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How to Apply for Short Term Study Abroad

January and Spring Break 2020 application now open; follow these steps to apply:

Current NYU Students

Log in to NYU Home, click on the Academics tab, and scroll down the page until you find Albert and click “Go.” A new window/tab will open; click “Sign in to Albert” to continue. Atop the Albert navigation bar, click “Other Resources,” and then "Application Center" from the drop-down. Click “Apply” to the Steinhardt Global Programs Internal Graduate or Undergraduate application (both options are the top choices in the list of applications).

Visiting Students

Create an account and to complete an application. Please note, as part of your application, you will be required to upload a one-page personal statement and resume. An upload of your undergraduate transcript is also required, with a hard copy of your official transcript mailed pending your program admissions decision.

Information Sessions

Consult our events calendar for upcoming in-person and web-based information sessions. 

In-person information sessions (Intersession & Spring Break 2020 Programs):

  • Thursday, September 5, 3 :00- 4:30 pm, Pless Hall 1st-floor Lounge
  • Wednesday, October 30, 3 :00- 4:30 pm, Pless Hall 1st-floor Lounge

Online Information sessions (Intersession & Spring Break 2020 Programs):

  • Friday, September 13, 12:00 - 1:00 pm Eastern Standard Time* (Zoom Link)
  • Friday, October 18, 12:00 - 1:00pm Eastern Standard Time* (Zoom Link)

*Please visit

Individual Appointments

Available in person, via phone, or web meeting.

Before Applying

Meet with your academic adviser to ensure that the course you are applying to will meet your degree requirements.

Familiarize yourself with program costs. Program pages will list fees for housing, activities, tuition, and registration, as well as estimated costs for your flight and other incidentals. Please review our policies for important information refunds, eligibility, and financial aid. If you are interested in scholarship assistance, review the information on our scholarships page


Spaces are limited and some programs do close before the final application deadline. Please apply early. For questions regarding the admissions process, contact us.

January and Spring Break 2020

January and Spring Break 2020
Apply By Notification Date Accept/Decline
Deposit ($500) Due 
September 15, 2019 September 26, 2019     October 3, 2019       
November 1, 2019 November 14, 2019  November 21, 2019
After November 1, 2019 (space-available basis) Within 2 weeks 1 week after acceptance

Summer 2020

To be announced soon.