Featured Stories


  • AUP Graduation Ceremony 2016

    May 27

    AUP’s graduation ceremony on May 24, 2016, at the Théâtre du Châtelet, was an especially reflective affair. In the midst of celebration, there was a sense that our graduates’ training as global explorers would be especially necessary in our...
  • Inauguration of the Thamer Salman Student Media Center

    May 13

    The American University of Paris held an official ceremony to inaugurate the Thamer Salman Student Media Center in the Student Life Center on the third floor of the Combes building.  The Thamer Salman Student Media Center is home to a student-run...
  • Justice Stephen Breyer speaks at AUP

    May 12

    On May 3 at the American Church of Paris, Justice Stephen Breyer began his talk on his latest book, The Court and the World: American Law and the New Global Realities, by comparing himself to Fabrice del Dongo, the hero of Stendhal’s La Chartreuse...
  • Alumnus Sultan Sooud Al Qassemi '98 discusses media in the Arab World

    May 12

    On Friday, April 29th, the Department of Global Communications presented a public lecture by AUP alumnus Sultan Sooud Al Qassemi '98 entitled, "An Overview of the Media Landscape in the Arab World". During his talk, Sultan explored the history of...
  • Welcoming Dr. Marcia Grant to AUP

    May 11

    We are delighted to announce that Dr. Marcia Grant will join our community as Interim Provost for the 2016-2017 academic year, arriving on campus August 16 and continuing into early summer next year. Scott Sprenger will be taking administrative...


  • June 02

    AUP Alumni Event in London


    Join our hosts Amr Al-Yafeai '04 and Michael McNeilly '09 for an evening in London! Everyone in the alumni community is encouraged to attend - spouses and guests are welcome. Drinks and canapés will be provided. If you would like to attend, RSVP for...
  • June 06

    Gayatri Spivak speaks at AUP


    AUP is co-organizing and hosting an international conference, "D'autres universels", June 6-8, bringing together internationally renowned scholars interested in the question of the universal, such as  Dipesh Chakrabarty, Etienne Balibar, Alain...
  • June 08

    Wonder.land - théâtre du Châtelet


    “Welcome to wonder.land, where you can be whoever you want to be.” After Monkey, Journey to the West, the English pop rock composer, Damon Albarn, returns to Châtelet with a musical inspired by Lewis Carroll’s Alice in Wonderland. Young Aly is...
  • June 09

    Chocolate Walk

    16:00 to 18:00

    Discover the history of chocolate and why Paris is the capital of fine chocolate. Visit a variety of excellent chocolatiers and learn using all five senses, including taste! Learn how to choose and appreciate quality chocolate. Minimum: 12...
  • June 13

    Macaron Class

    15:00 to 17:00

      Obsessed with this delicious Parisian confectionary? Spend an afternoon learning how to make macarons from a professional French patissier. This class takes you through the steps from assembling the dry ingredients to creating the batter, to...