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Jan 15, 2018

We welcome a new colleague!

Daniel joins Fulbright Germany with over 10 years of experience in network development, alumni work, consulting and business development. He will implement our new vision for alumni relations and development.

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Dec 18, 2017

Season’s Greetings!

The Fulbright Secretariat in Berlin wishes all of you all the best for a new year to come. We look forward to an ambitious, rewarding and eventful year 2018!

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Dec 01, 2017

Recent Trends in German-American Academic Exchanges

Executive Director Dr. Oliver Schmidt and Charlotte Securius-Carr, Head of Fulbright Programs, ran a Fulbright info session about recent trends in German-American academic exchanges at this year's DAAD-Leitertagung.

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Nov 29, 2017

2018 Fulbright Prize for International Understanding

The call for nominations for the 2018 J. William Fulbright Prize for International Understanding is now open. Nominations will be accepted through December 15, 2017.

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Nov 10, 2017

Assistant Secretary of State Wess Mitchell meets Fulbrighters

On November 10, 2017 U.S. Assistant Secretary of State A. Wess Mitchell met with Fulbrighters of the Diversity Summer Institutes at the Fulbright office in Berlin to discuss the impact of exchange programs.

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Nov 08, 2017

Fulbright: Now More Than Ever

Fulbright Executive Director Dr. Oliver Schmidt advocates the Fulbright Program and its mission in Washington, D.C. He attended the annual Fulbright Association conference from November 4 – 7.

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Oct 17, 2017

We welcome two new colleagues!

The Fulbright team welcomes Friederike von Reden and Alexander Kiehne.

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Oct 11, 2017

Farewell - Reiner Rohr!

After 38 years of dedicated work for the German-American Fulbright Commission Reiner Rohr retired this month. As Chief of the American Program Unit he welcomed thousands of U.S. grantees to their respective Fulbright stay in Germany.

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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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