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United Kingdom: Intercultural Perspectives in Teaching and Learning

As of May 17, 2022, this program is closed and is no longer accepting applications. Visit our Graduate Study Abroad page to learn about our available study abroad opportunities for graduate students. If you have any questions, please send them to steinhardt.global@nyu.edu.

Examine intercultural perspectives on teaching and learning across national borders. Explore the role that class, race, gender, economics, politics, religion, and cultural heritage play in the evolving dynamics in language policy, bilingual and world language education, and international education.

Participants in the Summer 2022 program in London will critically reflect upon the challenges and opportunities facing educators, school administrators, policy-makers, community organizers, students, etc., in language education, intercultural relations, and international education in the United Kingdom. Our studies will consider the impact of large-scale events across the UK and around the world, such as the anti-globalization forces behind Brexit, the COVID-19 pandemic on education and intergroup relations, the evolving Sino-British relationship over the political transformation in Hong Kong, cross-border infusion and adaptation of immigrants or refugees.

Through seminars and guided site visits, we will share insights with scholars, teachers, policy-makers, writers, administrators, and immigrant community organizers in language, as well as international and intercultural education. Museum visits, theatrical performances, and day trips to important cultural sites are being planned to enrich our experience in intercultural learning.

Casey Lum

Adjunct Faculty

Location:

London, United Kingdom

Program Dates:

July 4 - 18, 2022

Application Deadline:
  • Priority Deadline: February 23, 2022
  • Regular Deadline: March 23, 2022*

*Admission continues thereafter on a space-available basis

Who Can Participate:
  • NYU graduate students
  • NYU undergraduate students who have:
    • 96+ earned credits by course start date
    • related coursework
    • approval from the faculty director as well as their adviser
  • Non-NYU graduate students and professionals with a bachelor's degree who are not enrolled at an academic institution
Related Areas of Study:
  • Bilingual Education
  • Foreign Language Education
  • International Education
  • TESOL

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

Course(s):

Students register for ONE of the Summer 2022 courses listed below for a total of 3 credits:

  • LANED-GE 2005, Section 099 (Class #5434) - Intercultural Perspectives in Multilingual, Multicultural Education (3 credits)
  • TESOL-GE 2039, Section 099 (Class #5435) - Advanced Individual Project in Multilingual, Multicultural Studies (3 credits)
  • WLGED-GE 2914, Section 099 (Class #5480) - Workshop in World Language Education (3 credits)
  • LANED-GE 2300, Section 099 (Class #5436) - Independent Study in MMS (3 credits)

The above courses are offered through the Department of Teaching and Learning.

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

Sample Syllabus Forthcoming

Costs:

Estimated Direct Cost Total - $8,000

View NYU Steinhardt Graduate Study Tuition and Fees set for the 2021-2022 academic year.

Tuition, Housing, and Activity fees will be due based on Bursar's Payment Schedule for the Summer 2022 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: KayakGoogle 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 NumbeoExpatistan, and Budget Your Trip to budget for your ideal study abroad experience.

Learn about scholarships and funding opportunities.

Accommodations:

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.

Flight, Travel, and Visa Information:

Global Affairs will provide information to participants on pandemic-related travel and entry requirements for their destination. 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 once instrcuted by Global Affairs. Please keep in mind that flights arriving into London typically depart New York a day in advance. All participants are strongly encouraged to purchase refundable flights.

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 UK of less than six months in duration. All other passport holders should check with their respective visa requirements.

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Weather: In London, July temperatures tend to be milder than in New York, usually in the low 70°s (Fahrenheit). Visit BBC Weather to learn more about local weather conditions in the U.K.

Student Resources:

Visit the Steinhardt Study Abroad Resources website and get a head start on preparing for your study abroad program experience.

Policies:

Visit the Office of Global Affairs Short-Term Graduate Courses Policies page.

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