Exchanges & Grants

  • The Austrian-American Partnership Fund supports innovative forms of collaboration and cultural exchange between Austrian and U.S. non-governmental organizations, universities, professional associations, arts and cultural organizations and qualified individuals to deepen mutual understanding and mutual respect and to expand the range of educational, cultural and professional cooperation between Austrians and Americans.
  • The Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) of the U.S. Department of State fosters mutual understanding between the United States and other countries through international educational, professional and cultural exchanges.
  • The International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) is the Department of State’s premier professional exchange program. Through short-term visits to the United States, current and emerging foreign leaders experience this country firsthand and cultivate lasting relationships with their American counterparts..
  • The academic exchange program between Austria and the United States is managed on behalf of both governments by the Austrian-American Educational Commission (Fulbright Austria).
  • The Cultural Affairs Section works with cultural and artistic organizations, artists, arts managers, museums, and politicians to promote cultural exchange and mutual understanding between the United States and Austria.