Fulbright Austria promotes mutual understanding, cooperation, and knowledge transfer between Austria and the United States by sponsoring educational and cultural exchange programs for individuals and institutions. We fulfill this mission by managing the prestigious Fulbright scholarship program, coordinating a nation-wide teaching assistantship program that places US college graduates in Austrian secondary schools, and counseling students and institutions of higher education on opportunities to study in the US or Austria as an EducationUSA advising center.
Invite a US Fulbright Professor for a Guest Lecture
The Intercountry Lecture Program enables Austrian institutions (including universities, Fachhochschulen and similar establishments) to invite American Fulbright professors currently in Europe to give guest lectures. The program is a cost-effective way to tap into the expertise of the Fulbright community:
Video: Fulbright Austria in Action
Have you ever wondered what kind of projects Fulbrighters in and from Austria are working on? This short video follows a few Austrian and American Fulbright students, scholars, teaching assistants (FLTAs and USTAs) and an alumna through their classrooms, labs and lives.
2018: A Year in Review
Of the 153 US teaching assistants who will be teaching in schools in communities large and small all across Austria, 105 are first-year USTAs who attended the annual weeklong orientation seminar organized by the Austrian Ministry of Education, Science, and Research.
The Fulbright Austria board has opened an executive search for the successor of Dr. Lonnie Johnson, who has informed the board of his plans to retire at the end of the program year after 22 years of distinguished service. It is being advertised online and in print in Austria and the United States as of January 7, 2019. For details, please click here.
Trude Wild (1924–2018)
Fulbright Austria is saddened to announce the passing of Trude Wild, the legendary educational advisor of Austrian Fulbright students, at the age of 95 on December 22, 2018.
Vienna Ball of Sciences
The 2019 Vienna Ball of Sciences is once again turning Vienna’s town hall into an experimental arrangement of an amusing thirst for knowledge! And this year, for the first time ever, Fulbright Austria is a part of it with a special sparkling reception. If you plan on attending the ball, you're invited to stop by for a glass of sparkling wine and to network with current Fulbright US students (three of whom won a ticket to the ball) and Austrian Fulbright alumni from all programs.