Safety and Security Updates

This page provides to all members of our AUP community the latest news and advice on safety and security in Paris. At this time, we will be using it to keep our wider community informed about developments regarding Covid-19.

You can view all information and FAQs regarding Covid-19 on our information page.

December 4, 2019

Tomorrow, December 5, 2019 will be the first day of a national strike which will impact transportation. We are informing you about the official estimations as it relates to the impact of the strike on public transportation.

December 4, 2019

After surveying the students and in an effort to provide assistance to the AUP community to get to Paris airports during the strike, AUP will put in place a service of free buses departing from campus starting on Thursday December 5, 2019 and until the strike ends or until the university closes on December 20, 2019, whichever comes first.

November 28, 2019

As we approach the December 5th date for the launch of the transit strikes, AUP’s leadership team is taking further precautions and organizing support for our students. We want to share them with you in this letter and invite your cooperation with our efforts.

November 20, 2019

In two weeks, on the 5th of December, we are expecting a broad transit strike in Paris. Although strikes are a way of life in France—a highly respected democratic practice that we endure seasonally—they are generally conducted peacefully and almost never totally disrupt the entire system.

July 26, 2019

For those of you who have been following our security blog since the beginning of the Gilets Jaunes movement, you may have noticed that things have gone quiet of late.

May 10, 2019

Today will witness the 26th chapter of the Yellow Vest movement but, according to most reports relayed by the press, it should gather fewer people than ever.

May 4, 2019

This week the yellow vest movement focuses around hospitals and the CDG airport.

May 1, 2019

Tomorrow is Labor Day , an official Bank holiday in France.

April 27, 2019

After President Macron’s announcement on Thursday, the Yellow Vest movement has announced two main demonstrations in Paris for today.

April 20, 2019

As you are on your way out of Paris, about to leave soon or looking forward to enjoying sunny Paris during this 3-day weekend, please keep in mind that tomorrow, the Yellow Vest movement will continue.