International Short Programs

These programs are designed for groups of people with a common goal who are coming to study English for a specific purpose.  If you are with an organization or group that is interested in learning more about what KU has to offer, go here.

If you are an individual who is interested in studying at KU, visit our programs page to see which program is right for you.



One of the first 12 intensive English programs in the United States
Each semester year, the AEC enrolls about 250 students representing more than 35 countries on six continents.
Start working on your degree now! You can take university classes for credit at the same time you are taking English classes.
Earn university credits now! You can use 9 AEC credits as elective credits toward your KU degree in the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences, Business, and Architecture.
Fulfill a university requirement! Completion of your English proficiency requirements means you have finished your foreign language requirement at the University of Kansas.
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