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EducationUSA is a global network of more than 450 advising centers supported by the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs at the U.S. Department of State. The Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) fosters mutual understanding between the United States and other countries by promoting personal, professional, and institutional ties between private citizens and organizations in the United States and abroad, as well as by presenting U.S. history, society, art and culture in all of its diversity to overseas audiences. Millions of prospective students learn about U.S. study opportunities through EducationUSA centers each year.

The US Banjul Embassy Educational Center is housed inside the Embassy with a mandate to  actively promote United States higher education around the world by offering accurate, comprehensive, objective and timely information about educational opportunities in the United States and guidance to qualified individuals on how best to access those opportunities. For more information on Studying in the USA, you can visit:  and for Gambian educational system you can visit:

Opening Hours: Tuesdays from 10:00am to 4:00pm to the public

Research Library, Test Prep, Internet, Essay Writing Workshops, Pre-Departure Orientation, Student Visa Guidance, and Individual and group Consultations.

The Embassy Contact is:
Papa Njie Educational Advisor
Office of Public Diplomacy and Cultural Affairs
U.S. Embassy
Banjul, The Gambia

Programs for Non-U.S. Citizens

International Education Week

  • IEW International Education Week is an opportunity to celebrate the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide. This joint initiative of the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education is part of our efforts to promote programs that prepare Americans for a global environment and attract future leaders from abroad to study, learn, and exchange experiences in the United States.

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