NYU Sydney is located in Australia's largest and most cosmopolitan city, providing students the unparalleled opportunity to live and study in a hub of commerce, culture, and communication in the Asia-Pacific region.

Our academic center is located in a recently renovated historic building in a central area of Sydney. The facility houses classrooms, a computer lab, library, and administrative offices. A Student Activities Center doubles as a study lounge and space for social gatherings. 


Curriculum & Faculty

NYU Sydney offers courses in a range of disciplines including business, psychology, journalism, media, culture and communication, literature, creative writing, environmental studies, history, anthropology and public health. The site also supports students on the pre-health track with lectures and labs in organic chemistry, physics and biology. Students are taught by academics and professionals affiliated with many leading institutions in the city.

There are numerous opportunities for site visits that help students incorporate the city and its culture into their learning. Home to the world’s oldest continuing cultures, and located in the Asia-Pacific, Sydney presents students with distinctive perspectives on many pertinent global issues.

Cultural Engagement

NYU Sydney faculty and staff are committed to creating an environment where active learning and exploration are the rule. Courses and projects rooted in the community and field-based research, as well as opportunities to travel the city, surrounding neighborhoods and region, will give students a rich and nuanced experience of the local society and culture.  

Partnerships & Affiliations

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


Faculty of Arts & Science
    Environmental Studies


School of Global Public Health



Faculty of Arts & Science

Biology (Pre-Health)
Child and Adolescent Mental Health (CAMS)
Chemistry (Pre-Health)
College Core Curriculum
Creative Writing
Physics (Pre-Health)
Social and Cultural Analysis (Asian/Pacific/American Studies)

    Media, Culture and Communication
    Applied Psychology


Fast Facts

Academic Calendar Fall / Spring / J Term Academic Year
Credits 12-18
Student Body > 150
Faculty & Staff 25 Instructors / 8 Admin Staff
Meals Fully equipped kitchens provided
Housing One residence hall; single rooms in a suite with individual bathrooms
Australian Dollar
Population 4.2 million

Acknowledgement of Country

New York University Sydney acknowledges the traditional custodians of the land on which we work and learn, the Gadigal People of the Eora Nation. We pay respect to the Elders past, present, and emerging.