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American University (Killam Fellowships Program) - Exchange


City: Washington,D.C   Country: United States

American University Website


What American University has to offer: 

  • Has a rich history - the inspiration for its foundation was a letter written by George Washington, in which he expressed a desire for a "national university" to be located in the nation's capital 
  • Its students have been recognized as "The Most Politically Active" in the nation 
  • Is especially known for promoting international understanding; reflected in the diverse student body who is from more than 150 countries, the university’s course offerings, the faculty's research, and from the regular presence of world leaders on its campus 
  • Is a liberal arts university; offering courses in arts, business, communications, international service, public affairs, and law 
  • Located in Washington, DC, the campus is predominantly surrounded by affluent residential neighborhoods and has been designated a public garden and arboretum by the American Public Garden Association, with many foreign and exotic plants and trees dotting the landscape

When Can I Go?

Terms Offered: Fall, Winter, Full Year

Term Dates:

Semester 1: August – December

Semester 2: January – April

Eligibility Requirements

Open to: All Faculties

Level: Undergraduate

See Eligibility

Course Information

Language of Instruction: English

Field of Study: All

American University Course Information

Credit Hours = Credits


American University Accommodation

Program Contact

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