Apply to One of the Undergraduate Study Abroad Programs

Admission Requirements | How to Apply | Application Deadlines

Admission Requirements

The summer, semester or academic year undergraduate study abroad programs are open to applicants who meet the following requirements:

  • The applicant must be enrolled in an undergraduate (or foreign-equivalent) program

  • The applicant must be proficient in English (minimum TOEFL score of 76 for the Internet-based test/543 for the paper-based test; minimum IELTS score of 6)

  • The applicant must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale

How to Apply

Applicants for the semester study abroad program should submit:

  • A completed Application Form
    Please download the application form by clicking here.

  • A personal statement
    The personal statement assists the admissions committee to get to know you better. Write about why you wish to spend a semester(s) abroad, why in Paris, and what your objectives are after graduation. This should be no more than one page. Attach this to your application.

  • Official transcripts
    From the university where the applicant is currently pursuing an undergraduate degree

  • A letter of recommendation
    This letter should be from a professor who is teaching you, or has taught you, during your current degree program.
    Letters should be written on headed paper.
    The letter of recommendation should be sent by your referee to the following address:
    American Graduate School in Paris
    101, boulevard Raspail
    75006 Paris, France

    We will accept a letter of recommendation by email, as long as the original is then mailed to the address above.
    Please indicate the name of your referee on the application form.

  • Non-native speakers of English who are not studying in an English language degree program in an English-speaking country must submit either a TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) or IELTS (International English Language Testing System) score. See admission requirements above.
    - For more information on the TOEFL test, please visit the ETS website
    - Fore more information on the IELTS test, please visit the IELTS website

  • A copy of the front page of your passport

  • An application fee of € 50
    This application fee is non-refundable. It can be paid online here


Please note that all documents in a language other than English or French must be accompanied by certified translations. Notarized translations alone will not be accepted. Translations do not replace original documents; please remember to send both.

All documentation submitted will be confidential. Application materials cannot be returned once submitted to the American Graduate School in Paris. 

Application Deadlines


Program Dates (vary slightly during 

Application Deadline

Summer program

End of May to Mid-July

April 15

Fall semester

End of August to Mid-December

July 15

Spring semester

End of January to Mid-May

December 15

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Charlotte Bennborn Sweden
M.A., School of International Relations
Class of 2008

quote leftFor me, a key attraction of AGS was the opportunity to complete two Masters’ degrees in two years in two languages.quote right

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