Programs by Country: New Zealand


AUCKLAND: University of Auckland

Traditional | Auckland, New Zealand

Study Abroad Coordinator: Katherine Pruess (k.pruess@neu.edu)

This program, on the north island of New Zealand, allows students to live and study in a cosmopolitan city with picturesque harbors, mountains, lakes, parks, and beaches just a short distance from the university. Students spend either the summer/fall or the spring/summer terms at the University of Auckland. The courses are offered mostly in the Arts & Sciences, but there are a variety of disciplines from which to choose. Students will also have access to all campus resources, including e-mail, campus activities, library facilities, and sports clubs.

Academic Calendar


CHRISTCHURCH: University of Canterbury

Traditional | Christchurch, New Zealand

Study Abroad Coordinator: Katherine Pruess (k.pruess@neu.edu)

This program, on the south island of New Zealand, allows students to live and study in one of the most scenic and picturesque regions of the world. Students spend either the summer/fall or the spring/summer terms at the University of Canterbury. UC offers students a  range of courses in Arts (Humanities and Social Sciences), Business, Education, Engineering, Forestry, Law and Science, with more than 100 disciplines offered from Accounting to Zoology. For those interested in field sciences, the University is known for its network of field stations around the South Island (including an astronomical observatory in the high country) and many courses in the field sciences include field trips within the South Island’s spectacular natural environment.  Students will also have access to all campus resources, including e-mail, campus activities, library facilities, and sports clubs.

Academic calendar - note that there is a compulsory orientation for study abroad students before classes begin

Contact a Study Abroad Ambassador or alum of this program for more information!
- Elizabeth Dovenberg, Canterbury Full Year 2012-2013; dovenberg.e@husky.neu.edu