American Universities in Europe

The American higher education system has many advantages – a flexible curriculum, a variety of courses, transfer choices, study abroad opportunities and more. But for some American and International students, the dream of studying in Europe is just as strong as their desire to obtain an American degree. Some students may wish to learn a foreign language and travel through Europe without compromising their university education. Others may wish to study in Europe, but have not mastered the language requirements to do so at a European university. And yet others may just want to stay home while obtaining an American degree. For many, the solution is to attend an American university in Europe. Here is a list of universities that follow the American higher education system. Most of these universities offer academic degrees and are accredited by US commissions and local country authorities.


Webster University Vienna


Boston University Brussels – Graduate Programs

Vesalius College


American University in Bulgaria


American Graduate School in Paris

American University in Paris

Georgia Institute of Technology Lorraine

Parsons School of Design, Paris

Schiller International University Paris

Schiller International University Strasbourg

Touro College France


Jacobs University Bremen

Schiller International University Germany

Touro College Berlin – The American College in Berlin


American College of Greece

American College of Thessaloniki

American University of Athens

Hellenic American University


McDaniel College Budapest


American College Dublin


American University of Rome

John Cabot University in Rome

Johns Hopkins University SAIS

St John’s University


Webster University in Leiden


Saint Louis University

Schiller International University Madrid

Suffolk University


American Graduate School of Business

Franklin College in Switzerland

International University in Geneva – Business School

Webster University in Geneva

The United Kingdom

American Intercontinental University

Hult International Business School

Regent’s American College London

Richmond, The American International University in London

Schiller International University London

Webster Graduate School London

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48 comments to American Universities in Europe

  • teri

    Hello, I am a full time Social Studies teacher in the Tampa, FL public school district as well as an Adjunct Professor of Health and Physical Education at the Community College. I would like to know if there are teaching opportunities available in Europe. Please advise as I am looking forward to hearing from you soon! Thank you.

  • Anna


    I am Anna and I want to know more about American Universities in Germany and France, may you please tell me where is better. I am Freshmen and I want to be transfer in either Germany or France. What about Schiller International University, is this a good university for Business? Is it expensive studying there.

    I hope to get an answer.
    Thank You

    • Denisse Romero

      Hi Anna. Both France and Germany are great countries. Have you ever visited those countries? If you are not sure about which country to choose – and if your college selection process is heavily reliant on the location – you should travel to these places. If that’s not feasible, then I would suggest that you look for events that showcase the particular culture of these countries. Read about their culture, government, laws and education opportunities. Visit your school’s international students office and see if you can connect with French and German students and ask questions, get to know them. This should help with your selection process. If you are interested in Schiller, I encourage you to contact them directly and ask them all these questions. Get information regarding business internship opportunities and statistics on where their graduates get jobs and what kinds of positions they are getting after graduation. Good luck!

  • Ana

    Hello to all! I would like to study medicine in Italy,can somebody please help me with this,I’m lost in all those web sites,comments and posts!

    • Denisse Romero

      Hi Ana. I encourage you to contact the universities on this list directly. Select the ones that are located in Italy and go to their admissions page. Ask to talk to an admissions counselor, get information about their programs and whether there is one that would lead you to a career in Medicine. You could also do some research online – research Italian education and government sites or visit your nearest Italian consulate. Good luck!

  • James Prugger

    Do any of the american schools in Italy accept the Post 9/11 GI Bill?

  • Debby

    I am a Nigerian and i want to go to an American Univeristy is any of the European Union countries … any adivse ….

  • Dea

    Hi, I currently live in America, but want to study abroad, please, Does our financial aid we receive here and scholarships apply for when we study abroad. Can they be transferred there?

  • Shifur

    hello.i am shifur rahman shakil,currently a student of undergradute proggram ,want to credit transfer in germany….Is it possible

  • ERIC


  • Hi,Mr.Diego Rodriguez-Vila,

    I am Zee the director of Grafton Global Campus in Pakistan. We are looking universities and colleges in Europe for our students which are willing to study abroad. Can you please guide me through all the process required from your university/ college. Can you also send me all the required paperwork including how much a student needs to pay in advance to able to their process.

    with regards


  • Hi everyone!

    My name is Diego Rodriguez-Vila and I am an Admissions Counselor in Saint Louis University – Madrid Campus.
    Answering to many of the comments in here:
    1.- You don´t have to be an American citizen to study in an American University en Europe, and we will all help you with your student visa process. No preferences about any particular nationality.
    2.- Most of us are eligible for any financial aid you get in the US, like FAFSA, for instance. Most of us offer merit based scholarships apart from whatever financial aid you might get yourself.
    3.- The Admissions Department of each school will help you solve just about any problems you might have, including housing, cultural issues, visas, etc.

    Please, feel free to contact me if you have any questions about studying in Europe. We are here to help!

  • Cecilia bose Ajala

    Hello, my name is Cecilia and want to study in georgia and can some one pls help mewith accormodation?

    • Denisse Romero

      Cecilia – You should contact universities in Georgia and ask them about their programs as well as accommodation options for international students. Good luck!

  • Lester Johnson

    hello my name is lester and i am really interested in studying at a university somewhere in europe. I was just wondering if any finacial aid and scholarships are available for me.

  • Taylor Harp-Crowe

    Hi, My name is Taylor. I live in American and I want to go to college in Europe is that possible? please get back with me.

  • nancy

    I live in the US but I think studying in Europe would be amazing. My questions are, would I be able to get scholarships and do these schools offer good financial aid?

  • Hi! I’m MARIAM from georgia! i want to study at media in europe but I need funding. can u give me advice? thank you!

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