U.S. Ambassador Celebrates the Graduation of English Language Students from Azerbaijan Ministry of Defense Foreign Languages and Partnerships Centers

United States Ambassador Lee Litzenberger joined Lieutenant General Haydar Piriyev  to celebrate the graduation of military officers from an English language training course. The MoD’s English language training program includes an intensive four-month course taught by American instructors from the U.S. Defense Language Institute English Language Center, funded by the U.S. State Department’s Foreign Military …

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U.S. Ambassador Commemorates Donation of English-Language Training Equipment from Department of Defense to the State Customs Committee of Azerbaijan

United States Ambassador Lee Litzenberger joined Deputy Chairman of the State Customs Committee of the Republic of Azerbaijan Major General Javad Gasimov yesterday to review an English-language training computer lab and training materials that the U.S. Department of Defense has donated to the State Customs Committee.  This equipment is one part of an ongoing program …

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Funding Opportunity for U.S.-government exchange alumni

Funding Opportunity Title:           Alumni Support for Local Communities Fund Deadline for Applications:            June 4, 2022 CFDA Number:                               19.900 Total Amount Available:                $30,000 PROGRAM DESCRIPTION The U.S. Embassy Baku Public Affairs Section (PAS) is pleased to announce its 2022 Alumni …

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U.S. Embassy Holds Open Day to Mark 30th Anniversary of Diplomatic Relations between the United States and Azerbaijan

To mark the 30th anniversary of U.S.-Azerbaijan diplomatic relations and looking forward to the next 30 years of partnership, the U.S. Embassy Baku held an Open Day event for Azerbaijani university students and media.  The Embassy Open Day featured a series of installations managed by Embassy staff that highlighted past U.S.-Azerbaijan collaboration, opportunities for future …

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English-Language Program for Disadvantaged Communities

Funding Opportunity Title: English-Language Program for Disadvantaged Communities Deadline for Applications: 23:59 on May 11, 2022 CFDA Number: 19.900 Total Amount Available: $80,000 USD   PROGRAM DESCRIPTION The U.S. Embassy is pleased to announce a call for proposals from individuals and organizations for its English-Language Program for Disadvantaged Communities. The program is focused on English-language …

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The U.S. Embassy celebrates the opening of the Lankaran American Corner

The U.S. Embassy in Azerbaijan is pleased to open the Lankaran American Corner, located at the Lankaran State University on April 1.  Ambassador Litzenberger attended the opening ceremony, delivering brief remarks about the importance of the American Corner as the center of various educational and cultural opportunities for the local community.  Rector of the Lankaran …

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Azerbaijan and Oklahoma are deepening and widening their longstanding friendship

When Oklahoma Governor Kevin Stitt brought his team to Azerbaijan, he was accompanied by representatives of his state’s two leading universities The University of Oklahoma and Oklahoma State University . While here, they strengthened their existing ties with Azerbaijani universities and explored creating new partnerships. Just another way Azerbaijan and Oklahoma are deepening and widening their longstanding friendship!

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English-Language Programs

Funding Opportunity Title: U.S. Mission to Azerbaijan in Baku: English-Language Programs Deadline for Applications: April 12, 2021 CFDA Number: 19.900 Total Amount Available: $100,000 USD   PROGRAM DESCRIPTION The U.S. Embassy is pleased to announce an open call for proposals from interested individuals and organizations to for its English-Language Teaching Program. This program focuses on …

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U.S. Department of Defense-supported four-month English-language course for officers of Azerbaijan’s Armed Forces

Ambassador Litzenberger joined the celebration of the conclusion of a U.S. Department of Defense-supported four-month English-language course for officers of Azerbaijan’s Armed Forces. This was the fourteenth time that the United States Defense Language Institute (DLI) provided English-language training via Mobile Training Teams for the officers of the Ministry of Defense and the fourth time …

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Regional English Language Officer traveled to Azerbaijan

Our Regional English Language Officer traveled to Azerbaijan recently to observe the implementation of the U.S. Government-funded English Access Micro-scholarship Program at IDP schools in Mingechevir and Yevlakh. He also visited Ganja State University and the Ganja American Corner. The English Access Micro-scholarship Program is sponsored by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational …

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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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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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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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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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