Annual Report - Fiscal Year 2016


Conference on the Consolidation of Relationship between Political Representatives and Local Community

Joseph Amiri, a 2016-2017 Fulbright ETA Fellow in Galati and Brasov, recently spoke to a public made up of local and county counsellors, mayors and vice-mayors, about the importance and good practices of communication strategy between politicians and their constituencies. The following discussions with the participants were moderated by Dr. Angela Dobrescu, sociologist, Project manager of the Corona Group for Local Initiative.
The meeting was organized on June 20, 2017, by the NGO Corona Group for Local Initiative (GIL Corona) in Brasov in partnership with the Romanian-U.S. Fulbright Commission, the American Studies Programme at Transilvania University and with the support of the Brasov County Council.
More photos are available here.

Romania Poetry Feature in Plume

The June issue of Plume, one of the most prestigious American online literary magazines, includes a Romanian poetry feature. The works of ten poets were selected, introduced and translated by Chris Tănăsescu, a.k.a. Margento, and Tara Skurtu, both Fulbright alumni, poets and translators. Check out the result at: http://plumepoetry.com/2017/05/featured-selection-romanian-poets/

Join us for a Hubert H. Humphrey Alumni meeting

Are you a professional with leadership potential and public service commitment interested in a one-year independent fellowship at a US university? Do you know someone who fits the profile? Learn how you or your friend can apply for the Humphrey Fellowship Program 2018!

Join us, on TUESDAY, June 27, from 6.30 pm to 8 pm, at Colivia/Funky Citizens headquarters, 9 Pache Protopopescu Blvd. (https://www.funky.ong/contact/), to meet Ioana, Vlad and Claudia, committed alumni of the Humphrey Program.  They will offer useful information, advice, share their unique impressions on their US experience as Humphrey Fellows and answer your questions.

Details about the Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship 2018 competition, deadline July 31, 2017, are available at: http://www.fulbright.ro/news/787-the-hubert-h-humphrey-fellowship-program-2018

Pre-Departure Orientation for 2017-2018 Romanian Fulbright Grantees and Independent Students

On June 13, the Romanian - U.S. Fulbright Commission hosted its Pre-departure Orientation Seminar dedicated to the Romanian Fulbright grantees and independent students leaving for the U.S. to study or conduct research in the academic year 2017-2018.

The event began in the morning with a series of welcome speeches by distinguished guest speakers representing the U.S. Embassy in Romania, the Romanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Fulbright Board of Directors and the Romanian academia, who shared their thoughts on the Fulbright program and congratulated the grantees.
 
Throughout the day the Romanian Alumni together with several U.S. Grantees participated in panel discussions, offering practical information to the current grantees and independent students preparing to start their U.S.  experience. The Romanian Fulbright  alumni also shared personal impressions about their grant in the US, as well as about their return to Romania and re-adjustment. Specific details and advice on J&F visas were provided by Vice Consul Lindsey Whitehead, Consular Section, U.S. Embassy Bucharest, who joined us for a presentation and kindly answered questions from the addressees. This year the event also included a new section dedicated to the six scholars of the Fulbright-RAF Award program, who received useful pre-departure guidance from a RAF representative together with an alumnus of the RAF Scholar Award pilot program.

Read more: Pre-Departure Orientation for 2017-2018 Romanian Fulbright Grantees and Independent Students

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Romanian-U.S. Fulbright Commission

Adress: 2 Ing. Nicolae Costinescu Street, sector 1, Bucharest, Romania
Phone: 021.230.77.19
Fax: 021.230.77.38
E-mail: office@fulbright.ro

Fulbright Educational Advising Center

Phone: 021.231.90.15
E-mail: feac@fulbright.ro

 Public hours

Tuesday: 1:00 PM - 7:00 PM
 Wednesday: 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
 Thursday: 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM