Applications Open for FLEX’s Free One-Year U.S. Exchange Program for Slovak High School Students!

[The Future Leaders Exchange (FLEX) is fully funded US DOS exchange program for secondary school students, who will live with a host family, and attend a U.S. high school for a full academic year.] What is FLEX? 1993-1994 was the first program year of the Future Leaders Exchange (FLEX) program. FLEX was created from the belief …

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U.S. Embassy Celebrates Shared Centennial for Women’s Right to Vote

August 25th, 2020, BRATISLAVA — The U.S. Embassy, together with the daily SME and the city of Bratislava, marked 100 years of voting rights for Czechoslovak and American women in a successful online event with TED Talk-style addresses by extraordinary women. Ambassador Brink opened with remarks on the launch of the Women’s Global Development and Prosperity …

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Embassy Speaker Talks Texas and NASA with Summer Campers

The Embassy’s spokesperson, Griffin Rozell, gave a talk about Texas and NASA to over 45 Economic University of Bratislava summer campers between the ages of 11-15 on July 24. The talk was part of the summer camp’s “America Day” with speakers from the Embassy, the American Chamber of Commerce and several U.S.-based employers.  At the …

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75th Anniversary of the End of WWII is celebrated with special ‘Dejiny’ Podcast Series

[Podcast only available in the Slovak language] This special edition of SME’s Historical Podcast Special ‘Dejiny‘ is dedicated to the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II. The podcast is published in collaboration with and with the support of the Embassy of the United States of America in Slovakia. In six special episodes, …

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Spend Time Online Exploring these Free and Fun Educational Resources

Tips For Spending Time Online: Museums, National Parks, University Lectures and Experiments for Children During a pandemic, American cultural institutions, educational programs, and even private companies make their content available online for free. The US Embassy in Slovakia is also participating, supporting the idea of spending time at home effectively through various courses, lectures, opera …

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International Day against Homophobia and Transphobia

May 17th, 2020, BRATISLAVA — Today marks the International Day against Homophobia and Transphobia. We proudly stand behind our LGBTI friends, family, colleagues and neighbours. The rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people are human rights – all people deserve equal dignity and the right to live a life free of fear, …

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Fulbright Program

What is the Fulbright U.S. Student Program The Fulbright U.S. Student Program provides grants for individually designed study/research projects or for English Teaching Assistant Programs.  A candidate will submit a Statement of Grant Purpose defining activities to take place during one academic year in a participating country outside the U.S. During their grants, Fulbrighters will meet, …

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Application Launch for Central and Eastern Europe Journalist Fellowship Program

The Central and Eastern Europe Journalist Fellowship Program expands the capacity of professional journalists and improves the sustainability of citizen-generated media in Central and Eastern Europe. Through conferences, skills building workshops, networking, and professional fellowships, journalists increase professional standards, advance the credibility and accuracy of their reporting, build cross continental partnerships, and bolster sustainability of …

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Exchange Opportunity Study of The U.S. Institutes – Apply By January 8th

Study of the U.S. Institutes (SUSIs) for Scholars and Secondary Educators & Administrators are post-graduate level academic programs for mid-career foreign scholars, faculty, practitioners, and secondary educators whose purpose is to strengthen curricula and to improve the teaching about the United States in academic institutions abroad. SUSIs for Scholars are six-weeks long; SUSIs for Secondary …

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Call For Applications Benjamin Franklin Summer Institute!

Call for Proposals is now: OPEN Deadline: January 15, 2020 The U.S. Department of State’s  Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA)  and the U.S. Embassy in Bratislava are pleased to announce a four-week summer institute for young Europeans and Americans, called the Benjamin Franklin Transatlantic Fellows (BFTF) Summer Institute. The institute aims to foster relationships among younger generations of Europeans and Americans to promote awareness of shared …

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Students Spend 10 Months In USA For Free!

Chceš aj ty stráviť rok v USA, vyskúšať si život amerického teenagera a študovať na americkej strednej škole? Štipendijný program FLEX ti to umožní! Ak si sa narodil medzi 15.7.2002 – 15.7.2005 a spĺňaš ostatné podmienky na účasť v programe, tak využi túto jedinečnú príležitosť a vyplň on-line prihlášku najneskôr do 17.10.2019 na  https://ais.americancouncils.org/flex

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Holocaust Teacher Training Program

For almost two decades, the U.S. Department of State, in cooperation with the Association of Holocaust Organizations (AHO) in New York, has helped to organize the Holocaust Teacher Training Program. To date, this initiative has brought over 350 teachers from approximately thirteen countries to United States, including 32 teachers from Slovakia. This one-week seminar in …

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2019 Benjamin Franklin Transatlantic Fellows Summer Institute

The U.S. Embassy in Slovak Republic, Bratislava is now accepting applications for the 2019 Benjamin Franklin Transatlantic Fellowship. The four-week institute addresses U.S. foreign policy priorities such as youth engagement, democracy and civil society development, and economic prosperity. The program will take place in June and July of 2019; exact dates will be communicated at …

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GoUSA Exchange Fair Attracts Hundreds in Trnava

Consul Matt Pierson and Deputy PAO Griffin Rozell promoted exchange opportunities for high school and college students at a GoUSA exchange fair at Trnava University on November 27. Approximately 250 students and educators visited the fair to learn about Summer Work and Travel, the newly implemented Future Leaders Exchange Program, Fulbright exchanges, and other educational …

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GO USA v Trnave, 27.11 – podujatie pre študentov o možnostiach brigády v USA

Trhovisko informácií o možnostiach štúdia v USA a o programoch Work & Travel 27. november (utorok), 10:00 – 13:00 Trnavská univerzita, vestibul budovy rektorátu, Hornopotočná 23 Tešia sa na vás bývalí absolventi programov, zástupcovia agentúr, Fulbrightovej komisie a Veľvyslanectva USA Viac informácií o podujatí nájdete na Facebook udalosti https://www.facebook.com/events/116445932598436/?active_tab=about

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Slovakia Welcomes 2018-2019 U.S. Fulbright Exchange Particpants

DCM Natasha Franceschi welcomed ten incoming Fulbright Exchange participants to Slovakia at a reception hosted by the Fulbright Commission in Slovakia on September 12. Franceshi highlighted the Fulbright exchange program as the “tool of first resort” for building people to people ties and fostering academic exchange, while thanking the Slovak government and partners in the …

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