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The Fulbright Commission has operated in Iceland since 1957, in accordance with a bilateral agreement between Iceland and the US.

The Commission‘s goal is to foster cultural understanding and cooperation between the two countries in education, research and art, through the prestigious Fulbright grant program and an EducationUSA advising center. Please contact .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) for more information.

Students to the United States

Information on applications for Fulbright student scholarships, Cobb Family Fellowship Award and Frank Boas Award.
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Scholars to the United States

Information on Fulbright scholar grants for Icelandic scholars planning on conducting a research in the US.
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Scholars to Iceland

Information on how Icelandic universities departments can request a Fulbright scholar to teach in Iceland.
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To Iceland

This section of the website is intended for US Fulbrighters and contains important information on how to get to Iceland, residence permit etc.
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Fulbright Capacity-Building Workshop: Attracting U.S. Students to Iceland

On April 19 the Fulbright Commission will host a capacity-building workshop targeted for appropriate university personnel and is by invitation only. It will center specifically on strategies to help Icelandic universities to better attract American students by discussing their perspective and motivations for study abroad. It will also cover marketing tools and strategies to better target U.S. students considering study abroad programs, and to help Icelandic institutions develop their processes to better take into account the specific needs of U.S. students. The program will be available in early April. The event is free of charge. The workshop is supported by the U.S. Study Abroad Branch of the U.S. Department of State.
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