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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.

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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.

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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.

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Jun 01, 2017

Fulbright at NAFSA 2017

The Annual NAFSA Conference 2017 takes place in Los Angeles, California, from May 28 until June 2. This year’s conference theme is “Expanding Community, Strengthening Connections”.

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Apr 10, 2017

„Advocacy ante portas”: European Fulbright Directors convene in Rome

From April 5 to 7, Executive Directors from 22 European Fulbright Commissions met for their annual conference in Rome to learn from each other.

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Mar 15, 2017

Support for Fulbright on the Hill

Advocacy Day is an opportunity for Fulbright alumni and supporters to increase the visibility for the Fulbright exchange and educate U.S. Congressional officials on how vital this program is.

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Mar 10, 2017

Transatlantic Friendship

2017 marks the 100th birthday of former President John F. Kennedy. FEZ-Berlin will commemorate his memory by focusing on democratic values and the future of the transatlantic friendship.

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Feb 22, 2017

Spring is in the air

The Berlin Seminar, with more than 500 international guests, is lurking around the corner, as the Fulbright office gets in shape and the Commission staff prepares for the new program season 2017.

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Jan 06, 2017

Ambassador Emerson says good-bye

U.S. Ambassador John B. Emerson will be leaving his post in Berlin shortly. Today he invited 20 German and American Fulbright fellows (teaching assistants, teachers, students) to the U.S. Embassy on Pariser Platz and encouraged them to remain active in the transatlantic community.

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Dec 23, 2016

Season’s Greetings

Current German Fulbright grantee Colin de Vrieze (left) and fellow Fulbrighter Daniel Gaspar from Mexico scan the horizon for 2017 from Mount Whitney – the highest summit in the contiguous United States.

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