The Year in Focus 2009

(1.10.2008-31.9.2009)

Fulbright Center Statistics 2009

  • Over 4,900 direct client contacts of which approximately 30% were international education professionals
  • 58 information sessions and events with 2,000 participants
  • 155,000 pageviews on the website

Grant Programs

  • Total of 69 grantees
  • 40 Finnish grantees
  • 29 American grantees
  • Cost-share funding included, total of EUR 800,000 given out as grants
  • 3,500 Finnish and 1,500 American grantees since beginning of ASLA program in 1949.

Fulbright Center Funding

  • 78 % from Finland (Trust Fund, private foundations, Finnish universities, Finnish government)
  • 21 % from the U.S. Government
  • 1 % from Canada

Highlights of 2009

ASLA-Fulbright 60 Years Reception
The Fulbright Center organized a a reception honoring
the 60th Anniversary of the ASLA Exchange Program in May 2009. >> Photos from the event held at the Helsinki University Museum Arppeanum.

Move to Hakaniemi
The Fulbright Center moved to Hakaniemenranta 6 in January 2009.