Salzburg Global Seminar is an international not-for profit organization that challenges current and future leaders to shape a better world. A US 501(c)(3) institution, Salzburg Global's annual budget is set in US Dollars.  Participation fees for a 4-5 day program are currently calculated at $5,150 per person. Annual exchange rate calculations for program fees in EUR are calculated using an average of previous years.

The full individual fee for the American Studies Program in 2020 is US $5,150 or €4,550. This covers the cost of program design and development, materials, accommodation and meals but excludes travel to Salzburg.

With the help of generous partners, the American Studies Program is able to offer a discounted rate of US $1,100 or €975 to participants from universities, research institutes, think-tanks, non-governmental organizations, and public officials on an as-needed basis. Salzburg Global also offers a limited number of scholarships to ensure diversity of participants across sectors, regions and generations.

If you would like to apply for a scholarship or discount, please send your CV or brief bio and personal statement to

If your registration  is accepted, payment is due within five (5) business days after receipt of the confirmation. Payment can be made via credit card (Mastercard or Visa) or by bank transfer.

Cancellation Fees: In case of cancellation, a participant may transfer registration to another member of the participant's organization (city, department, firm, etc.) upon mutual agreement. Alternatively: