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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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Dec 22 2016

Thank you!

The Commission would like to thank you all, both fellows and friends of the program, who expressed feelings and sympathy for the victims of the terrible attack on Monday.
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Nov 09 2016

Pressemitteilung zu U.S.-Wahlen

"Ein historisches Erdbeben, doch die amerikanische Demokratie ist widerständig". Dr. Oliver Schmidt, Geschäftsführender Direktor der Fulbright-Kommission, steht als Experte für Fragen zur Verfügung.

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Oct 20 2016

New Executive Director

Dr. Oliver Schmidt is the new Executive Director of the German-American Fulbright Commission in Berlin. Both an executive manager in academia and a historian in his own right, the expert on transatlantic exchange will assume office – and succeed the late Dr. Rolf Hoffmann - on November 1, 2016.

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Oct 19 2016

New Commission Board Members

The Commission and the Secretariat welcome the new members on the Fulbright Commission Board: Dr. Thomas Grünewald (State Secretary, Ministry of Innovation, Science and Research of North Rhine-Westphalia) and Professor Dr. Horst Hippler (President, German Rectors' Conference).

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