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Students at NYU London take advantage of a wide range of academic programs complemented by the rich cultural experience of living in one of Europe’s most storied cities. Specialized programs are available in Africana studies, art and architecture, business, mathematics, British literature and writing, pre-health, and psychology. Courses in math, biology, chemistry, and physics accommodate students whose schedules might not otherwise allow for a semester of global study. Additionally, NYU is the only institution in London to offer science courses approved by the American Medical College Application Service (AMCAS) for medical school admittance. NYU London encourages students to enroll in for-credit internships with key institutions in fields including marketing, finance, media, law, politics, health, and theatre.

Students who spend a semester at NYU London live and learn in the heart of Bloomsbury, a neighborhood that is home to the British Museum, the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, and the West End (London’s famous theatre district). Each semester, NYU London staff plans day trips to places such as the historic cities of Bath, Cambridge, and Oxford. In addition to exploring London’s myriad cultural sites, students often participate in short-term or semester-long community service projects.

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Fast Facts

Academic Calendar: Fall/Spring/Summer/Full Year

Credits: 12 to 18 NYU credits

Faculty and Staff: Over 60 instructors and administrative staff

Student Body: 450 per semester, including 100 freshmen

Affiliated Institution: University of London

Housing: furnished rooms in NYU-leased student residential buildings

Meals: Kitchens or community cooking areas are available

Language: English

Local Currency: Pound Sterling

Population of London: 8.6 million 

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The following NYU departments are key contributors to the NYU London curriculum. Partnerships indicate departments with a significant curricular stake. Affiliations indicate the offering or development of at least one course.


Faculty of Arts & Science
    Art History
    Dramatic Literature

Liberal Studies


    Teaching and Learning

    Business Program
    Business and Political Economy (BPE)

    Drama and Dramatic Writing
    Film and TV (Producing)
    Performance Studies

College of Global Public Health


Faculty of Arts & Science
    Biology (Pre-Health)
    Chemistry (Pre-Health)
    College Core Curriculum
    Creative Writing
    East Asian Studies
    Environmental Studies
    European and Mediterranean Studies
    Middle Eastern & Islamic Studies
    Neural Science
    Physics (Pre-Health)
    Social and Cultural Analysis (Africana Studies)

    Media, Culture and Communications                                     Communicative Sciences and Disorders


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