American Corner in Mary

The American Corner in Mary works to promote mutual understanding between the United States and Turkmenistan by making available information about the history, economic, cultural, educational and social life in the United States.

The American Corner in Mary is freely accessible to students, non-governmental organizations, the private sector, government officials and ordinary citizens who wish to learn more, study or establish contact with counterparts in the United States.

The American Corner in Mary also serves as an EducationUSA Advising Center with a wide range of U.S. higher education preparation resources available to all visitors. The EducationUSA Advisers of the MaryAmerican Corner put a priority on reaching diverse populations and educating a wide variety of potential applicants interested in academic programs in the U.S.

American Corner EducationUSA Adviser: Maya Babayeva

The American Corner in Mary has a free public-access Internet center, library, advising center, and activities/workshop hall. The libraries are fully stocked with English language teaching materials and books (fiction and non-fiction); current magazines/periodicals; academic catalogues; encyclopedias, dictionaries, and other reference materials; and educational videos/DVDs.

The American Corners in Mary hosts a variety of daily events in English language, including activities ranging from American culture to academic writing and reading. The Mary American Corner also organize workshops on educational opportunities in the U.S., movie nights featuring American films, and presentations by visiting guest speakers from the USA.

The Mary American Corner reaches over 2000 individuals per month. This includes individuals visiting the libraries, utilizing the Internet, and attending presentations, and other activities hosted by the American Corners.


For additional information and a schedule of activities, please contact:

AC Representative: Albina Burashnikova
American Corner EducationUSA Adviser: Maya Babayeva
AC Assistant: Galina Hassanova
Postal Address: Agzyberlik 42a Street, 745400 Mary, Turkmenistan
Tel/Fax: 993 522 73865 or 73979
E-mail: acmary@americancouncilstm.org