Professor Stephen J. Cutler Honoured by the University of Bucharest

We are happy to announce Stephen J. Cutler, Professor of Sociology, Emeritus and Emeritus Bishop Robert E. Joyce Distinguished University Professor of Gerontology at the University of Vermont, was made a Doctor Honoris Causa of the University of Bucharest on March 29, 2017.

A distinguished scholar, past president of the Gerontological Society of America, Professor Cutler has been a Fulbright Senior to Romania (two times, in 2004 and 2011-2012) and returned many other times to the School of Sociology and Social Work at the University of Bucharest  to teach, do research, publish a number of articles together with Romanian colleagues. As Professor Cutler said, “I am delighted and honoured to receive this degree from the University I love representing the Country I love!”

Graduate Admissions: Workshop on Essay Writing

On Thursday, April 6, from 5:00 to 6:00 p.m., the Romanian-U.S. Fulbright Commission & FEAC EducationUSA will host the workshop “The Road to Graduate Admissions: Essay Writing Strategies and Practical Guidance.”
You will get the opportunity to discuss components of strong essays, analyze excerpts from successful applications, and consider which skills or qualifications to highlight. The workshop will also touch upon matters of tone, language and style helpful for effective essay writing.

The workshop will be led by:
•    Octavian Manea, Journalist Revista 22 & Fulbright Grantee 2012-2013, MA in International Relations, Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, Syracuse University
•    David Emanuel Jimenez, U.S. Fulbright ETA 2016-2017, Bowdoin College, ME (home affiliation) and Ovidius University, Constanta (host university)

RESERVE A PLACE by sending an email to office@fulbright.ro by April 5. Participation is on a first come, first served basis. Due to limited space, only 15 participants may be accepted.
Address: Romanian - U.S. Fulbright Commission, Str. Ing. Nicolae Costinescu, Nr. 2 (off Str. Muzeul Zambaccian), Sector 1, Bucharest

Just Released

Bruce O’Neall, former Fulbright student and Fulbright-Hays grantee to Romania has just published his volume titled The Space of Boredom: Homelessness in the Slowing Global Order at Duke University press. As Bruce says, is to a large extent the result of his research while in Romania. Bruce visits Romania every year and continues his research in Romania.

News from Professor Marius Profiroiu, Fulbright Alumnus and Vice-Rector for International Relations at ASE Bucharest

“From 21th of March to 5th of April I'm a trainee at 'Campus Internationalization: Structures that Support Student Mobility' organized by the University of Illinois-Global Education & Training in partnership with EducationUSA Leadership Institute. We are 11 participants from 10 countries from 5 continents! It is a great experience!”

Fulbright Student Award to the United States 2018-2019

The Romanian-U.S. Fulbright Commission is pleased to announce the 2018-2019 Fulbright Student Award competition for master’s study or research in the United States. Applicants can be Romanian graduates - BA, MA or PhD students - from accredited public and private universities. BA students are also invited to apply if they are in their final year of undergraduate study.

The Fulbright Student Award provides: international travel, tuition and university fees within established budget limits, books and supplies allowance, accident/sickness insurance and a living stipend for one academic year.

The applicants will be selected through open, merit-based competition to participate in quality graduate level programs in any academic field except the clinical ones (i.e. that include patient contact).

Read more: Fulbright Student Award to the United States 2018-2019

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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