Summer Program

AUA offers summer programs that combine strong academics with a life-changing experience. Have the summer of a lifetime while continuing your education at a U.S.-accredited university!

Still not convinced? Here are the top six reasons why you should consider AUA’s summer program.
1.  Possibility of easy course transfer thanks to AUA’s accreditation
 2.  Inspiring cultural excursions through the Discover Armenia Educational Tours

 3.  Living in one of the most ancient cities of the world often dubbed as an open air museum
 4.  Meeting students from around the world and experiencing Armenia’s renowned hospitality
 5. Taking advantage of Yerevan’s lively music and arts scene and the vibrant café culture and nightlife
 6.  State-of-the-art facilities and off-campus dormitories

Summer Program Flyer


Interested in Summer Program 2019? Check back this winter for detailed information about the list of available courses.

For AUA's Summer Program 2018, all courses begin on July 9, 2018 and last up to five weeks, unless noted otherwise in the description. Whether you are interested in the field of Business, Armenian history or culture, psychology, math, programming, environment, or music, AUA’s summer 2018 will have a course for you. Interested in learning more about each course? Scroll over the course name or check out our Academic Catalog for detailed course descriptions. All courses provide 3 credits unless noted otherwise. Specific courses include:

BUS 109: Business Mathematics CHSS 129: Global Perspectives and Site Stories: The Path of Armenia from the Past into the Future CS 120: Introduction to Object-Oriented
BUS 145: Introduction to Financial Accounting CHSS 154: Armenian Society and Culture  ENV 212: Mining
BUS 177: Business Communications CHSS 240: Music and Literature ENV 251: Forests
BUS 207: Human Resources Management  CHSS 108: Contemporary Issues in American Education PH 201: Global Health
BUS 271: Tourism and Hospitality IESM 106: Probability and Statistics PH 202: Causes, Treatment and Prevention of Cancer
CS 111: Discrete Mathematics CSE 290: Start-Up Culture  

Note: Courses must meet minimum enrollment targets as set by the University. Courses that do not meet these targets will be cancelled.
All students will be notified of cancellations by June 15, 2018.
Interested in complementing your summer studies with Armenian language instruction? The Office of Extension will offer tailored Eastern Armenian language instruction for summer participants. Both private and group sessions are available. Additional charges will apply.

Discover Armenia Educational Tours

Complement your academics with the “Discover Armenia” Educational Tour and fully immerse yourself into Armenia’s evolution from ancient times to the present. Join knowledgeable and entertaining tour guides on dozens of excursions both inside and outside of Yerevan. Visit churches, castles, fortresses, and more nestled in the mountains, valleys, and fields of this ancient land.

Get to know the country. Take in the sights, sounds and flavors and feel at home in Armenia. Still not sure what the Discover Armenia tours include? Then check out last year’s itinerary of events highlighting these events.

Itinerary of Events

Application Requirements

Although the application for summer program is currently unavailable, please review our application requirements in preparation for applying to AUA.  Read more

Program Fees & Scholarships

For Summer Program fees are as follows:  

Program Price
1st Course  465,000 AMD
2nd Course 350,000 AMD
Administrative Fee* 325,000 AMD

* The Summer Program Administrative Fee covers the cost of pick-up/drop off from the airport, Discover Armenia Educational Tours,
pre-departure orientations, student service fees, mandatory Armenia based health insurance, taxes, and more. 

AUA offers merit based scholarships to Summer Program students. Scholarships may be awarded for up to 50% of the course fees. If you are interested in learning more about the Summer Programs scholarship, please download the Scholarship Application for Summer Program application here and/or email with any questions you may have.

Room & Board

Yerevan offers an affordable lifestyle and infrastructure for university students. The average monthly living costs for foreign students in Yerevan are in the range of $600-$1,000 per month (in addition to tuition fees). You can choose to eat outside at any of the hundreds of cafes or restaurants in the city, order takeout through,  or take advantage of the on campus Aries Lunch Hall or Green Bean Cafe. 

AUA opened a small and quaint dormitory in Summer 2016 located directly behind the University at Sose 36. The first floor of the dormitory houses male students while the second floor our female students. The dormitory offers newly renovated double rooms, as well as a shared kitchenette, bathrooms and showers on each floor. 

To learn more about AUA’s dormitory or alternative housing options, please visit or email

How to Apply

The Application for Summer Program 2019 will launch in early 2019. Once available, you should create and confirm your profile in order to start your application at For questions regarding your application, contact the Office of Admissions at

Deadline Date

The Summer Program 2018 deadline has passed. The anticipated deadline for the Summer 2019 Application is June 1, 2019.