The Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange for Young Professionals (CBYX) is a full-year fellowship to live, study and work in Germany funded by the United States Congress and the German Bundestag through a grant provided by the US Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. It is administered by Cultural Vistas in the U.S.
CBYX is designed to give Americans an in-depth understanding of Germany through full cultural and linguistic immersion. CBYX is open to applicants in all career fields, though preference is given to students in STEM fields, agriculture, business and vocational fields. Students traditionally underrepresented in study abroad opportunities are especially encouraged to apply.
The CBYX program annually provides 75 participants with:
The program is divided in several phases:
Candidates for CBYX for Young Professionals must meet the following requirements:
Qualified candidates should apply online at www.CBYX.info . Complete applications must be received by Cultural Vistas by December 1st.