FLEX 2016 Testing Complete!

American Councils for International Education has completed all testing for the for the FLEX Secondary School Exchange Program 2017-2018 program cycle in Turkmenistan.

More than 1000 students in Turkmenistan participated across seven different testing centers in each region of the country.  Final results for all regions expected in April of 2017.

Finalists in the competition will have the opportunity to live with an American family and study in an American high school during the 2017-2018 school year.
The FLEX program pays for all travel, housing and living expenses for program participants with all funding generously provided by the Government of the United States of America.  FLEX testing is open to all high school students who meet the requirements of the program including students with disabilities.  More than 220 disabled students have participated in FLEX over the program’s history, including 6 from Turkmenistan.

The next FLEX testing cycle for the 2018-2019 school year will likely begin in September of 2017, after the Ministry of Education of Turkmenistan provides permission for the program. Students, teachers, and parents should check our website or call our office in August of 2017 for details on testing dates, student eligibility requirements, and special testing opportunities for students with disabilities.

For additional information  please contact:
Gorogly street 48A, Ashgabat, Turkmenistan
T. (99312) – 36-90-21 (ext.107)
E-mail: flex@americancouncilstm.org
WEB: www.americancouncilstm.org

International Education Week (IEW)


Please join EducationUSA Advising Center and American Councils for International Education to celebrate the worldwide event – the annual International Education Week. As IEW boasted with its 16th anniversary this year we will organize a lot of special educational presentations, discussion panels, games and events all targeting one goal – to introduce the higher education in the United States of America!

When? November 14th – 18th, 2016
Where? Information Resource Center (IRC)
Andalyp St. 70, 3rd floor, ABS Business Center | Ashgabat, Turkmenistan
Why? To get an in-depth understanding about U.S. higher education system!

For more information, please see the schedule for IEW