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Short-Term Undergraduate Study Abroad

January 2024 Undergraduate Offerings

Nashville: Production and A&R in the Music Industry

This course will provide students with studio and classroom experiences focusing on the tools of A&R talent evaluation, including talent discovery, artist development, and record-making from the creative/production perspective.

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Graduate Offerings Open to Eligible Undergraduates

Graduate Course Eligibility

Unless otherwise specified, undergraduate students from all NYU schools are welcome to apply to a Steinhardt short-term study abroad course, provided they have senior standing (at least 96 credits) by the course start date. All students should consult with their academic advisors to determine how the course will meet their degree requirements. Non-NYU undergraduates are not eligible to participate unless an undergraduate course number is listed for the course.

January and Spring Break 2024

Argentina: Artistic Activism, Social Justice, and Radical Education in a Third Space

Discover the "third spaces" between formal institutions and explore the ways in which they are sites of pedagogy and artistic activism.

Brazil: Advanced Techniques of Theatre of The Oppressed

Travel to Rio de Janeiro to study the Theatre of the Oppressed, a system of games, techniques, and exercises for using theatre as a vehicle for personal and social change in partnership with local practitioners.

Cuba: International Issues in Nutrition and Food

Examine the complex factors affecting food, nutrition, and health practices in Cuba through hands-on experiences and meetings with local experts.

Dominican Republic: Culture & Language Learning in Real-Time

This January, gain a deeper understanding of the meaning of culture and its relationship to language.

Ghana: Global Perspectives in Higher Education

Explore Ghana's higher education system as a case study through a deep dive into the local educational context.

Italy: Child Development in a Social-Cultural Context

Using Italy as a case study, this course examines parenting views and practices at different points in children’s development, from various theoretical perspectives, and through a cultural lens.

Uganda: Dance Education

Learn how to teach, create, and perform dance and to build community – through the lens of another culture.

United Kingdom: Monuments and Museums

Within London’s urban environment, this workshop uses monuments and museums as archives for active learning to ask such questions as: who is remembered in public spaces, who is forgotten, and how?

Summer 2024

Czech Republic: Tonmeister Technology

Study the art of recording live music in Prague, the vibrant Eastern European home to world-class musicians, famous concert halls, churches, and the film music recording industry.

Italy: Politics, Migration, and Education

Explore the ways in which politics, migration, and education intersect within the context of Italy and western Europe more broadly.

South Africa: Education and Social Reform

Examine how social and educational reforms influence access and equity issues in education through fieldwork.

South Korea: Disability in a Global Context

Learn about the rapid development of technology and its role in advancing healthcare delivery in Korean society.

United Kingdom: Drama and Youth

Immerse yourself in the study of drama in education and theatre for young audiences in London.

United Kingdom: Intercultural Perspectives in Teaching and Learning

Examine perspectives on teaching and learning across diverse national borders around the world.

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