45th Annual NYU International Hospitality Industry Investment Conference


Summer at CGA: Critical Issues and Careers in Global Affairs

Thinking about grad school? Considering an impactful career in the global arena? Spend two weeks this summer in the heart of New York City studying with expert faculty from the NYU SPS Center for Global Affairs.

Today’s global issues - from terrorism and climate change to human rights, cyber security, and the global economy - have both subtle and significant impacts on our lives. Through sessions led by NYU faculty scholars and practitioners, participants will immerse themselves in examining and exploring today’s critical global issues.

In addition to deep dives on critical topics, the program features dynamic guest lectures and site visits to expose participants to the variety of career paths for an impactful global career, expand their professional network, and better understand the desired skill sets and content areas that organizations are seeking.

Topics to include:

  • International Relations: Theories and Geopolitics
  • Transnational Security: Definitions, Threats and Actors
  • Climate Change and Security  
  • The Geopolitics of Renewable Energy
  • The Global Economy- Trade and Development
  • International Development and Aid
  • Cyber Security and International Relations
  • Global Health and the Disease Burden


Faculty Lead:


Dr. Olajumoke (Jumo) Ayandele is a Visiting Assistant Professor of Practice at the Center for Global Affairs. She also serves as the Senior Nigeria Advisor for the Armed Conflict Location & Event Data Project (ACLED). 

Read more about Dr. Ayandele.


Site visits may include: The United Nations, Permanent Missions to the UN, NGOs, Global Private Sector firms

What you will receive:

2024 International Student Fees:

  • International Student Charges
  • NYU International Student Charge: $90
  • I-20 Processing Charge: $50
  • DS-160 Processing Charge: $185
  • SEVIS Fee: $350 (F-1 visas)
  • NYU Student Health Insurance: $93/week 

NYU Housing Options:

Shared Apartment-style NYU housing is available for students in this program. Check-in will be Sunday, July 21 through Saturday, August 3rd. Direct housing costs will be $956. Housing is limited. The priority deadline is March 27th.

July 22 - August 2, 2024

10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

NYU New York City Campus


Limited Campus Housing Available for an Additional Cost - see below

Michelle D'Amico