Fulbright Schuman program – Grants for EU Citizens

The Fulbright-Schuman Program, administered by the Commission for Educational Exchange between the United States of America, Belgium and Luxembourg, is jointly financed by the U.S. State Department and the Directorate-General for Education and Culture of the European Commission. Awards are available to candidates from any of the Member States of the European Union to study, ...
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Fulbright Program competition

Fulbright Program competition for academic year 2018-2019 is open from March 11 to May 12, 2017 Nature of Grants All Fulbright grants are research only. Grant benefits vary according to the provisions of the program of each participating country. All Fulbright grants include limited accident and sickness insurance and maintenance grants provided by the Department of State. Air fares for grantees are provided by the Agency for Mobility and EU Programs. ...
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Etsyonica @ Amosfera in Split

The US Embassy Zagreb, in partnership with the Croatian Association of Independent Professionals and Amosfera, organized a workshop on Etsy, the online platform where local one-business owners can sell creative products in their virtual shops. The workshop was run by Ema Juretic, Etsy shop owner. In Split, on October 21, 2016
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Etsyonica @ StepRi

New series of workshops held by Etsy shop owner, Ema Juretic, and organized by the US Embassy Zagreb in partnership with Croatian Association of Independent Professionals and StepRi, started in Rijeka on October 19, 2016. The workshop has helped local entrepreneurs to banish the fear from starting an online shop.
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Will Immigration Policy Change With New President?

Eric Williams, Political Counselor, delivered another lecture about U.S. elections to high school students at the American Corner Zagreb on October 12, 2016. Students were interested in the role of debates, in differences between Presidential candidates, if Hillary Clinton had an advantage because she is a woman and if immigration policy will change with the ...
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Dubrovnik’s Future Jazz Lovers

Under the Embassy’s June 22 outreach program “Jazz with US”, led by Croatian jazz artist Lela Kaplowitz, jazz as an American music form was introduced to Dubrovnik’s newest generation. The program offered a creative outlet for children to explore jazz through its history, rhythm, movement, songs, improvisation and play.
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Copyright, Media Ethics, Liberty & Privacy discussed at LIDA

US Embassy Zagreb, in partnership with American Corner Zadar, sponsored the participation of Aram Sinnreich, an Associate Professor at American University’s School of Communication, as a guest speaker at the “Libraries in Digital Age 2016” (LIDA) international library conference in Zadar on June 13-17, 2016. Sinnreich’s contribution focused on the intersection of culture, law and ...
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Etsyonica: All the Tools You Need to Start Your Own Etsy Shop

Christian Wright, Public Affairs Officer, helped audience at Etsyionica workshop at the American Corner Zadar to banish fear from starting a creative business. The workshop was held by Etsy shop owner, Ema Juretic, and organized in partnership with the Croatian Association of Independent Professionals. In Zadar on May 19, 2016
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How Do Movies Portray America?

Christian Wright, Public Affairs Officer, together with Kelly Ireland, Hollywood-based field producer for the Emmy-nominated daytime TV program “The Doctors”, met with a group of 15-year old students from Brezovica at the American Corner Zagreb. They discussed various aspects of life in the U.S. including the differences between the U.S. and Croatian schools and whether ...
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JazZoo : International Jazz Day celebrated at Zagreb Zoo

International Jazz Day 2016 celebration culminated with JazZoo, workshop on jazz hosted by the U.S. Embassy, Zagreb Zoo and Joe Kaplowitz, American jazz musician. At Lion’s Rock, lions’ winter home at the Zoo, kids learned about jazz rhythm, sound, styles and history of jazz. The workshop finished with a joint jazz performance. In Zagreb, on ...
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Toddler Story Time

Today was the American Corner Zagreb’s first Toddler Story Time. Sondra Williams read out loud and played with the little ones who came to visit. Reading to toddlers is a great foundation for later independent reading and they learn that books are special. Today’s event was the first of a series of monthly programs.
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Cody Brown on an American’s Life in Croatia

Best-selling author and political science professor Cody McClain Brown has continued with presentation of his book, “Chasing a Croatian Girl: A Survivor’s Tale” at the American Corner Zagreb. He compared his living in the U.S. with his life in Croatia, including the important role of ”punica” and the danger of “propuh”. Audiences asked if “punica” ...
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American Corner Zagreb Celebrates Women’s History Month

Stephanie Olson, American professor, delivered a lecture on “Women’s Work in the U.S. – World War to Cold War” at the American Corner Zagreb on March 30, 2016. Professor Olson described images and roles of women in the United States from 1920s to the 1960s.The audiences learned about difficult jobs women performed in factories during ...
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Celebration of Women’s Contributions to Economy at Economic Faculty Zagreb – Yes We Can

With the goal of promoting March as the Women’s Month, the U.S. Embassy Zagreb, in partnership with the University of Zagreb Economic Faculty library, invited Elizabeta Planinić , Woman Entrepreneur of the Year, to share her experiences and dispell myths about entrepreneurs with Economic Faculty students and professors. In Zagreb, March 24, 2016
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Yes We Can – Woman Entrepreneur talks at First Croatian Entrepreneurial Nest

First Croatian Entrepreneurial Nest at Stjepan Radić Elementary School in Brestovec Orehovički hosted a U.S. Embassy supported local lecturer, Elizabeta Planinić, Woman Entrepreneur of the Year 2015. She spoke about the importance and benefits of youth entrepreneurship programs at elementary school level to local teachers and students. In Brestovec Orehovički on March 23, 2016
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Yes We Can : Encouraging Risk-Taking and Entrepreneurship in Sisak

The U.S. Embassy Zagreb, in partnership with Croatian Woman Entrepreneur of the Year 2015, Elizabeta Planinić, presented Ms. Planinić’s business success to high school students in Sisak. She also explained how to create an environment which supports young women entrepreneurs in tough times. The event took place at the Economic School in Sisak, on March ...
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How Often Can You Spot Orcas?

A group of geography students who attended Consular Officer Jessica Jarcev’s presentation about Alaska at the American Corner Zagreb learned about Alaska’s salmon and fishing industries, the beautiful and eerie northern lights, and the Alaska’s Big Three – bears, moose and whales. The students also wanted to know whether Alaska has all four seasons (yes!), ...
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