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Applied Psychology

Undergraduate Semester Abroad


Along with several opportunities to complete psychology electives, NYU Abu Dhabi offers over 350 courses across 26 majors, allowing you to fulfill your Liberal Arts Core Curriculum and language requirements. The average class size is small, and students come from over 100 countries, which creates a rich intercultural experience. You are encouraged to study away in the fall or spring semester of your sophomore or junior year. While on campus, you can also participate in research through student assistantships and connect with a wide range of faculty laboratories. NYU Abu Dhabi has all the student clubs, sports, and volunteer opportunities of a four-year campus, along with a full roster of lectures, art exhibits, and cultural programming.

Abu Dhabi: Courses and Electives

  • Abnormal Psychology
  • Psychotherapy and Counseling
  • Social Psychology



As you work toward completing your major requirements in the spring semester of your sophomore or junior year, you’ll have access to some psychology and global public health courses as well as coursework that fulfills the Liberal Arts Core requirements, like Cultures and Context, Text and Ideas, and Expressive Culture: Film in Berlin. You can also complete your language requirement through the required German language course. Additionally, the cocurricular and cultural activities at NYU Berlin provide ample opportunities to engage with the city’s culture, art, and history.

Berlin: Courses and Electives

  • Experiential Learning Seminar
  • Psychology Course in the College of Arts and Science
  • Social Psychology



If you are a second-year applied psychology student, you are encouraged to spend your fall semester at NYU Buenos Aires, where you’ll explore questions of social justice and examine the role of public intellectuals, collective memory, media, and the arts in human psychology. You’ll be able to take the required Developmental Psychology course as well as your language requirement and a variety of core courses and electives. If you’re majoring in Global Public Health and Applied Psychology, you can complete your global public health internship with a local institution while in Buenos Aires. Your studies will be complemented by several co-curricular offerings made possible through NYU’s relationships with Argentine art museums, heritage sites, and civic and state institutions. 

Buenos Aires: Courses and Electives

  • Developmental Psychology
  • Cultures and Contexts: Latin America
  • Experiential Learning Seminar
  • Health and Society in a Global Context
  • Health Policy in a Global World

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