Global Affairs

UK: HIV Prevention and Counseling: Psychoeducational Perspectives

Learn how psychologists, public health professionals, and educators – as well as artists and the media – have responded to the HIV epidemic, both in the UK and the US. You’ll visit local AIDS service organizations that serve those affected by the disease, attend guest lectures with local experts on issues of prevention and counseling, and conduct hands-on work within the local community. You will learn how HIV and other healthcare services are delivered in the UK under NHS.


London, England

Program Dates:

January 3 - 16, 2016

Application Deadlines:

This program is no longer accepting applications.

This program will be offered biannually in 2016, 2018, and 2020.  

Who Can Participate:

  • NYU graduate students
  • NYU undergraduate seniors who have:
    • 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:

  • Applied Psychology 
  • Counseling
  • Global Public Health
  • Health Education
  • International Education
  • Public Health

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


APSY-GE 2450 Section 095 (Class # 5778) - HIV Prevention and Counseling: Psychoeducational Perspectives (3 points)

Offered through the Department of Applied Psychology



Perry Halkitis, PhD, MS
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Global Institute for Public Health; Professor of Applied Psychology, Global Public Health and Medicine; and Director, Center for Health, Identity, Behavior, and Prevention Studies (CHIBPS)


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

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

NYU students: This course counts toward your spring 2016 semester course load and tuition will be due based on the Bursar's spring 2016 payment schedule.

Bursar’s payment deadline dates

Learn about scholarship opportunities

Other Costs:

2016 Housing Fees: $700
2016 Activity Fees: $300
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 in partnership with NYU London in university residence halls. Accommodation dates correspond with the program dates listed above

Flight, Travel, and Visa Information:

Flight: Students book their own travel to coincide with program dates. Please keep in mind that flights arriving into London typically depart New York a day in advance. Students should expect to arrive on January 3 with a departure on January 16.  

Passport: Valid passport required for US citizens. Please note that your passport must have at least six months validation beyond the day of the intended entry into the country of travel. All other passport holders should check with their respective travel requirements

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

Helpful links: US State Department, UK Border Agency, Center for Disease Control, Lonely Planet Guide, NYU in London

Weather: In London, January temperatures tend to be milder than in New York, usually in the 40°s (Fahrenheit). There is occasional rain and very little chance of heavy snow.
Helpful Links: BBC Weather