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UVA Exchange: University of Auckland
Auckland, New Zealand (Exchange Program) (Education Abroad Programs Program)
Program Terms: Fall Semester,
Spring Semester,
Homepage: Click to visit
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Year 2018-2019 15-FEB-2018 25-FEB-2018 16-JUL-2018 01-JUL-2019
NOTE: Dates reflect the academic calendar for the term; arrival and departure dates may differ. Confirmation of dates will be available in the admissions documents from the host university. If accepted to this program, you must commit to or decline participation by March 1.
Fall Semester 2018 15-FEB-2018 25-FEB-2018 16-JUL-2018 12-NOV-2018
NOTE: Dates reflect the academic dates for the program. Arrival and departure dates may vary. Confirmation of dates will be available in the admissions documents from the host university. If accepted to this program, you must commit to or decline participation by March 1.
Fact Sheet:
Class Status:
2nd year, 3rd year, 4th year Minimum GPA Requirement: 3.0
Language Requirement:
Open to Non-UVa Students:
Housing: Apartment, University dormitory Language Courses Offered: Yes
Language of Instruction: English
Credit Type:
Transfer Credit
Program Type:
Direct Enrollment at foreign institution
Tuition Payments Made To:
Advising Appointment Required:
Education Abroad Advisor:
Margaret Walter
Application Fee:
Study Abroad Administrative Fee:
Subject Area:
Accounting, Anthropology, Arabic, Archaeology, Architecture, Art, Art - Art History, Art - Studio Art, Asian Studies, Biochemistry, Biology, Cell and Molecular Biology, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Chinese, Civil Engineering, Classics, Commerce, Communications, Comparative Literature, Computer Science, Creative Writing, Criminology, Cultural Studies, Dance, Drama, Economics, Education, Electrical Engineering, Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Sciences, European Studies, Film Studies, Foreign Affairs, French, Geography, Geology, German, Global Studies, Greek, Hebrew, History, History of Science and Technology, Information Technology, Italian, Japanese, Jewish Studies, Landscape Architecture, Latin, Law, Linguistics, Management, Marine Science, Marketing, Materials Science and Engineering, Mathematics & Statistics, Mechanical Engineering, Medieval Studies, Music, Neuroscience, Other Languages & Literatures, Philosophy, Photography, Physics, Physiology, Political Science, Psychology, Public Health, Public Policy and Administration, Religious Studies, Social Work, Sociology, Spanish, Urban and Environmental Planning, Urban Studies
Program Description:

The University of Auckland is New Zealand's leading research-led University, and is also New Zealand's largest university. Established in 1883, it has grown into an international centre of learning and academic excellence. The University is situated in the heart of the cosmopolitan city of Auckland and provides an exciting and stimulating environment for over 32,000 students.

The University's comprehensive range of research-based study programs is internationally recognized, and attracts postgraduate and undergraduate students from all over the world. The different perspectives and cultures of the many international students who study at Auckland enrich the entire University community.

Auckland is New Zealand's largest city, with a wider metropolitan population of just over a million. The city is also known by Maori as Tamaki-makau-rau, "Tamaki desired by thousands".

The University of Auckland's campuses offer the attractions of city life combined with the appeal of outdoor living - close to cafes, restaurants, cinemas, parks, quality clothing and craft shopping, yet within 30 minutes of some of the world's most stunning beaches. A harbor city with a mild climate, Auckland provides opportunities to pursue all sorts of water sports and explore the many islands in its harbor, famed as tourist spots and bird sanctuaries. Auckland is also a center for the arts and entertainment. The Aotea Centre, Town Hall and many other venues regularly play host to world-class performances of music, dance and theatre. The University's own Maidment Arts Centre also offers a wide variety of professional performance, including theatre, dance and music.

There are a range of accommodation options at Auckland, including catered and self-catered. Additionally, there is a wide range of rental accommodation available close to the University, ranging from fully furnished apartments to bungalow houses (flats), which students share with a group of others.

Unilodge is a new, privately owned complex just 5 minutes walk from the University, which is specifically designed for students and has common shared facilities such as kitchen, common room and swimming pool. Rental is on a six month tenancy agreement. For more information go to

Consult the Accommodation Services' website for more information.


International Student Homepage
International student information

Course catalog

Semester 1: late February - late June
Semester 2: mid July - mid November
Academic calendar

Student budgeting information
Students will pay their regular tuition rate and fee to UVA for the term they are on a UVA Exchange Program. Students are additionally responsible for room and board, transportation, and personal expenses. Students will pay the host institution or make their own arrangements for accommodations. Check the host institution web site for accommodation choices, cost, and application procedures.

Students are responsible for booking and paying for their own international airfare and for researching and obtaining the necessary visa. Visit to learn more about visa requirements for studying in New Zealand.

UVA students are required to purchase CISI emergency medical and accident insurance.

Expected Expenses

  • UVA Tuition and Fees
  • Host institution Room and Board
  • International Airfare
  • CISI Insurance
  • New Zealand Studentsafe-University Insurance
  • Books and Supplies
  • Local Transportation
  • Passport and Visa
  • Personal Expenses