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Turkish Cultural Foundation (TKV)

National Network: 
Turkey
Address: 
Valikonagi cad. Konak Apt. 67/4 Nisantasi
Istanbul
Turkey
Telephone: 
+902122464591
Telephone (other): 
+90 212 246 23 28
Fax: 
+90 212 232 45 39
E-Mail (2): 
Mobile Phone: 
+90 532 2851949
Organisation Type: 
Others
Year of Establishment: 
1952
General Information: 

Turkish Cultural Foundation (TKV) - a non-profit, volunteer-based educational organization, it's the world's original and most diverse student exchange program. Currently operating in 55 countries, AFS believes that carefully selected students during an extended stay in a foreign country and culture will not only learn another language but also develop international understanding and an appreciation of global interdependence.
The office staff is 7 people whereas there are 80 active volunteers.
TKV mainly organizes short-term and long-term home-stay school based exchange programs for high school students. Other activities are short-term volunteer exchange programs and seminars. The main partners are other AFS organizations in the network .

Mission and Objectives: 

Turkish Cultural Foundation (TKV) is committed to providing intercultural learning opportunities, helping people to develop the knowledge, skills and understanding needed to create a more just and peaceful world.
Supporting this program does not only provide exceptional benefits available for the young people themselves, but also profoundly influence their families and the communities in which they live.

Main Projects / Activities: 

Turkish Cultural Foundation (TKV) mainly organizes short-term and long-term home-stay school based exchange programs for high school students.
Other activities are short-term volunteer exchange programs, seminars and community service programs. The main partners are other AFS organizations in the network.