Program Goals

  • Instill in students the intellectual resources and skills necessary for success at top-tier, English-language universities through the 18-month curriculum.
  • Introduce students to the study of the humanities and to the value of a liberal arts education.
  • Develop students' understanding of the cultural norms of Western universities.
  • Spur personal growth and maturity; cultivate leadership potential.
  • Prepare students to excel on the standardized tests necessary for university entry.

Program Benefits

  • Develop confidence in the ability to speak, read, listen, write, and think in English.
  • Hone the quantitative and analytical skills necessary for university entry.
  • Attend one-on-one tutoring sessions for standardized test preparation.
  • Gain exposure to the rigors of a Western university classroom.
  • Acquire invaluable cross-cultural experience by studying in Florence and New York City.
  • Receive continuing instruction, guidance, and mentoring through the junior and senior years of high school.
  • Practice leadership and interpersonal skills.

Program Locations

Summer I
Abu Dhabi and NYU Florence (typically July-August)

Academic Year I
Abu Dhabi and Online (during academic year)

Summer II
Abu Dhabi and NYU New York (typically July-August)

Academic Year II
Abu Dhabi and Online (fall only)