2021 cohort of Fulbright Visiting Scholars

We were delighted to welcome to the Embassy the 2021 cohort of Fulbright Visiting Scholars, who will soon depart for a year of conducting research at some of America’s most prestigious universities. And special thanks to the recently returned Fulbright scholars, who joined the meeting to answer questions on living in the United States. America’s …

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13 young Azerbaijanis departed Baku to spend a year studying at high schools spread across the United States

This morning 13 young Azerbaijanis departed Baku to spend a year studying at high schools spread across the United States, part of the 2021-2022 cohort of the Future Leaders Exchange (FLEX) program. These outstanding young people will spend the next 10 months representing Azerbaijan in the United States, while receiving a unique experience in American …

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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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Ambassador Litzenberger was delighted to greet this year’s class of the Future Leaders Exchange (FLEX)

Ambassador Litzenberger was delighted to greet this year’s class of the Future Leaders Exchange (FLEX) Program as they prepare to depart for their year studying at high schools located all across the United States. Ambassador Litzenberger explained to the 20 participants that the Embassy is counting on them to explain Azerbaijan to Americans and – …

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ADA University-George Washington University joint-Master’s degree program in computer science

The Embassy was delighted to participate in last week’s ceremony welcoming the second class of the ADA University-George Washington University joint-Master’s degree program in computer science and data analytics. Featuring the talent of two of our countries’ most prestigious universities, the program is playing an important role in bringing together Azerbaijanis and Americans, and enhancing …

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Ambassador Litzenberger attended the signing ceremony for a new MOU that will expand support for Azerbaijani children with autism

Today, Ambassador Litzenberger attended the signing ceremony for a new MOU between Azerbaijan State Pedagogical University (Azərbaycan Dövlət Pedaqoji Universiteti) and the “Together and Healthy” (Birgə və Sağlam İctimai Birliyi) Public Union (THPU) that will expand support for Azerbaijani children with autism. Supported by USAID/Azerbaijan, ASPU and THPU will partner together to provide necessary skills …

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Funding Opportunity for U.S.-government exchange alumni

Funding Opportunity Title:            Alumni Rapid Response Program. Deadline for Applications:             April 5, 2021 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 2021 Alumni Rapid Response …

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Acting Minister of Culture Anar Karimov and Ambassador Litzenberger signed an agreement extending the operations of the American Corners

Acting Minister of Culture Anar Karimov and Ambassador Litzenberger signed an agreement extending the operations of the American Corners in Ganja, Kurdemir, Salyan, and Khachmaz. We look forward to welcoming you back to your nearest American Corner just as soon as the public health situation allows.

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George Washington University-Azerbaijan State Pedagogical University dual-degree program

Ambassador Litzenberger participated in a ceremony launching the George Washington University-Azerbaijan State Pedagogical University dual-degree program in education management. During his speech the ambassador noted that it is a key priority for us at the Embassy to help Azerbaijani and American institutions of higher education find ways to work together. He added that he believes …

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Fulbright Specialist Professor Shuba Ghosh visits ADA University

Visiting Fulbright Specialist Professor Shuba Ghosh of Syracuse University yesterday shared a brief history of intellectual property law with students at ADA University. Professor Ghosh, who is undertaking a two-week engagement with Baku State University Law School, will be speaking at the Baku American Center this Friday evening on the vital role intellectual property rights …

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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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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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