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Centers and Institutes

One of New York University's strengths is its vast array of institutes and centers that are not only an important part of the academic setting of the University, but are also a vital part of its cultural setting. From leading international centers for research and education, to one of the most technologically advanced lecture halls and screening facilities in New York City, the varied institutes and centers at NYU serve as critical points of convergence for the University experience.

Throughout the year, many of them offer lectures and seminars that are open to the entire University community allowing for enrichment in many different subjects.

Name Type
Urbanization Project
Center for Real Estate Finance Research
Center on International Cooperation
Center for Business and Human Rights
Volatility Institute
Center for Business Analytics
Center for Advanced Technology in Telecommunications (CATT) Academic
NYU Abu Dhabi Institute Academic
Center for the Advancement of Teaching Academic
Berkley Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation Academic
Center for Global Affairs Academic
Center for Art and Public Policy Academic
David Packard Center for Technology and Educational Alliances Academic
George H. Heyman, Jr. Center for Philanthropy and Fundraising Academic
Preston Robert Tisch Center for Hospitality, Tourism, and Sports Management Academic
Hauser Global Law School Program  Academic
Institute for Law and Society Academic
King Juan Carlos I of Spain Academic|Outreach
Center for Dialogues: Islam – U.S. – The West Academic|Outreach
Hemispheric Institute Academic|Outreach
Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality Academic|Outreach
Asian/Pacific/American Studies Institute Academic|Outreach
Center for Early Music Academic|Outreach
Africa House Academic|Outreach
La Maison Française Academic|Outreach
Center for Religion and Media Academic|Outreach
Glucksman Ireland House Academic|Outreach
Deutsches Haus Academic|Outreach
Catalan Center Academic|Outreach
Center for the Humanities Academic|Outreach
Institute on the Arts and Civic Dialogue Academic|Outreach
Development Research Institute Academic|Outreach
NYU Institute for the Humanities Academic|Outreach
China House Academic|Outreach
New York Institute for the Humanities Academic|Outreach
Casa Italiana Academic|Outreach
Institute of African-American Affairs Academic|Outreach
Center for Human Rights and Global Justice Academic|Research
Center for Spirituality and Healthcare Academic|Research
Institute of French Studies Academic|Research
Center for International Research in the Humanities and Social Sciences Academic|Research
Center for Communication and Healing Academic|Research
Center for Genomics and Systems Biology Academic|Research
Center for Developmental Genetics Academic|Research
Center for Cosmology and Particle Physics Academic|Research
Vincent C. Ross Institute of Accounting Research Academic|Research
Sackler Institute of Graduate Biomedical Sciences Academic|Research
Center for Health Information Preparedness Academic|Research
Center for Latino Health Academic|Research
Center for Brain Health Academic|Research
Center for the Study of Asian American Health Academic|Research
Center for Health and Human Rights Academic|Research
Center for French Civilization and Culture Academic|Research
Salomon Center for the Study of Financial Institutions Academic|Research
Center for Immigrant Health Academic|Research
Medieval & Renaissance Study Center (MARC) Academic|Research
NYU NIEHS Center of Excellence Academic|Research
Tissue Bank Academic|Research
Center for Urban Science and Progress Academic|Research
Center for Ancient Studies Academic|Research
Center for Soft Matter Research Academic|Research
Center for Media, Culture and History Academic|Research
Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies (CLACS) Academic|Research
Center for the Health of the African Diaspora Academic|Research
Institute of Fine Arts Academic|Research
Center for Medical Fellowships in Alcohol and Drug Abuse Academic|Research
Center for Law, Economics and Organization Academic|Research
Hagop Kevorkian Center for Near Eastern Studies Academic|Research
Institute for the History of the Production of Knowledge Academic|Research
Center for Data Science Academic|Research
Medical Humanities Academic|Research
Wallerstein Collaborative for Urban Environmental Education Academic|Service
Steinhardt Institute for Higher Education Policy Academic|Service
Nordoff-Robbins Center for Music Therapy Academic|Service
Teachers Network Leadership Institute Academic|Service
Multinational Institute of American Studies Academic|Service
Public Interest Law Center Administrative
Center for Catastrophe Preparedness & Response Administrative
Helen and Martin Kimmel Center for Stem Cell Biology Clinical
Occupational and Industrial Orthopaedic Center Clinical
Dysautonomia Center Clinical
Chronic Pain Laboratory Clinical
Diabetes Foot and Ankle Center Clinical
Bellevue Orthopaedic Oncology Center Clinical
NYU Voice Center Clinical
Kaplan Comprehensive Care Center Clinical
Comprehensive Multiple Sclerosis Care Center Clinical
Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis Center Clinical
Harkness Center for Dance Injuries Clinical
NYU Lung Cancer Biomarker Center Clinical
Rusk Institute of Rehabilitation Medicine Clinical
Initiative for Women with Disabilities Clinical
Neurodegenerative Conformational Disorders Laboratory Clinical
Center of Excellence on Cancers of the Skin Clinical
Cardiac Rehabilitation and Prevention Center Clinical
Behçet’s Syndrome Evaluation, Treatment and Research Center Clinical
Samuels Orthopaedic Immediate Care Center Clinical
Comprehensive Epilepsy Center Clinical
NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases Center for Children Clinical
Mary Lea Johnson Richards Organ Transplantation Center Clinical
Spine Center Clinical
Heart Failure Center Clinical
Joint Replacement Center of NYC Clinical
Noninvasive Echocardiography Laboratory Clinical
NYU Child Study Center Clinical
Elly Hammerman Center for the Treatment of Neuromuscular Disorders Clinical
Institute of Reconstructive Plastic Surgery Clinical
NYU Pain Management Center Clinical
Peter D. Seligman Center for Advanced Therapeutics Clinical
Center for the Study and Treatment of Pain Clinical
Comprehensive Stroke Care Center Clinical
Langone Medical Center Clinical
Bellevue/NYU Program for Survivors of Torture Clinical
William and Silvia Silberstein Institute for Aging and Dementia Clinical|Research
Bluestone Center for Clinical Research Clinical|Research
Clinical and Translational Science Institute Clinical|Research
Leon H. Charney Heart Rhythm Center Clinical|Research
NYU Cancer Institute Clinical|Research
Interdisciplinary Cooperative Melanoma Group Clinical|Research
NYU Cardiac and Vascular Institute Clinical|Research
Sleep Disorder Center Clinical|Research
Institute of Community Health and Research Research
Center for Dementia Research Research
Jean Monnet Center for International and Regional Economic Law & Justice Research
Mental Health and Addictive Disorders Research Program Research
Center for Research on Teaching and Learning Research
Center for Research on Culture, Development, and Education Research
Visual Learning Graphics Laboratory Group Research
Ruth Horowitz Center for Teacher Development Research
Institute for Education and Social Policy Research
Center for the Study of Central Banks and Financial Institutions Research
Research Center for Risk Engineering: under construction Research
Center for Atmosphere Ocean Science Research
Furman Center for Real Estate and Urban Policy Research
Alzheimer’s Disease Center Research
Games for Learning Institute Research
Lupus and Autoimmunity Research Program Research
Cardiovascular Clinical Research Center Research
Research Center for Leadership in Action Research
Center for the United States and the Cold War Research
Brennan Center for Justice Research
Glucksman Institute for Research in Securities Markets Research
Center for Global Economy and Business Research
Rudin Center for Transportation Policy & Management Research
Institute for Policy Integrity Research
Metropolitan Center for Urban Education Research
Comprehensive Center on Brain Aging Basic Science Efforts Research
Migration Policy Institute Research
Development Research Institute Research
Research Alliance for New York City Schools Research
Center for the Study of Human Origins Research
Institute for Globalization & Education Research
Rehabilitation Engineering Research Center Research
Frank J. Guarini Center on Environmental and Land Use Law Research
Carr Center for Reproductive Justice Research
Center for Plasma Edge Simulation Research
Organizational Performance Initiative Research
National Center on Philanthropy and the Law Research
NYU Materials Research Science and Engineering Center Research
Institute for Technology and Enterprise Research
Brain Tumor Research Center Research
Center for Brain Imaging Research
Division of Special Studies in Symptom Management Research
Center for Applied Social Science Research Research
Center on the Administration of Criminal Law Research
Comprehensive Center on Brain Aging Research
NYU Human Genetics Project Research
C.V. Starr Center for Applied Economics Research
Urban Utility Center Research
Center on Law and Security Research
John Brademas Center for the Study of Congress Research
Child and Family Policy Center Research
Alexander Hamilton Center for Political Economy Research
Consortium for Research and Evaluation of Advanced Technologies in Education Research
Institute of Human Development and Social Change Research
Sloan-Swartz Center for Theoretical Visual Neuroscience Research
Center for Experimental Social Sciences Research
Information Law Institute Research
Molecular Design Institute Research
Dwight D. Opperman Institute of Judicial Administration Research
Musculoskeletal Research Center Research
Institute for Public Knowledge Research
Wireless Internet Center for Advanced Technology (WICAT) Research
Courant Mathematics and Computing Laboratory (CMCL) Research
Nelson Institute of Environmental Medicine Research
Applied Mathematics Laboratory (AML) Research
Taub Center for Israeli Studies Research
Muriel and Virginia Pless Center for Nursing Research Research
Center for Health, Identity, Behavior & Prevention Studies (CHIBPS) Research
Center for Drug Delivery Research (CDDR) Research
Engelberg Center on Innovation Law and Policy Research
Hartford Geriatric Nursing Initiative Research
Center for Research in Crime and Justice Research
Center for AIDS Research Research
NY Institute for Philosophy Research
Center on Violence and Recovery Research
Skirball Institute for Biomolecular Medicine Research
Center for Biocatalysis and Bioprocessing of Macromolecules Research
Spinal Cord Injury Center Research
Taub Urban Research Center Research
Pollack Center for Law & Business Research
U.S.-Asia Law Institute Research
Center for Drug Use and HIV Research, at NYU Rory Meyers College of Nursing Research
Institute for Civil Infrastructure Systems Research
Center for Health and Public Service Research Research
Remarque Institute Research
Institute for International Law and Justice Research
Center for Labor and Employment Law Research
Institute for the Interdisciplinary Study of Decision Making Research
John A. Hartford Foundation Institute for Geriatric Nursing Research
McSilver Institute for Poverty Policy and Research Research
Goldstein-Goren Center for American Jewish History Research
American Institute for Verdi Studies Research|Outreach
Global Research, at NYU Rory Meyers College of Nursing Research|Outreach
The Writing Center Service
Center for Advanced Digital Applications Training
Center for the Sustainable Built Environment Training
Center for Publishing Training
Schack Institute of Real Estate Training
Catherine B. Reynolds Foundation Program in Social Entrepreneurship Training
Institute for the Study of the Ancient World Training|Research
Center for Bioethics Training|Research
PRIISM Training|Research


Center for Genomics and Systems Biology

The mission of the Center for Genomics & Systems Biology is to define how regulatory networks operate and how they have evolved to generate diversity across species. For this work, we use approaches that span systems biology, comparative functional genomics & bioinformatic analysis focusing on model organisms and phylogenetically related species. The research involves the combined skills of genomicists, bioinformaticians, systematists, and evolutionary biologists all working together.
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Games for Learning Institute

The multi-institutional Games for Learning Institute studies the educational use of digital games, and investigates their socio-cultural, cognitive, and emotional impact. We develop design patterns for effective educational games that industry partners can draw on to assure high quality when designing their own games for learning. Our current focus is on games that teach science, technology, engineering and mathematics to middle school students.
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Center for the Humanities

Center for the Humanities

Created in 2007, the Center for the Humanities at NYU draws on the talents and energies of our faculty and students across the university to provide a forum for cross-disciplinary discussion and collaboration in the humanities and arts. To foster and enhance the humanities community at NYU, the Center sponsors a number of endeavors aimed at promoting interdisciplinary dialogue, teaching, and research
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NYU Abu Dhabi Institute

NYU Abu Dhabi Institute

The Institute hosts academic conferences, workshops, lectures, film series, performances, and other public programs directed both to local audiences and to the worldwide academic and research community. It is a center of the scholarly community for Abu Dhabi, the United Arab Emirates, and the Gulf, bringing together faculty and students from institutions of higher learning throughout the region.
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