Welcome to the U.S. Department of Commerce’s website for U.S. Educational Institutions and Intensive English Programs. This site is your resource for market research reports, international student recruitment events, and study consortia information.

Our division of Commerce, the U.S. Commercial Service, has a global network of 100 offices located throughout the U.S. and over 100 offices located in more than 70 countries. Our worldwide team of education specialists is here to assist with your international outreach to students, potential partners, and agents. To find your local education specialist, please click on the link to the left titled “Local USDOC Offices”.

Our Education Team members can assist you with the following:

  • International Market Research – our overseas education specialists generate reports on the education sectors of target markets around the world. You can see three reports highlighted below, but you can also access more of them at in our Market Research Library under the Services section.
  • Recruitment Fairs – we can help you identify the right international education fairs for your institution.
  • Webinars – learn about the education sector in a market of interest without leaving your desk.
  • Virtual Education Events – showcase your school to a potential partner institution and/or agents using a powerpoint presentation live over the internet.
  • Gold Key Service – we will set up in-country meetings for you with possible partner educational institutions, identify qualified recruiting agents, find companies that require specialized training for their employees and/or connect you with the Ministry of Education.
  • Single School Promotion – we will organize an event featuring your institution/program and invite the country’s key players in the education sector.


For more about the Education Team and our services, please click here for our team flyer.

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Detailed Event Information For Kazakhstan Education Fair - September 2014 Detailed Event Information For Kazakhstan Education Fair - September 2014
Kazakhstan Education Fair - September 2014 -- Education/Training Services
Pre-Register for this event
Location/Date: Almaty & Shymkent, Kazakhstan 09/13/2014 - 09/14/2014
Event Summary:
U.S. education fairs for U.S. colleges and universities to recruit Kazakh students on Saturday, September 13, 2014 in Almaty; and Sunday, September 14, 2014 in Shymkent (one-hour flight away). Organized by the U.S. Commercial Service and the Public Affairs Office at the U.S. Consulate General in Almaty, Kazakhstan. $750 registration fee covers a booth at both the Almaty and the Shymkent fairs, wireless internet access at the fair venue, marketing and advertising of the fairs; limited local printing of recruitment materials; & facilitation of domestic air travel and discounted lodging arrangements.

Debra Rogers, Chicago
Senior International Trade Specialist
Phone: 312-353-6988
Gabriela Zelaya, San Jose CA
International Trade Specialist
Phone: 408-535-2757, ext. 107; Work Cell: 408-335-9202
Thomas P. Cassidy, Almaty
Senior Commercial Officer
Phone: +7 (727) 250-7612
Aliya Shaikhina, Almaty
Commercial Specialist
Phone: 7-727-250-7612 (ext. 6491)