Fulbrighters of 2023-24

The Fulbright Commission in Brussels is proud to announce its cohort of 2023-2024 Fulbrighters!…

Meet&Network with Alexander De Croo

On March 7, 2023, the Fulbright Commission in Brussels hosted a Meet&Network event with Prime Minister Alexander De Croo to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the Fulbright Program in Belgium….

Fulbrighters of 2022-23

The Fulbright Commission in Brussels is proud to announce its cohort of 2022-2023 Fulbrighters! This group of Belgian, Luxembourgish, European (via the Fulbright Schuman Program) grantees has been nominated and selected to study, research, or lecture in the United States…


Fulbrighters of 2021-22

The Fulbright Commission in Brussels is proud to announce its cohort of 2021-2022 Fulbrighters!…

People-to-People Exchange in a Pandemic

In March 2020, the world came grinding to a halt — and with it, the Fulbright Commission in Brussels. Within a week, the staff of the Fulbright Commission went from planning a seminar and organizing pre-departure orientations to packing up…

U.S. Grantees Diversity Roundtables

In January 2020, the U.S. Grantees Diversity Roundtables were launched. Two alumni of the Fulbright Belgium Program, Sangeetha Ramakrishna, a former ETA, and Rae Delacruz, a former Fulbright student researcher, led the initiative. The main goal of this initiative is…


2019 U.S. Grantee Orientation

Enthusiastic – and highly caffeinated – smiles greeted the Royal Library of Belgium as the newest cohort of Fulbright grantees slowly trickled into the building, newcomer jitters in tow, eagerly awaiting their program orientation. After a steady chorus of casual…


Inside Brussels at the Newly-Renovated Africa Museum

“It was the curse of Leopold,” Siska Genbrugge, an alumna of the Fulbright Program in Belgium and Coordinator of Conservation at Brussels’ Africa Museum, explained to staff members of the Fulbright Commission as she recounted the day before the re-opening…

IIE Visits Fulbright Commission in Brussels

This spring, the Fulbright Commission in Brussels welcomed two sets of visitors from the Institute of International Education….

A Farewell to Fulbright

It must have been in the 1980s that I met the first Fulbright guest I had the pleasure to welcome. At that time I was a young assistant at KU Leuven, and since then I have lost count of the…

2019 Pre-Departure Orientation

On 11 June 2019, the U.S. Embassy to Belgium hosted the annual Fulbright Pre-Departure Orientation. The annual event is attended by outgoing Belgian, Luxembourgish, and European Fulbright grantees who are preparing to leave for the United States in the coming…

U.S. Grantee Orientation 2018

Last week the Fulbright Commission welcomed twenty-two 2018-2019 American Fulbright grantees to Belgium and Luxembourg to the Royal Library for U.S. Grantee Orientation. This annual event brings together newly-arrived Fulbrighters for a logistical and cultural introduction to life in Belgium…