The year in Focus 2016

The Year in Focus 2016

(1.10.2015-30.9.2016)

Foreword to the Fulbright Center Annual Report by the Chair of the Board of Directors.

Fulbright Finland Statistics 2016

  • 5,667 client contacts in total, event participants included, out of which 1,976 Fulbright Speaker program participants. 38% of all contacts, event participants included, were international educational professionals
  • 101 information sessions, seminars, conferences, and Fulbright Speaker Program sessions throughout Finland
  • Website: 231,200 pageviews and 67,700 website visitors.

Grant Programs

  • Total of 94 grantees (47 Finnish grantees, 47 U.S. grantees)
  • Over EUR 1,4 million awarded as grants, co-sponsored grants included

Alumni

  • Over 550 active U.S. alumni in the United States (Friends of Fulbright Finland network)
  • Hundreds of active alumni in Finland and the United States serving as experts, academic reviewers, Board members, and in various other capacities related to the Fulbright Center and its programs.
  • 128 of the alumni are also members of the ASLA-Fulbright Alumni Association in Finland.

Core Funding (partnership awards not included)

  • 70 % from Finland (Trust Fund, Finnish government, private foundations, Finnish universities, other)
  • 30 % from the United States (18 % the U.S. government, 9 % other)

Highlights