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Public Affairs Section

The Public Affairs Section (PAS) of the U.S. Embassy is responsible for explaining American foreign policy to overseas audiences, and promoting U.S. national interests through a wide range of information, outreach, educational exchange, and cultural programs to increase mutual understanding between the U.S. and Slovenia.

The Public Affairs Section of the U.S. Embassy in Ljubljana also administers grants.

The Public Affairs Office sponsors a wide variety of cultural, educational, and outreach programs, including the U.S. Mission Speaker Program and Alumni Initiative.

The Press Office arranges press conferences, briefings, and interviews. Initial press inquiries for any section of the Embassy should be directed to the Public Affairs Section at  (01) 200-5616 or Ljubljana-PRESS@state.gov.

The Exchanges Office administers a variety of educational exchange programs, including the Fulbright program and International Visitor Leadership Program. Although opportunities for scholarships are limited, a large number of scholars and researchers do come to the U.S. each year to take advantage of our advanced and frequently very specialized educational and professional development programs.