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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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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Limited number of F1 student visa renewal applications

Effective August 5, 2020, the U.S. Embassy in Baku, Azerbaijan will accept a limited number of F1 student visa renewal applications through the Interview Waiver (IW) program.  This special exemption applies to F1 applicants who meet ALL of the following qualifications: The applicant is an Azerbaijani citizen holding an Azerbaijani passport who regularly resides in Azerbaijan; …

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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