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Connect, Share, Learn

American Spaces are local physical locations for foreign residents to connect – with people, with ideas and with the United States through collaboration and self-discovery. This website is the go-to, one-stop shop for resources and programming ideas for use in American Spaces. Look for useful guidance and resources in the management, programming, training and design sections.

English Language for STEM MOOC


American Spaces and their patrons can participate in the English for Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics MOOC through the University of Pennsylvania and Coursera. A facilitated course will begin October 16, 2017. 
This course is designed for non-native English speakers who are interested in improving their English skills in the sciences. In this course, learners will explore some of the most innovative areas of scientific study, while expanding…

Entrepreneurship Resource

Startup Smart: A Handbook for EntrepreneursThis 80-page publication focuses on assisting aspiring entrepreneurs in honestly evaluating their business proposition, understanding and becoming comfortable with business risk and determining the best ways to minimize the risks.  It outlines the business knowledge and skills requirements and emphasizes the need for resources to help…

Office of American Spaces Annual Report

The Office of American Spaces has released its second annual report, providing statistics and financial information for fiscal year 2016. The report outlines how the office’s total budget was allocated and presents numbers of visitors, programs and other data about the activities within the American Spaces. The report shows…

Social Media Analyst Rights Needed

It is important for the Office of American Spaces to have data to show the value of American Spaces. And we believe American Spaces have much broader reach and impact than shown by the visits...

American Spaces Contacts

Please make sure your IRO has the appropriate address for each American Space in his or her area. The address should be for the American Space, not a person at the American Space. Please use a gmail...