American Resource Center
The American Resource Center (ARC) is administered by the Public Affairs Section of the U.S. Embassy in Chisinau, Moldova. The mission of the ARC is to provide information about the United States of America – its society, politics, history, economy, democratic traditions, holidays, and other issues of interest to the Moldovan audience.
ARC patrons include educators, students, Moldovan government officials, members of the Moldovan media, representatives of non-governmental organizations, legal professionals, librarians, and the general Moldovan public.
To facilitate the research needs of our growing audience, the ARC provides access to a variety of traditional and electronic resources, including several online databases. The ARC also provides internet access and basic computer accessibility at six public workstations. Additionally, the ARC has a wide collection of books and DVDs, which are available for loan to registered ARC patrons.
The ARC also hosts programs to introduce and highlight different aspects of American culture, including movie screenings, book discussion clubs, digital video conferences, speaker events, and themed exhibitions.
The ARC is open Monday from 13.00 to 17.00, Tuesday-Friday from 10.00-17.00. Lunch from 12.00 to 13.00.
The ARC is closed on all U.S. and Moldovan holidays.
Friday Conversation Hour
Friday Conversation Hour: If you are looking for a place to practice speaking English with a native speaker, the Conversation Hour is an excellent choice. Come join our native speakers for an hour to polish your English conversation skills related to a variety of topics.
Summer Book Club
Summer Book Club: Have you ever felt like discussing books/articles with your peers? Well look no further, the American Resource Center’s Book Club will give anyone and everyone the chance to read and discuss various writings with friends. Those who wish to participate at the Book Club should register with the ARC before the book club meeting.
Debate Club: The ARC Debate Club invites you to join us as we continue to offer everybody the opportunity to voice their thoughts on current/fresh topics. At our Debate Club, you can sharpen your skills related to critical thinking, effective communication, independent research, and teamwork. We use Karl Popper's debate format. We meet every Wednesday from 3pm to 4.30 pm. Note: the Debate Club closed for summer break.
Movie Screening: For the movie lovers twice a month we offer movie screenings. All the movies are in English with English subtitles.
American Resource Center75, Alexei Mateevici str.
MD-2009, Chisinau, Republic of Moldova
Tel: (+373 22) 851-705
Fax: (+373 22) 851-720
The American Resource Center
The American Corner program is sponsored worldwide by the U.S. Department of State and is a partnership between country's host institution and the U.S. Embassy.
The purpose of the Corners is to provide free information to the general public about the United States through books, magazines, DVDs, and complimentary access to the Internet.