The Year in Focus 2013

Examples of Information Events during 2013

24.4.2013 Open House at the Tietosilta information service.

1.11.2012 Information session on Study in Canada.

25.10.2012 Chatting with student during Open House at the Tietosilta information service.

11.10.2012 Distinguished Fulbright Awards in Teaching information session.

8.10.2012 Applying Into Competitive Colleges information session.

4.10.2012 Master's Degree and Doctoral Degree Studies in the USA information session.

The Year in Focus 2013


Fulbright Center Statistics 2013

  • 3,850 direct client contacts of which approximately 26 % were international education professionals
  • 78 information sessions and events, in which over 2,300 participants
  • Website: 218,100 pageviews and 46,600 website visitors.

Grant Programs

  • Total of 77 grantees (43 Finnish grantees, 34 U.S. grantees)
  • Total of EUR 880,000 awarded as grants, co-sponsored grants included


  • 375 active US alumni in the United States (Friends of Fulbright Finland network)
  • Hundreds of active alumni in Finland serving as experts, academic reviewers, Board members, and in various other capacities related to the Fulbright Center and its programs. 113 of them are also members of the ASLA-Fulbright Alumni Association in Finland.

Fulbright Center Funding

  • 79,5 % from Finland (Trust Fund, Finnish government, private foundations, Finnish universities, other)
  • 20 % from the United States (18 % the U.S. Government, 2 % other)
  • 0,5 % from Canada (Canadian Government)


  • ASLA-Fulbright Alumni Association 60th Anniversary Year: several events throughout the year
  • The 20th American Voices Seminar featuring all U.S. Fulbright grantees in Finland was organized by the Fulbright Center and the University of Turku (seminar program - pdf)

New Grant Programs