The American Council on Germany’s fellowships allow American and German journalists, scholars, and other mid-career professionals from a variety of fields to travel overseas to gain a better understanding of how issues are approached on the other side of the Atlantic. In the process, they are often able to forge lasting connections with their transatlantic counterparts. Since 1976, more than 1,100 individuals have traveled across the Atlantic to broaden their personal and professional horizons under the auspices of the American Council on Germany’s fellowship programs.
During COVID-19, the ACG is still accepting Fellowship applications. Fellows will have 18 months from the date of award to complete their research.
To learn more about these opportunities, please click the fellowship title below.
Carl Duisberg Fellowship for Young German Transatlanticists allows for young German professionals the opportunity to spend two months working with the ACG in New York City, while learning about the importance of the transatlantic relationship with the goal of helping ensure the relationship endures for future generations.
DZ BANK Fellowships on Transatlantic Business and Finance allow American and German academics; practitioners from banking, business, and government; and journalists to conduct research on key issues influencing the transatlantic economy, including business, finance, trade, banking, fintech, as well as innovation and entrepreneurship.
McCloy Fellowships on Global Trends allow American and German professionals to conduct research on timely topics while consulting their transatlantic counterparts. Focusing on common challenges facing both sides of the Atlantic, fellows carry out research in the areas of urbanization, climate change and sustainability, technological breakthroughs, and demographics and social change.
Dr. Guido Goldman Fellowships for the Study of German and European Economic and International Affairs support promising American academics whose research bears special significance for German economic and international policy within the wider European context.
Dr. Richard M. Hunt Fellowships for the Study of German Politics, Society, and Culture support exceptional American academics whose research contributes to the scholarly discourse on contemporary German society and the political, cultural, and social history of Germany.
Anna-Maria and Stephen M. Kellen Fellowships provide an opportunity for exceptional Berlin-based print, broadcast, and digital media journalists to travel to the United States to conduct interviews with policymakers and opinion leaders and to conduct research for news reports.