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Jun 11, 2020


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.

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May 19, 2020


How Small Town Study Abroad Can Support a Transatlantic Community (Interview)

Fulbrighter Focus - How  do we build  and sustain international relations even through times of crisis like the coronavirus pandemic? For Fulbright Alumnus and project manager at the Bertelsmann Foundation Brandon Bohrn, it starts with study abroad.

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Apr 28, 2020


From Crisis to Culture Shock: How to Handle the Unexpected Abroad (Interview)

Fulbrighter Focus - Crisis and culture shock are things no one hopes to face abroad. But put them together and they pack an even bigger punch. We talked to expert Dr. LaNitra Berger for her insights on what to do to handle the challenges of new cultures, crises, and culture shock. Read more in her interview.

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Apr 14, 2020


How Immigration & Coronavirus Connect: An Interview with Attorney Ayla Adomat

Fulbrighter Focus - The world before COVID-19 was full of travel between different cultures and places. Some looking just to visit and others looking to build something new. How does all that look now in the midst of the pandemic? We asked US immigration attorney Ayla Adomat for her insights.

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Apr 02, 2020

"Füreinander da sein": Ein Interview mit Jan-Martin Wiarda zu Coronavirus, Wissenschaft und Austausch

Fulbrighter Focus - In unserem Interview befragten wir den Wissenschaftsjournalisten und Fulbright-Alumnus Jan-Martin Wiarda zu den Auswirkungen von COVID-19 auf die Wissenschaft und die Zukunft des globalen Austauschs. 

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Mar 05, 2020

Exhibition opening: "SYSTEMS OF EVASION" by Artist and Fulbright Alumna Maria Schumacher

Invitation: Exhibition Opening, March 13 - Artist and Fulbright Alumna Maria Schumacher will be presenting her first solo exhibition “SYSTEMS OF EVASION” at the famous Galerie Burster from March 13 until April 18, 2020.

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Feb 26, 2020

The German – American Encounter: A Personal View of Transatlantic Diplomacy

26.02.2020 - Prof. em. Dr. Frank Trommler from the University of Pennsylvania brought Fulbright and UPenn Alumnx closer together. He shared his personal view of transatlantic cultural diplomacy in our fast-paced society.

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Feb 21, 2020

Fulbright Alumnus und ehemaliger Executive Director Dr. Georg Schütte spricht auf einem Berlin Seminar

Der Generalsekretär der VolkswagenStiftung, Dr. Georg Schütte im Gespräch mit KI Expertin Fruzsina Molnár-Gábor

13.02.2020 - Seit Januar 2020 leitet der Fulbright Alumnus (1987/88) und ehemalige Executive Director der Deutsch-Amerikanischen Fulbright-Kommission, Dr. Georg Schütte als Generalsekretär die VolkswagenStiftung.

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Jan 16, 2020

My Learning Journey Part 2 – Educational Experts 2019 in Berlin

Von Prof. Dr. Susanne Staude - For the second part of their learning journey, 17 German and eight American leaders in higher education met in Berlin from 8–13 December 2019 for another five days of talks, visits and discussions. Susanne Staude of the University of Applied Sciences Ruhr West continued her learning diary of the journey and shares her insights in this second blog post.

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Jan 15, 2020

My Learning Journey Part 1 – Educational Experts 2019 in Boston and New York

Von Prof. Dr. Susanne Staude - In early October 2019, a group of 17 German and eight American Educational Experts embarked on a learning journey through Boston and New York. They visited the MIT, Harvard University, edX and The New School - just to name a few. Susanne Staude of the University of Applied Sciences Ruhr West kept a learning diary of the journey and shares her insights in this blog post.

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