November 18, 2019

Tisch Center to offer two new study away opportunities in summer 2020

In the summer semester of 2020, the Jonathan M. Tisch Center of Hospitality will offer two study away intensives at NYU Florence and NYU Accra. The courses are open to undergraduate and graduate students, and run for one week in May or June – please note that you should arrive on site the day before class starts, and depart the day after it ends. Before departure, there will be two preparation sessions in April. Students will complete their coursework remotely throughout the summer. The summary below gives an overview of each course.


Florence: A Global Leader in Hospitality and Tourism

May 25-29

Dr. Laitamaki

TCHT1-UC1350: Leadership for Crisis Situations

TCHS1-GC1010: Leadership and Organizational Behavior


Accra: Tourism and Culture in Emerging Destinations

June 1-5

Dr. Gaffney

TCHT1-UC3400: Tourism Destinations and Cultures

TCTM1-GC3710: Destination Analysis & Evaluation


If you would like to find out more about these courses, please contact Amanda Cordero at the Tisch Center ( or the SPS Field Intensives office (

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