Baku American Center (U.S. Department of State American Spaces Program) is operating under a special agreement between the Embassy of the United States and Azerbaijan University of Languages signed in 2007 (The agreement was updated in 2018).
Baku American Center holds events in 5 directions listed below:
– Information about the U.S.
– Information about study in the U.S.
– English Language Programs
– Programs with the U.S. Educated Azerbaijani alumni
– Cultural programs
In 2017 Baku American Center earned a Gold Status for its activities among the American Spaces around the world.
11-year statistics of the Baku American Center’s activity:
– 6000+ events;
– 600+ Maker Space events;
– 600+ volunteers;
– 150000 participants;
– About 300000 visitors;
– A library of more than 5000 books and journals; video and DVD collection;
– Full-text databases: elibraryUSA, JSTOR;
– Number of satisfied requests: 897148.
The Center has an American-style Library with rich collections of U.S. books and periodicals; two spacious training halls, computer lab and a lecture hall. Overall, the Center provides the following services:
• English Language Learning (English classes, conversation clubs, movie nights, debate clubs
• Programs with Alumni and resources about the study opportunities in the United States
• Distance learning classes (MOOCs, online lectures and etc.)
• Education in USA (monthly presentations)
• American Culture and Information programs (events, concerts and etc.)
• Databases: Center offers subscriptions to such scholarly full-text databases, as elibraryUSA, EBSCO, J-STOR
• Kids’ Center (English Language programs for children at age 4 – 10)
• Maker Space (opening December 2015!) – the innovations lab for students to learn more about engineering, technology and science
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Address: 134, R. Behbudov str., Azerbaijan University of Languages, 1st fl.
Contact numbers:(012) 441 36 80 / 441 22 79 (ext. 124)