Vertically Integrated Projects
Long-term, large-scale projects that unite education, research, innovation, and entrepreneurship.
Vertically Integrated Projects (VIP) are multi-year, multidisciplinary projects that emphasize innovative and research-active education. It opens opportunities for students to develop professionally valuable skills while making real-world contributions.
Explore the Program
About Vertically Integrated Projects
The VIP Program is the next revolution in higher education research.
Videos and photos
Find details about the application timeline and the calendar for VIP Recruitment
Prospective Students FAQs
Common questions we hear from students
Variable Credit Enrollment & Policies
Undergraduate and graduate options, long-term engagement, elective credit policies
VIP Student Expectations
Some experiences are consistent across the VIP teams, while others may vary
Launching a VIP Team
Find information about starting a new VIP team
Resources for VIP Students
MakerSpace & MakerGarage
Hardware, software, manufacturing, training, project support and more available to all NYU students
NYU resources to develop knowledge & skills for disciplinary & professional growth
Project Support at NYU
Funding opportunities and entrepreneurial support for NYU student teams
VIP Intellectual Property
Students working on Vertically Integrated Projects generally own all intellectual property.