For nearly 60 years, AUP has been the university of choice for students like you who want to open their minds to new perspectives and learn from a culturally diverse community. A global liberal arts education teaches you how to think critically about the world around you and equips you with the skills to find creative solutions for any challenge you might encounter. By emphasizing international experiences, the University presents you with a world of opportunity – preparing you to go anywhere, meet anyone, do anything and achieve success in a range of compelling careers.

About AUP

Established as a liberal arts college in 1962, The American University of Paris is an independent, international university located at the meeting point of France, Europe and the world. The University provides an academic learning experience that places your personal, intellectual and professional development at its core. Our curriculum combines liberal arts inquiry, preparation for professional life and student-centered, active learning in small classrooms. Located in the center of Paris, AUP is perfectly situated to help you embark upon your journey of discovery.

Our Campus

Our home in the 7th arrondissement of Paris places us right at the center of a bustling, cosmopolitan European capital filled with art, culture and history. Our campus is made up of several buildings, all within close walking distance – it also happens to be near popular landmarks such as the Eiffel Tower, the Musée d’Orsay and the Champs Élysées.

Explore our campus through our online campus tour

Engage with AUP

Find Your Counselor

Meet the AUP Admissions Team

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Every prospective student at AUP is assigned an admissions counselor. Your counselor is available to answer any questions you might have about student life at AUP, academic programs and the admissions process. Visit the Find Your Counselor page to meet the Admissions team, learn more about your assigned counselor and find out how to set up an appointment to speak with them. 



Online Information Sessions

Register for an upcoming OIS

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We are delighted to welcome visits to the campus by current applicants, interested students and their family members. Campus tours take place every Monday, Wednesday and Friday and can be booked online. Each tour will be strictly limited to five prospective students, each of whom will be allowed to bring a maximum of one guest.

If you'd like to discover our campus virtually, check out our online campus tour


Contact Us

Request more information

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Need more information? Our Admissions Team is always happy to answer any questions you might have about life at AUP or the admissions process. The college search process can be daunting, and we're here to help you navigate your college search process and help you find the option that fits you best.

Send us a request more information, and we'll be in touch with you soon



Other Ways to Connect with Us

Stay connected with us to get updates from the AUP community and get reminders about upcoming deadlines and virtual events.

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