Educational Exchanges

U.S. Government Programs

The following list includes U.S. Government programs, grants, and training opportunities. Please also visit our Study in the United States page for information about the U.S. educational system and EducationUSA advising centers that can help you find the best programs for you, free of charge, and further exchange program opportunities.

The Summer Institutes will enable teenagers, ages 16-18, to participate in an intensive, four-week exchange program in the United States that focuses on global issues facing both European and American youth.
Detailed information

The application period for the current program has expired. We will add the new application information when it becomes available. Please check back to this page later and follow us on Facebook.

The Community Solutions Program is a professional development program for global community leaders, ages 25-38 at the time of application, working in Transparency & Accountability, Tolerance/Conflict Resolution, Environmental Issues, and Women’s Issues.

The Community Solutions Program is a program of the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs of the U.S. Department of State, and implemented by IREX.
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More information on the IREX website.

If you want to spend the academic year in the United States attending high school and living with an American host family, apply to the FLEX scholarship program!

This program is funded by the U.S. Department of State, and has provided scholarships to over 29,000 secondary school students from 20 different countries in the last 29 years. Every year, around 900-1,000 students are studying in the U.S. on the FLEX program.

Read more about the FLEX Program here.

U.S. Embassy Budapest and the Hungarian Fulbright Commission are pleased to announce the 2021-22 Fulbright TEA (Teaching Excellence and Achievement ) Program.

The Fulbright Teaching Excellence and Achievement (TEA) in Media Literacy program is a six-week seminar in the United States for secondary-level teachers, either in January 2022 or September 2022.

Application Deadline: March 15, 2021

Detailed information

The Fulbright Program of the U.S. Government provides opportunities for study, research, and teaching in the U.S. Created in 1946 “to increase mutual understanding between the people of the United States and the people of other countries,” the Fulbright program also provides opportunities for U.S. citizens to study, conduct research, and teach in Hungary.
Deadline: in May of each year

The Science for Peace and Security Program, or SPS, is a policy tool for enhancing cooperation and dialogue with all partners, based on civil science and innovation, to contribute to the Alliance’s core goals and to address the priority areas for dialogue and cooperation identified in the new partnership policy.

Research priorities are linked to NATO’s strategic objectives and focus on projects in direct support to NATO’s operations, as well as one projects enhancing the defense against terrorism and addressing other threats to security. As such, projects include explosives detection; physical protection from chemical, biological, radiological or nuclear agents; emergency preparedness; cyber defense; and environmental security.

Originally founded as the NATO Science Program in the 1950s, the SPS Program now offers grants for collaboration projects, workshops and training involving scientists from NATO member states and partner countries.

Study of the U.S. Institutes for Scholars are intensive post-graduate level academic programs with integrated study tours whose purpose is to provide foreign university faculty and other scholars the opportunity to deepen their understanding of U.S. society, culture, values, and institutions. The ultimate goal of these Institutes is to strengthen curricula and to enhance the quality of teaching about the United States in academic institutions abroad. Detailed information

Non-U.S. Government-Sponsored Exchange Programs

For further, non-U.S. Government-sponsored exchange programs visit our Study in the United States page.