Programs by Major: Behavioral Neuroscience


AMSTERDAM: Vrije Universiteit

Traditional | Amsterdam, Netherlands

Study Abroad Coordinator: Mike Miller (m.miller@neu.edu)

Since its founding in 1880, VU University Amsterdam has been known for its distinctive approach to knowledge. VU is an open organization, strongly linked to people and society. What matters is not just the acquisition of a greater depth of knowledge, but also a wider one.

Academic research and education at VU is characterized by a high level of ambition, and encourages free and open communications and ideas. VU stands for universal university values such as academic freedom and independence, which is reflected in our name (‘VU’ is the Dutch abbreviation for ‘free university’): free from the church, state and any commercial interest. The basic philosophy of VU is expressed in three core values:

  • responsible
  • open
  • personally engaged

 


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.

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BRISBANE: University of Queensland

Traditional | Brisbane, Australia

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

Ranked among the top 100* universities in the world, The University of Queensland (UQ) is one of Australia's finest higher education institutions with:

  • more awards for teaching excellence than any other Australian university
  • exceptional program choice across a wide range of study areas at undergraduate, postgraduate and research higher degree levels
  • opportunities for students to gain practical experience and make valuable connections with prospective employers through internships and work placements
  • the chance to study part of their degree overseas at one of the University’s many highly ranked partner institutions

With campuses based in and around the city of Brisbane, you will enjoy a diverse community of over 48,800 students, including over 11,500 international students from 142 different countries across the globe.

The University’s outstanding 215,000-plus alumni include a Nobel laureate, the CEO of a Fortune 500 company, an Academy Award winner, and leaders in government, law, science, public service and the arts.

For more information please visit UQ's website for international students.

*2014-2015; 43 QS World University Rankings|47 US News and World Report Best Global Universities | 65 Times Higher Education Rankings | 85 Academic Ranking of World Universities

CRICOS Provider Number: 00025B

 


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

 


DUBLIN: University College Dublin

Traditional | Dublin, Ireland

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

Ireland's economy has been growing at a rate above European Union (EU) levels, making it an increasingly popular location for investment. Over 1,200 companies from all over the world have chosen Ireland as their base to do business both locally and on a global scale. Over the last two decades, Ireland has welcomed investment from a wide range of business sectors, including electronics and engineering, pharmaceuticals and healthcare products, computer software, financial services and a range of internationally traded services. Dublin has been at the center of Ireland's phenomenal economic growth, making it an excellent place to study business.


GOLD COAST: Bond University

Traditional | Gold Coast, Australia

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

Bond University is located on the Gold Coast – Australia's sixth largest city, situated on the country's beautiful east coast close to the Queensland/New South Wales state border. Within 10 minutes of our campus, you could be swimming and surfing at the beach, browsing through one of our international shopping centers, or heading out for dinner and a night of dancing in the popular local districts Broadbeach or Surfers Paradise.

Bond offers its students the choice to start in one of our three semesters in January, May or September that conveniently aligns with the Northern Hemisphere academic calendars.  Bond has a busy campus life with over 100 clubs and societies ranging from our Scuba club to our French enthusiasts club.

For more information on Bond please visit the Why Bond webpage.

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LONDON: Queen Mary, University of London

Traditional | London, England

Study Abroad Coordinator: Lane Marder (l.marder@neu.edu)

Queen Mary is one of the largest College's of the internationally renowned University of London. The Study Abroad programme is a fully integrated experience allowing you to live and learn with students from the UK and from many other countries around the world. Queen Mary is based on an urban campus in London's East End - close to the centre of the city - and is served by two underground stops giving easy access to all of London’s attractions. A modular course system allows visiting students to create a schedule combining courses from the faculties of Humanities, Social Sciences and Law and Science and Engineering.

 


SYDNEY: University of Sydney

Traditional | Sydney, Australia

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

This program allows students to live and study in one of the most multicultural and dynamic regions of the world. Students spend either the summer/fall or the spring/summer terms at the University of Sydney, the oldest university in Australia. Students are encouraged to take courses with an Australian and Southeast Asian focus, and will have access to all campus resources, including e-mail, campus activities, library facilities, and sports clubs. Optional trips are offered through the International Student Services Unit (ISSU) to Canberra, the Blue Mountains, and other exotic regions.

Want more information? Check out the University of Sydney's Study Abroad Guide.