbrighters


“Erlebnis der Entschleunigung”: Erfahrungen aus einem Auslandsjahr in New York, USA

Grantee Experience (Reisestipendium) - Fulbright Germany Stipendiatin Nina Pérez Delgado ergänzte ihr Studium in Psychologie mit einem Auslandsjahr in New York, USA. Hier teilt sie ihre Erfahrungen und Tipps aus ihrer Zeit im ‘Big Apple’ und dem Studium in den USA.

Our Fulbrighters


The “Fachhochschule” Experience: How USA Study Abroad Can Shape a Career

Grantee Experience (Studienstipendium) - Did you know that only 14% of German Fachhochschule students study abroad? But that doesn’t mean that it’s not possible or that it’s not a kick-starter for a career! Just ask Fulbright alumna Nina Siegfried.


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.


May 18, 2020

Update: German-American Science Slam

Fulbright Germany is hosting a German-American Science Slam in Köln on May 18, 2020. For the slam, we are looking for six young scientists from all academic fields. Apply now to share your passion for science with an intercultural audience!


Mar 21, 2020 - Mar 25, 2020

Berlin Seminar 2020 - Important Update

It is with a heavy heart that we must cancel this year’s Berlin Seminar. Read more information here.