Lang

Exchange and Partner Programs

  • Lang-Sponsored Exchange Programs

    Special exchange agreements enable Lang students to study abroad at the schools listed below. Students pay Lang tuition and retain institutional financial aid from The New School. Financial aid (scholarships and loans) can be applied toward educational expenses.

    Credits earned during the exchange apply toward the Lang degree (a minimum grade of C in each course is required). They are counted as transfer credits, so the New School transcript reflects only the credits and not the grades.

    To qualify for an international exchange, students must first be nominated by the Lang Study Abroad office and have a strong academic record (minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA). Consult with your study abroad advisor and faculty advisor to determine how courses completed through the exchange can be applied toward your academic requirements at Lang.

    To apply for the programs below, please log in to MyNewSchool and click the red GoAbroad link under the Academics tab.

  • John Cabot University

    (Rome, Italy)
    Lang students have the opportunity to study in Rome with John Cabot University, an American liberal arts university that offers courses in English. Knowledge of the Italian language is not required. The program is available for both fall and spring semesters and for the full academic year. Students must have earned at least 30 credits before departure. For more information, contact the study abroad advisor.

    Application Deadlines
    October 1 (spring admission)
    March 1 (fall and academic-year admission)

    King's College London

    (London, England)
    Beginning in spring 2014, Lang students will have the opportunity to study in London with King's College London, a liberal arts university in the heart of London that offers courses in a variety of disciplines. The program is available for both fall and spring semesters and for the full academic year. Students must have earned at least 30 credits before departure. For more information, contact the study abroad advisor.

    Application Deadlines
    October 1 (spring admission)
    March 1 (fall and academic-year admission)

    Sarah Lawrence College International Programs

    Sarah Lawrence College offers several international programs through a special exchange agreement with Lang. Students may also choose to study away at the Sarah Lawrence College campus in Bronxville, New York. Students must have earned at least 60 credits before departure.

    • Bronxville, New York: Fall and spring semesters or academic year. Open to juniors and seniors. Minimum 3.0 GPA required.
    • Beijing, China: Fall and spring semesters or academic year at Peking University. Highly selective; open to juniors and seniors only. Minimum 3.0 GPA required.
    • Havana, Cuba: Fall and spring semesters. Open to juniors and seniors only.
    • Lima, Peru: Spring semester only. Open to juniors and seniors with high levels of Spanish fluency.
    • Paris, France: Fall and spring semesters or academic year. Students must have completed at least four semesters of college-level French or the equivalent. Minimum 3.0 GPA required.
    • London, England: Fall and spring semesters or academic year at the British American Drama Academy. Audition required (in person or by DVD). Minimum 3.0 GPA required.
    • Oxford, England: Academic year only at Oxford University (because of differences in academic calendars and educational systems). Minimum 3.5 GPA required.
    • Sub-Saharan Africa: Spring semester only. Open to juniors and seniors. Minimum 3.0 GPA required.

    Application Deadlines
    October 1 (spring admission)
    February 1 (fall and academic-year admission)

    Spelman College

    Located in Atlanta, Georgia, Spelman College, a historically Black college and a global leader in the education of women of African descent, is dedicated to academic excellence in the liberal arts and sciences and the intellectual, creative, ethical, and leadership development of its students. Spelman, a Lang partner, empowers the whole person to engage with the many cultures of the world and inspires a commitment to positive social change. You can go for a semester or academic year, and take your federal and institutional aid with you! Open to juniors and seniors with a minimum 3.0 GPA.

    University of Amsterdam

    (Amsterdam, The Netherlands)
    Since 1989, Lang students have taken humanities courses through an exchange program with the University of Amsterdam. The program is available for both fall and spring semesters and for the full academic year. Students must have earned at least 60 credits before departure. For more information, contact the study abroad advisor.

    Application Deadlines
    September 22 (spring admission)
    March 1 (fall and academic-year admission)

  • Programs in Partnership with The New School

  • Lang in Paris

    (Paris, France)  
    Every semester, Eugene Lang College offers a special program in collaboration with Parsons Paris. The program is based on an interdisciplinary liberal arts curriculum designed specifically for the context of the city of Paris, France. Students focus on French literature, culture, thought, and language but also have the option of taking a studio or design elective. Classes are kept small to foster community. Courses are taught in English, but most students also register to study the French language at the appropriate level. More information about the program and new courses students can choose from will be provided in the coming weeks.

    Applicants must be in good academic standing, with at least one semester completed by the time of departure; freshmen and sophomores in particular are encouraged to apply. For more information, contact langstudyabroad@newschool.edu

    Application Deadlines

    October 1 (spring admission)

    March 1 (fall admission)

    United Nations Summer Study

    The United Nations Summer Study (UNSS) program, offered by The New School’s Studley Graduate Program in International Affairs, puts graduate and undergraduate students on the ground in the United Nations and in New York City. Unlike other UN study programs, UNSS takes students beyond a narrow focus on security and diplomacy to investigate development, human rights, humanitarian action, peacekeeping and peacebuilding, and environmental and reform issues. UNSS coursework prepares students to understand and engage with contemporary issues, policies, and debates in international affairs. UNSS practicums, not found in any other UN summer program, enable students to gain hands-on experience in the UN system. UNSS is open to undergraduates (rising juniors and seniors), graduate students, and continuing education professionals from all fields and studies. The program is open to both New School and non-New School applicants from the United States and around the world. The program runs from June 5 to July 21, 2017.

    The International Field Program

    The International Field Program offers hands-on experience in the field along with a rigorous course of study, combining pre-departure preparation, in-country seminars, professional internships/consultancies, and independent research with faculty supervision. Students are exposed to a range of perspectives, ideas, and people through field trips, guest speakers, professional internships, faculty-supervised projects and research, and day-to-day interactions.

    The IFP is open to master's and PhD students, undergraduates (rising juniors and seniors), and continuing education professionals from all fields and areas of study. The program is open to both New School and non-New School applicants.

  • Approved External Programs

    To find out what specific programs are approved for Lang students at the program partners below, please log in to MyNewSchool and click the red GoAbroad link under the Academics tab. 

    CAPA
    CIEE
    IES Abroad
    SIT Abroad
    Syracuse University Abroad Programs
    School for Field Studies

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