Interview with Fulbright Alumnus of the Month Paul De Grauwe

Prof. dr. Paul De Grauwe (°1946, Ukkel), occupant of the John Paulson Chair in European Political Economy at the London School of Economics, is quite possibly Belgium’s most well-known economist. He owes this to his role as the go-to guy…


Alumnus of the Month: Q and A with Koen Lenaerts

As November 16-20, 2015 is international Education Week, we’d like to feature a Q&A with Fulbright Alumnus Koen Lenaerts. Mr. Lenaerts was elected President of the Court of Justice of the European Union! He was just elected on October 8,…


Fulbright Alumnus Koen Lenaerts Elected President of the EU Court of Justice

We have some very exciting news in the world of Fulbright Belgium this week! Mr. Koen Lenaerts, an alumnus of Fulbright, has just been elected to be the President of the Court of Justice of the European Union on October…


Fulbright Eat and Meet with Belgian Deputy Prime Minister De Croo

On October 6, 2015, current and past Fulbright grantees met with Belgian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Development Cooperation, Digital Agenda, Telecom and Postal Services Alexander De Croo in Brussels. After being welcomed by Fulbright Executive Director Erica Lutes,…


Slavin Family Foundation Launches New Fellowship for Student Entrepreneurs

The Houston-based Slavin Family Foundation has launched a new fellowship program that offers support, mentorship, and a scholarship to a limited number of undergraduate and graduate students pursuing potentially world-changing entrepreneurial projects. The Slavin Fellowship program will primarily be run…


Fulbright Belgium & Luxembourg Alumnus of the Month: Jurgen Goossens

This month, the Commission would like to highlight the activities of 2012-2013 Fulbright grantee and Yale Law School alumnus Jurgen Goossens who has been very active this Spring. Mr. Goossens is currently a PhD Candidate in the Public Law Department…


2015 Pre-Departure Orientation for Belgian, Luxembourg and EU Fulbright Grantees

On Tuesday June 2, 2015 many of the Fulbright Belgium & Luxembourg and Fulbright-Schuman grantees who will be pursuing academic studies at numerous U.S. universities beginning this fall, attended a pre-departure orientation led by our one of our Program Managers,…


Academic Mission to New York City

The Fulbright Commission to Belgium and Luxembourg along with Flanders Knowledge Area organized an academic mission to the United States in May 2015 with several representatives from Belgian universities to learn more about university education in the U.S. and the…


Interview with Former U.S. Ambassador to Belgium Sam Fox

The Fulbright Commission in Belgium and Luxembourg recently interviewed former U.S. Ambassador to Belgium Sam Fox. Q: How did you apply your extensive experience in the business world to your time as an ambassador? A: Well, of course, in every…


Fulbright Belgium English Teaching Assistants Attend Annual BELTA Day

On Saturday April 25th the Belgian English Language Teaching Association (BELTA) hosted its third annual BELTA Day. The conference serves as an opportunity for English teachers and those interested in teaching English to share ideas, strategies, and network. As in…


Washington Fulbright Office visits Belgium and Luxembourg

Last week, Fulbright Belgium and Luxembourg welcomed two very special guests from the U.S. State Department’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) in Washington D.C.: Mary Kirk, Director of the Office of Academic Exchange Programs and Micaela Iovine ,…


Fulbright-NATO Chair of Security Studies Lectures on Transatlantic Relations in Finland

On February 11-12, 2015, Prof. Dr. Mark S. Sheetz, the current Fulbright-NATO Chair of Security Studies at the College of Europe, was invited to give lectures in Finland and did so last week under the partial auspices of Fulbright Finland….