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2013-14 U.S. Fulbrighters Comment On Their Experience in the CR

At the end of their stay in the Czech Republic, Fulbright grantees are required to submit a Final Report where they reflect on their experience. Here is an excerpt from these Final Reports from the academic year 2013-14.  The comments can be also found in our Annual Report.

The traditional cultural setting of the Czech Republic attracts many U.S. students. Matthew Goodheart conducting research at the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague strengthened previous relationships with local artists through collaborative projects and concerts.  He also made professional connections with his host institution and the Institut Intermedii through a series of lectures, workshop, and private work with students.  Finally, Goodheart gave a presentation at a conference in Brno, and it strengthened his professional connections through attendance at both the Ostrava Days and Contempuls music festivals.

A growing number of U.S. students come to pursue their research at Czech scientific instit…

2013-14 Czech Fulbrighters Comment On Their Experience in the U.S.

At the end of their stay in the U.S., Fulbright grantees are required to submit a Final Report where they reflect on their experience. Here is an excerpt from these Final Reports from the academic year 2013-14.  The comments can be also found in our Annual Report.

Czech students value an inclusive spirit of U.S. universities. Anna Carbová studying at Iowa State University comments on this, saying, “All lectures, labs and seminars were a great contribution to my professional development. I became a part of a research group focusing on my field of study. This has given me much more insight into the matter and the way researchers work in the US.”

Martin Formánek who studied physics at the University of Arizona in 2013-14 stresses the importance of numerous clubs at a U.S. university: “I joined couple of university organized clubs during my stay here. There were International Student Associations which is helping foreign students to integrate and they are organizing events …