Wien International Scholarship Program

Brandeis University
Development and Alumni Relations
PO Box 549110 - MS 124
Waltham, MA 02454-9110
(TEL) 781-736-4100
(FAX) 781-736-4101
800-333-1948

Wien International Scholars
Since its establishment in 1958, the Wien program has furthered international understanding, allowed foreign students to study in the United States, and enriched campus life.

Hover over a region to find the home country of the 802 Wien Scholars who have attended Brandeis since the program's inception in 1958.

Africa (105 Wien Scholars)

Africa (105 total)

  • Burundi (1)
  • Cameroon (6)
  • Ethiopia (10)
  • Gambia (1)
  • Ghana (17)
  • Ivory Coast (1)
  • Kenya (13)
  • Liberia (2)
  • Libya (1)
  • Malagasy (1)
  • Malawi (1)
  • Mauritius (3)
  • Namibia (1)
  • Nigeria (18)
  • Rwanda (1)
  • Seychelles (2)
  • Sierra Leone (1)
  • Somalia (1)
  • South Africa (5)
  • Swaziland (1)
  • Tanzania (4)
  • Uganda (2)
  • Zaire (2)
  • Zambia (5)
  • Zimbabwe (5)
Americas, Caribbean (103 Wien Scholars)

Americas, Caribbean (103 total)

  • Antigua (2)
  • Argentina (10)
  • Barbados (1)
  • Bolivia (5)
  • Brazil (7)
  • Canada (6)
  • Chile (6)
  • Colombia (13)
  • Costa Rica (4)
  • Cuba (1)
  • Dominican Republic (4)
  • Ecuador (2)
  • Grenada (1)
  • Guatemala (2)
  • Haiti (1)
  • Honduras (1)
  • Jamaica (6)
  • Mexico (8)
  • Nicaragua (1)
  • Panama (5)
  • Peru (8)
  • Trinidad (3)
  • Uraguay (4)
  • Venezuela (2)
Southeast Asia and Australia (73 Wien Scholars)

Southeast Asia and Australia (73 total)

  • Australia (3)
  • Indonesia (4)
  • Malaysia (25)
  • Myanmar (2)
  • New Zealand (2)
  • Philippines (12)
  • Singapore (7)
  • Thailand (9)
  • Vietnam (9)
Western Europe (232 Wien Scholars)

Western Europe (232 total)

  • Austria (7)
  • Belgium (1)
  • Britain (30)
  • Denmark (7)
  • Finland (15)
  • France (16)
  • Germany (28)
  • Greece (32)
  • Iceland (12)
  • Ireland (2)
  • Italy (20)
  • Luxembourg (1)
  • Malta (2)
  • Netherlands (18)
  • Norway (16)
  • Spain (6)
  • Sweden (14)
  • Switzerland (5)
Northeast, South Asia (184 Wien Scholars)

Northeast, South Asia (184 total)

  • Bangladesh (21)
  • People's Republic of China (24)
  • Hong Kong (6)
  • India (67)
  • Japan (20)
  • Nepal (10)
  • Pakistan (11)
  • Taiwan (7)
  • South Korea (9)
  • Sri Lanka (9)
The Middle East (61 Wien Scholars)

The Middle East (61 total)

  • Cyprus (4)
  • Iran (5)
  • Iraq (1)
  • Israel (23)
  • Turkey (27)
  • West Bank (1)
Eastern Europe, former Soviet Union (46 Wien Scholars)

Eastern Europe, former Soviet Union (46 total)

  • Albania (2)
  • Bosnia-Herzegovina (1)
  • Bulgaria (8)
  • Croatia (1)
  • Czech Republic (2)
  • Estonia (1)
  • Hungary (6)
  • Kazakhstan (1)
  • Lithuania (1)
  • Poland (5)
  • Romania (8)
  • Russia (1)
  • Slovak Republic/Slovakia (2)
  • Yugoslavia (7)

A total of 232 Wien Scholars have come from countries in Western Europe.

Wien Scholar Profiles

Wakako Kimoto Hironaka, MA '64, Japan

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A chance meeting in her native Tokyo back in 1958 led Wakako Kimoto Hironaka, MA ’64 across t...

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George Saitoti '67, Kenya

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Born in Massailand, Kenya, George Saitoti ’67 had a difficult childhood, but his time at Bran...

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