COVID-19: FLAD donates 350,000 euros to the Rede de Emergência Alimentar

FLAD and the Banco Alimentar join forces to support the most vulnerable, who in the context of the current COVID-19 pandemic have lost income and support.

Joe Biden wins Florida, Illinois and Arizona and makes Sanders path for nomination more difficult

The Vice-President won every state up for grabs, nearly three times more delegates than Bernie Sanders in Florida, and twice as many in Illinois.

Video: CNN/Univision Democratic Debate in Washington D.C.

Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders had their first solo debate for the Democratic primaries in Washington D.C.. COVID-19 and Health Care dominated the debate.

FLAD: Temporary conditioning of the Foundation’s activities

The exceptional situation we live in affects our activities, but the open calls will remain active and FLAD will be flexible to safeguard grantees.

Sofia Sampaio presents the ‘alternative‘ side of Portuguese Cinema at Brown

The researcher at CRIA (Centro em Rede de Investigação em Antropologia) was selected as Visiting Professor, for the Spring Semester 2021, at Brown.

It wasn’t super, but almost: Joe Biden wins Big Tuesday

After Super Tuesday, the expectation was whether Joe Biden would confirm this good moment for his run to President or whether Bernie Sanders would react. Biden won and casts doubts on Sanders' continuity in the electoral race.

How is the president elected?

What is the electoral college? What if no candidate wins the election? Come and see some answers to help you understand the U.S. electoral process.

How do you choose a candidate in the primaries?

The choice of a candidate in the primaries is far from a simple vote. What are delegates, superdelegates, and conventions for?

Miguel Monjardino: COVID-19 economic shock may change the electoral campaign

The Professor of the Institute for Political Studies of the Católica University launches prospects over Big Tuesday and possible changes for the presidential campaign due to the COVID-19.

Joe Biden aims for another winning Tuesday

Bernie Sanders seemed unstoppable until the primary reached South Carolina. Joe Biden moved to the front at Super Tuesday, but will he continue?

Do you like American politics? 7 Movies you need to watch

The campaign is accelerating in the U.S. and will quickly dominate the current topics of discussion. If you're a political junkie (or want to impress your friends) check out our suggestions.

The books of the candidates

Find out our reading suggestions to learn more about Democratic candidates for the US 2020 Presidential Election.

5 Podcasts to follow the elections

On the way to work, in the gym or when you're cleaning the house, here's how to find out all about the U.S. elections without much effort.

Dream Table: Serralves and FLAD in Braga

The Serralves and FLAD collection come together in an itinerant exhibition that started in Chaves and now ends in Braga. Get all the details here.

José Pedro Monteiro teaches about Portuguese decolonization at Brown

The researcher at the University of Coimbra was chosen for Visiting Professor in the Fall semester at Brown University.

Video: Democratic Party Debate in South Carolina

Watch the last full debate before Super Tuesday still with the six candidates for the Democratic nomination.

Video: Democratic Party Debate in Nevada

Watch the full debate between the top six candidates for the Democratic Party nomination in Las Vegas, Nevada.

FLAD-National Library of Portugal Research Grant 2020

FLAD in partnership with the National Library of Portugal promotes a program of short-term research grants. Find out all the details here.

FLAD-Torre do Tombo Research Grant 2020

FLAD with Torre do Tombo promotes short-term research grants. Get to know all the details for your application here.

Miguel Castelo-Branco: more 100,000 euros for Autism research

Miguel Castelo-Branco won the FLAD/Life Science Award in 2016, obtaining funding of 300,000 euros for three years. The merits of the work developed by the researcher of Coimbra led FLAD to renew the prize for another year, with more 100,000 euros of funding. Learn more about the research details here.

Grant Fulbright/FLAD: deadline for applications ends this month

One month is left until the deadline of applications for the Fulbright grant for research with the support of FLAD. Find out here all the advice exchanged at the information session on January 16th and all the details about the application process.

José Pedro Monteiro and Sofia Sampaio are the selected candidates as Visiting Professors at Brown

Professors José Pedro Monteiro and Sofia Sampaio were the selected candidates as Visiting Professors at Brown University. Get to know all the details.

FLAD-Fulbright: 30 years supporting to research and study in Portugal and the USA

FLAD and Fulbright have been supporting research and study opportunities in the USA for more than 30 years and promoting Portugal as an academic destination for North-Americans. Get to know all the details here.

João Ferreira is chosen to manage the Santa Maria Space Station – RAEGE

Given the geostrategic and spatial potential of Santa Maria Station, the Regional Government of Azores together with FLAD recruit a station manager.

FLAD Science Award Atlantic – 2nd Phase

A scientific award for young scientists working in Portugal with interest in the Atlantic area. Come find all the details!

Video: Democratic Party Debate in Iowa

Watch all the topics discussed by the Democratic primary candidates for the U.S. 2020 Elections before the Iowa Caucuses.

Visiting Professor: Lívia Franco on her way to Georgetown

A solid resume and the will to reinforce Portugal's role in Political Science and Foreign Relations.

Fulbright-FLAD: new grants in a promising year

This partnership is one that we are most proud of and emerges now reinforced, in 2020, with more grants and joint events.

Open Call for Visiting Professor at Brown University

Annual open call for Visiting Professor at the University of Brown, for academics in the area of History of Portugal / Social Sciences.

FLAD Science Award Health

To be announced in 2020.

FLAD Science Award Atlantic – 1st Phase

For young scientists working in Portugal who want to conduct research within the Atlantic.

NATO: 70 years and a future of challenges

We celebrated NATO's 70th anniversary, bringing together, in FLAD's headquarters, national and international experts to discuss the role of the Atlantic alliance and the future of the organization.


Walk&Talk is a contemporary art festival, supported by FLAD, which takes place in the Azores, Find out more details here.


Grants for the presentation of papers produced in Portugal at North-American conferences.


Grants to support the participation of North-American speakers in workshops, seminars, and conferences in Portugal.


Grants for conducting research internships in the USA for doctoral candidates from Portuguese institutions.

FLAD at the Açoriano Oriental/TSF-Azores Conference

FLAD's president, Rita Faden, was the guest speaker at the luncheon organized by Açoriano Oriental and TSF-Azores, that took place on October 29, 2019. Rita Faden emphasized the relationship between Portugal and the United States of America and the importance of FLAD's role in reinforcing this bilateral transatlantic relation.

Call for Visiting Professor at Georgetown University

We are no longer accepting applications for Visiting Professor at Georgetown University for the Fall Semester 2020. Find out all the details here.

Introducing the Azores to American students of SiPN

Every semester, the Study in Portugal Network, FLAD's academic mobility program, organizes study visits to several Portuguese regions for American students who chose Portugal as their destination to study abroad.

Geodesic and Space Station of Santa Maria – RAEGE

The Space Station of Santa Maria is recruiting for the position of Station Manager.

IST International Day

The Instituto Superior Técnico invited FLAD to participate in this event and we gladly said yes. It was two great days of talking to students about the FLAD's opportunities and support.

MIT Portugal/FLAD: And the winners are…

MIT-Portugal Annual Conference, held this year in Ponta Delgada and dedicated to the Atlantic, awarded the best posters for dissemination of doctoral research work.

Study and Research in the USA

The Study and Research in the USA session aims to clarify and make known the different respurces available for the Portuguese community.

FLAD-AiR 351 Grant: artistic residencies in Cascais

The FLAD/AiR 351 grant aims to promote an interchange of ideas and strengthen relations between the artistic and cultural communities of Portugal and the United States.

Get to know the internship opportunities of SiPN!

SiPN offers a unique variety of opportunities for American students looking for an international internship in Portugal!

SiPN and FLAD sign a protocol with Western Michigan University

Western Michigan University signs an exchange academic protocol with four Portuguese universities that will allow students to attend an academic mobility period between the universities.

Students from the Study in Portugal Network program presented to FLAD

Dozens of young American students gathered at FLAD to hear all about Portugal and the tremendous opportunity it is to study in our country, something that they themselves discovered while living and choosing Lisbon as their destination to study abroad.

FLAD Azores Chairs

International open call to be launched for the creation of 3 Chairs at the University of Azores. More details here.

Luso-American Legislators’ Dialogue

The annual makes it possible to shorten the distance between Portugal and the United States, and to connect Portuguese and Portuguese-American legislators, so as to bring about a deeper understanding of the strategic importance of the Portuguese-American and transatlantic alliance.

FLAD-Torre do Tombo (DGLAB-ANTT) Research Grant 2019

FLAD, within the framework of the protocol established with the Direção-Geral do Livro, Arquivos e Bibliotecas - Arquivo da Torre do Tombo (DGLAB-ANTT), annually promotes short-term research grants to support the promotion of the Portuguese language and culture in the USA.

FLAD-National Library of Portugal (BNP) Research Grant 2019

The Luso-American Development Foundation, in partnership with the National Library of Portugal (BNP), promotes an annual program of short-term research grants.

German Marshall Fund – Atlantic Strategy Group

The German Marshall Fund's Atlantic Strategy Group (ASG) aims at strengthening the ability of North and South Atlantic countries to assess shared challenges and seek to achieve common goals within the Atlantic area.