At NYU Law, academics are about more than just coursework; they are about interdisciplinary intellectual dialogue, first-hand lawyering and clinical experiences--and always, a global approach to training the leaders of tomorrow.
To get a sense of some of our academic specialities and the first-rate faculty that teach them--as well as the many centers, colloquia, lectures and student organizations that underscore them--explore the Areas of Focus section. There you can learn about Business, Clinical, Constitutional, Criminal, Environmental, Innovation, Interdisciplinary, International, Procedure, Public Interest and Tax Law.
NYU Law has a range of signature scholarship programs that provide not only full tuition, but also intensive mentoring to develop tomorrow’s leaders. Furman Academic Scholars focus on future legal teaching careers. Prospective students who want to pursue public interest can apply to the Root-Tilden-Kern Scholarship Program. AnBryce Scholars come from economically disadvantaged backgrounds, and are among the first in their immediate families to seek a graduate degree.
Other flagship programs include the Jacobson Leadership Program in Law and Business, which gives scholarships in amounts up to full tuition to students on career paths bridging the legal and commercial worlds, and the Arthur Garfield Hays Civil Liberties Program, which awards a stipend as part of a fellowship for 3Ls wanting a leg up on a public service career focused on civil liberties. The Lawrence Lederman Fellowships in Law and Economics fosters research and study in the area of law, economics, and business.
The Furman Academic Fellowship program is geared toward recent NYU Law graduates who want to teach law. The Samuel I. Golieb Fellowship Program is the oldest legal history program of its kind, cementing NYU Law’s reputation as a leader in that field.