Location & Details

This year’s Commencement Ceremony and Graduation Gala evening promise to be unforgettable. The Commencement Ceremony will take place in the prestigious Théâtre Mogador.

About the ceremony and related events:

  • As of April 9 - please check back to see when you will be able to collect your caps and gowns at the AUP Bookstore (Monday through Friday 10:00 to 12:30 and 13:30 to 16:00). You must collect your regalia by the end of the working day on Monday, May 14.
  • As of April 9, each student may pick up 2 free tickets to the ceremony from the Bookstore. Graduating students do not need tickets for themselves. If you know that you will not use your free tickets, please make them available to others by leaving them with the Bookstore.
  • As of April 9, additional tickets may be purchased either online for €53 each, on this page, or at the Bookstore, 10 bis rue Amélie (cash, credit card and euro check), Monday through Friday from 10:00-12:30 and 13:30-16:00. There is no limit to the number of extra tickets you may purchase. Please keep in mind that the bookstore will be closed on May 1st, 10th and 11th (AUP & French national holidays).

Full details for the graduation week (list of honorary degree recipients, special events…) will be available in April.



The Commencement Ceremony will be held at:

Théâtre Mogador
25 rue de Mogador
75009 Paris
M° Trinité - d'Estienne d'Orves or Chaussée d’Antin La Fayette

Graduating students must arrive at the theater at 8:30 am sharp in order to line up. The ceremony will begin at 10am. Guests will be admitted at 9:30am. Tickets must be in hand or picked up at the "will call" desk as guests will need to be in possession of tickets to be let inside the theater. There is no assigned seating in the theater, with the exception of marked areas reserved for the President's guests. The ceremony will last about 2 hours and will be followed by a reception.

Please be advised that once the reception is underway, the doors to the Théâtre Mogador are open and tickets are no longer checked by the theater's ushers. We ask that you are vigilant of your personal belongings to avoid an unpleasantness on this celebratory day.

• May 24 - the Graduation Gala evening: New Alumni cocktail, Gala dinner and party

The New Alumni cocktail, Gala dinner and party will be held at:

Cercle de l’Union Interalliée,
33 Rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré,
75008 Paris
M° Concorde or Madeleine

Full details for the graduation gala will be available mid-April.



Please visit the Registrar Office’s Graduation webpage for more information on the degree application process and on your option to defer graduation for an internship. In order to know when and how you will receive your AUP Diploma, please read our Diploma webpage carefully.