Summer Courses

AUP Summer School allows you to immerse yourself in French culture and history while earning credits towards your degree or as part of your continuing education by auditing classes. Join our intensive programs in French language or Creative Writing to improve your skills or check out a new field like art history or fashion. Whatever you choose, AUP Summer School provides the ideal mixture of in-class learning and creative exploration of Paris, combining the best of our academic programs with excursions and events around the city. Whether you take one class or a few, you will get to experience the best of what both AUP and Paris have to offer.

Our Summer 2022 courses

June 3-week courses (May 31-June 21)
  • Paris Through its Architecture
  • Paris Sketchbook
  • Disasters Management
  • Global Fashion and Design
  • Untitled CM course on film
  • French Immersion Elementary I -Intermediate II
  • Untitled politics course
  • Forensic Psychology
July 3-week courses (June 28-July 21)
  • Introduction to Art through Paris Museums
  • Art and the Market
  • Digital Photography
  • International Accounting
  • The Poetic Experience
  • Fiction Writing Workshop
  • Creative nonfiction
  • Untitled fashion course
  • French Immersion Elementary I -Intermediate II
6-week courses (May 31-July 13)
  • Introduction to Art through Paris Museums
  • Modern Art/Decorative Arts
  • Painting Paris
  • Financial Accounting
  • Managerial Accounting
  • Writing and Criticism
  • The EU and its Discontents: Business, Environment, Rights
  • Math for Life
  • Applied statistics I
  • Environmental Science


  • All AUP Summer School courses are transferable for academic credit in the U.S. university system.

  • Courses numbered 1000 to 2099 are generally introductory courses designed for freshmen and sophomores (first and second year undergraduates). Courses numbered 3000 and above are principally for juniors and seniors (third and fourth year undergraduates).

  • Enrollment may require proof of successful completion of prerequisite courses. Please see each course description.
  • Tuition for course credit  is charged at the university’s standard rate of 983 euros/credit.
  • Housing can be requested through the university. Shared rooms and single rooms are available. All accommodation is central with access to Paris’s extensive public transportation network.

Feel free to request further information or contact our summer counselor. If you’re ready for an unforgettable summer, don’t hesitate to apply now. We look forward to seeing you.