Educational Exchanges

The U.S. Department of State fosters mutual understanding between the United States and other countries by promoting personal, professional, and institutional ties between private citizens and organizations in the United States and abroad, as well as by presenting U.S. history, society, art and culture in all of its diversity to overseas audiences.

For more information on the various opportunities to participate in a Fulbright or other exchange program, please select from the left hand margin the various program options by title.

U.S. Citizen Exchanges

The U.S. Embassy in Nicosia supports a variety of exchange opportunities for American citizens to come to Cyprus through the Fulbright program.  Each year, approximately 6,000 new Fulbright grants are awarded to individuals through the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA). Grants are given to American students, teachers, and scholars to study, teach, lecture and conduct research in more than 155 countries in the world, as well as to foreign nationals to engage in similar activities in the United States.

Cypriot Citizen Exchanges

The U.S. Embassy in Nicosia supports a variety of exchange opportunities for Cypriot citizens with the United States. For more information on the various Fulbright programs offered in Cyprus, please see the list below: