- Taught by Leading Journalists, Historians, and Authors
- Focuses on Issues Behind Today&rsquos 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 in-person or from anywhere in the world from the safety and comfort of your home through online or remote instruction.
America in the World: Is the US Constitution in Crisis?
Explore how studying other democracies can shed light on the troubled present—and possible future—of American politics and government.
Espionage: Fact vs. Fiction
Taught by a veteran intelligence professional, this course separates myth from reality in the field of espionage.
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.
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.
Latin America: New Challenges and Shifting Relations
Join in the analysis and assessment of the critical and evolving challenges facing Latin America.
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...
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...