Summer Program


STUDYING IN ARMENIA


Join us Summer 2020 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 from around the world and experience Armenia’s renowned hospitality.
  4. Live in one of the most ancient cities of the world 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

Tentatively June 8 - August 3*
* Courses last between 5 to 8 weeks in length.

COURSES

AUA's Summer Program 2020 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, AUA’s summer 2020 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
June 8, 2020 - July 30, 2020
Tuesdays, Thursdays 10:00am - 12:30pm
CHSS 130: Introduction to Art
June 8, 2020 - July 20, 2020
Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays 10:00am - 12:30pm
CSE 111: The Scientific Method and Critical Thinking
June 8, 2020 - July 20, 2020
Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays 10:00am - 12:30pm
BUS 145: Introduction to Financial Accounting
June 9, 2020 - July 30, 2020
Tuesdays, Thursdays 1:00pm - 3:30pm
CHSS 154: Armenian Society and Culture
June 8, 2020 - July 20, 2020
Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays 12:00pm - 4:00pm
IESM 106: Probability and Statistics
June 8, 2020 - July 20, 2020
Days and times TBD

BUS 177: Business Communications
June 8, 2020 - July 17, 2020
Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays 12:30pm - 3:00pm
CHSS 180: Introduction to Psychology
June 8, 2020 - July 20, 2020
Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays 10:00am - 12:30pm
PH 202: Causes, Treatment and Prevention of Cancer
June 8, 2020 - July 20, 2020
Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays 10:00am - 12:30pm
BUS 207: Human Resources Management
June 9, 2020 - July 16, 2020
Tuesdays, Thursdays 1:15pm - 5:00pm
CHSS 286: History and Politics of the Armenian Genocide
June 8, 2020 - July 11, 2020
Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays 1:00pm - 3:30pm

PH 203: Human Nutrition and Health
June 8, 2020 - July 20, 2020
Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays 1:00pm - 3:30pm
BUS 271: Tourism and Hospitality
June 8, 2020 - July 16, 2020
Tuesdays, Thursdays 1:15pm - 5:00pm
CHSS 205: Learning, activism, and social movements
June 8, 2020 - July 20, 2020
Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays 10:00am - 12:30pm
PSIA 367: Topics in Political Science: Government, Politics, and the Media
June 8, 2020 - August 1, 2020
Mondays, Thursdays 9:30am - 12:20pm
FND 102: Freshman Seminar 2
June 8, 2020 - July 20, 2020
Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays 10:00am - 11:40am
CHSS 206: Lens on Armenia: Photojournalism in Armenia
June 8, 2020 - July 20, 2020
Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays 10:00am - 12:30pm
PSIA 383: Contemporary Political Philosophy
June 8, 2020 - August 1, 2020
Days and times TBD
 ECON 331: Monetary Theory and Policy
June 8, 2020 - August 1, 2020
Mondays, W,dnesdays 6:30pm - 9:15pm
CHSS 238: Psychology of Gender
June 8, 2020 - July 20, 2020
Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays 1:00pm - 3:30pm
TEFL 302: Teaching Language Skills
June 8, 2020 - July 31, 2020
Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays 9:30am - 12:20pm
ECON 353: Economics of Corporate Finance
June 8, 2020 - August 1 ,2020
Tuesdays, Thursdays 6:30pm - 9:15pm
CHSS 240: Music and Literature
June 8, 2020 - July 20, 2020
Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays 2:00pm - 4:00pm
TEFL 304: Classroom Assessment
June 10, 2020 - July 31, 2020
Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays 1:30pm - 4:20pm
CS 111: Discrete Mathematics
June 8, 2020 - August 1, 2020
Days and times TBD

CHSS 251: Topics in Cinema
June 8, 2020 - July 20, 2020
Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays 10:00am - 1:00pm
TEFL 306: Teaching Practicum
June 9, 2020 - July 30, 2020
Tuesdays, Thursdays 9:00am - 12:00pm
CS 252: Data Science
June 9, 2020 - August 1, 2020
Days and times TBD
CHSS 296: Special Topics in Social Sciences: Trust
June 8, 2020 - July 16, 2020
Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays 1:00pm - 3:30pm
ENGS 230: Introduction to Quantum Computing
June 8, 2020 - August 1 ,2020
Days and times TBD

Courses must meet minimum enrollment targets as set by the University. Courses that do not meet these targets will be cancelled prior to the first day of classes. In the rare case that a course is cancelled, you will be notified accordingly no later than May 2020 and asked to select an alternative. 

Interested in complementing your summer studies with Armenian language instruction? AUA’s Open Education office 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

Our summer program includes the “Discover Armenia” Educational Tour. 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.

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 [email protected].

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

How to Apply

The Application for Summer 2020 will launch by February 15, 2020, at im.aua.am. Once available, 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 admissions.aua.am/contact-us.

Deadline Date

The deadline for Summer Program 2020 is April 15, 2020.

Program Fees & Scholarships

Spending a summer abroad does not have to break the bank. The below is a breakdown of the costs you may incur while studying at AUA. All costs are mandatory unless marked optional.

  Summer Comments
Tuition* 465,000AMD first 3-credit course
350,000AMD each additional course

Courses range between 5 to 8 weeks in length. Typically students take one or two courses over the summer.
Housing* (Dormitory) Single room (with shared bathroom) - 90,000AMD/month
Double room (with shared bathroom) - 45,000AMD/month

AUA offers limited, affordable student housing in a secure, gated area a short, walking distance away from campus.
This fee includes offers high speed WiFi access. Summer students are required to stay in AUA housing, pending space availability. 

Housing (Off-campus) Estimated 150,000 - 350,000AMD/month 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*  12,000AMD/month Required unless you submit proof of Armenia-based health insurance through a different provider.
Orientation and Student Services Fee* 55,000AMD Includes cost of your in-country orientation, student services, registration, internet, and transcript fees.
Airport Pick-up/Drop-Off* (optional) 25,000AMD 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) 200,000AMD 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. 

FAQs

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