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Undergraduate Semester Away

Embark on a journey that transcends boundaries and enriches your educational journey. At Steinhardt, we pave the way for a seamless academic experience spanning NYC to one of the 15 NYU global locations. Delve into major requirements at your Department’s Global Pathway site(s) or explore a myriad of liberal arts and elective offerings across our global network. 

Core Equivalencies

To help students ensure they stay on track for graduation while studying a semester away, we review all global course offerings and designate the Core Curriculum equivalency, where applicable. 

Students work with their academic advisor to review the global course offerings by site and semester, and use the  Study Away Core Curriculum Equivalencies list to map out their semester away. 

Global Pathways 

Many students choose to study at one of their department’s Global Pathway sites, which offer courses that fulfill their major and elective requirements. Students may explore the Global Pathways below, and are encouraged to speak with their academic advisor for guidance.

Students who plan to study a semester away will complete a Study Away interest Form and may choose to study away at any of the NYU sites. 

Applied Psychology

Students in Applied Psychology and Global Public Health/Applied Psychology who want to study away in Abu Dhabi, Buenos Aires, or Berlin have the amazing opportunity to not only take classes in these cities, but also complete major-related courses that take advantage of the international locations.

Art and Art Professions

BFA students can take advantage of the global pathway at NYU Berlin, where you can complete your studio art degree requirements while studying abroad!

Communicative Sciences and Disorders

We encourage CSD students to spend the Fall of their sophomore or junior year at NYU London. While in London, you'll analyze public health in a non-US setting, and gain an understanding of different service delivery models and health systems.

Education Studies

Education Studies students have two exciting and degree-relevant study abroad pathways at NYU Buenos Aires and NYU Accra.

Media, Culture, and Communication

Examine media and culture in a global context with coursework
offered by the NYU Steinhardt Department of Media, Culture, and
Communication.

Music and Performing Arts Professions

Cultivate your skills in music composition, education, and performance
as you explore some of the world’s most enchanting cities.

Music Business

Music Business students have the opportunity to spend the Fall of their sophomore year (or the Fall after two semesters in residence) at NYU Prague or NYU Paris. At these two extraordinary centers, you can complete core degree requirements while studying abroad.

Nutrition and Food Studies

Students in Nutrition and Food Studies are encouraged to study away in Accra and enroll in major-related courses that will allow them to be integrated into the city and local culture, while completing courses towards their degree.

Teaching and Learning

Teaching and Learning students have two one-of-a-kind global pathways to choose from for the Spring of their sophomore year. NYU Accra and NYU London offer you convenient options to complete your degree requirements while also experiencing global classrooms firsthand through weekly observations in local schools.