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Earn 3 credits in as little as 6 weeks

Make the most of your summer with AU Summer Programs!

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.

Special Programs

Students enjoying the Quad in Spring

Precollege Programs for High School Students

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

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The Washington Monument on the Mall in Washington, DC

Washington Semester

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

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

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Study Abroad

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

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