The Fulbright Classroom Teacher Exchange provides opportunities for primary and secondary teachers to exchange positions with colleagues in other countries. The participants contribute to mutual understanding by bringing international knowledge and perspectives to the United States and foreign classrooms, schools and communities.
Full-time U.S. teachers can take part in either a year-long or semester-long direct exchange with a counterpart in one of the following countries: Czech Republic, France, Hungary, India, Mexico, or United Kingdom.
Program LengthSix months to one year
Eligibility and Application OverviewPublic applications are accepted.
Elementary through high school teachers are eligible to apply. Visit the Fulbright Teacher Exchange list of participating countries listing for country specific eligibility requirements.
The application deadline for the 2014-2015 program is October 15, 2013. Visit Fulbright Classroom Teacher Exchange website to apply.
Institute of International Education (IIE)
1400 K Street NW, Suite 700
Washington, DC 20005
The language of instruction is English; fluency in Czech is not required.
U.S. teachers may participate in the Fulbright Teacher Classroom Exchange in Czech Republic for one academic year. The program generally runs September through June. It includes an orientation workshop in Prague and a mid-year conference.
For information about teaching levels, subject fields, and program allowances, visit FulbrightTeacherExchange.org.