NYU Stern delivers a unique education that combines rigor in the classroom with engagement beyond the classroom to broaden perspectives and change mindsets. We promote disruptive thinking and encourage experimentation to create value. We fulfill our promise through four core values:
NYU Stern is committed to developing educational and business opportunities in Africa. Partnering with the Wits University in Johannesburg, South Africa and University of Cape Town, NYU Stern offers semester-long study-abroad experiences for MBA students. NYU Stern also offers a course on business and society in Ghana, ending with a capstone trek to Accra.
The Economist ranks NYU Stern the 7th best business school in the world. U.S. News and World Report ranks NYU Stern the 10th best MBA program in the US.
Stern in Africa’s mission is to provide increased exposure to business opportunities in Africa. Established in 2007, SiA undertakes a variety of social and professional initiatives including:
SiA is a highly visible and active student organization with over 100 current student members and an extensive alumni base. For inquiries, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
NYU Africa House is an interdisciplinary institute devoted to the study of contemporary Africa, focusing on economic, political, and social issues on the continent and programs in the Arts. Part of Africa House’s core mission is to advance the understanding of the links between Africa and the rest of the world, through the social, historical, economic and other lenses. Related to this, we also have relationships with African immigrant communities in New York City. NYU has a large number of professors and students doing research in the areas of Economic Development, Economic Growth and Macroeconomics, microfinance, analysis of the effectiveness of foreign aid, politics and political economy, law and legal institutions. Africa House regularly convenes high level talks and seminars, and has in the past featured African heads of state. We also host policy luncheons, and research discussion presentations on focused topics. Our programs take place in New York City and in various capitals in Africa
The Wagner Student Alliance for Africa (WSAFA) brings together students and faculty at NYU Wagner interested in addressing socio-economic and political issues facing African communities both here in the U.S and on the continent. WSAFA aims to empower future leaders in the public service to effectively utilize their academic, professional, and personal skills to impact Africa.