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Summer Programs

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Earn 3 credits in as little as 6 weeks! See our summer calendar, including registration dates.

Get ahead and make the most of your summer with AU Summer Programs! Whether you're an AU student, a visiting student from another institution, or a high school student, there's an AU Summer Program for you!

If you want to earn credits fast through on-campus courses, see the world through study abroad, gain professional experience through an internship, or immerse yourself in a subject-themed institute, AU's flexible Summer Programs are for you. Can't make it to campus this summer? No problem--choose from nearly 150 unique online courses and earn credit wherever you are in the world! Many courses are only available during Summer Programs, making it a great opportunity to take advantage of unique instruction from AU's expert faculty--whether at AU, abroad, or online!

Explore what AU Summer Programs have to offer, and make the most of your summer!

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Online Learning

High quality courses, anytime, anywhere.



Immerse yourself in a subject-focused Institute that emphasizes experiential learning.

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Washington Semester

Gain hands-on experience learning and interning in Washington, DC!


Study Abroad

Experience a global classroom in one of AU's many programs abroad!

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College Programs for High School Students

Try out college life and take college-level courses in special programs for high school students!