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Gallatin Travel Courses

Gallatin's intensive travel courses are small, discussion-based seminars led by Gallatin faculty which are designed to provide a unique and in-depth exploration of a particular cultural or historical topic found within a foreign country or region. Students experience each location hands-on through visits to museums, galleries, and various sites of historical, cultural, and political significance.

For these courses, the School is looking for dedicated, inquisitive students who are eager to build a community with professors and fellow students while abroad. Students are encouraged to apply early since most programs are filled on a rolling basis and only completed applications are reviewed. Please note that courses vary from year to year.

To learn more about each course, including specific application requirements and tuition and fees, click on the course listings below.


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January Term 2016

Open to NYU students only. Gallatin will not offer a travel course during January 2016.

Spring 2016

Open to NYU students only. Students attend a spring semester course at NYU's Washington Square campus focusing on a global matter and travel to the relevant country during Spring Break. Click on the course links below for details and more information on eligibility. We are no longer accepting applications for London or Dublin.

Charles Dickens' Victorian London: Fictions of Urbanization (IDSEM-UG 1874) Washington Square/London, England
Murphy 4 credits March 13-20
James Joyce and Interdisciplinary Modernism (IDSEM-UG 1743)
Washington Square/Dublin, Ireland Erickson
4 credits
March 13-20

Summer 2016

Open to NYU and non-NYU students. Click on the course links below for details and more information on eligibility. Apply online by February 1 (priority for Gallatin Dean's Scholarship, Gallatin students only); March 1 (final).

Postcolonial Urbanisms: Development, Environment, & Social Movements in Senegal (TRAVL-UG 9801) Dakar, Saint Louis, & Touba, Senegal Fredericks
4 credits May 24-June 15 (3 weeks)
Berlin, Capital of Modernity (TRAVL-UG 9500) Berlin, Germany Hornick, Smoler 4 credits June 4-July 1 (4 weeks)

Past Years' Travel Courses

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Contact Us

NYU Gallatin Office of Global Programs
411 Lafayette St., 3rd Floor
New York, NY 10003
(212) 998-7133 phone
(212) 995-4265 fax

Gallatin Travel Course in Istanbul, 2011: