Founded to be a model for universities of the future, we take a look back at NYU Shanghai's history.

On Tuesday, cultural historian Chris Wilson from University of New Mexico shed light on the transformation...

NYU Shanghai graduate Hannah Johnstone ‘17 was recently bestowed the 2017-2018...

Project Neuron, a motion dance and visual music performance designed by NYU Shanghai faculty, students and...

In Focus

Gus Xia is a computer science expert and assistant professor at NYU Shanghai; he is also a professional musician. Professor Xia--who has performed as the prime soloist of the Chinese Music Institute in Peking University, and a soloist with the Pitt Carpathian Ensemble in Pittsburgh--is using his passion for music to expand our understanding of the dynamics between humans and machines. He tells us about his latest work and whether AI can ever replace a human musician.

Noteworthy Works

The myth that Chinese civilization is monolithic, unchanging and perenially cut off from the rest of the world has long obscured China's diverse and dynamic history.

Recent Shows & Talks

On May 11, the final Literary Reading Series event of this academic year...

Admissions Corner

  • Make NYU Shanghai Your First Choice
    05/24/2017 - 15:55

    To all of the rising seniors: the NYU Shanghai admissions process for Fall 2018 is starting soon!  Our admissions officers will start traveling around the world to visit high schools and Chinese language classrooms from September through December.  In the meantime, don't forget to create your Common App account after August 1, 2017 and make sure to put Shanghai as your first choice campus on the NYU Member Questions page.  If you have any questions at all, email us at