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

COURSES

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

BUS 109: Business Math CHSS 129: Global Perspectives and Site Stories CS 111: Discrete Math
BUS 177: Business Communications CHSS: Armenian Society and Culture ES 110: Introduction to Programming
BUS 145: Introduction to Financial Accounting CHSS: Gender Psychology IE 106: Probability and Statistics
BUS 271: Tourism and Hospitality CHSS 180: Introduction to Psychology ENV 251: Forests
  CHSS 240: Music and Literature PH 201: Global Health
  CHSS 108: Contemporary Issues in American Education PH 202: Causes, Treatment and Prevention of Cancer

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 1, 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

To confirm that your application for admission is complete, make sure that you meet the following requirements.     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 financialaid@aua.am 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 www.menu.am,  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 http://admissions.aua.am/housing or email SummerPrograms@aua.am.

 

How to Apply

Applications for Summer 2018 will be available starting November 1, 2017 at im.aua.am. Once available, you should create and confirm your profile in order to start your Application for Admission to Study Abroad/Summer Program. For questions regarding your application, contact the Office of Admissions at SummerPrograms@aua.am.

Deadline Date

Deadline date is June 1, 2018

Note: We strongly encourage applicants to apply by the June 1 deadline. While the Office of Admissions will continue to consider Summer Program applications submitted after the deadline, scholarship funds are limited and priority will be given to those applicants who apply by June 1.

If any deadline date falls on a non-working date, the deadline will be moved to the following working day.