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
Tammy Fortier USA
The Ph.D. program at AGS provides both roots and wings : essential skills needed to ask effective questions, negotiate problems, find solutions ; and the challenge to go out into the world acting firmly, fairly and consistently in creating opportunities.