The U.S. Embassy in Tashkent, in partnership with the Ministry of Public Education of Uzbekistan officially opened the American Corner at the Barkamol Avlod Community Center in Qarshi on March 26, 2021.
American Corner Qarshi is the first location outside of the capital to provide access to similar resources found at the American Center Tashkent in the U.S. Embassy and the Window on America at the National Library of Uzbekistan. American Corner Qarshi joined a network of more than 600 open-access cultural centers supported by the U.S. government.
Located on the second floor of the Barkamol Avlod Center, the 230 square meter space is open free of charge to the public and includes a computer lab, a classroom with a library, a conference hall, and an educational advising room. The space imparts a welcoming and inspiring American-themed environment and is also equipped with an array of resources, such as computers, high-speed internet access, and other modern technology.
American Corner Qarshi facilitates English language learning through programs led by native English speakers as well as provides access to print and digital English language resources. The Corner also serves as a hub for EducationUSA, a free advising center that provides consultation services to prospective undergraduate and graduate students who wish to study in the United States. The Corner offers conversation clubs, discussion groups, virtual programs, film screenings, and English language learning activities.
American Corner Qarshi is open Tuesday to Thursday 10:00-18:00 and Friday to Saturday from 10:00 to 17:00. Visitors can access the premises at their convenience without prior appointment.
Barkamol Avlod Center,
2nd floor, 219, I.Karimov street,
180100 Qarshi, Uzbekistan