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Define Your Future

The cornerstone of the Gallatin School is its individualized approach to education. Gallatin puts the individual student first. With the support and guidance of faculty advisers, students design unique courses of study, exploring multiple disciplines or various perspectives on specific areas of study not available in traditional departments. 

Faculty Advising

Faculty Advising

Academic advising is central to the life of a Gallatin student. Gallatin's unique educational philosophy and structure requires students to develop individualized concentrations under the guidance of Gallatin advisers.

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The Concentration

The Concentration

At Gallatin, students develop individualized programs of study, the central focus of which is the concentration.

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Interdisciplinary Seminars

Interdisciplinary Seminars

Every year, Gallatin offers more than 100 different interdisciplinary seminars in the liberal arts that focus on major issues or themes in—and across—the humanities and arts, social sciences, and sciences.

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Study Across NYU

Study Across NYU

Gallatin students may take courses in most of the schools, departments, and programs of NYU. Each semester there are hundreds of courses to choose from. Courses in and outside Gallatin are taught by some of the country’s leading research scholars and teachers.

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Internships

Internships

An internship is a credit-bearing work experience in a non-classroom environment, which enables a student to learn experientially at a social institution, cultural organization, community-based organization or corporation.

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Tutorials + Independent Study

Tutorials + Independent Study

Tutorials are small groups of two to five students working closely with a faculty member on a common topic, project, or skill. An independent study provides students with the opportunity to work one-on-one with a faculty member.

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Overview

Overview

As crucial means of critical thinking and creative expression, writing is at the heart of Gallatin’s curriculum.

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Writing Courses

Writing Courses

With more than 30 writing courses each semester, Gallatin students have the opportunity to engage in diverse genres and writing practices.

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Gallatin Review

Gallatin Review

The Gallatin Review, an annual journal of student poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, and visual art, is edited by students under faculty supervision.

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Confluence

Confluence

Confluence is an online platform for student writing, art, and research at Gallatin.

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Literacy Review

Literacy Review

An annual journal of writing from adult literacy programs throughout New York City, edited by Gallatin students.

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Great World Texts

Great World Texts

Overview

Overview

The arts curriculum includes more than 20 different workshops each semester in music, dance, theater, the visual arts, architecture and design.

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Gallatin Arts Festival

Gallatin Arts Festival

The Gallatin Arts Festival is a week-long, community-wide celebration of the unique artistry and interdisciplinary scholarship of students at the Gallatin School.

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Gallatin Galleries

Gallatin Galleries

It is the goal of the Gallatin Galleries to engage contemporary social issues through a broad range of contemporary art, documents, and events.

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Showcases

Showcases

Artists thrive at Gallatin, where students are involved in theater, visual arts, music, and dance. Gallatin undergraduates and graduate students present their work in a variety of venues.

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Urban Democracy Lab

Urban Democracy Lab

The Urban Democracy Lab was established in January of 2014 with the aim of providing a space for scholars, students, and practitioners to collaborate and exchange ideas for cultivating just, sustainable, and creative urban futures.

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Global Fellowship in Urban Practice

Global Fellowship in Urban Practice

The Gallatin Global Fellowship in Urban Practice (GGFUP) provides funding for Gallatin undergraduate and graduate students to pursue extended research projects.

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Overview

Overview

One of the most exciting opportunities NYU students have is the chance to live, learn, and engage with different cultures through study away.

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Gallatin Courses at NYU Global Academic Centers

Gallatin Courses at NYU Global Academic Centers

Gallatin currently offers courses for undergraduates during the fall and spring semesters at NYU's global academic centers along with opportunities for graduate students. Many of the Gallatin courses at NYU's global academic centers fulfill BA foundation requirements.

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Gallatin Travel Courses

Gallatin Travel Courses

Gallatin offers short-term travel seminars led by Gallatin faculty during the summer, J-Term, and spring semester.

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Global Fellowship in Human Rights

Global Fellowship in Human Rights

Supports selected students with funding for extended research or experiential learning projects.

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More Global Fellowships

More Global Fellowships

Gallatin offers several fellowship opportunities for students to study, intern, and conduct research abroad.

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Global Faculty-in-Residence Program

Global Faculty-in-Residence Program

Each year, Gallatin hosts several visiting faculty members who share their international perspectives on pressing social, political, and intellectual issues.

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Overview

Overview

Gallatin’s Master of Arts program offers each student an opportunity to explore his or her unique interests. Working closely with a faculty adviser, the student creates an individualized, interdisciplinary program shaped according to his or her own vision.

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Scholarships + Funding

Scholarships + Funding

There are a variety of sources of funding at Gallatin, from supplemental tuition scholarships to the thesis support fund and more.

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Advising

Advising

Advising is a key component of the Gallatin MA program. Throughout the program, the student has expert help in negotiating the resources of a large university and to enhance his or her program goals.

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Information Sessions

Information Sessions

Reserve your spot in an upcoming graduate (MA) information session.

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Recent News

2016 Up and Comers

WSP Gives a Shout Out to Two Gallatin Students Who Are Making an Impact

Dual-Degree Program in Public Health Launches

Gallatin Announces Partnership with NYU's College of Global Public Health

2016 Black History Month at Gallatin

Dismantling the Master's House

Junior Awarded $10,000 Media Scholarship

Collective Bill Caspare Memorial Fund Scholarship Award Winner Named

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