All News

2020–21 IIE Centennial Fellowship
Alums

2020–21 IIE Centennial Fellowship

Learn more about and apply for the IIE Centennial Fellowship.
Moving Abroad with Family
Alums

Moving Abroad with Family

Moving to another country to participate in a program can be a complicated but rewarding experience. 2018–20 USTA Max Binder shares their personal experience of moving to Austria with their husband.
Editorial: Bright minds are needed more than ever
Editorial

Editorial: Bright minds are needed more than ever

Fulbright Austria executive director talks about COVID-19, diversity, our connection to the generations of Fulbrighters that have come before, and the bright minds the Fulbright Program and the world at large need in the years to come.
Life in the Time of Corona: Paul Schweinzer
Alums

Life in the Time of Corona: Paul Schweinzer

2019–20 Austrian Fulbright scholar Paul Schweinzer talks about how COVID-19 affected his time as a Fulbright scholar in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Life in the Time of Corona: Maria Sanchez
Alums

Life in the Time of Corona: Maria Sanchez

2018–19 combined grantee and 2019–20 USTA Maria Sanchez tells us what is was like thinking she might have COVID-19 and the processing of getting tested.
Annual Fulbright Prize in American Studies
Partners & Friends Alums

Annual Fulbright Prize in American Studies

Apply now for the Annual Fulbright Prize in American Studies.
Fulbright Austria Turns 70
Partners & Friends Alums

Fulbright Austria Turns 70

The executive director and the honorary co-chairs of Fulbright Austria as well as the rector of the University of Innsbruck share video messages to celebrate Fulbright Austria turning 70.
70th Anniversary: A Special Announcement
News Editorial

70th Anniversary: A Special Announcement

Executive director Hermann Agis shares some words to mark the 70th anniversary of the agreement that established Fulbright Austria.
Fulbrighter Elected to Two US Academies
Partners & Friends Alums

Fulbrighter Elected to Two US Academies

Read more about Fulbright Austria alum Thomas Henzinger, PhD, and his accomplishments.
Fulbrighter Named Head of Constitutional Service in Austrian Government
Alums

Fulbrighter Named Head of Constitutional Service in Austrian Government

In April 2020, a new Fulbrighter was named head of a directorate general in the Austrian Federal Chancellery.
Life in the Time of Corona: Julia Buchholz
Alums

Life in the Time of Corona: Julia Buchholz

2019–20 US teaching assistant Julia Buchholz talks about making the decision to remain in Austria and how she has found comfort in an international community. This story showcases Julia's personal journey in the last weeks.
Life in the Time of Corona: Wolfgang Aschauer
Alums

Life in the Time of Corona: Wolfgang Aschauer

2019–20 Austrian Fulbright scholar Wolfgang Aschauer details the experience he and his family had in the US and while returning to Austria. Wolfgang's story reflects his family's personal experience.
Life in the Time of Corona: Samanike Hengst
Alums

Life in the Time of Corona: Samanike Hengst

2018–20 US teaching assistant Samanike Hengst talks about the stress of traveling during the current crisis and how she is adapting to life back in the US. The story she tells is her personal experience.
Life in the Time of Corona: Tomislav Markovic
Alums

Life in the Time of Corona: Tomislav Markovic

2019–20 FLTA Tomislav "Tommy" Markovic shares the story of first wanting to stay in the US and ultimately deciding to return to Austria. This is Tommy's personal story, which he recounts in his own words.
Life in the Time of Corona: Alexandra Hellenbrand
Alums

Life in the Time of Corona: Alexandra Hellenbrand

Read about 2019–20 US Fulbright scholar Alexandra Hellenbrand’s difficult decision to return to the US during the coronavirus pandemic. The story below is Alexandra's personal experience.
Life in the Time of Corona: Jasmin Baier
Alums

Life in the Time of Corona: Jasmin Baier

2019–20 Austrian Fulbright student Jasmin Baier shares her experience deciding whether to stay in the US or return to Austria. The story shared here is Jasmin's particular experience, written in her own words.
Editorial: Full of challenges. Academic exchange in times of COVID-19
Editorial

Editorial: Full of challenges. Academic exchange in times of COVID-19

This is a very challenging situation for everybody in the community and beyond. All of you will have a personal COVID-19 story to tell. As Epictetus once said, “Some things are in our control and others not.” The global situation was not in our program participants' control, but how they have responded to the challenges of COVID-19 was in their control.
Winter Meet & Greet
Partners & Friends Alums

Winter Meet & Greet

Attendees spent the evening socializing with the various generations within the Fulbright Austria community.
Winter 2020 US Fulbright Scholar Orientation
News

Winter 2020 US Fulbright Scholar Orientation

Fulbright Austria welcomed sixteen Fulbright scholars from all over the US at the winter 2020 US scholar orientation in Vienna, Austria.
TU Ball 2020
Partners & Friends Alums

TU Ball 2020

Fulbright Austria program participants dressed up and got down on the dance floor at the TU Ball 2020.