A Warm Welcome to the 2017-2018 U.S. Fulbright Grantees

A Warm Welcome to the 2017-2018 U.S. Fulbright Grantees

The beginning of the academic year in Romania coincides with the arrival of the new group of American Scholars, Researchers, and ETA Student grantees. In their honor, the Romanian-U.S. Fulbright Commission organizes every October the Orientation Seminar aimed at introducing them to the new environment and helping them adapt, as well as meeting Romanian academics, colleagues, and alumni of the program.

The current group of American Fulbright grantees consists of twenty-four professors and students who are teaching and performing research in the fields of Science & Engineering, Sociology, American Studies, Public Health, Architecture, Geology, Transmedia and Filmmaking, Marketing, Anthropology, Political Science and English Teaching Assistantships (ETA) at universities and institutions in Bucharest, Cluj-Napoca, Iasi, Timisoara, Constanta, Brașov, Oradea, Sibiu, Craiova, Arad and Galati.

On October 5, the newly arrived American grantees were welcomed by U.S. and Romanian high officials and received information on different topical subjects, including consular, security, political, economic, health and media briefings, from U.S. Embassy experts and Romanian and U.S. alumni of the program.

In the evening, a welcome reception was organized for our guests at Casa Oamenilor de Stiinta. On Friday, October 6, the group visited Peles Castle in Sinaia.

More photos are available on the Commission's Facebook page.