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University of Auckland
Auckland, New Zealand (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Calendar Year,
Fall Back-Up,
Full Year,
Full Year Back-Up,
Split Year Spring,
SpltYr Spring BackUp,
Spring Back-Up
Program Dates &
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Fact Sheet:
Minimum Cumulative GPA:
3.0 Language Prerequisite: No
Language(s): English
Type of Program:
Area Studies, Business, Direct Matriculation
Non-GU Students May Apply: No Housing Options: Independent, Off-Campus, Student Residence
Level of Support: High (Comprehensive onsite support) September Deadline: No
Subjects Offered: Anthropology, Art/Art History, Asian Studies, Biology, Business, Chemistry, Classics, Computer Science, Economics, Environmental Studies, Film, French, German, Government/Political Science, Health Sciences, History, International Studies, Italian, Japanese, Linguistics, Mathematics, Music, Philosophy, Physics, Psychology, Public Health, Religion/Theology, Russian, Social Work, Sociology, Spanish
Program Description:

University of Auckland

Auckland, New Zealand

Applicants should be in good academic standing and have a GPA of 3.0. 

Applications are due in February for the upcoming fall or full year and in October for the spring term.  If you are considering a full year abroad in two locations (split year), you must submit application materials for both programs at the deadline for the first program. 

*Applicants who do not meet these eligibility requirements are encouraged to meet with the OGE Regional Advisor for this program early in the process to learn about their options.

About the program
  • Cost
  • University and Location
The University of Auckland, founded in 1883, is consistently ranked among the world's top research universities.  It is also New Zealand's largest university, with approximately 40,000 students. The student body of Auckland includes over 4,200 international students representing more than 90 countries. Eight faculties of the University of Auckland offer a comprehensive range of research-based study programs, including a Maori studies program which offers students an opportunity to study a language and culture unique to New Zealand. The main university library and 13 divisional libraries contain over one million volumes.

A cosmopolitan city with a population of 1.4 million, Auckland offers a wide range of cultural activities. Known as the City of Sails, Auckland is renowned for its natural beauty and wide range of outdoor activities, particularly water sports. Auckland is both the main commercial and industrial center of New Zealand.
  • Accommodation and Meals
Students may request housing in fully-catered (Grafton Hall, International House, and O'Rorke Hall), self-catered (Number 14 Whitaker Place, Park Road Student Flats, and Parnell Student Village) housing options, or in Unilodge.
  • Academic Calendar
Full year (students are advised to consider the Southern Hemisphere academic year, mid-February through late November)
Fall semester (early July through late November) is New Zealand's Semester 2
Spring semester (mid- February through late June) is New Zealand's Semester 1
  • Fields of Study and Language of Instruction
Language of Instruction is English.
Fields of study include: Business, History, Political Science, Comparative Literature, Maori and Pacific Islander Studies, International Affairs, Social Sciences, Economics, Marine & Environmental Science, Fine Arts, Music, Philosophy, Theology (comprehensive curriculum).
  • Courseload
Georgetown considers a full courseload at the University of Auckland to be 60 points (credits) per semester or 4 courses. Students successfully completing 60 points will receive 15 Georgetown credits and 5 course equivalents. For a list of available courses, click here. Final grades are given on the basis of assignments, tests, and a final examination.
  • Evaluation
High first A+ Second pass C+
Clear first A Pass* C
Bare first A- Marginal pass C-
High second B+ Marginal fail D+
Clear second B Clear fail  D
Bare second B- Poor fail D-

* In order to be awarded Georgetown credit for classes, you must receive at least a "Pass".

Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2018 10/02/2017 10/14/2017 TBA TBA
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