American Center Košice
The American Center in Košice is a modern and technologically equipped space, designed for education, creative activities, and networking. Our aim is to create opportunities for interactions between local communities in Slovakia and the United States. The operation of the center is based on a cooperation agreement between the library and the US Embassy in the Slovak Republic and is part of the international network of American Spaces.
What do we offer?
- materials for teaching and learning English language
- Information on exchange programs to the USA, advising on studying in the USA and textbooks for TOEFL, SAT, ACT, GRE, GMAT exams
- fiction books in English for all ages
- literature in the field of American studies, linguistics, history and politics, American films and documentaries on DVD
- eLibraryUSA - electronic resources database
- reading room with computers, laptops and WiFi connection
- technological education programs
- 3D printer and 3D pen, Micro: bits, ozobots, LEGO robots
- board games
Visit us with your students
Enjoy an information obtaining experience at our American Center and book a (non-curriculum) tour or a workshop for your primary, secondary or university students. An AC coordinator will prepare a lecture for your students and engages them with a quiz, or a technological activity, such as 3D printing or coding with Micro:bits. (S)he will also present basic information about the Center and its resources.
Events and programs
Visit our regular clubs in English: Discussion, Film or Book Club. At the American Center, you can meet people from the US Embassy in Slovakia or representatives of the Fulbright Commission, who will advise you on studying in the USA. In cooperation with partners, we organize workshops for teachers and students, which are focused on technology, critical thinking and media literacy.
The center is equipped with laptops, micro: bits, ozobots, a 3D printer and a 3D pen, which are available to the public. Visit us with your class or friends and learn the basics of coding.
Are you a student? Join our team and gain work experience in an English speaking environment, which will enrich your CV. You will meet American speakers, get involved in organizing events. You can use your creativity to promote the American Center, or come up with your own ideas for brand new activities.