Now accepting Spring 2020 applications

The application review is a holistic process that considers the complete academic record, unique program requirements, and student essay. It is suggested that applicants have earned a GPA of 3.0; students with lower GPA's are encouraged to provide insight to their academic goals in the personal statement.

UPDATE: As of 6/30/2019 we are no longer accepting applications for Fall 2019.

Submit an Application

Visiting students (students currently matriculated at another US accredited institution) who would like to apply must create an application ID.

  • Click "Start New Application"
  • Select application type "19-20 Academic Year"
  • Select appropriate term

A complete application will require*:

  • Program Selection**
  • Course Preferences
  • Personal Statement (250 - 500 words)
  • Transcript
  • Study Away Advisor Approval Form

* Some specialized programs will require additional information

** It is recommended you indicate a second and third choice as well.

Full Year Applicants must submit a fall 2019 and spring 2020 application.

Eligibility & Requirements

  • Please consult the Travel Advisories page to see if any current advisories could affect your plans
  • Registered as a full time student at an accredited US college or university
  • Completed freshman year of study (two full semesters) and will be 18 or older prior to beginning of term away
  • Suggested GPA of 3.0 or higher; students with lower GPA's are encouraged to provide insight to their academic goals in the personal statement
  • Incomplete (I) grades on transcript must be resolved before an admissions decision can be made
  • Students who have completed at least one year of college but are not presently enrolled or who have graduated are also eligible to apply; however, priority is given to students currently matriculated
  • Students currently on a leave of absence are generally ineligible to study away; exceptions will be made on a case-by-case basis
  • Students on academic or disciplinary probation are ineligible to study away

NYU Los Angeles has admissions requirements that are unique to that program. Students interested in applying to NYU Los Angles should review this How to Apply page.

All students interested in applying to study at an NYU Global Academic Center must complete the online application which includes an agreement to the NYU Study Away Standard. All applicants are required to include three different choices of locations for study and every attempt will be made to match students with one of their top locations.

  • Students wishing to apply for admission to begin a NYU undergraduate degree program either as a first year or transfer student should not use this application and should instead visit the Office of Undergraduate Admissions Web-site at

Available Programs

As a visiting student, we look forward to receiving your application to study away with NYU in many of our locations. Please review the following list to confirm when the program you're most interested in will be available:

  • Accra - Fall & Spring (limited availability in spring)
  • Buenos Aires - Fall & Spring
  • Florence - Fall & Spring
  • Madrid - Fall & Spring
  • Paris - Fall & Spring
  • Prague - Fall & Spring
  • Shanghai - Fall & Spring
  • Sydney - Fall & Spring
  • Tel Aviv - Fall & Spring (limited availability in spring)
  • Washington, DC - Fall & Spring

Unfortunately, NYU Abu Dhabi, Berlin, and London are available to NYU students only.

Mail any required application materials to:

NYU Office of Global Programs 

383 Lafayette Street, 4th Floor

New York, NY 10003

Application materials can also be emailed to

Moses Center for Students with Disabilities

Students with disabilities who are requesting accommodations at NYU Global Academic Centers must contact the Moses Center to discuss reasonable accommodations. Students should contact the Moses Center prior to choosing a location and should register with the Moses Center as soon as they receive their admission notification. Visit the Moses Center website for more information.

Extended Stay Application

Students interested in extending their study away through the spring are required to submit a new spring application. 

Apply by Notification on
Confirm before
September 15 October 3
October 17
October 15* November 1
November 16
After October 15* 2-4 weeks from date of submission as space remains available
Apply by Notification on
Confirm before
February 15  March 5
March 15
March 15* April 2
April 16
After March 15* April 16 (2-4 weeks from date of submission) as space remains available

*Students who submit an application during these review phases will be admitted only as space remains available.