American Space Leipzig is an initiative between the Universität Leipzig and the U.S. Government to encourage learning, exchange, and dialogue between the United States and Germany.

APPLY NOW – Fellowship for Modernizing Transatlantic Relations

APPLY NOW – Fellowship for Modernizing Transatlantic Relations

The Atlantische Initiative, a Berlin-based NGO dedicated to promoting collaboration between US and European citizens, is currently offering fellowships to 30 applicants to take part in their Atlantic Expedition to Chicago, IL and Houston, TX in October 2017. The fellowship is open for US and German citizens between 20 and 35 years of age. Applicants […]

Prof. Mark J. Rozell Spoke About the First Hundred Days of the Trump Administration

On May 4, 2017, Professor Mark J. Rozell, Dean of the Schar School of Policy and Government and Ruth D. and John T. Hazel Chair in Public Policy at George Mason University gave a talk about Donald Trump’s First Hundred Days in office. Around 30 people joined the event. In his talk, Prof. Rozell analyzed […]

A.R. Gurney’s Play “Love Letters” Performed at American Space Leipzig

On April 12, American Space Leipzig used theater for the first time to promote its mission to encourage learning, exchange, and dialogue between the United States and Germany. Around 25 guests joined the performance of A.R. Gurney’s prize-winning play “Love Letters” with actors Peter Seaton-Clark and Heather Metje. The event was held at the Albertina […]

Apply for the Fulbright Commission’s Diversity Institutes Summer Studies Program

The Fulbright Commission is offering a Summer Studies program scholarship to high school graduates and students in their 1st-4th semester of their Bachelor’s studies, who take part in the three week long Diversity Institutes program at the Trinity University in San Antonio, Texas. The program offers seminars and workshops at the Trinity University in US […]

Professor Dr. Lenz spricht über die Beziehungen zwischen China und den USA

Am Mittwoch, den 25. Januar 2017, luden American Space Leipzig in Kooperation mit dem Konfuzius Institut Frau Professor Dr. Anja Lenz von der Universität in Heidelberg ein, um eine Lesung mit anschliessender Diskussionsrunde zum Thema: “Die USA und China: Kooperation oder Konflikt?” zu halten. 45 interessierte Zuhörer kamen zu dem Event. Frau Prof. Dr. Lenz […]

American Space Leipzig Director Crister Garrett Fact Checks ARD’s Hart aber Fair

On January 31, American Space Leipzig director, Prof. Crister S. Garrett, was asked to fact check statements made by guests of the ARD talk show hart aber fair. Hart aber fair, hosted by Frank Plasberg is a talk show where moderator Frank Plasberg discusses current topics of public interest with guests from politics, economics and […]

American Space Leipzig Director Crister Garrett Interviewed in the Tagesschau

On January 31, American Space Leipzig director, Prof. Crister S. Garrett, was interview by Kirsten Gerhard from the Tagesschau. Prof. Garrett spoke about the developments in the United States after the first 11 days of a Donald Trump presidency. In the interview, Prof. Garrett touched upon President Trump’s issuing of executive orders as making good […]

Dr. Rebecca Brückmann Discussed the Civil Rights Movement and its Legacy

On January 18, Dr. Rebecca Brückmann from the University of Cologne talked about the Civil Rights Movement and its legacy in remembrance of Martin Luther King, Jr.. About 18 guests attended the American Space Leipzig event. Dr. Brückmann discussed the history of the Civil Rights Movement and its significance for US society today. She began […]

Professor Garrett interviews Scott Riedmann and Professor Rundquist about the Inauguration

On January 19, presidential politics expert Prof. Paul S. Rundquist, Consul General for Mitteldeutschland, Scott Riedmann, and American Space Leipzig director, international relations and American politics expert, Professor Crister S. Garrett, invited to a podium discussion with the title: “Before the Presidential Inauguration.” About 52 guests attended the event. Professor Garrett introduced both experts and […]

American Space Director, Crister S. Garrett, Spoke to NDR and Deutschlandfunk about the Trump Pre...

American Space Leipzig Director Crister S. Garrett spoke with different German media outlets about the inauguration of Donald Trump and what can be expected from his first days in office. NDR – Wohin steuern dir USA mit Trump? Professor Garrett spoke with NDR about populism, the future of the EU, and global security. You can […]