Economic Officer Chris Van Tassel greeted participants of the AZCLOUD Hackathon Competition

U.S. Embassy Azerbaijan’s Economic Officer Chris Van Tassel greeted participants of the AZCLOUD Hackathon Competition which is taking place at the Baku Olympic Stadium on August 28-30. Twenty teams will be competing in a number of technical exercises, and the winning team will receive a cash prize of 10,000 manat.

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FLEX finalists from Azerbaijan visited the U.S. Embassy for their visa interviews

We want to wish good luck to our new group of twenty FLEX finalists who are about to start their 1 year adventure in the United States! Today, FLEX finalists from Azerbaijan visited the U.S. Embassy for their visa interviews. Over the course of one year, these FLEX students will gain leadership skills, learn about American …

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45 IDP students received their certificates of completion for English Language Courses

45 IDP students received their certificates of completion for English Language Courses for children from the Kalbajar IDP Community in Ganja. The project opened up many opportunities for these children to improve their foreign language skills through activities, games and bi-weekly conversation clubs. Two U.S.-educated teachers (TEA alumni) were actively involved in the teaching process …

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Ambassador Litzenberger met with a delegation from George Washington University

Ambassador Litzenberger met with a delegation from George Washington University and representatives of Azerbaijan’s Ministry of Education to discuss higher education partnerships between Azerbaijan and the United States. We’re excited for opportunities like these for collaboration between our two countries!

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A warm welcome to our brand new FLEX Alumni who just returned to Azerbaijan

A warm welcome to our brand new FLEX Alumni who just returned to Azerbaijan from their study in U.S. Welcome to the FLEX Family! Begun in 1993, the Future Leaders Exchange (FLEX) program provides opportunity for high school students to live with American host families and attended an American high school for a full academic …

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Ambassador Litzenberger participated at the TechFest Baku

The U.S. Embassy, in partnership with the Ministry of Transport, Communications, and High Technologies and with the support of Mars Academy, has organized the first TechFest Baku. TechFest Baku provided local Makers the chance to exhibit their products, participate in workshops, and pitch their projects in pitch competition with prizes.

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U.S. Ambassador Lee Litzenberger met with university students at the Baku American Center

U.S. Ambassador Lee Litzenberger met with university students at the Baku American Center as part of the “Ambassador’s Hour” project. The Ambassador shared stories from his life and career, including the path which brought him to the Embassy here in Baku, and gave valuable recommendations to students who want to become diplomats. He then answered …

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U.S. Ambassador Lee Litzenberger visited the Caspian Agro Exhibition

U.S. Ambassador Lee Litzenberger visited the Caspian Agro Exhibition on Wednesday, which featured nine U.S. companies exhibiting their products and services. The nine companies include Brandt, Soil Biotics, Trece, Grow More, DTN, Nelson & Pade, Inc., Valent BioSciences, Harvest Right, LLC and WCC International. Expanding links between Azerbaijani and American companies provides valuable technology and …

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Fulbright Foreign Student Program

Fulbright Foreign Student Program 2020-2021 Sponsored by the United States Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, the Fulbright Foreign Student Program provides opportunities for Azerbaijani youth to continue their education via master’s degree studies at a  U.S. university. Fellowships are awarded competitively to highly qualified candidates who best demonstrate an understanding of …

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US Embassy participated in the 8th Annual International Festival at ADA University

The US Embassy participated in the 8th Annual International Festival at ADA University. Over 40 countries participated in the fair this year, sharing information about the culture, history, food, traditions and national symbols of each country. Our  Baku American Center  and  EducationUSA  friends talked extensively with attendees about the Embassy’s events and educational programs.

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Deputy Chief of Mission, William Gill, participated as a panelist at the SHE Congress

Deputy Chief of Mission, William Gill, participated as a panelist at the SHE Congress, an international women’s leadership event held in Baku. The SHE Congress is designed to bring role models such as top female executives and business owners, as well as top private and public sector representatives, to share their knowledge, skills and energy …

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Notice of Funding Opportunity

U.S. Mission to Azerbaijan in Baku: Annual Program Statement of Public Diplomacy Programs   Funding Opportunity Title:          Annual Program Statement of Public Diplomacy Programs Funding Opportunity Number:    AZ-2019-03 Deadline for Applications:           December 31, 2019 CFDA Number:                             19.040 Total Amount Available:           …

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Strengthening Research Capacities and Building International Partnership

We are pleased to  inform that upon the successful  application process, the US Embassy Baku has awarded ADA University to launch a new one-year project on “ Strengthening Research Capacities and Building International Partenrship ” aimed at enhancing research potential of the country and building academic partnerships with U.S. Universities. This will be a thrilling opportunity for …

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U.S. Helps Internally Displaced Young People Study English

Ambassador and Mrs. Robert F. Cekuta, along with Cabinet of Ministers representative Mahammad Guliyev, joined 33 students to kick off the “Knowledge is Power!” English language learning program at school No. 4 for internally displaced people (IDP) from Zangilan.  This program will provide Zangilan’s young people with English language skills, opening doors to other new …

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UK&US Educated Alumni Networking Event

Today, U.S. Deputy Chief of Mission Gill and UK Deputy Head of Mission McCormick joined over 300 exchange alumni of U.S. and U.K. government sponsored programs. The alumni shared stories of their experiences in the U.S. and U.K., and how the skills they learned abroad have helped them in their education and careers. The U.S.-Educated …

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The Fulbright Teaching Excellence and Achievement (TEA) Program

The Fulbright Teaching Excellence and Achievement (TEA) Program brings international teachers to the United States for a six-week program that offers professional development seminars at a host university. The deadline for applications is 1 March, 2018. For more information and access to the online application, please visit our website:  https://az.usembassy.gov/education-culture/educational-programs/professional-development-non-degree-programs/ 

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Data Journalism Course

Data journalism is not a new concept any more. In established media outlets using data to tell compelling stories is a norm, and professional journalists use data on daily basis to strengthen their work with evidence. Recognizing the importance of data literacy, the Eurasia Partnership Foundation and Caucasus Research Resource Center launch a free Data …

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U.S. Embassy Opens Salyan American Corner

Alicia Allison, Director of Caucasus Affairs and Regional Conflicts at the Department of State, and Caroline Savage, U.S. Embassy Public Affairs Officer, opened the Salyan American Corner, located at the Salyan Central Library, and spoke about the importance of the American Corner as a resource for the local community.  Representatives of Salyan’s Executive Committee and …

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Caucasus Youth Leadership Program (CYLP) Youth Entrepreneurship Program 2017

Secondary school students from Azerbaijan are invited to apply for participation in the Youth Entrepreneurship Program for Azerbaijan and Georgia, the On-Demand Caucasus Youth Leadership Program 2017 which will take place August 28-Sept 23, 2017.  The program will employ a highly interactive approach both in workshops and in a range of public and community settings. …

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Exchange Programs

Every year, Department of State offers international education opportunities for many students around the world. This June Bureau of Exchange programs is showcasing how the programs help to promote diversity. You can always explore the international education opportunities available for your country here: http://exchanges.state.gov

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U.S. Embassy celebrates the 10th anniversary of its Baku American Center

U.S. Embassy celebrates the 10th anniversary of its Baku American Center, together with hundreds of American Center staff, volunteers, and patrons. During the event, Ambassador Cekuta talked about the successes of the American Center and our continued engagement with Azerbaijan. Over the past decade, more than a quarter of a million visitors have attended events …

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Planning to study as International Student in the U.S.

You can enhance your educational experience in the U.S. by taking advantage of study abroad and exchange programs. Through these opportunities, students can travel, immerse themselves in different cultures, enroll in language courses, take part in research opportunities and strengthen their global contacts. Here are three steps you should take to plan for your study …

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Atlas Corps Professional fellowship

We are pleased to announce a special opportunity for emerging civil society leaders to participate in a 12- to 18-month professional fellowship, funded by The U.S. Department of State. All Fellows will be placed at a leading social change organization in the United States. People with 2 to 10 years of experience working on social …

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2017 Education Conference

From April 28-30 AAA – The US-Educated Azerbaijani Alumni Association, ADA University and Azərbaycan Texnologiya Universiteti organized the education conference “ Finance and Entrepreneurial Activities at Higher Education Institutions: Challenges and Perspectives ” in Baku and Ganja, which included international experts from NA, Europe and Hong-Kong. Professor Noah Drezner of Columbia University was one of the keynote speakers, discussing financing in higher education. The conference was …

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Chargé d’Affaires William Gill delivered opening remarks at the AzETA 12th International Conference

Chargé d’Affaires William Gill delivered opening remarks at the AzETA 12th International Conference of Teachers and talked about the role of AzETA and the importance of English language learning for Azerbaijan’s development. He pointed out the role of teachers in preparing Azerbaijan’s future leaders and praised AzETA for providing continuing professional development for English teachers …

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GIPA Master’s in Journalism Program

The U.S. Embassy is pleased to announce that the Georgian Institute of Public Affairs (GIPA) is soliciting applications from Azerbaijani citizens for a Master’s Degree program in Journalism and Media Management, offered by the Caucasus School of Journalism and Media Management. The U.S. Embassy in Baku will provide full tuition support and financial assistance for …

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2018-2019 Fulbright Foreign Student Program

We are pleased to announce the 2018-2019 Fulbright Foreign Student Program! Fully sponsored by the United States Department of State, the Fulbright Foreign Student Program provides opportunities for Azerbaijani youth to continue their education via master’s degree studies in the U.S. universities. All applications must be submitted online by June 5th, 2017. For more detailed …

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Five students of Baku State University’s Law School to take part in the Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition

Five students of Baku State University’s Law School and their coach traveled to the United States to take part in the Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition — a simulation of a fictional dispute between countries before the International Court of Justice, the judicial organ of the United Nations.  The event they are attending is …

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Teaching Excellence and Achievement Program

The Teaching Excellence and Achievement (TEA) Program provides international teachers with a unique opportunity to develop greater expertise in their subject areas, enhance their teaching skills, and increase their knowledge about the United States. The TEA Program is a six-week non-degree, non-credit customized academic program including seminars on new teaching methodologies, curriculum development, lesson planning, …

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Dream of studying in the United States?

Don’t know where to get started? Before applying for a program in the U.S., you need to do a lot of research and gather information about the state, city, school, program, and courses offered during your study. Tomorrow we are going to Lives Stream Education USA’s presentation on “How to Research U.S. Universities”. You can …

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