Global Affairs

  • Taught by Leading Journalists, Historians, and Authors
  • Focuses on Issues Behind Today’s News
  • Provides a Stimulating Environment for Discussion

Global issues—from terrorism and immigration to the global economy, climate change, and human rights—have both subtle and significant implications in our lives. Gain an in-depth and more contextualized understanding of today’s critical issues.

This semester, study from anywhere in the world in the safety and comfort of your home through online or remote instruction.

 

Latin America: New Challenges and Shifting Relations

Join in the analysis and assessment of the critical and evolving challenges facing Latin America.

2022 Fall
1 section

Shifting Global and Domestic Paradigms and the 2022 Midterms

Register for this Fall 2022 course on the new NYU SPS Academy of Lifelong Learning website. Significant global and domestic...

2022 Fall
1 section

America in the World: Considering the Future of Democracy

Explore how studying other democracies can shed light on the troubled present—and possible future—of American politics and government.

2022 Fall
1 section

An Introduction to the Culture and Structure of the Islamic World

This course will look at Islam’s cultural diversity, touch on its history, and give an overview of Islam today by comparing its main schools.

2022 Fall
1 section

China and America: A Global Power Struggle

Explore the competition between the US and China, from trade tensions to Beijing's censorship of Hollywood films to the battle for tech dominance.

2022 Fall
1 section

Politics and Leadership in a Changing Middle East

Register for this Fall 2022 course on the new NYU SPS Academy of Lifelong Learning website. This course will look at the historical and...

2022 Fall
1 section

Espionage: Fact vs. Fiction

Taught by a veteran intelligence professional, this course separates myth from reality in the field of espionage.

2022 Fall
1 section