Göttingen International

Studying in the USA with the Fulbright program


The Fulbright Program promotes exchange between the USA and more than 180 countries worldwide. Since its inception in 1952, the German-American Fulbright program has supported more than 40,000 students from the USA and Germany.

Study grants

  • for German students and graduates with strong academic performance, who are able to actively promote German-American cultural exchange while studying in the USA
  • for full-time studies at graduate level for 4 to 9 months, beginning with the American fall term (start: August/September)
  • facilitate access to a study place at a university, monthly stipend for tuition fees and living expenses, coverage of travel expenses, health insurance etc., preparation and support of the grantees
  • Application deadline usually in June


  • Travel grants

  • for German students with strong academic performance, who will be studying in the USA in the frame of an exchange program of their German home institution with an American institution of higher education (e.g. university or college)
  • for full-time studies at undergraduate or graduate level for at least 4 months, beginning with the American fall term (start: August/September)
  • Lump sum for travel expenses (1350 €) and additional costs (650 €), preparation and support of the grantees
  • Application deadline usually mid-January