U.S. Embassy in Argentina Supports ARTESOL Annual Conference for English Language Teachers

Mendoza 8-9, 2018 The Embassy participated in the annual Argentina Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (ARTESOL) conference with a series of presentations and materials. Over 250 English language teachers from across Argentina and neighboring countries attended the professional development conference, which took place in AMICANA Binational Center and at the Colegio Nacional ...
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ICFJ Digital Media Program

The International Center for Journalists (ICF) opened its call for its fall 2018 program to be held from October 8 to November 16. The ICF Program is intended for journalists, technologists, digital communicators and digital entrepreneurs with excellent command of the English language. The deadline to submit applications is May 20, 2018. To submit applications, please visit ...
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G20 – Education

The Education Working Group (Grupo de Trabajo sobre Educación- GTE) will meet on April 12-13, June 11-12, and September 3-4, ending with a Ministerial Meeting on September 5. The GTE will also hold joint sessions with the Employment Working Group. Coordinated by Argentina’s Ministry of Education, the GTE will address two main themes: “Future Skills ...
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Embassy Community Welcomes New English Language Fellow, Anna McCourt

The Embassy welcomes its newest English Language Fellow, Ms. Anna McCourt, to Argentina. Ms. McCourt will be hosted for ten months at ISICANA the binational center in Salta. The English Language Fellow program is sponsored by the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Embassy in Argentina, and it is designed to provide consultation, training ...
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282 Argentine Students Receive Scholarships to Study at Universities in the U.S.

The U.S. Deputy Chief of Mission in Argentina, Albert Kraaimoore, congratulated the 282 students participating in the third edition of the Friends of Fulbright Exchange Program for Undergraduate Students. During the pre-departure student orientation held at Argentina’s Ministry of Education, Mr. Kraaimoore was joined by the Director of International Cooperation Francisco Miguens, and Fulbright Commission ...
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The U.S. Embassy Supports Science Projects from Argentine Schools

The Embassy of the United States in Argentina is pleased to announce the list of public schools selected to receive grants under the “Ecoalumnos” Program. “Ecoalumnos” — sponsored by the U.S. Embassy in collaboration with Argentina’s Ministry of Education – seeks to provide inspiration and training to youth by supporting science projects with a social ...
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100,000 Strong in the Americas Announces First Innovation Fund Competition Focused on U.S.-Argentina Workforce Development Partnerships

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Department of State, Partners of the Americas, and NAFSA: Association of International Educators are pleased to announce the launch of a new 100,000 Strong in the Americas Innovation Fund grant competition, thanks to the generous support of Chevron Corporation, the U.S. Department of State, and the U.S. Embassy in Buenos ...
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Free Computer Programming and Coding for Girls

The software industry is revolutionizing every aspect of our lives.  An important aspect of jobs of the future is knowing and understanding computer/IT work. However, fewer and fewer women are choosing to pursue studies in Computer Science. The percentage of women in computer science and of women who pursue a college education in computer science ...
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U.S. Hosts More Than a Million International Students for Second Consecutive Year

International Student Enrollments Show Signs of Flattening Study Abroad by U.S. Students Is On the Rise New York, November 13, 2017 – According to the 2017 Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange data released today by IIE and the U.S. Department of State Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, the number of international students ...
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U.S. Embassy Supports the Annual Argentina TESOL Spelling Bee

On Saturday, October 28, 2017, students of English from around the country converged on Buenos Aires for the 6th Annual Argentina TESOL Spelling Bee.  Board members of the Argentina Teaching of English to Speakers of Other Languages (ARTESOL), all of whom are prominent educators along with U.S. Embassy Assistant Cultural Affairs Officer, Dr. Naydeen Gonzalez ...
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Argentine Universities Receive Grants for Exchanges

The U.S. Department of State, Partners of the Americas, and NAFSA: Association of International Educators announced the latest 100,000 Strong in the Americas Innovation Fund grant winners sponsored by MetLife Foundation. With MetLife Foundation’s support, the 100,000 Strong in the Americas Innovation Fund grant competition will facilitate eight new higher education partnerships between the United ...
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The Next Generation of Youth Leaders in Argentina

Sixty (60) Access English Microscholarship Program students gathered in Santa Fe on September 30, 2017 for a series of TEDTalk-style presentations by four of U.S. exchange program’s alumni aimed at motivating increased participation by the students in additional cultural exchange with the United States.  The program alumni noted the profound impact their programs had on ...
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Binational Centers Annual Meeting

On September 21 and 22, 2017, ATICANA, the Binational Center (BNC) in Tucuman, hosted the 37th annual Argentine Binational Centers executive directors’ meeting. BNC representatives from cities throughout Argentina attended this two-day annual encounter.  Counselor for Public Affairs Silvio Gonzalez and Regional Public Engagement Specialist, Carol Brey participated in the opening ceremony and delivered presentations ...
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EducationUSA University Fair

EducationUSA network hosted its 15th Edition of the Annual University Fair to promote study programs at universities in the United States.  Representatives from 17 universities offered sessions on undergraduate careers, postgraduate studies, intensive English courses, academic and sports scholarships, international exams, student visas, admission processes, and types of financial aid available for international students. Some ...
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Embassy and SURICANA Host the Annual Meeting of Binational Center Academic Directors

The 17th annual Argentine Binational Center Academic Directors meeting was hosted by SURICANA in San Rafael, Mendoza on June 22-23, 2017. During this two day event, participants from 12 of the 13 Argentine Binational Centers shared best practices, exchanged ideas, and discussed challenges they face as English language administrators in the BNCs.  Participants were joined ...
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EducationUSA Fair

The EducationUSA Regional Forum and the Buenos Aires International Book Fair join for a unique event where more than 60 prestigious U.S. universities will share information about scholarships and study opportunities. EducationUSA Fair will take place on Thursday, May 4, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the International Buenos Aires Book Fair venue, Jorge Luis ...
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Open Call for Female Emerging Leaders in Sports

Global Sports Mentoring Program The United States Embassy in Argentina announces an open call for nominations for female emerging leaders in sports from across Argentina to participate in a sports mentoring program for women. Candidates may come from any field of sports, with emphasis placed on: sports management; sports administration; coaching; sports journalism and mass ...
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Educational Exchanges: Study Tour of U.S. Higher Education

A delegation of ten representatives from Argentine universities, Argentina’s Ministry of Education and Sport and the U.S. Embassy in Argentina will travel to the United States to explore new academic exchanges between both countries.  The group will visit Washington D.C., New Mexico and Texas from February 22 to March 4, 2017. Five public and three ...
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145 young Argentine students Travel to the US on a scholarship

In January, the 145 participants of the Friends of Fulbright Scholarship 2016/2017 departed to the United States for a program that will take place in several universities across the country. The participants of this Friends of Fulbright new edition come from more than 40 Argentine universities from Jujuy to Santa Cruz, representing more than 20 ...
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Open Doors Report Shows Trends in Student Mobility between Argentina and the US

International student enrollment in the U.S. tops one million for the first time Students from Argentina increased by 7.2% to 2,201 Argentina ranks 18th as destination for U.S. students November 14, 2016 – An increasing number of students are crossing the globe to gain practical, international experience that they can apply in their careers and ...
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Fulbright Argentina: 60th Anniversary

The Fulbright Commission celebrates the 60th anniversary of the Fulbright Program in Argentina. Over the last 60 years, the Fulbright Commission, its Board members, and Fulbrighters from Argentina and the United States have truly changed the way we interact between our countries. Senator J. William Fulbright, who founded the program and in whose honor it ...
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Justice Goes to School

On November 2nd, Ambassador Mamet delivered opening remarks at the final mock trial session of “Justice Goes to School”. Justice Goes to School is a program where judges visit schools to talk with students about how the justice system works in Argentina; and the role of judges, lawyers, and the community in ensuring justice for ...
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Binational Centers Annual Meeting

On October 26 and 27, 2016, ISICANA, the Binational Center (BNC) in Salta, hosted the 36th annual Argentine Binational Centers executive directors’ meeting. BNC representatives from cities throughout Argentina attended this two day annual encounter.  Counselor for Public Affairs Thomas Mesa participated in the opening ceremony and delivered a presentation to participants. This gathering enabled ...
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Eisenhower Day of Fellowship

Eisenhower Fellows from Argentina celebrated the annual Eisenhower Day of Fellowship on October 18 at ICANA. Almost 60 Argentines have participated in the program since 1957, and many of them were present at the event. Public Affairs Officer Thomas Mesa congratulated Fellows for their dedication and commitment to improving international relations, and bringing home new ...
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Arts scholarship Program

The Fulbright Commision and the National Arts Fund of Argentina signed an agreement to relaunch scholarships for Argentine artists to travel for three to six months’ study in the United States. The agreement provides for five scholarships; the artists will travel in 2017. The categories of artistic endeavor covered by this agreement are architecture, cinema, ...
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Argentine universities receive funding for exchange

The Embassy is pleased to announce the winners of the funding competition for Argentine universities that will allow these institutions to implement more than 80 exchanges for Argentine and US students, as part of President Obama’s 100,000 Strong in the Americans Initiative. The projects selected for the 2016 edition of the competition come from the ...
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ELF Tylie Cramer participated in the SHARE Convention

July 28-29, 2016 Current English Language Fellow Tylie Cramer participated in the annual SHARE Convention for teachers of English as a Foreign Language in Buenos Aires on July 28-29, 2016. She led a semi-plenary session on “Mobile Application Language Learning” (MALL), attended by approximately 350 English teachers and advanced students. The presentation focused on the ...
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High School Students from Neuquen and Buenos Aires Return from the National Youth Science Camp

July 15, 2016 Nicolás Aguerre from Zapala, Province of Neuquén and Deborah Luna from Alberdi, Buenos Aires Province returned to Argentina after participating in the National Youth Science Camp held in the state of West Virginia, USA, from June 15 to July 10, 2016. Nicolás and Deborah were selected for their exceptional academic achievement, demonstrated ...
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Argentine University Students Travel to the US for “English for Science” Program

A group of ten university students traveled to the United States on Friday, July 8 to participate in the program “English for Science,” a four-week intensive English immersion program at the University of Texas at Austin.  All participants are outstanding science students from different public universities. Ambassador Noah Mamet met with the group at the ...
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The Embassy Supports ARTESOL Annual Conference for English Language Teachers

The Embassy participated in the annual Argentina Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (ARTESOL) conference with a series of presentations and materials. Over 450 English language teachers from across Argentina and neighboring countries attended the professional development conference, which took place at the Escuela Normal Juan Gregorio Pujol, in Corrientes on May 13 ...
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English@ the Embassy

On Tuesday, April 26, 2016 the U.S. Embassy in Argentina hosted an event called “English @ the Embassy”. One hundred and twenty students, ages 13 to 15 with intermediate English language levels, and their teachers from six different schools from the city and greater Buenos Aires attended.  During the event, audiences had the opportunity to ...
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New Commitments in Argentina to 100,000 Strong in the Americas Initiative

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson For Immediate Release MEDIA NOTE March 24, 2016 New Commitments in Argentina to President Obama’s 100,000 Strong in the Americas Initiative  As part of his visit to Argentina, the President announced a new commitment to the 100,000 Strong in the Americas Innovation Fund that will create new ...
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LET GIRLS LEARN!!

To educate a girl is to build a healthier family, a stronger community, and a brighter future. Unfortunately today, 62 million girls around the world are not in school. Half of them are adolescents. We know that countries with more girls in secondary school tend to have lower maternal mortality rates, lower infant mortality rates, ...
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Ambassador Noah B. Mamet Remarks at the CARI-U.S. Committee Meeting

December 16, 2015 Thank you, Rosendo for the warm welcome. And thanks to everyone for coming here today. You are important partners as we strengthen the relationship between our two countries. The Embassy has been proud to sponsor this series of lectures to explore different aspects of the history of the United States, and facets ...
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Friends of Fulbright Scholarship

Ambassador Mamet hosted a reception at his residence in honor of the 50 winners of the first edition of the Friends of Fulbright scholarship.  Friends of Fulbright is an undergraduate student exchange program. During the event, the Ambassador thanked program sponsors as well as representatives from the universities where selected students come from. The students ...
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