NYU Study Away

At the university level, students are given unparalleled opportunities to expand their educational experiences with an integrated, globally designed curricular experience. They have the freedom to move with ease between locations within NYU's global network. It is quite possible to find students spending a semester in Buenos Aires and from there going to Berlin for another. With careful planning and working closely with their advisers, students can make sure they're taking all the major courses and electives needed to graduate on time. Visit the NYU Study Away website for more information.


This program is ideal for college sophomores and juniors who wish to spend a semester or an academic year living and learning in an exciting and culturally diverse location on six continents around the world.

The various sites offer specialized courses and quality academics from renowned faculty, guaranteed housing and a supportive full-time staff, cultural engagement, day trips and weekend excursions, as well as scholarships and financial aid.


All students that are interested in studying abroad through NYU Study Away must be enrolled in an undergraduate program at NYU, have completed on full year of study in NY at the time of departure, and maintain a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0.

Application Process

Applications must be completed online through Albert. Under the Student Center heading, please click the link to the Application Center. This will take you to a new page where you will select the Create option next to the Global Programs Undergraduate Application definition. Please visit the NYU Study Away Applying webpage for more information.

Note: If you encounter trouble when trying to submit your application, first save the application as it is and then clear your cache (go into your browser tools menu and select the clear history/clear browsing data/clear cache option). Then, close all of your browser windows, reopen the browser, and log back into your application. In almost all cases, this will allow you to submit your application. If you try this and continue to have trouble, please email global.admissions@nyu.edu and they will help you.


Fall Semester/Full Year Applicants

  • Apply by February 15th, receive notification by March 4th, confirm by March 15th
  • Apply by March 15th*, receive notification by April 1st, confirm by April 12th
  • Apply after March 15th*, receive notification within 2-4 weeks after, confirm as space remains available

Spring Semester Applicants

  • Apply by September 15th, receive notification by October 1st, confirm by October 15th
  • Apply by Octover 15th*, receive notification by November 1st, confirm by November 15th
  • Apply after October 15th*, receive notification within 2-4 weeks after, confirm by as space remains available

*Students who submit an application during these review phases will be admitted only as space remains available.


NYU Office of Global Programs
110 East 14th Street, Lower Level
New York, NY 10003
P: 212-998-4433
F: 212-995-4103
E: global.admissions@nyu.edu

Note: Each NYU Global Academic Center has a representative in NY that can best assist you with questions that are site specific including questions about housing, meal plans, and specific courses. Visit Global Academic Centers to find out who they are.