News & Events

Temporary Closure of the ACCA

As a preventative measure against the COVID-19 virus, beginning Sunday, March 15 and until further notice, the American Cultural Center in Algiers at the United States Embassy will be closed to visitors. This is an interim, precautionary measure, in line with steps taken by the Algerian Government to suspend cultural events.  Other American centers and cultural ...
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Demonstration Alert

Location: Throughout Algeria Event: Saturday, February 22 will mark the one-year anniversary of major protests in Algiers and around the country.  Social media indicate calls for an increase in the number protests, possibly including Thursday, Friday and Saturday, as well as an increase in the number of protesters.  Although activists continue calling for protestors to remain peaceful ...
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Announcing the Fulbright Foreign Student Program for the 2021-2022

U.S. Embassy Algiers is pleased to announce the opening of the Fulbright Foreign Student Program competition for the 2021-2022 academic years. This academic exchange program is funded by the U.S. Department of State and was initiated by U.S. Senator William J. Fulbright in 1946 to increase international educational exchange between Americans and citizens of more ...
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U.S.-MEPI Closing Ceremony

Ambassador Desrocher attended the closing ceremony for the The U.S.-Middle East Partnership Initiative (MEPI)-funded Entrepreneurship, Leadership, and Innovation Program, which has given entrepreneurship training to 1,900 young Algerians in 21 wilayas over the last two years. He was very impressed by these young men and women who have developed ambitious business plans in technology, agriculture, and other ...
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1.17.2020 Message for U.S. Citizens: Voting in 2020 U.S. Elections

Registering to Vote and submitting a ballot is fast, easy, and can be done from anywhere in the world! Start by confirming your voter registration with your state.  Some states require absentee voters to register annually so you may need to re-register.  Go to  FVAP.gov  to connect to your state’s voter portal to register to vote, ...
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