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Define Your Future

The cornerstone of the Gallatin School is its individualized approach to education. Gallatin puts the individual student first. With the support and guidance of faculty advisers, students design unique courses of study, exploring multiple disciplines or various perspectives on specific areas of study not available in traditional departments. 

Faculty Advising

Faculty Advising

Academic advising is central to the life of a Gallatin student. Gallatin's unique educational philosophy and structure requires students to develop individualized concentrations under the guidance of Gallatin advisers.

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The Concentration

The Concentration

At Gallatin, students develop individualized programs of study, the central focus of which is the concentration.

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Interdisciplinary Seminars

Interdisciplinary Seminars

Every year, Gallatin offers more than 100 different interdisciplinary seminars in the liberal arts that focus on major issues or themes in—and across—the humanities and arts, social sciences, and sciences.

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Study Across NYU

Study Across NYU

Gallatin students may take courses in most of the schools, departments, and programs of NYU. Each semester there are hundreds of courses to choose from. Courses in and outside Gallatin are taught by some of the country’s leading research scholars and teachers.

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Internships

Internships

An internship is a credit-bearing work experience in a non-classroom environment, which enables a student to learn experientially at a social institution, cultural organization, community-based organization or corporation.

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Tutorials + Independent Study

Tutorials + Independent Study

Tutorials are small groups of two to five students working closely with a faculty member on a common topic, project, or skill. An independent study provides students with the opportunity to work one-on-one with a faculty member.

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Overview

Overview

As crucial means of critical thinking and creative expression, writing is at the heart of Gallatin’s curriculum.

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Writing Courses

Writing Courses

With more than 30 writing courses each semester, Gallatin students have the opportunity to engage in diverse genres and writing practices.

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Gallatin Review

Gallatin Review

The Gallatin Review, an annual journal of student poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, and visual art, is edited by students under faculty supervision.

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Confluence

Confluence

Confluence is an online platform for student writing, art, and research at Gallatin.

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Literacy Review

Literacy Review

An annual journal of writing from adult literacy programs throughout New York City, edited by Gallatin students.

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Great World Texts

Great World Texts

Overview

Overview

The arts curriculum includes more than 20 different workshops each semester in music, dance, theater, the visual arts, architecture and design.

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Gallatin Arts Festival

Gallatin Arts Festival

The Gallatin Arts Festival is a week-long, community-wide celebration of the unique artistry and interdisciplinary scholarship of students at the Gallatin School.

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Gallatin Galleries

Gallatin Galleries

It is the goal of the Gallatin Galleries to engage contemporary social issues through a broad range of contemporary art, documents, and events.

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Showcases

Showcases

Artists thrive at Gallatin, where students are involved in theater, visual arts, music, and dance. Gallatin undergraduates and graduate students present their work in a variety of venues.

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Urban Democracy Lab

Urban Democracy Lab

The Urban Democracy Lab was established in January of 2014 with the aim of providing a space for scholars, students, and practitioners to collaborate and exchange ideas for cultivating just, sustainable, and creative urban futures.

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Global Fellowship in Urban Practice

Global Fellowship in Urban Practice

The Gallatin Global Fellowship in Urban Practice (GGFUP) provides funding for Gallatin undergraduate and graduate students to pursue extended research projects.

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Overview

Overview

One of the most exciting opportunities NYU students have is the chance to live, learn, and engage with different cultures through study away.

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Study Away Videos

Study Away Videos

Hear from students and NYU site directors about studying away, financial aid and support, and building community away.

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Gallatin Study Away Courses

Gallatin Study Away Courses

Gallatin currently offers courses for undergraduates during the fall and spring semesters at NYU's global academic centers along with opportunities for graduate students. Many of the Gallatin courses at NYU's global academic centers fulfill BA foundation requirements.

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Global Fellowship in Human Rights

Global Fellowship in Human Rights

Supports selected students with funding for extended research or experiential learning projects.

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More Global Fellowships

More Global Fellowships

Gallatin offers several fellowship opportunities for students to study, intern, and conduct research abroad.

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Overview

Overview

Gallatin’s Master of Arts program offers each student an opportunity to explore his or her unique interests. Working closely with a faculty adviser, the student creates an individualized, interdisciplinary program shaped according to his or her own vision.

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Scholarships + Funding

Scholarships + Funding

There are a variety of sources of funding at Gallatin, from supplemental tuition scholarships to the thesis support fund and more.

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Advising

Advising

Advising is a key component of the Gallatin MA program. Throughout the program, the student has expert help in negotiating the resources of a large university and to enhance his or her program goals.

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Information Sessions

Information Sessions

Reserve your spot in an upcoming graduate (MA) information session.

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NYU Tours

The best way to experience NYU is to visit. Check out things like classrooms, labs, residence halls, and more.

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BA Information Sessions

BA Information Sessions

We invite you to attend a Gallatin Undergraduate (BA) Information Session to learn more about the School and to explore the opportunities an individualized and interdisciplinary education offers.

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Directions

Directions

NYU and Gallatin are located in the heart of New York City’s historic Greenwich Village.

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Virtual Tour

We invite you to a virtual tour of Gallatin’s LEED Gold-certified building, featuring The Jerry H. Labowitz Theatre for the Performing Arts, the Gallatin Galleries, rehearsal space, classrooms, and student lounges.

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Accommodations

NYU Traveler is available to help you pick hotels that give NYU-related discounts to NYU community members. No matter where you stay, we hope you enjoy your visit to New York University and take advantage of the wonderful resources the city has to offer.

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Recent News

2016 Marshall and Rhodes Scholarships Announced

Young scholars embark on graduate study in the UK

On the Offensive against Bullying

Gallatin Sophomore Speaks about Her Anti-Bullying Book on ABC’s The View

Jennifer Clement Named President of PEN International

Gallatin Alumna Will Be the First Woman to Lead the Organization

Gallatin Alumna Dorrance Named a 2015 MacArthur Fellow

Dancer and Choreographer Singled Out for Exceptional Talent

Upcoming Events

Feb
11

Zanele Muholi Exhibit

Celebrated South African photographer and visual activist Zanele Muholi will have a show in The Gallatin Galleries for the month of February.

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