global liberal studies

Students hanging out next to a balcony in Florence.
NYU First Year Away: Florence Edition

NYU First Year Away is a unique experience for Liberal Studies students, in which they can spend their first year of college at one of our global sites.

Carolyn Vaca seated outdoors
Global Liberal Studies Helps Carolyn Vaca Connect the Dots

A student of the world, Carolyn was looking for a program that would enable her to serve her communities.

Rebecca Brett sitting in a patch of flowers.
As Rebecca Brett Changed, So Did Global Liberal Studies

Rebecca Brett has evolved during her time at NYU, and in Global Liberal Studies, she found a degree program that is supportive and flexible enough to evolve with her.

Students hanging out outside in Florence, Italy.
Which NYU First Year Away Site Is Right for You?

Liberal Studies offers you the incredible opportunity to begin NYU with a year in Florence, London, Paris, or Washington, DC.