Cornerstone Abroad is a spring semester study abroad opportunity offered exclusively to select first-year students. Cornerstone Abroad allows you to get a jump start on your international education—letting you experience international culture firsthand while supported by AU and international university partners.
Benefits of Cornerstone Abroad
Nearly 70% of AU students study abroad during their four years. You’ll study abroad, under the mentorship of experienced AU and international partner faculty and administrators.
Experience cities and cultural sites throughout the UK, aimed at showing you British life and culture.
Earn credit toward your AU degree, satisfy AU Core required courses, and explore your field of interest through the partner university.
Immerse yourself in British culture
Experiential learning through guided excursions throughtout the United Kingdom
Take courses that count towards your degree
Mentorship from experienced faculty at host international institution