Monday, November 24, 2014

US Teaching Assistantship Austria 2015-16 - application deadline January 15, 2015

Since 1962, the US Teaching Assistantship Program in Austria has provided US college and university graduates with opportunities to work at secondary schools throughout Austria as teaching assistants.

We would ask you to please inform your students about this great opportunity! You can find more information about the program, including how to apply, on our new website Only online applications will be accepted. Please note that the application deadline for the program year 2015-16 is January 15, 2015.

The following link directs you to our website, where you can find the program description and download an informative flyer about the program for 2015-16:
The flyer can then which can be posted or distributed to interested students, either electronically or in paper copy.

US teaching assistants not only enhance the instruction of English as native speakers; they are also important resources for first-hand information about the United States and the "American way of life." The Austrian Federal Ministry of Education and Women’s affairs (BMBF) finances this program, which is administered by the Austrian-American Educational Commission (Fulbright Commission). While the participants in this program contribute to the Fulbright goal of promoting mutual understanding, this is not a Fulbright grant program. For information on the Fulbright student program in Austria, please consult the Institute for International Education at or the website of the Austrian-American Educational Commission at

If you have any questions about the program and the online application process, please do not hesitate to contact Jürgen Hörmann at