Study Abroad/Summer program


Highlights of Studying Abroad at AUA:

1. Be a trailblazer and study off the beaten path.
2. Choose from a wide variety of courses in English from leading experts in their fields that will easily transfer to your home university due to AUA’s U.S. accreditation.
3. Take advantage of AUA's state-of-the-art facilities.
4. Meet and engage with students from around the world.
5. Live in one of the world's most ancient cities often dubbed an open-air museum.
6. Experience Yerevan’s lively music and arts scene and the vibrant café culture and nightlife.
7. Receive unparalleled support preparing for your trip during your studies, and feel Armenia’s renowned hospitality.


With careful planning and close collaboration with the American University of Armenia and your home university, you can study abroad at AUA. Whether it is for a regular semester (Fall or Spring) or a Summer term (5-8 weeks). A list of courses can be found in the Academic Catalog’s Course Descriptions section. All courses are taught in English. Not all courses listed are offered every semester, so make sure to stay in close contact with us as well as your academic advisor to solidify your list of preferred (and alternate) courses. The final schedule of courses is typically available a month or so prior the start of classes here.

Students may take courses offered both at the undergraduate and graduate levels as long as they meet all required prerequisites. Please contact the Office of Admissions at [email protected] if you have any questions regarding this process.

Discover Armenia Tours

Part of your Study Abroad/Summer program experience includes an optional Discover Armenia Educational Tour program that fully immerses participants into Armenia’s evolution from ancient times to the present. This tour program provides opportunities to take part in excursions inside and outside of Yerevan; visiting museums, churches, fortresses, and more nestled in the mountains, valleys, and fields of this ancient land. Get to know the country while taking in the sights, sounds, and flavors of Armenia. 

Application Requirements

Applying to the Study Abroad/Summer program is fairly simple. To help guide you through this process, check out our application requirements to know what documents you need to submit, what exams to take, where to apply, etc. Review this page for detailed information about all our application requirements and ensure you are well prepared to submit a complete application.   Read more

Room & Board

Yerevan offers an affordable lifestyle for university students. You can choose to eat outside at any of the hundreds of cafes or restaurants in the city, order takeout, or take advantage of on-campus eateries Aries Lunch Hall and Green Bean Cafe.

AUA has a new residence hall located in Dzoragyugh, a 25-minute walk from the University. The student residence offers single and double rooms with private bathrooms. Each room is furnished with beds, side tables, desks and wardrobes. The first floor houses a hall for communal activities, a shared kitchen, a study area, and a laundry room. The Dzoragyugh residence is fully accessible for disabled students.

Pending space availability, the students may request accommodation in this residence hall. However, should space be limited, AUA will help you find an off-campus apartment near the University. Visit for more information, including a list of fees, or email us at [email protected] for more information. 

Program Fees

Below is a breakdown of all cast for the Study Abroad/Summer program 2024 (subject to change). All costs are mandatory unless marked option.


Study Abroad Tuition* (Full-time)


2,125,000 AMD


2,125,000 AMD


If you pursue less than a full-time load, tuition will be calculated per-credit basis. 


Summer program Tuition*


465,000 AMD the 3-credit course


Courses range between 5 to 8 weeks in length.



Medical Insurance*



50,000 AMD per semester (Summer term fee is about 20,000 AMD)



20,000 AMD per term


Required unless you submit proof of Armenia-based health insurance through a different provider or any other international insurance which covers Armenia.



Housing* (Dormitory)**



Single room (with balcony) - 160,000AMD/month
Single room (no balcony) -140,000AMD/month
Double room (with balcony) - 85,000AMD/month
Double room (no balcony) - 75,000AMD/month




These preliminary fees include internet, utilities, and all taxes. Study abroad students are required to stay in AUA housing, pending space availability. More information can be found here.



Student Services Fee*



25,000 AMD



Includes but not limited to: pre-departure orientation, transcript fees, and services provided by the Office of Student Affairs.


Airport Pick-up and Drop-Off* (optional)


25,000 AMD



If you prefer not to travel by taxi, the University can arrange for pick-up and drop-off by an AUA driver. 



Discover Armenia Excursions* (optional)



Different fees apply for each excursion



Discover Armenia through individually tailored excursions inside and outside of Yerevan. Visit churches, fortresses, monasteries, and more. And take in the colors, sounds, and flavors of the country by participating in festivals. 

* Costs paid to the American University of Armenia. Local taxes may apply. 

** If there is no space in AUA's Student Residence Hall, we will assist you in your search of off campus housing. However, the ultimate cost depends on your preference and usually does not include utilities and internet.

How to Apply

The Application for Study Abroad/Summer program is anticipated to launch on October 15, 2023. Visit and create your account, then select the “Study Abroad/Summer program Application” option. The system allows you to save your application and return to make edits at any time and submit it by the semester/term you intend to apply.


Application Deadlines:

    •   Study Abroad Spring 2024 - November 20, 2023
    •   Summer Program 2024 - April 15, 2024
    •   Study Abroad Fall 2024 - June 1, 2024

The information provided in these FAQs is general and may be subject to change. We strongly encourage you to read through the entire Study Abroad page in detail for more information on the program, how to apply, deadlines, and more. If these FAQs do not answer your question, please email us at  [email protected].
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AUA welcomes students from all over the world and from all different backgrounds. That's what makes it such a special place to study. Our study abroad students have come here to spend a semester or summer to take exciting classes and gain new understanding of another culture, all while having a life-changing experience. Read through their stories and learn more about their time studying in Armenia. Interested in doing the same?