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

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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 June 24-27, 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

Public Affairs Section, U.S. Embassy Ashgabat
Third floor, Business Center
Andalyp Street 70, 744000
Ashgabat, Turkmenistan
Tel: +993 (12) 47 35 03
Website: U.S. Embassy in Ashgabat Website

Point of Contact:

Maysa Niyazova
Education Program Coordinator
Tel: +993-61-025326

Country Information

Alum Contacts

Alumni contact information is available upon request.

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

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Scholars will teach two to three classes per semester at the undergraduate level, and these may be seminar (smaller groups) and lecture (larger groups) type classes. The university may request other activities, such as public presentations for teachers or students on the scholar’s subject, and there may be opportunities for guest lectures at other universities, including universi

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