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Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program

  • The Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program is designed for American scholars and professionals who would like to come to Turkey to lecture and/or conduct research in a wide variety of academic and professional fields. There are two types of awards within the Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program in Turkey: Senior Lecturer awards in which American scholars/professionals lecture at a Turkish university. Senior Researcher awards which support a scholar/professional’s conducting of research in coordination with a Turkish host university or other relevant sponsoring institution.
  • In 2016-2017 academic year, five U.S. Scholars have been awarded Fulbright Grants to Turkey to teach and conduct research at universities and research centers in Ankara, İstanbul and İzmir.
  • For further information please visit Council for International Exchange of Scholars (CIES).


Turkish universities who would like to host American faculty at their universities, can contact the American Programs Unit of the Commission for their questions at amprog@fulbright.org.tr .