AU Abroad - International Partnership for Learning, Research, and Travel

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AU Abroad

The premiere summer program of the Office of Undergraduate Education, AU Abroad is a collaborative and interdisciplinary academic experience in Europe. Further your undergraduate education each summer at one of two locations in the United Kingdom or France! Through strategic partnerships and community connections, students will have the opportunity to study, learn, and experience life outside the classroom during the month of May.

Summer 2024 Dates

AU Abroad London Courses and Tour: May 13-29, 2024

AU Abroad France Courses and Tour: May 20-June 6, 2024

Application and Admissions

 All interested students must complete the tour application. Students must have a 2.75 cumulative college GPA as of the Fall semester. Students must be on good academic standing and good citizenship standing. There is no deposit for AU Abraod 2024

Students can apply for AU Abroad using the instructions below. Applications for courses is on a first come, first serve basis. We recommend completing the application by March 15, 2024.

Application Steps

Complete the application found Here.

Please submit the application to

After we receive the application, we will review your information and you will receive a decision via email. Deposit instructions will be included with the admissions email.

English 255: Studies in Literature (United Kingdom)

Shakespeare: Then and Now
Over two weeks we will enjoy the Globe, Stratford-upon-Avon, Hampton Court Palace, the Victoria and Albert museum, and more as we explore how Shakespeare lived, and how he lives on now.

HORT 250: History of Landscape Architecture (United Kingdom)

A study of landscape history throughout civilization and its impact upon society, art and the environment. This course will look at the origin of landscape architectural styles and characteristics. We'll visit historic sites like Stonehenge, Salisbury Cathedral and Bath.

AU Abroad students enjoying a day at the Chelsea Physics Garden in London. Each year the horticulture class visits numerous gardens throughout the English countryside to better understand the concepts they learn about in the classroom.

BSAD 450: Multicultural Business Relations (United Kingdom)

Experience global business behind the scenes. Tour global companies and cultural sights to dissect the cultural nuances of inter-relational dynamics of managing in an international environment.

INT 230: Textiles for Interiors (United Kingdom)

Learn concepts like space allocation, environmental design and material selection. That way, you’ll have the skills to not only design, but also to challenge existing ideas

Design Centre, Chelsea Harbour in London is the world’s premier destination for design and decoration.

Home to 130+ showrooms and  more than 600 international brands, it is the largest of kind in Europe. It's just one of many amazing locations you'll visit as you grow your design skills with AU Abroad.

ARTH 220: Language of Art (France)

An immersive art experience in the sotuh of France. Explore the elements of visual language and study them in relationship to regional and famous works of art. Learn the basics of various artistic styles such as drawing, painting and ceramics.

Brantome, France is the home of our second AU Abroad location. Located in the Périgueux region of Southwestern France, Brantome sits on a bend of the river Dronne. The river encircles a large part of the town and flows past the Benedictine Abbey and archeological site. Brantome is considered one of the most beautiful towns in Southern France and is a 2 hour train ride from Paris.

MUHL 250: Music to Change the World (France)

A study of music from around the globe, including folk, native, popular, and classical traditions with emphasis on the meaningful uses of music for expressing identity, building community, conveying political messages, and promoting human rights.

What's Included

AU Abroad Participants will receive the following for 3 credit hours and course fee.
• Pick up and return to the destination airport on the advertised days.
• 2 meals per day.
• Pick up and return to the destination airport on the advertised days.
• Double occupancy housing.

AU Abroad does not cover the following.
• Flight to and from the destination airport
• Books and materials.
• Solo travel outside of advertised group trips.
• Meals outside of those provided to the group.
• Airport transportation for arrivals or departures before or after advertised tour dates.


For more information about AU Abroad, please contact the tour director.

Aaron Moushon, Assistant Dean for Undergradaute Education.

Office: 269-471-3382