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