American University, Washington DC

American University, Washington DC

The American University is a private research university with highly ranked schools and colleges. It offers a broad range of courses and their college of Arts and Sciences has more than 100 programmes in the arts, humanities, sciences, social sciences and education.

Washington DC, the country’s capital, is rich in history and has a number of sightseeing opportunities, day trips, excursions and walking or biking tours.

Mobility partner

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  • Estimated number of mobility places: 1-3 full-year or 2-6 semester places

Available Subject Areas

  • Aerospace Engineering/Sciences
  • Archaeology
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Business & Management
  • Chemistry
  • Civil Engineering
  • Classics
  • Comparative Literature
  • Computing Science
  • Digital Media & Information Studies
  • Earth Science and Geology
  • Economic & Social History
  • Economics
  • Education
  • Electronics/Electrical Engineering
  • English Language
  • English Literature
  • Film & TV
  • Geography
  • History
  • History of Art
  • Life Sciences
  • Maths
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Music
  • Philosophy
  • Physics
  • Politics
  • Product Design Engineering
  • Psychology
  • School of Interdisciplinary subjects Dumfries
  • Scottish Literature
  • Sociology
  • Statistics
  • Theatre Studies
  • Theology & Religious Studies
  • University Wide
  • Urban Studies/Public & Social Policy

Key facts

Travel and costs

  • University of Glasgow Financial Support
  • Cost of Living
  • Travel
  • USA Immigration: protocol states that students applying to a US partner (usually in March/April) must provide evidence that they have sufficient funds to cover all expenses while in the United States. Full information of the financial sum required will be found on the US partner webpages and on the US Embassy webpages for their home country. 

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