Remembering Christine Eickelman (1944-2024)

From the very beginning of the Dartmouth-AUK student exchange in 2005, Christine Eickelman (pictured fourth from the right) welcomed the opportunity have AUK and Dartmouth students and faculty to her home. Her obituary explains why this exchange meant so much to her—and to us. Read it HERE. (Photo: The annual Dartmouth-AUK reception at the Eickelman home, Summer 2022.)

Connect Across Cultures

Six AUK students spent last summer at Dartmouth studying and completing internships with Tuck Executive Education, the Dartmouth Center for Social Impact, the Tucker Center, and the Thayer School of Engineering. Photo: AUK exchange students visit Quechee Gorge with program deputy director Kerry Laufer.

Forge New Friendships

Dartmouth students have the unique opportunity to meet AUK students at Dartmouth before they travel to Kuwait. Photo: Matt Pfundstein '24 and George Eid '24 enjoy the view from Kuwait Towers with their AUK peers.

Five Lessons from the Gulf: Anecdotes of a Young Woman in Kuwait

Ana Torres Rodriguez '24 recently completed an internship at the American University of Kuwait. Read about her experience HERE.

Students Reflect on Fall Term in Kuwait

The Dartmouth-AUK program helps them learn more about the diversity of the Middle East.  Read story HERE.

American University Of Kuwait (AUK)

The American University of Kuwait (AUK) is an independent, private, coeducational liberal arts institution. Dartmouth students who participate in this program can study or intern at AUK.

Dr. Mounib Khanafer speaks with AUK exchange students in his Dartmouth office in Summer 2022.


Learn about the two programs available to Dartmouth students: funded leave-term internships and for-credit academic exchange.

Contact Us

Get in touch with the program staff with any questions.


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