- Taught by Regional Experts
- Focuses on Economic and Political Relations
- Offers a Multidisciplinary Perspective
These courses examine individual countries or regional groups from a multidisciplinary perspective. They provide a focus on the economic rise of a particular state, its role on the world’s stage, and its economic or political relations with its neighbors or key allies or rivals.
This semester, study from anywhere in the world in the safety and comfort of your home through online or remote instruction.
Background and History of Organized Crime
Register for this Summer 2023 course on the NYU SPS Academy of Lifelong Learning website. This course will look at the organization...
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.
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.
From Frontline to Headline: The 'War About the War' in Afghanistan
Register for this Spring 2023 course on the NYU SPS Academy of Lifelong Learning website. Multiple frontlines beset contemporary...
Education and International Development
According to the World Bank, education is a powerful driver of development and one of the strongest instruments for reducing poverty and...
Latin America: New Challenges and Shifting Relations
Join in the analysis and assessment of the critical and evolving challenges facing Latin America.
Quantitative Boot Camp: Foundational Statistics for Global Affairs and Beyond
Gain a practical, hands-on foundation in basic statistics by leveraging open data sources and free, open-source data analysis tools.
Spies at War: Fact vs. Fiction
Register for this Fall 2022 course on the new NYU SPS Academy of Lifelong Learning website. World War II was a critical challenge...
The US-Latin America Relationship: Past, Present, and Future
The United States’ relationship with Latin America has been and continues to be one of the most important and controversial relationships...
Health in Developing Countries
The world has made immense strides in improving health outcomes and increasing life-expectancy over the past century in large part due to...
Politics and Development
"Good governance" is an essential condition for growth in low-income countries, and for human development as well. A number of the...
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...
Economic Growth and Poverty Reduction
This course will examine the economic challenges poor countries face and the strategies proposed to deal with them, beginning with an analysis...