Clubs & Associations

English Speaking Union (ESU) Turkey
Independent, non-political, educational charity, platform for young professionals, ExpatSuite program, debating and public speaking skills trainings.
Istanbul Hash House Harriers
Sunday runs open to runners of all levels, organised around Bahcekoy, a village in the Sariyer region of Istanbul, with many social events for members.
Turkish American Business Association
Non-profit organization for business relations between USA and Turkey.
Junior Chamber International (JCI)
International NGO for 18-40 years old entrepreneurs or prefessionals. English speaking chapter available. At Balmumcu mahallesi Barbaros bulbar No: 76/7 Besiktas.
International Women of Istanbul
Non-profit organizations for women. Book club, photograph courses, charity and voluntary work, Christmas bazaar and spring ball events. At Ahmet Adnan Saygun Caddesi Camlitepe Sitesi, No: 74 Blok C1 / D: 2 Ulus- Ortakoy.
Professional American Women of Istanbul (PAWI)
A network of American and Canadian women living in Istanbul to promote professional and personal growth and inspire each other to success, with once monthly meetings, a book club, social, entrepreneurial and foodie events.
British Community Council
Formed to represent all sections of British society in Istanbul, co-ordinating activities and interests in the community and supporting good causes.