About us

AUK is the first private university that offers high standards of American education in Ukraine.

AUK is built on a foundation of strong partnerships: Arizona State University

One of the largest and most innovative universities in the USA, Cintana Education, a certified public benefit corporation enabling universities around the world to increase their quality and scale, and our Founding Partners, which are leading global companies like EPAM Systems, BGV Group Management, Academy DTEK, Brain, Channel Georgian Consulting, Georgian American University.

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AUK is built on a foundation of strong partnerships: <span>Arizona State University</span>

AUK is proud to be the first private university offering high-quality standards of American education in Ukraine

AUK is the University of the 1st choice

AUK proves to be a priority choice for our students for its access to global education, Dual Ukrainian and U.S. degrees and practically-oriented education.*

*AUK Students survey, October 2023

AUK is the University of the 1st choice
First AUK Master students successfully graduated

In February 2024, the first cohort of Master’s successfully graduated from AUK. Already in May 2024 a historical first graduation from ASU of 32 AUK Master students who pursued their studies on dual degree track took place.

First AUK Master students successfully graduated
AUK launches global internship program

Starting from summer of 2024, AUK students have the opportunity to go through paid internships at American companies, online or in the U.S.

AUK launches global internship program

Mission and Vision


We educate leaders of the future, address societal challenges through research and collaboration, and act as a catalyst for transforming the educational system of Ukraine.


We are a world class university founded on an American education, distinguished research, and partnership with industry and society.


Iconic Campus River Port

The campus of American UniversityKyiv (AUK) is located in the historic River Port Building on the Poshtova Square along the right bank ofthe Dnipro River, in the heart of Kyiv. By bringing this iconic building,constructed in 1961, back to its former glory, AUK provides students theopportunity to study in a beautiful historic location, equipped with the latestdigitally-enhanced learning features and education technology. The Campusincludes modern classrooms, computer room and IT lab, Library, Campus Coffeecafé and store and many beautiful open areas for students to meet, collaborateand study.

AUK is powered by Arizona State University

Recognized globally as a leading knowledge enterprise, Arizona State University is ranked No. 1 in the U.S. for innovation nine years in a row, ahead of MIT and Stanford. ASU is also a top public university in the U.S. chosen by international students and #2 for nationally for employability. Thunderbird School of Global Management at ASU is ranked among the world's leading business schools while Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering is among the largest and most globally connected engineering schools in the U.S.


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American standards of education

American University Kyiv provides a unique opportunity for Ukrainian students to obtain an American standard education in Ukraine, with the option to continue studies online or offline at Arizona State University and receive both American and Ukrainian diplomas.
At AUK, we not only teach according to the high-level American curriculum, but we also implement American standards of education. We believe AUK is the education that gives freedom – freedom to shape your own future, paving the way for successful career and a global mindset. These values adopt five major principles:



At AUK, we put the interests of our students at the center of our decisions.


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Flexibility and freedom to choose a pathway of study and tune education to future career needs.



The importance of adhering to a systematic approach with a broader understanding of global processes.



Career-centered education, which builds close ties with potential employers through meaningful internship programs, and makes our graduates career-ready.



Academic integrity, one of the cornerstones of USA quality education.


We are certain that with this set of values, AUK students will become the next generation of leaders rebuilding Ukraine, driving towards nation's global influence and prosperity.

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