AGS Mission Statement
The American Graduate School in Paris (AGS) is a not-for-profit institution which acts for the advancement of higher education and research in the fields of international relations, diplomacy, business and economics.
AGS seeks to promote the complementarities between those sets of disciplines, by providing future actors of international business with a good understanding of the cultural, social and political context of the countries with which they will interact, as well as providing future diplomats and practitioners of international relations with a good knowledge of the business component of the international arena.
AGS is committed to maintaining the highest standards of academic excellence. This applies to the selection of faculty and students as well as to the entire educational process.
As an American institution located in Paris, AGS is dedicated to participating in Transatlantic exchanges and links the domain of education.
At the heart of its mission, AGS values cultural diversity. By drawing its faculty and students from different countries, AGS gives a multi-cultural perspective to the disciplines taught and fosters mutual understanding of different cultures.
Certificate in NGO Management
One-year Part-time Program
Courses co-taught by the France Director of Human Rights Watch
Sir Christopher MacRae United Kingdom
I aim to help my students prepare for life beyond "the groves of academe" - especially how to ask the right questions to work out what is really going on out there. Along the way, they practice writing lucidly and succinctly. It is stimulating teaching such a lively crew. I hope they also find it fun being challenged to analyse the facts without prejudice and to think originally.