A program of the United States Department of State Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs

Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program Catalog of Awards


American Studies

Europe and Eurasia


Award Details
Grant Activity

Teach two courses (classes meet once a week for 90 minutes) for advanced undergraduate or graduate students in area of interest with details on content and format of courses to be arranged by host institution and teacher. Other duties, such as tutorials and student advising, are negotiable and depend on the needs and expectations of the host institution and manner in which the working relationship develops.

In addition to being a prestigious academic exchange program, the Fulbright Program is designed to expand and strengthen relationships between the people of the United States and citizens of other nations and to promote international understanding and cooperation. To support this mission, Fulbright Scholars will be asked to give public talks, mentor students, and otherwise engage with the host community, in addition to their primary activities‎.
Grant Length
Four months
Grant Dates

Grants should begin on either October 1, 2019 or March 1, 2020.


University of Salzburg

Flex Option
Discipline Type
Applications are sought in all appropriate disciplines, but applications in the following disciplines are preferred:
American History
American Literature
American Studies
Film Studies
Political Science

American Studies - understood as the interdisciplinary study of American culture, history, and society - embraces different disciplines, methodologies and fields of enquiry. This award is open to candidates from all disciplines trained in American Studies or associated with American Studies programs at institutions in the United States, as well as candidates from all disciplines who may not consider themselves American Studies specialists but who systematically bring their interests and expertise to bear topically on the study of the United States. Primary institutional affiliation may be with the departments of English and/or American Studies (Amerikanistik) at the host institution and/or with other departments, contingent upon the grantee's field of specialization. The cross-listing of courses is possible.

Number of Grants
Core (Open to all levels of scholars, including early career)
Degree Requirements
Ph.D. (or other terminal degree) required
Application Deadline
Program Staff
Aferdita Krasniqi
Outreach and Recruitment Analyst

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