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 for Summer 2020 courses is now open.
Please note: El Salvador is the only course offered in January 2020. The other courses will be offered in Summer 2020.
- Accra, Ghana: Explore the political and economic policy issues surrounding hunger and food security.
- San Salvador, El Salvador: 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.