American English Institute Campus

American English Institute

Since 1978, the American English Institute (AEI) has been a leader in English language teaching, research, and service on the University of Oregon (UO) campus and around the world. The American English Institute, as a unit a of the College of Arts and Sciences, serves the educational mission of the University of Oregon through scholarship, English language instruction, and English language professional training. The AEI champions the University’s mission of internationalization and is a leader in helping achieve the University’s goals for diversity and student success. The AEI supports the University in the integration of international students into all aspects of campus life, and collaborates with faculty across campus toward creating a successful academic experience for all international students. The AEI offers:

  • English language training
    • General English and culture
    • English for specific purposes
    • English for academic purposes
  • In-country program development
  • Online, in person, and hybrid teacher training programs
  • Professional services related to teaching English and professional development

University of Oregon

The University of Oregon opened in 1876. Today more than 22,000 students attend the university. Approximately 10% are international students from nearly 100 different countries. The university is committed to the internationalization of its curriculum and seeks to meet the academic needs of all its students.

The University of Oregon is ranked in the top 2% of public universities (Association of American Universities), ranked 103rd among “National Universities” (U.S. News and World Report), and is the top-ranked public university in Oregon. In addition, the UO Lundquist College of Business ranked 42 in the top 50 "Best Business Programs" list. Other top ranked programs include physical and biological sciences, mathematics, computer sciences, architecture and allied arts, education, law, journalism and music. The UO is:

Ranked in top 2% of public universities

Over 300 undergraduate degree programs

Over 3,000 international students

Over 100 countries represented

Top 10 college towns, top six cities for living

Number one “green city” in the U.S. for air quality, recycling, transportation, and green space

About the University of Oregon

Eugene, Oregon

Eugene, Oregon is located at the southern tip of the Willamette Valley, approximately one hundred miles from the city of Portland. The Eugene-Springfield metropolitan area has a population of about 350,000 and is famous for its natural beauty and clean environment.

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