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Applied Psychology

Undergraduate Semester Abroad

Study at NYU Buenos Aires

If you’re an Applied Psychology sophomore, we encourage you to spend your Fall semester at NYU's Buenos Aires center, an exceptional and intimate learning community that immerses you in the culture of a robust, cosmopolitan city.

  • Pursue coursework from a range of disciplinary perspectives while enhancing your language skills.
  • Take classes in English and Spanish that use Buenos Aires itself as a window onto Latin American culture and the geopolitics of the global south.
  • Explore questions of social justice as well as the role of public intellectuals, cultural memory, media, and the arts.

To complement your daily life at NYU Bueno Aires, we provide extensive extra- and cocurricular offerings, as well as strategic collaborations forged with local institutions, including art museums; heritage sites; civic and state institutions; and faculties of law, medicine, and health professions.

Buenos Aires: Courses and Electives

Studying at NYU Buenos Aires enables you to continued your required coursework with unique benefits.

  • We offer the Developmental Psychology course (APSY-UE 9010), a requirement for your Applied Psychology major, with a smaller classroom size and a cross-cultural setting. You’ll be able to actively participate in the community through experiences including visiting children’s museums and studying children at play on playgrounds. 
  • If you are a Global Public Health / Applied Psychology major, you can also complete your required Global Public Health internship while at NYU Buenos Aires.
  • As you work toward completing your major’s requirements, you’ll have access to coursework that fulfills Liberal Arts Core Requirements like Cultures & Context, Text & Ideas, and Expressive Cultures.
  • Additionally, you can complete your foreign language requirement through our required Spanish-language course.

Study in Sydney

Applied Psychology juniors, spend your Fall at NYU Sydney! Located in Australia’s largest and most cosmopolitan city, NYU Sydney provides you unparalleled opportunity to live and study in a hub of commerce, culture, and communication in the Asia-Pacific region.

  • Explore Aboriginal art and culture, created by the longest continuous civilization on the planet.
  • Learn about Australia’s rich history of immigrant communities, which uniquely shaped the continent-sized nation.
  • Expand your knowledge outside of Applied Psychology with classes in anthropology, English, environmental studies, history and society, journalism, psychology, communications, and more.

Your coursework and projects will be rooted in the community, with field-based research, internship opportunities, and your own explorations giving you a thorough experience of local society and culture.

Sydney: Courses and Electives

NYU Sydney provides a multitude of opportunities for Applied Psychology students that expand your horizons and get you closer to completing your degree requirements.

  • We offer Multicultural Counseling and Mental Health (APSY-UE 9682), a course that focuses on the oppression associated with gender and sexuality, race/ethnicity, disabilities, class, religion, and other forms of cultural influences. The class will help you build effective strategies for navigating cross-cultural relationships in helping professions.
  • Additionally, you’ll have access to CAMS and College of Arts and Science psychology coursesthat can serve as specialization electives for your Applied Psychology major.
  • If you’re pursuing a Prehealth track, meet with Preprofessional Advising in addition to your academic adviser to determine how that track’s requirements can fit into your academic plan.

How to Apply

Visit the NYU Office of Global Programs website for a complete list of current course offerings and application guidelines. Financial aid and scholarships are available to NYU students.

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Student Life

Our on-site staff will provide support for you during your time abroad. We’ll help you connect with your host culture throughout your stay with orientation, trips, student clubs, and language exchanges. Housing is guaranteed to all students and will vary by location.

Further Opportunities

We offer many core, liberal arts, and content elective courses abroad that allow you to explore your interests across continents and cultures.

You can also gain professional experience through part-time internship opportunities. Each global location has unique professional opportunities tailored to diverse student interests. You can participate in internships for credit or not for credit, depending on your needs.

No matter where you choose to spend a semester abroad, you’ll gain new experiences and exposure to a wider world.

Please talk with your academic adviser about making our global locations work with your program of study.

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Admissions Process 

Office of Global Programs
383 Lafayette Street, 4th Floor 
New York, NY 10003-7011


Department of Applied Psychology
246 Greene Street, 8th Floor
New York, NY 10003