KU International Affairs

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Learn English

The Applied English Center (AEC) at KU is one of the first intensive English programs in the United States.

In addition to intensive English coursework at any skill level, the AEC offers: 

  • For-credit courses to support degree-seeking KU students
  • Special courses for KU departments/schools
  • For-credit, online courses to orient KU students and improve their English before they arrive on campus



AEC students have access to the same services and amenities as all KU students. AEC students also enjoy: 

  • Special tutoring
  • Cross-cultural advising
  • Fieldtrips and conversation groups
  • Special technology access and training 


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