Global Affairs

Germany/Netherlands: Arts Administration in the European Context

Examine current issues affecting international arts practices in the Netherlands and Germany this summer. Engage in discussions about cultural policy, strategy, and entrepreneurial initiatives with leading arts professionals. Through visits to a broad range of performing and visual arts venues, you’ll be challenged to compare American and European attitudes towards the value of the arts and how they should be funded.


Utrecht, The Netherlands and Berlin, Germany

Program Dates:

May 29 - June 19, 2016

Application Deadlines:

This program is closed and no longer accepting applications. 

Who Can Participate:

  • NYU graduate students
  • Non-NYU graduate students and professionals who are not enrolled at an academic institution

Related Areas of Study:

  • Performing Arts Administration
  • Visual Arts Administration

This is not a complete list. We value diverse perspectives in our programs and encourage students from other majors and professions.


ARVA-GE 2215 Section 099 (Class #5371) or MPAPA-GE 2215 Section 099 (Class #5372) - Issues and Practices in Arts Administration: The European Context (6 points).

Offered through the Art and Art Professions and Music and Performing Arts Professions Departments

2014 The Netherlands Itinerary

2014 Berlin Itinerary


Carlo Lamagna

Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Art and Art Professions, New York University

Brann Wry

Associate Professor, Department of Music and Performing Arts Professions, New York University


2016 Graduate Tuition: $1,538 per point plus registration and services fees

Bursar’s Payment Deadline Dates

Learn about Scholarship Opportunities

Other Costs:

2016 Housing Fees: $1700

2016 Activity Fees: $500

Housing and Activity fees are billed through the Bursar and will be due in accordance with the Bursar billing schedule.

International airfare to and from the program location is not included in the program fee. Students must purchase their own round-trip tickets and are responsible for their own accommodation for travel beyond the program dates.

Student will be notified when to book flights. We recommend comparing tickets on multiple sites to ensure the best fare. Past participants have used the following flight search engines: KayakHipmunkVayama Google Flights and for student rates.


Accommodation dates are in shared occupancy rooms and correspond with the program dates listed above.

Flight, Travel, and Visa Information:

Flight: Students book their own travel to coincide with program dates.

Passport: All program participants are required to have a valid passport, which must be valid at least six months beyond the program end date. 

Visa: US citizens require a valid passport and do not require a visa for visits to the Netherlands and Germany of less than three months in duration.  All other passport holders should check with their respective visa requirements

Helpful links: US State Department

Weather: In the summer months, Utrecht and Berlin have similar temperatures to New York, ranging from high 60°s in June to near 80° in August. 

Helpful Links: BBC Weather