American University of Paris (AUP) was founded by Dr. Lloyd DeLamater, in 1962 as the American College in Paris (ACP), the university was renamed 26 years later as The American University of Paris (AUP). AUP has provided an American-style university education for degree-seeking students from around the globe. Renowned as an international center for cross-cultural and interdisciplinary teaching and learning, The American University of Paris educates global citizens to be able to take their places as responsible actors in communities, civil societies, and countries around the world.
The American University of Paris is accredited in the United States by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools. The university confers Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, Master of Arts, and Master of Science degrees accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools. The institution is authorized to offer bachelor’s and master's degrees through the State of Delaware.
AUP’s President, Leadership Team and Board of Trustees are committed to implementing an ambitious vision for the advancement of the University that is both grounded in legacy of internationalism and anticipates the future academic and professional needs of global community of students, faculty, and alumni. The University is recognized internationally as a site of both disciplinary and interdisciplinary scholarship and academic convocation.