Summer Program


Join us in Summer 2022 in the heart of Yerevan to take advantage of strong academics and a life-changing experience. Advance your education, build a diverse network of friends, and live in one of the most energetic and vibrant cities.

 reasons to choose AUA’s Summer Program:

  1. Take inspiring courses from leading experts in their fields that will easily transfer due to AUA’s U.S. accreditation.
  2. Study in the region’s leading U.S. accredited university in its state-of-the-art facilities.
  3. Meet students worldwide and experience Armenia’s renowned hospitality.
  4. Live in one of the world’s most ancient cities often dubbed an open air museum.
  5. Experience Yerevan’s lively music and arts scene and the vibrant café culture and nightlife.

Summer Program Dates

typically early June to early August*
* Courses last between 5 to 8 weeks in length.


AUA's Summer Program 2022 will feature numerous courses lasting between five to eight weeks in length. Whether you are interested in business, psychology, photojournalism, music, math, programming, or data science, we have a course for you. The list of courses offered for Summer 2022 can be found here.

Discover Armenia Educational Tours

Our summer program includes the “Discover Armenia” Educational Tours. Complementing your studies, these tours fully immerse yourself into Armenia’s evolution from ancient times to the present. Partake in dozens of excursions inside and outside of Yerevan. Visit churches, castles, and fortresses nestled in the mountains, valleys, and fields of this ancient land. Take in the colors, sounds, and flavors and feel at home in Armenia.

Application Requirements

Applying to our 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 to ensure you are well prepared to submit a complete application.  Read more

Program Fees

Below is a breakdown of all costs for Summer 2022. All costs are mandatory unless marked optional. 

  Summer Comments
Tuition* 465,000AMD the 3-credit course Courses range between 5 to 8 weeks in length.
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
AUA offers limited, affordable student housing in a secure, gated area a short, walking distance away from campus.

This fee includes high-speed WiFi access. Summer students are required to stay in AUA housing, pending space availability. For more information, visit here.

Housing (Off-campus) N/A If there is no space in the dormitory, we will support you in securing off-campus housing near AUA. The monthly cost will depend on your preference and does not include any utilities or internet/TV. 
Medical Insurance*  20,000 AMD per term Includes but not limited to: pre-departure orientation, transcript fees, and services provided by the Office of Student Affairs.
Student Services Fee* 25,000 AMD Includes cost of your in-country orientation, student services, registration, internet, and transcript fees.
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. 

Room & Board

Yerevan offers an affordable and easy lifestyle and infrastructure 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 the on-campus Aries Lunch Hall or Green Bean Cafe. 

Summer students in need of housing may apply to stay in AUA's Student Residence in Dzoragyugh, a short 25-minute walk from the University. The four-story building houses up to 56 students in single and double occupancy rooms, each furnished with beds, side tables, desks, wardrobes, and a bathroom. The first floor includes a space for communal activities, a shared kitchen, and a study area. The Dzoragyugh residence is also fully accessible for disabled students. To learn more about AUA’s dormitory or alternative housing options, please visit or email [email protected]


How to Apply

Visit in order to apply for Summer 2022. You should create and confirm your profile in order to start your Application for Admission to Summer Program. For questions regarding your application, contact the Office of Admissions at  [email protected]. Do you prefer we contact you when the application goes live? Leave your contacts at

Deadline Date

The deadline to submit applications for Summer Program 2022 is April 15, 2022.


The information provided in these FAQs is general and may be subject to change. We strongly encourage you to read through the entire Summer Program page in detail for more information on the program, how to apply, deadlines, and more.  If your question is not answered in these FAQs, please email us at [email protected].     Read more