Summer in NYC allows you to build your own unique schedule by choosing from more than a thousand course options from all of NYU's nine schools and colleges, in almost any area of academic interest you can imagine!
Whether you're looking to satisfy course credits or take courses in something new that you've always wanted to explore, you'll learn from NYU professors who are experts in their fields, and you have access to the endless learning resources of NYU and the surrounding city.
Choose Your Courses
Albert, NYU's course registration system, is where you can enroll in the courses of your choice. Use the search function on the right hand side of the course search to narrow your search by subject, session, or by open/closed class status. You may also browse the many different course listings and descriptions to see what best fits your interests.
Specialized Academic Programs
If you are looking for a more structured summer experience, you may instead prefer to select one of our specialized academic programs listed below. Each one focuses on a particular academic area, with a course curriculum already designed for you. As with all Summer in NYC programs, you have access to world-class professors and all of NYU's student resources.
For everyone from raw journalism beginners to sophisticated young reporters, NYU Journalism's Summer Academy will bring you into the world of new-age multimedia journalism. The East Village, one of New York's most historic and culturally rich neighborhoods, is home to NYU's Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute, whose world-class faculty will be your guide. You will learn new techniques and sharpen your skills with opportunities to have your best work professionally published. Learn more.
The Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development offers students a change to participate in their varied and exciting music and performing arts courses and workshops. Learn more.
In this program, you will focus on poetry, fiction, or creative nonfiction and attend daily writing workshops and craft sessions. Classes are supplemented by readings and lectures by New York-based writers and publishing professionals. Exciting class trips and cultural activities further enhance your learning experience and provide context and inspiration for your writing. Learn more.
Tisch School of the Arts offers summer courses for college students and adult learners. Courses include academic study of the arts as well as professional, conservatory training. There are undergraduate, graduate, and noncredit options. The following are summer intensives:
- Non-Credit Summer Film and Dramatic Writing Certificates
- Photography and Human Rights Program
- Summer Dance Residency Festival
- Summer Industry Boot Camp at the Clive Davis Institute of Recorded Music
For more information about Tisch summer intensives and certificates, please visit their website.