Courses - Spring 2017

Please note that all course offerings are subject to change. Changes in faculty availability and student enrollment can occasionally result in course cancellations.  

Click on a course name to see a course description and a sample syllabus from a past semester. (Current syllabi may differ.) For sample syllabi or academic questions, please email global.academics@nyu.edu.

Use the Global Study Planner to explore course options at other locations based on a particular subject area.

Spring courses with days and times become available in Albert, NYU's Student Information System in mid October. Directions on how to view Study Away courses in Albert, and other Registration FAQs can be found here.

Italian Language

All students are required to take an Italian language course for graded credit. (This course cannot be taken Pass/Fail). 

Are you an advanced Italian language student? Interested in taking a content course in Italian?
contact florence.academicsupport@nyu.edu and we can discuss your options.

Art and Arts Professions

Art History

NOTE: Art History courses meet in the center of Florence; students should allow for 30 minutes commute time between Art History classes and their prior/subsequent classes.

Business

Registration priority for Stern (Business) courses will be given to NYU Stern students. Other students will be able to register as space remains available. Please pay close attention to course notes displayed in Albert.

Cinema Studies

College Core Curriculum

Registration priority for CORE courses will be given to NYU College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) students. Other students will be able to register as space remains available. Please pay close attention to course notes displayed in Albert. NYU students in schools outside of CAS can often fulfill some CORE course requirements with approved course equivalencies from courses sponsored by other departments. Students should be sure to consult with their academic advisor regarding these options. Steinhardt students can find a list of equivalencies on the Steinhardt Global webpage.

Comparative Literature

Economics

European & Mediterranean Studies

Gallatin School of Individualized Study

Registration priority for Gallatin Fashion courses will be given to students accepted to the Gallatin Fashion Program. Other students will be permitted to register as space remains available. Please pay close attention to course notes displayed in Albert.

Global Liberal Studies

History

Italian Studies

Are you an advanced Italian language student? Interested in taking a content course in Italian?
contact florence.academicsupport@nyu.edu and we can discuss your options.

Law and Society

Media, Culture, & Communication

Medieval and Renaissance Studies

Metropolitan Studies

Music

Photography

Physics

Physics students can also take advantage of unique co-curricular activities such as seminars on astrophysics, particle physics, science and art and field trips to Arcetri observatory and Galileo Galilei's last residence, Gran Sasso Laboratory, CERN, and the VIRGO Gravitational antenna. Students also can take advantage of research opportunities at the Italian Institute of Astrophysics, the Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare Gravitational Observatory, LABEC laboratory, Galileo Institute for theoretical Physics, as well as the European Laboratory for Non Linear Spectroscopy, CERM laboratory for Nuclear Magnetic Resonance, and the ELETTRA synchrotron light machine

Politics

Religious Studies

Sociology

Online Courses available to Study Away Students

Students are encouraged to consider complementing their local course load by enrolling in an online course. Some of NYU's online course opportunities are highlighted below. Please keep in mind that you must also be enrolled in at least 12 credits of courses at your study away site, and that online course commitments should not interfere with your attendance in local classes and required program activities (including orientation).