The US Embassy in Baku, in collaboration with American Councils for International Education, has announced the EducationUSA Alumni Fair as an exceptional opportunity for high school and university students, as well as their parents, interested in pursuing education in the United States, Report informs.

The EducationUSA Alumni Fair will feature representatives from more than 35 US universities along with US Embassy exchange programs. Embassy consular staff will also attend to share information about student visas.

Charge d’Affaires Hugo Guevara will deliver opening remarks. The fair will take place on June 1 from 11 am to 2 pm (GMT+4) at the Landmark’s Rotunda Hall (90A Nizami Street).

Azerbaijani and American alumni of US universities will represent their alma maters and offer firsthand experiences and insights into studying in the United States. Attendees will have the opportunity to engage in one-on-one discussions, obtain informational materials, and gain valuable advice on navigating the application process and scholarship opportunities.

In recent years, the number of Azerbaijanis studying in the US has increased significantly. During the 2022-2023 academic year, 901 Azerbaijani students studied at US higher education institutions, an increase of almost 25% compared to the year before and a 62% increase compared to the previous year.