Featured Stories


  • Music & Literature 5

    May 17

    Not long ago, Music & Literature, a journal edited by AUP professor Daniel Medin with the help of alumnae Madeleine LaRue (Associate Editor) and Chloe Elder (Editorial Assistant), celebrated the publication of issue 5 at Shakespeare &...
  • Honorary Degree Recipients for Commencement 2015

    May 07

    Since 1984, it has been a tradition at The American University of Paris to award honorary degrees as a way of recognizing a distinguished person’s contributions to a specific field, or to society in general. An honorary degree is very often awarded...
  • AUP Admissions Office hosts successful events

    May 07

    Admitted Student Reception The Admitted Student Reception took place on April 3, 2015 and featured a day full of activities designed for newly admitted students and their families. As opposed to the old model called “Open House,” with the Admitted...
  • Rieko Whitfield '14: a promising young artist

    May 04

    Rieko Whitfield '14 is a Japanese-American artist and recent graduate who has worked on various projects both as a student and since graduation. Rieko sat down with us to discuss her work and inspiration as an artist. What do have your various...
  • AUP celebrates Student Media

    April 30

    During this academic year, student media at AUP has seen an incredible transformation. While it has always been one of the university's largest student-run organizations, AUP Student Media (ASM) took a leap in its development by uniting its 3...


  • May 22

    Bryce Dessner, Sō Percussion


    Back by popular demand, The National’s Bryce Dessner returns to the Mona Bismarck American Center on May 22, this time accompanied by Sō Percussion. Praised by The New York Times for their “mix of consummate skill and quirky charm, this quartet has...
  • May 25

    The Montmartre Dionysia Theatre Festival


    The Montmartre Dionysia is a biannual English-language theatre festival and competition. We accept submissions of short, new plays twice a year, and choose four of them to compete for best director, play, and actor. May 2015 will be the fourth...
  • May 26

    2015 Graduation Gala

    21:00 to 04:00

    The American University of Paris is excited to host its 2015 Graduation Gala at the prestigious Pavillon Dauphine the evening after the Commencement Ceremony. The event kicks off at 19h with the New Alumni cocktail reception, sponsored by the...
  • June 12

    AUP Alumni Reunion Weekend 2015

    10:00 to 21:00

    We invite you to join the AUP community in celebrating the anniversaries of the classes of 1965, 1985-1987, 1995-1997, 2000-2002, 2005-2007, 2010-2011, 2014. The weekend will take place from June 12 to June 14, 2015. The schedule includes a cocktail...
  • June 21

    Fête de la musique: Jazz in the Garden

    17:00 to 22:00

    Chicago native saxophonist Fred Jackson and American drummer Frank Rosaly team up with Frenchmen Stephane Payen, on sax, and drummer Edward Perraud for an al fresco session of jazz and improvisation in the Mona Bismarck American Center garden. Open...