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The Fulbright International Summer Institute (FISI) is a two-week academic program organized annually by the Bulgarian-American Commission for Educational Еxchange. It offers one-week interdisciplinary courses and a rich cultural program. All courses are taught in English by an international team of distinguished lecturers. The FISI courses are addressed to a broad audience of graduate students, junior researchers, university faculty and young professionals. A limited number of slots will be available for undergraduate students in their third and fourth year of study.

This year the Fulbright International Summer Institute will be held at the RIU Pravets Resort, Pravets, on August 12-24.

Participation fee per week:
BGN 350 for Bulgarian students and BGN 550 for Bulgarian professionals.
EUR 400 for students from other countries and EUR 600 for professionals from other countries.
The fee covers accommodation and meals for six days, tuition, study materials, cultural program. Partial financial aid will be available on a competitive basis.

Information about FISI 2013 and application forms can be found at www.fisi-bg.info .
You can also visit the Bulgarian-American Fulbright Commission for Educational Exchange: 1000 Sofia, 17 Al. Stamboliyski Blvd, 1st floor, rooms 9 and 15, tel. (02) 981 6830 and (02) 980 8212.
Visiting hours: 2pm – 4pm, Monday- Friday

Please send your applications to: jstefanova@fulbright.bg,

with a copy to idimitrova@fulbright.bg.

Deadline for submitting applications: May 26th 2013.

Facts about the Fulbright International Summer Institute

• FISI started in 2002 and since then it has hosted a total of 692 students from 39 countries;
• Since 2002 a total of 109 lecturers from 45 universities or professional institutions in Bulgaria, UK, USA, Canada, Pakistan and Ecuador have taught at FISI;
• In 2010 the Bulgarian Fulbright Commission received the Fulbright Innovator Award of the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs of the US Department of State “ in recognition of outstanding innovation in designing and implementing the Fulbright International Summer Institute”.

FULBRIGHT INTERNATIONAL SUMMER INSTITUTE
August 12-24, RIU Pravets Resort

Proposed courses and workshops
Week 1, 12-16.08.2013
Course 1: Intercultural Communications: How to survive and thrive in the global workforce
Lecturer: Prof. Dan Fellner, Arizona State University, AZ
Course 2: Project Writing and Project Management
Lecturer: Dr. Danail Danov, Senior Project Consultant, Communications and Human Resources Development Center, Sofia
Course 3: Personal Finance and Investing Decisions
Lecturer: Prof. Chenchu Bathala, Cleveland State University, OH
Course 4: Hollywood in the 21st Century
Lecturer: Dr. James Deutsch, Program Curator, Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage, Washington, DC
Course 5: Crisis Management: Prepare for the Unknown
Lecturer: Assoc. Prof. Timothy Ilg, University of Dayton, OH
Course 6: Writing Bulgaria in English
Lecturers: Prof. Brenda Tooley, Monmouth College, IL; Assoc. Prof. Ludmilla Kostova, University of Veliko Turnovo
Course 7: Bulgarian Culture: history, politics, media (lectures twice a week)
Lecturers: team
Course 8: Introduction to Bulgarian Language
Lecturers: Stefka Buchvarova, New Bulgarian University, Sofia; Diana Fingarova, Sofia University “St. Kl. Ohridski”
Course 9: Philanthropy and Fundraising for NGOs
Lecturer: Dr. George Kosar, Associate Director, Corporate and Foundation Relations, Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University, МА
Course 10: Eco-Entrepreneurship
Lecturer: Dr. Maria Petrova, Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University, МА
Course 11: Peace and Conflict Resolution in the 21st Century
Lecturer: Dr. Syed Hussain Shaheed Soherwordi, University of Peshawar, Pakistan
 
Week 2, 19-23.08.2013
Course 12: Negotiations and Conflict Resolution
Lecturer: Prof. George Siedel, Ross School of Business, University of Michigan, MI
Course 13: Philosophical and Social Dimensions of Imagination (two-day workshop)
Lecturer: Assoc. Prof. Alexander Gungov, Sofia University “St. Kl. Ohridski”
Course 14: Mediation Theory and Practice
Lecturer: Assist. Prof. Stephanie Bell, Pepperdine University School of Law, CA
Course 15: Ethnic Conflicts and Human Rights in the EU and Its Neighborhood
Lecturer: Prof. Mark Kramer, Harvard University, MA
Course 16: American Indians in US Popular Culture and in Contemporary American Indian Film
Lecturer: Dr. Rossitza Ivanova, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, WI
Course 17: International Investment Law
Lecturer: Prof. José Gustavo Prieto M., Profesor Simon Bolivar Andean University, Quito, Ecuador
Course 18: Media Literacy
Lecturers: Assoc. Prof. Kathryn Jenson White, University of Oklahoma, OK; Assoc. Prof. Maria Neikova, Sofia University “St. Kl. Ohridski”
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Course 7: Bulgarian Culture: music, folklore, science (lectures twice a week)
Lecturers: team
Course 8: Introduction to Bulgarian Language
Lecturers: Stefka Buchvarova, New Bulgarian University, Sofia; Diana Fingarova, Sofia University “St. Kl. Ohridski”
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