Students will find a broad liberal arts-based curriculum at NYU London. The curriculum draws on the city's history and vibrant culture in addition to specialized academic programs for students in particular majors. Field work and site visits are a regular part of many classes that take students out of the classroom and into the cosmopolitan center of London. A wide array of courses are available in various disciplines, including science, business, fine arts, theatre, history, politics, Africana studies, economics, journalism, math, psychology, and literature.

Academic Facilities

The NYU Center is centrally located near the many famous colleges of the University of London, including the London School of Economics, University College London, Kings College, and the School of Oriental and African Studies. Access is provided to the nearby University of London Library, one of the finest humanities and social science libraries in the UK, which provides a rich academic resource for NYU London students. NYU London students automatically become members of the University of London Student Union and are able to participate in many of its social events, clubs, and sports, as well as being eligible to join their gym. London is full of opportunities to interact with British residents outside the university setting through the city's outdoor markets and cafés, restaurants and coffee bars, and cinemas and clubs. The neighborhood hosts many other famous associations and institutes: the Royal Institute of Philosophy, the Architectural Association, the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, and the British Museum are a few examples. NYU London students are encouraged to participate in the varied and abundant intellectual and cultural life of the Bloomsbury area. Student facilities at the NYU Center in London include classrooms, a student lounge, meeting rooms with video conferencing and Internet presentation capabilities, a well-equipped research library, and two computer laboratories. All students studying at NYU London have access to the University of London's immense library facilities.

Featured Programs

The Art and Architecture of London

Choose from a wide variety of Art History and Urban Design courses ranging from how to view and sketch buildings through the eyes of an architect, to examining the social significance of Georgian portraiture.


Stay on track for medical school with science and math courses acceptable to all AAMCAS medical schools in the United States.  Organic Chemistry, Biology, and Physics courses at NYU London are designed to match the NYU's home departments lecture for lecture and lab for lab.