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.

Wagner will be unable to offer courses at abroad locations in 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Xinye Village Visit 2018 Fishing for Crayfish
NYU Wagner's Urbanization and Sustainable Development in a Transitional Economy: Experiencing China with Prof. Zhan Guo. Shanghai, China, June 2018.
  • Accra, Ghana: Explore the political and economic policy issues surrounding hunger and food security.
  • Scaling Social Enterprises: Investigate the success factors and challenges of a social enterprise, assess its social impact to date and make recommendations for the scaling of new business opportunities.
  • 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

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.

Funding Your Trip

There are many opportunities to find additional funding for study abroad, but it requires advance planning and some work. These include: 

  • External Scholarships: Scholarships for study abroad are available through many organizations. 

  • Study Abroad Scholarship Databases: We highly recommend you do additional research for additional opportunities. 

  • Crowdfunding: More students are looking into personal fundraising. Personal fundraising can take the form of: requesting people or organizations to sponsor you, organizing fundraising parties, or launching online fundraising campaigns.