Courses Abroad

Intensive Learning in the Field

NYU Wagner's Courses Abroad provide you with an opportunity to enhance conceptual knowledge, learn and interact with leading experts in the field, and apply new skills in a practical setting.

The application cycle for Summer 2018 is now closed. Please be on the lookout for information for Summer 2019.

Shanghai, China
NYU Wagner's Urbanization and Sustainable Development in a Transitional Economy: Experiencing China with Prof. Zhan Guo. Shanghai, China, June 2010. (Photo by Todd Kimmel)
  • Accra, Ghana: Explore the political and economic policy issues surrounding hunger and food security.
  • Geneva, Switzerland: Hear firsthand from leaders of international health organizations about trends in world health and analyze the effects of globalization on health policy making.
  • Shanghai, China: Learn about the challenges to environment and sustainability and opportunities for economic development posed by rapid urbanization and development.
My Study Abroad Experience in Ghana: Exploring Hunger and Food Security Issues

My Study Abroad Experience in Ghana: Exploring Hunger and Food Security Issues

Karina Yevgenyevna Loktionova (MPA-PNP) spent three weeks traveling across Ghana and interviewing locals to better understand commodity chains and food security in the country.

CUSEF Opportunity - Spring 2019

Through NYU’s partnership with CUSEF, an organization dedicated to promoting cultural ties and exchange between China and the U.S., students from NYU Stern, NYU Wagner, and NYU Law are invited to apply to participate in a graduate student visit to China during Spring Break 2019. 

This visit aims to provide unique opportunities for an NYU student delegation to gain first-hand understanding of China’s latest developments, and to meet with counterparts, key leaders and other professional contacts, including government officials, business leaders and academics, and members of civil society. The trip will include site visits and sightseeing opportunities, with planned stops in both Beijing and Shanghai. Final itineraries will be distributed and available in November/December.


Length: March 16 - 24, 2019 (including travel)
Cost: There is no cost to participate in the program. CUSEF covers accommodation, most meals, and transportation to program sessions. You will need to arrange and pay for your flight and visa costs, additional meals, any immunizations required, as well as additional activities you may want to participate in.
Credit: This is not a course offering; there is no academic credit for participation
Deliverables: Following the visit, participants must submit a reflection paper
Application Deadline: October 15, 2018

Questions? Email wagner.international@nyu.edu for more information.