The Commission for Educational Exchange between the United States of America, Belgium and Luxembourg is located in the Royal Library Albert I in Brussels. The Commission administers several Fulbright Scholarship Programs for citizens of Belgium and Luxembourg. Grants are available for graduate study (Master’s or Ph.D.), pre-doctoral research and post-doctoral research or university lecturing in the United States. Special programs for language teaching assistants (Dutch, French and German) and secondary school teachers of English also exist. US citizens seeking Fulbright grants for study or research in Belgium or Luxembourg can also obtain information from the Commission. Please see Information for U.S. Citizens.
In addition, the Brussels Commission administers the Fulbright-Schuman Program in European Union affairs. The program is co-financed by the Directorate-General for Education and Culture of the European Commission and the U.S. State Department. Through this program, American professors and advanced graduate students may travel to EU Member States for study or research on topics relating to EU affairs or US-EU relations. At the same time, academics, professionals and policy makers from the EU may pursue similar courses of study, research or lecturing at American colleges and universities. This is the only Fulbright program at the Brussels Commission that is open to citizens of all EU member states. All proposals must relate to European Union affairs or US-EU relations Fulbright-Schuman Program.
The Commission’s Educational Advising Center is open to individuals of all nationalities who are living or working in the European community. The Center provides accurate, unbiased information about the full range of accredited U.S. higher education institutions. Advice is available for students seeking admission to undergraduate and graduate level studies, professional programs and intensive English courses. For opening hours and a complete list of services, please see the Advising Center page.