(MENAFN- Trend News Agency) On May 20, the U.S. Embassy joined the
EducationUSA 13th annual Alumni Fair at the Baku
American Center on the campus of the Azerbaijan University of
Languages. The event provided an opportunity for prospective
undergraduate and graduate students to learn about study
opportunities at U.S. colleges and universities.
Azerbaijanis who studied in the United States were joined by
U.S. diplomats at the Fair to talk with students, answer questions,
and promote studying in the United States. The fair included
representatives from more than 30 institutions of higher education
in the United States including large state universities, community
colleges, and liberal arts colleges. The alumni at the fair
explained the multitude of choices for higher education study in
the United States, and spoke about the variety of colleges and
universities, encouraging the students to explore different choices
to find a school that would be the best fit for each individual
Chargé d'Affaires Hugo Guevara said while attending the event:
“We are delighted to see over 30 diverse U.S.
higher education institutions represented today by Azerbaijani and
American alumni. As I told many promising young students I met
today, the United States has some of the best universities and
colleges and community colleges in the world. The quality of the
instruction, the power of the alumni network, and extracurricular
activities all make study in the U.S. a tremendous
EducationUSA is a U.S. Department of State
network of over 400 international student advising centers in more
than 170 countries. The network promotes U.S. higher education to
students around the world by offering accurate, comprehensive, and
current information about opportunities to study at accredited
postsecondary institutions in the United States. EducationUSA is
your official source on U.S. higher education.
The EducationUSA Advising Center in Baku is
part of American Councils for International Education.
EducationUSA, with the support of the U.S. Embassy in Baku, hosts
two fairs each year: U.S. Higher Education Fair and EducationUSA
Alumni Fair. In addition to these, EducationUSA supports the
Sustainable Outreach Program and Competitive College Club.
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