Global Affairs

Argentina: Topics in Globalization

In this intensive three-week course, the vibrant and diverse city of Buenos Aires will be our labratory. We will meet with cultural professionals, artists, and activists representing a variety of fields and perspectives (music, cinema, philosophy, literature, urban architecture, television, online news, immigrant media, etc.). In so doing, we will deepen our understanding of the global, national, and local processes that shape the making of contemporary cultures. 


Buenos Aires, Argentina

Program Dates:

May 29, 2017 - June 18, 2017

Application Deadlines:

Round 1: Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Round 2: Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Round 3: Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Who Can Participate:

  • NYU graduate students
  • NYU undergraduate seniors who:
    • 96+ earned credits
    • related course work
    • approval from the faculty director as well as their adviser
  • Non-NYU graduate students and professionals who are not enrolled at an academic institution

Related Areas of Study:

  • Cinema Studies
  • Global Education
  • International Education
  • Journalism
  • Media, Culture, and Communication
  • Music
  • Political Science
  • Sociology

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


MCC-GE 2380 Section 099 (Class #2065) - Topics in Globalization (4 points).

Important Note: All program applicants are encouraged to meet with their academic adviser to determine if and how this course may be applied towards their program requirements and degree completion

2016 Tentative Syllabus & Itinerary


Marita Sturken, Professor of Media, Culture, and Communication

Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development


2017 Graduate Tuition: $1,596 per point plus registration and services fees

Undergraduate Tuition: if enrolling in an undergraduate course number, your tuition will reflect the current undergraduate cost per point

Bursar’s payment deadline dates

Learn about scholarship opportunities

Other Costs:

Tentative 2017 Housing & Activity Fees: $1100

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.


Housing arranged by the Office of Global Affairs.

Flight, Travel, and Visa Information:

Flight, Travel, and Visa Information:

Flight: Students are responsible for purchasing flights to and from Buenos Aires that correspond to 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 Argentina of less than three months in duration. Prior to arrival in Argentina at any entry point, U.S. citizen tourist and business travelers must pay a $160 reciprocity fee by credit card online at the Provincia Pagos website

Helpful linksU.S. State Department, Center For Diseas ControlLonely Planet 

Weather:  In August, Buenos Aires tends to be cooler than New York ranging from 50° to 60° Fahrenheit. 

Helpful Links: BBC Weather