Category Archives: BGIA

‘The land of opportunities’

One of the great advantages of studying (and working in) international relations in New York is that all of the major international organisations are concentrated here and there’s also a myriad of NGOs, think tanks and institutions, some of them … Continue reading

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Best of BGIA and Colorado

After a five-week winter break which I spent in Colorado with my relatives, I moved to Bard last week and today the spring semester has officially started. But in this post I’d like to write mostly about the whole BGIA … Continue reading

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Because there’s life outside New York City, too

The end of the semester is coming rapidly. It’s hard to believe that only two weeks left. Of course, final papers and presentations are good reminders so I have no other option than to accept the facts, sit down and … Continue reading

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The city that never sleeps, neither do I

Okay, that’s not entirely true. I do sleep quite enough, don’t worry. But it’s true that the life here in New York is constantly speeding up. I mean I’ve been here for almost 3 months but it feels like only … Continue reading

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My first month in New York City

Hello everyone, my name is Zsuzsi Vég. I received my Master’s Degree in International Relations at ELTE this June and this semester I am studying at Bard Globalization and International Affairs Program (BGIA) in New York City. This amazing program combines … Continue reading

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Saying Goodbye to BGIA and NYC

As the semester was coming to an end, I was looking forward to come home for the winter break, but at the same time, it was difficult to leave New York and the people I met there. I had the … Continue reading

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Living, working and studying in NYC

Dear everyone, welcome to my first post here! My names is Jess, I am a recent Corvinus graduate selected to participate in the Bard Globalization and International Affairs Program in New York City, where I was classmates with Adrienn during … Continue reading

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New York City Marathon 2015

Back in July, after I applied to get my visa, one of my coordinators from Bard wrote me about an opportunity to volunteer at the New York City Marathon for a morning shift, on November 1. The offer came from the US … Continue reading

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A Free Friday

Last Friday I did not have to go to work and we had no class so I decided to wander around the city and have a great day. The weather was very pleasant and the sun was shining beautifully. I … Continue reading

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The First Two Months (Bard/BGIA and New York)

Hello everyone, I am Adrienn, originally from ELTE (American Studies M.A.), now studying at Bard/BGIA in New York city. These first two months have been wonderful in every possible way. My mid-term grades are very good, my internship is going … Continue reading

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