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American Corner Budapest

Who are we?

TheBudapest Office of the U.S. State Department initiated American Spaces Program(also referred to as American Corner) is a welcoming American-Styleeducational-, cultural-, and informational center located within the Campus ofCorvinus University of Budapest.
  
The Cornerserves to build bridges between the people of the United States and Hungarythrough various programs and events, working closely with partner institutions,schools, and universities across the region.

Due tothe COVID-19 pandemic, the American Corner is temporarily closed to visitors toencourage social distancing to stop the spread of the virus. However, we havegone virtual and many of the activities are available online.

AmericanSpaces are U.S. State Department operated or supported public diplomacy facilities,providing digitally enhanced physical platforms for effective engagement withforeign (Hungarian) audiences in support of U.S. foreign policy objectives.

Program objectives

AmericanSpaces provide public diplomacy programming designed to attract and engageaudiences in open, participatory dialogue and hands-on activities.
 
They aredesigned, configured, and equipped to promote critical thinking, innovation,and thoughtful discussions of issues important to the U.S. relationship withthe host country and U.S. global interests. 

American Spaces programming showcases the breadth and depth of American values, ideals, culture, and perspectives on a variety of themes.  
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