Services for International Employees & Scholars


The city of Lawrence» is about 45 minutes west of Kansas City and 20 minutes east of Topeka, the state capital.  Lawrence is a college town and is the home to the University of Kansas and the Haskell Indian Nations University.  Lawrence consistently ranks among the top ten best college towns in the United States.  Lawrence has a superb riverfront location and thriving downtown; check out the city of Lawrence Visitor Guide».  In case you were wondering, originally, north-south streets were named after the states in the order they were admitted to the union.  The local newspaper is the Lawrence Journal World».

Here are some interesting places / offices that will be helpful during your stay in Lawrence.

City of Lawrence Office» - 6 East 6th Street

Office of Parks and Recreation»

Lawrence Arts Center» - 940 New Hampshire Street

Lawrence Public Library» - 707 Vermont Street

The Dusty Bookshelf» - 708 Massachusetts

Liberty Hall Move Theatre» - 644 Massachusetts Street

Library Plaza Skate Rink» - 707 Vermont Street

Love Garden Sounds» - 822 Massachusetts Street

International Calendar

One of the first 12 intensive English programs in the United States
Each semester year, the AEC enrolls about 250 students representing more than 35 countries on six continents.
Start working on your degree now! You can take university classes for credit at the same time you are taking English classes.
Earn university credits now! You can use 9 AEC credits as elective credits toward your KU degree in the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences, Business, and Architecture.
Fulfill a university requirement! Completion of your English proficiency requirements means you have finished your foreign language requirement at the University of Kansas.
We have computers just for you! The AEC has its own computer lab that AEC students can use for free.
We have tutoring just for you! The AEC has an Academic Resource Center where AEC students can get free tutoring from AEC teachers.
We have Conversation Groups just for you! You can practice your English language conversation skills at our AEC Conversation Groups.
Need help? Have a question? The AEC has a team of cross-cultural advisors ready to answer your questions and help you with any problem you are facing.
We are experts at what we do! AEC faculty and administrators have a total of 701 years in International Education.