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American Spaces
Compelling programs and activities on a wide range of themes and topics


American Spaces are open-access learning and gathering places around the world that promote interaction – both in-person and virtual – among local audiences and the United States. More than 600 American Spaces are located in universities, shopping malls, libraries and other public places, as well as on embassy compounds, in more than 140 countries.

In a welcoming American-themed environment, American Spaces deliver compelling programs and activities on a wide range of themes and topics — everything from free internet access to objective news publications to advanced technology to programs on freedom of cultural expression. For example, visitors may find

        • Educational advising for those who want to study in the U.S.
        • Workshops on a range of topics from career skills to English language learning
        • Classes and clubs introducing new technologies, 21st-century digital skills and academic resources
        • Films, discussions and lectures on entrepreneurship, leadership, current events, international affairs and much more
        • Visit one of the American Spaces below to learn more!

American Spaces in Peru
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, some of the physical locations are closed until further notice. Classes and certain programs remain in virtual mode.

ICPNAInstituto Cultural Peruano Norteamericano

Branches: Miraflores, Lima Centro, San Miguel, La Molina, Lima Norte, Surco, Chimbote, Chincha, Huaraz, Ica, Iquitos, Pucallpa





CulturalCentro Cultural Peruano Norteamericano

Branches: Arequipa, Tacna, Ilo, Puno, Juliaca





ChiclayoInstituto Cultural Peruano Norteamericano de Chiclayo

Branches: Chiclayo, Cajamarca, Chepén, Jaén





CuscoInstituto Cultural Peruano Norteamericano de Cusco

Branches: Cusco, Puerto Maldonado





Asociación Cultural Peruano Norteamericano Región Centro

Branches: Huancayo, Ayacucho, Huánuco





Instituto Cultural Peruano Norteamericano Región Grau

Branches: Piura, Sullana, Talara





Centro Peruano Americano El Cultural

Branch: Trujillo, Chachapoyas





Centro Peruano Americano Tarapoto El Cultural

Branch: Tarapoto