International study is a key component of the BPE degree. Your cross-continent experiences will give you in-depth knowledge of business, politics and economics in different cultures. To foster a unique global perspective, the BPE program includes two full semesters of global study at NYU's campus in London during your sophomore year.
Live and study in the world’s business centers
- For Class of 2017 and preceding classes: You have a required junior semester of global study in Shanghai- deepening your understanding of emerging markets - or Washington, D.C. - exposing you to a political hub with a unique internship program in public policy or business.
- For Class of 2018 and beyond: You have the option of spending your junior fall semester in New York, Shanghai, Washington, D.C, or any other NYU site where you will be able to fulfill the BPE requirements.
|Year||Fall Semester||Spring Semester|
|Freshman||New York||New York|
|Junior||New York, Shanghai, Washington, D.C., or another NYU site||New York|
|Senior||New York||New York|
London Quick Facts
- London is one of the most diverse and dynamic cities in the world
- Students at NYU London live and study in the city center in charming Bloomsbury known as the city's literary capital
- The people of London are generally approachable and helpful with directions or recommendations
- The NYU European travel destinations include Paris, Rome, Prague, Amsterdam, and Madrid
- The weather in London is very unpredictable, so always be prepared with a waterproof jacket and an umbrella
- Learn more about NYU's campus in London
- Shanghai is the largest city in China and also its economic center
- Chinese people are very interested in foreigners and pay more attention to foreign strangers than local strangers
- The NYU Chinese travel destinations include Beijing, Chengdou, Hangzhou, and Stone Forest
- The weather in Shanghai is similar to weather in New York - hot in the summer and cold in the winter
- Whenever you go shopping in China, you have to bargain for what you are buying.
- Learn more about NYU's campus in Shanghai
Washington, DC Quick Facts
- Washington, DC is home to 174 embassies, the headquarters of international policy-making bodies, and the seat of the US federal government
- Walking is one of the best ways to get around DC, since the city is actually rather small and flat. In addition, you can rent a bicycle, or take the metro or bus.
- There are three major airports that service the Washington, DC area (Reagan National Airport [DCA]. Baltimore-Washington International Airport [BWI], Washington Dulles International Airport [IAD])
- While at the Washington, DC campus, students receive a Library of Congress Reader Identification Card, allowing them to access the holdings of the largest library on earth
- The NYU Washington, DC campus is just steps away from Capitol Hill, the White House, the World Bank, national embassies, and the Supreme Court
- Learn more about NYU's campus in Washington, DC