Discover Hamburg with the German Fulbright Alumni Association on November 14th-16th 2014

(J. William Fulbright)


We are thankful for the support of the Amerikazentrum Hamburg e.V.

We are thankful for the support of the US Embassy in Germany and the US Consulate General, Hamburg.


Registration is open and will close on October 31st. Your registration is completed once the money is transferred to the bank account which will be delivered to you with your registration confirmation. If you have not completely registered until November 1st, you will not be able to attend the wine reception at the General Consulate Hamburg on Friday evening.

Please register here.


Please note: Please bring your Student ID, if you are participating at any tour.

Apart from your participation in the conference, the fee covers the Wine Reception at the U.S. General Consulate on Friday and the following meals on Saturday: morning network Coffee , lunch and dinner (drinks are not included at the dinner).

Please note: With your registration you agree that pictures from the event (which may include you) may be published within a password secured section of the Fulbright Alumni e.V. homepage or within our yearly publication Frankly.
Further information under


If you have questions regarding the registration, the event venues, or the program, please contact the Fulbright Alumni e.V. via email: welcomemeeting(at)


If you already want to book accommodation facilities close by:

Low Budget:

Moderate / Medium Budget

Higher Priced / Fancy Place

Transportation to/from Hamburg

Car sharing opportunities are generally available. If you are looking for an empty car seat at a fellow Fulbrighter please contact the nearest Fulbright Alumni e.V. regional coordinator. Further information on the regional chapters can be found on our homepage.

Dress Code

The dress code for the entire week-end is casual (come as you like), except for the wine reception at the U.S. Consulate General, for which we would like to ask you stick to a more formal dress code. However, a tie is not required.



6 pm

Wine Reception
The wine reception will start at 6 p.m. sharp. Please do not bring any luggage or bags and no photo devices (including smart phones) since these items are not allowed within the general consulate or they would delay the security screening process. 
Please note: Make sure your will be at the entrance gate (south) by 5:30 p.m. at the latest, as security screening may take a while. Please bring a form of accepted identification (Passport, German Personalausweis); otherwise you will be denied access to the building.

US General Consulate Hamburg
Alsterufer 27/28
Hamburg 20354

[U&S-Bahn: Hamburg Hauptbahnhof, S-Bahn:
Hamburg Dammtor or Stephansplatz]

9 pm

Get together

Kosmos St. Liederlich
Paul-Rosen-Str. 25, St. Pauli



Amerikazentrum Hamburg e.V.

Am Sandtorkai 48
20457 Hamburg
[U-Bahn: Baumwall]

10.15 - 11.00 am

Get Together

11.00 - 11.15 am

Official Welcome

11.15 - noon

Living the Fulbright Spirit (David Patrician)

noon - 1.00 pm

Networking Accelerated and International Quiz

1.00 - 2.00 pm

Lunch Break

2.00 - 3.00 pm

Key Note Speech: Robert Gatehouse

Robert R. Gatehouse is the Political and Economic Officer at the US Consulate Leipzig. He is an Alumni of the German-American Fubright Program: He visited Chemnitz in 1997-1998 as a Fulbright Fellow.

3.00 - 3.30 pm

Coffee Break

3.30 - 5.00 pm

Workshops or Tours

Please note: The tours will probably not be finished before 6.00 p.m. / 6.30 p.m.

from 7.30 pm


Rheinische Republik

20355 Hamburg

from 10.00 pm

St. Pauli Party Night

Sommersalon Hamburger Berg
Hamburger Berg 6


from 10.00 am - noon


20357 Hamburg
[S&U-Bahn: Sternschanze]

from 1.00 pm

City Bunker Tour


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