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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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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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