January 3-14, 2023
Who Can Participate:
- NYU graduate students
- Non-NYU graduate students and professionals who are both:
- U.S. citizens or permanent residents
- Currently hold a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university in the United States.
Related Areas of Study:
- Food Studies
- Cultural Analysis
This is not a complete list. We value diverse perspectives in our programs and encourage students from other majors and professions.
Students register for a total of 3 credits and take the following course:
FOOD-GE 2259, section 095 (course# 1487) - Global Food Cultures: Los Angeles (3 credits)
Offered through the Department of Nutrition and Food Studies.
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.
Students stay in shared-occupancy housing arranged by the Office of Global Affairs.
Your accommodation arrangements are included in your Housing and Activity Fees.
Group accommodation dates correspond with the program dates listed above.
- Steinhardt Overseas* Graduate Tuition Fee (3 credits) - $6,060
- Graduate Overseas* Registration and Services Fees - $0 (these standard NYU fees are not charged for January term courses)
- Housing & Activity Fee - $1,500
- GeoBlue International Health Insurance - Included
Estimated Direct Cost Total - $7,560
*Please note that the "overseas" designation is a way for the Bursar's Office to indicate that this is a Global course. The tuition and registration fees are still charged at the same standard per-credit graduate rate as for other Washington Square-based courses.
View NYU Steinhardt Graduate Study Tuition and Fees set for the 2022-2023 academic year.
Tuition, Housing, and Activity fees will be due based on Bursar's Payment Schedule for the January 2023 term.
PLEASE NOTE: Students are responsible for purchasing transportation and airfare to/from the program location. All students participating in the program are required to live in NYU-provided housing.
Students 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: Kayak, Google Flights, and Student Universe for student rates.
Students are encouraged to budget for study abroad programs based on individual needs. You may use online budgeting tools such as Numbeo, Expatistan, and Budget Your Trip to budget for your ideal study abroad experience.
Flight, Travel, Visa Information:
Global Affairs will inform participants about pandemic-related travel and entry requirements for their destination. COVID-19 vaccination is required, and testing may also be necessary for departure to and returning from your program destination.
Flight: Students book their own travel to coincide with program dates.
Passport: Students must travel with a valid government-issued I.D. (e.g., NYS Driver's License) to board their flight and enter local buildings and facilities with identification requirements for entry. Students may opt to travel with their passports as an alternative.
Visa: None required for domestic travel within the United States.
Weather: In January, Los Angeles is generally spring-like, so a light jacket, a sweater, an umbrella are a necesity. Daily temperatures are mild averaging 68°F (20°C) during the day and 48°F (9°C) at night, and skies, for the most part, tend to be mostly clear or partly sunny. Visit The Weather Channel to learn more about local weather conditions in Los Angeles.
Visit the Steinhardt Study Abroad Resources website and get a head start on preparing for your study abroad program experience.
Visit the Office of Global Affairs Short-Term Graduate Courses Policies page.