Gallatin offers small, intensive, discussion-based seminars led by Gallatin faculty away from NYU's Washington Square campus. These travel courses are designed for students to explore particular cultural or historical topics in-depth in another country or region. Students experience the location hands-on through visits to museums and sites of historical, cultural, and political significance.
Courses and topics vary each year. For these unique courses, the School seeks dedicated, inquisitive students who are eager to build a community with professors and fellow students. Interested students are encouraged to apply early, as most programs fill on a rolling basis.
Minimum 3.0 GPA and good academic & disciplinary standing. Most Gallatin travel courses are open to undergraduates of all NYU schools, and some are open to graduate students and students outside NYU. See course pages for additional details.
Students are advised to search and apply early for financial aid, if needed. See our Financial Aid for Study Away page for opportunities.
*Admission on a rolling basis after March 1 pending space availability.
Attend an information session to learn more about our upcoming summer travel courses. All sessions will take place in the Gallatin Global Programs conference room on the 3rd floor of 411 Lafayette St. Click on a link below to RSVP:
Berlin, GERMANY | Capital of Modernity (TRAVL-UG 9500)
This class examines major events in Berlin’s history since the 1900s, including involvement of twentieth-century Berlin-based politicians, activists, artists, architects, bohemians, writers, and intellectuals with the causes, experience, and consequences of World War II. The course will feature film screenings and readings from a range of disciplines, including history, sociology, philosophy, and critical theory, as well as visits to museums, historical sites, and memorials.
SPAIN: Islamic Spain
Mehmet Darakcıoglu. TRAVL-UG 9352, 4 credits. Madrid and Southern Spain
ITALY: Italian Renaissance, Art, and Literature: The Culture Explosion
Bella Mirabella. TRAVL-GG 2060, 4 credits. Florence
FRANCE: Black in the City of Light
Myisha Priest. TRAVL-UG/GG 9301, 4 credits. Paris
GERMANY: Berlin: Capital of Modernity
Karen Hornick & Fredric Smoler. TRAVL-UG 9500, 4 credits. Berlin
SENEGAL: Postcolonial Urbanisms: Development, Environment, & Social Movements in Senegal
Rosalind Fredericks. TRAVL-UG 9801, 4 credits. Dakar/Touba/Saint-Louis
Matthew Stanley. TRAVL-UG 9050, 4 credits. Hilo, HI
SPAIN: Madrid: Faces of the Changing European City
Gianpaolo Baiocchi. TRAVL-UG 9350, 4 credits. Madrid
ENGLAND: Dickens' Jurisdictions: Bleak House and the Social and Legal Worlds of Nineteenth-Century London
Sara Murphy. TRAVL-UG 9125, 4 credits. London
ARGENTINA: Buenos Aires: In and Of the City
Michael Dinwiddie & Mark McMeley. TRAVL-UG 9400, 4 credits. Buenos Aires
CZECH REPUBLIC: Prague: Design as Performance
Kristin Horton. TRAVL-UG 9250, 4 credits. Prague
GHANA: Africa and the Politics of Aid
Millery Polyné. TRAVL-UG 9800, 4 credits. Accra
ITALY: Machiavelli's Florence: Political and Cultural Resonances
George Shulman. TRAVL UG-9600, 4 credits. Florence
ENGLAND: Charles Dickens' Victorian London: Fictions of Urbanization
Sara Murphy. TRAVL-UG 9130, 4 credits. London
IRELAND: James Joyce and Interdisciplinary Modernism
Greg Erickson. IDSEM-UG 1743, 4 credits. Dublin
SRI LANKA: Human Rights: Local and Global
Vasuki Nesiah. IDSEM-UG 1825, 4 credits. Colombo
USA: The Detroit Cycle: 21st-Century Reinvention(s)
Michael Dinwiddie. IDSEM-UG 1993, 4 credits. Detroit, MI
INDIA: Culture, Development, and Globalization in India
Rittie Lukose. TRAVL-UG 9700, 4 credits. Bangalore
TURKEY: Istanbul: Mapping the Past in the Present
Hallie Franks. TRAVL-UG 9750, 4 credits. Instanbul
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