On December 12, 2013, LUISS and The U.S.-Italy Fulbright Commission signed a three-year partnership agreement for the funding of two Fulbright scholarships (the Fulbright – LUISS Research Lectureship award and the Fulbright – LUISS Junior Research Lectureship award).
Based on the terms of the agreement, LUISS will host two Fulbright scholars for the 2015/2016, 2016/2017 and 2017/2018 academic years. Selected candidates, who will be U.S. citizens, will conduct research and teach at the Departments of Economics and Finance, Business and Management, Law and Political Science for a four-month period.
The Fulbright Scholar Program – established in 1946 by Senator William Fulbright, originally from Arkansas – is currently the most important international cultural exchange program in the United States. Active in over 155 countries, it was launched in Italy in 1948 and is still financed jointly by the U.S. Department of State and by the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.