Custom built in 2012, 1555 Century Avenue serves as NYU Shanghai’s main campus and thriving intellectual center. Located in Lujiazui, Shanghai’s flourishing financial district, it is near some of the world’s most iconic buildings – the Oriental Pearl Tower, the Shanghai Tower, and the Shanghai World Financial Center – and within walking distance to popular restaurants, shopping malls, and parks.

The 15-story Academic Building is easily accessible by subway, bus, car, and bicycle. It features large lecture halls and intimate seminar rooms, a spacious cafeteria and café, a 300-seat auditorium, state-of-the-art science laboratories, faculty and administrative offices, and an expansive library housing physical and electronic collections networked to NYU’s global library. Wireless IT services and a robust IT infrastructure ensure that students and faculty are always fully connected to the NYU Global Network.