The following programs are available to U.S. Scholars in Algeria

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Congratulations on receiving a Fulbright grant! The resources on this page are designed to familiarize you with your host location and provide important context and information as you prepare to travel abroad. We encourage you to review the readings, websites, and logistical information offered by local contacts. Click the section headings below to display the information.

Orientation Information

As part of your Fulbright grant, you are required to attend a virtual Pre-Departure Orientation (PDO) from July 8-11, 2024. The PDO will provide sessions and activities to help you prepare for your upcoming experience. You will receive an email in mid-June that will direct you to the PDO website where you can register for the event. If you have any questions regarding the PDO, please email

Contact Information

U.S. Embassy Algiers
05 Chemin Cheikh Bachir Ibrahimi
El-Biar 16030
Algiers, Algeria
Phone: [213] (0) 770-08-2000
American Citizen Services Email:

Public Affairs Section
Fulbright U.S. Scholars POCs:

  • Staci Dawson, Cultural Affairs Officer
    Tel: (213) 770486735
  • Rania Laouar, Professional Exchange Programs Coordinators
    Tel: (213) 770-80-09-07
  • Lamia Chaib
    Established Opinion Leaders Specialist
    Tel: (213) 770840187

Fulbright English Teaching Assistant POCs:

  • Staci Dawson, Cultural Affairs Officer
    Tel: (213) 770486735
  • Salima Hacene
    Tel: (213) 770792350
  • Lamia Lachtar
    Tel: (213) 770 800585

IIE U.S. Scholar Program Advisors

IIE U.S. Student Program Advisors

Country Information

English Teaching Assistants to Post countries must attend an ETA Workshop separate from the regional PDOs. Questions about this event can be directed to

Social Media

Alum Contacts

Fulbright U.S. Scholar Alumni

Dr. Elizabeth Bishop:

Dr. Rabie Belkacemi:

Dr. Amine Benzerga:

Dr. Fiona Mary McLaughlin:

Dr. Julia Menard Warwick:

Fulbright English Teaching Assistant Alumni:

Dana Slayton:

Ariella Knight:

Sarah Goodman:

Kennan Daoudi :

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TEFL/Applied Linguistics

All applicants must meet the Program eligibility requirements (click to review the requirements).

Visit our Scholar Directory to view and search all Fulbright alumni. You can also learn more about Fulbright Alumni Ambassadors.

Host institutions welcome scholars to teach undergraduate or graduate level courses in the field of Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) or applied linguistics. Applicants should suggest courses for consideration in their proposal. The typical Algerian university class is generally two hours long, meets once per week, and is comprised of an average of 60-150 students per class.

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