On October 3 at the House of Journalists the press-conference of Caucasus School of Journalism and Media Management was held. The Public Affairs Officer of US Embassy in Armenia Kimberly Hargan, the Dean of the Caucasus School Maia Mikashavidze and the Director of Education Programs Margie Freaney told the Armenian media representatives about this institution, opened in 2001, and its new program that will accommodate at least three journalists from Armenia. The study period at the School is 11 months, with the instruction made in English. The new school year will start from January 1, 2003. The selection of the Armenian students will take place on November 1-15, 2002. To participate in the competition one has to possess a diploma of higher education and know English. The applications must be submitted to ACCELS Office in Yerevan before November 1. The applicants will take an English language proficiency test and an interview.