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Press Office

The Press Section handles relations between the Embassy and the media in Turkey. The Embassy Information Officer responds to questions from the press and provides information on U.S. foreign policy and current issues to the media

Press enquiries, please contact: e-mail:

The Press Section arranges media events including press conferences, media coverage of key events in Turkey involving the United States Government, and requested interviews with the Ambassador, other Embassy personnel, and visiting U.S. Government officials.

The Press Office also works with the Turkish press corps to facilitate travel to the U.S. by Turkish media for training and reporting purposes.  Occasionally, the Press Section will sponsor journalism training sessions and arrange for speaking tours by media experts and other professionals with schools of communication in Turkey.


  • U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP)  2016
    U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP) 2016
    The U.S. Embassy Turkey and the Cultural Heritage Center of the Bureau of Education and Cultural Affairs of the Department of State are pleased to announce the 2016 call for proposals for the Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP) Competition. The deadline for submitting a proposal is Friday, December 18, 2015, at 5:30pm Turkey time. 
  • Community College Initiative (CCI) Program
    Community College Initiative (CCI) Program
    The Community College Initiative (CCI) Program, sponsored by the U.S. Department of State, provides educational Grants for one academic year to students who want to study at a community college in the U.S.A. This grant is administered by The Turkish Fulbright Commission in Turkey. Deadline for application is by 17:00 on Monday, December 21, 2015 
  • Atlas Corps
    Atlas Corps Professional Fellowship
    The U.S. Department of State is pleased to announce a special opportunity for emerging civil society leaders to participate in a 6-18 month professional fellowship in the United States.