Our application process is simple and straightforward: submit your information, send us your supporting documents, and receive your admission decision within three weeks. Should you be accepted, you will receive a comprehensive information packet and be directed to online resources for admitted students.
We review completed applications in “rounds” throughout the year. We encourage you to apply early: priority for admission and scholarships is given in earlier rounds.
Fall admission application completion deadline:
- Round 1: by 1 February
- Round 2: by 1 April
- Round 3: after 1 April (based on available spaces)
General requirements for graduate programs
A successful application to The American University of Paris requires several supporting documents and sometimes tests. Most can be uploaded directly in your online application. We cannot provide you with a decision until we receive all of your documents.
Online application form
- Personal statement C.V. or résumé
- Two letters of recommendation
- Official transcripts English Language Test (required for some applicants, see website for details)
- LSAT or GRE Exam Supplemental Essay
Months of entry
The MSc in Management offers a grounding in the theories and practices of international management in small classrooms of peers and faculty from around the world. You will focus on critical analysis and problem solving and develop a critical understanding of the economic and socio-political environments of companies and other organizational forms. Our American-style graduate education offers you choice and specialization while providing global perspectives and experience with the various contexts of managerial work.
Three practice-focused approaches to meet your specific needs and interests
The MSc program offers three approaches to provide you with the skills to critically evaluate contemporary literature and theories on management, apply them to current problems and challenges, and respond with effective and meaningful solutions. The three areas of concentration are:
You will have the opportunity to refine knowledge and skills that are directly transferable to potential new career pathways in these areas. You will benefit from a series of shared courses across all three program concentrations, while also working on your specialization through concentration-specific courses and relevant chosen electives.
Upon completion we expect you to be able to manage complex and ambiguous organizational and societal situations with insight, competence, cross-cultural expertise and a strong ethical grounding.
Advance your career in management and achieve your goals
The MSc International Management is a 40-credit Coursework masters that takes place over 2.5 semesters during one calendar year and emphasizes individual learning in an intimate and supportive classroom setting. The degree has been designed to meet the needs of recent graduates interested in a management-oriented career or early to mid-career professionals looking to transition to a management-related field or the next level of management. If you wish to transition from a liberal arts or humanities background to a business or management focus you will also find the program ideal.
Graduates of the MSc are well-prepared to pursue careers in a wide range of sectors and organization types, including corporations, non-governmental organizations, start-ups, nonprofits, and family businesses. Our alumni demonstrate the successful outcomes that have come from choosing AUP as the next step in their management or related careers.
Fees and funding
A graduate degree is an investment in your career and The American University of Paris provides a financial aid program to help you with that investment. The majority of our financial aid awards range from 25 percent to 50 percent of tuition and the average award amounts to about 30 percent.
Qualification and course duration
|Assessment||What kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)|
|Written/ formal examinations||50|
|Written coursework / continuous assessment||50|
Course contact details
- Caroline Meyer