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:

Dates in Utrecht: June 3 - 13, 2018
Dates in Berlin: June 13 - 24 , 2018

Application Deadlines:

  • Effective June 19, 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.


Students register for one of summer course numbers listed below for a total of 6 points:

  • ARVA-GE 2215 Section 099 (Class #6053) or
  • MPAPA-GE 2215 Section 099 (Class #6054) - 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

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.

SAMPLE:The Netherlands Itinerary

SAMPLE: Berlin Itinerary


Richard Maloney, Clinical Associate Professor and Director of the Performing Arts Administration, Department of Music and Performing Arts Professions. 


2018 Graduate Tuition: $1,660 per point plus registration and services fees.

NYU students: this course counts toward your Summer 2018 course load and tuition

Tuition will be due based on the Bursar's Payment Schedule for Summer 2018.

Bursar’s Payment Deadline Dates

Learn about scholarship opportunities

Other Costs:

2018 Housing Fees: $1400

2018 Activity Fees: $800

Housing and Activity fees are billed through the Bursar and will be due in accordance with the Summer 2018 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.

Studentwill 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 StudentUniverse.com for student rates.


Students will reside in shared-occupancy accommodations arranged by Global Affairs.

Your accommodation arrangements are included in your Housing and Activity Fees.

Group accommodation dates correspond with the program dates listed above.

Flight, Travel, and Visa Information:

Flight and Travel: Students book their own travel to coincide with program dates. A domestic train ticket from Utrecht to Berlin is included in the cost of the program.

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, Lonely Planet, Berlin, Lonely Planet, The Netherlands

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