The Geology of New Zealand combines a traditional 5 -week field camp with a campus semester at the University of Canterbury. Central to the program is a semester long research project. Geology of NZ program now offered in Fall semester with field camp in June and July. Read more →
The New Zealand Earth Systems analyzes current environmental issues arising from the interface between nature and society. This year, students study kaitiakitanga - the Maori concept of stewardship, marine and coastal ecology, glaciers and climate, and land use management. Read more →
The Sustainable Economics, Business and Entrepreneurship programme is designed specifically for economics, finance and business undergraduates. Central to the learning experience is a Internship Course or an Economics Research Methods Course. Read more →
Frontiers Abroad's field based summer program - Māori, Science and the Environment - focuses on analyzing environmental issues and hazards of the Cook Islands and New Zealand Earth Systems through the worldviews of both the Māori and "western" science. Read more →
The FA program showed me that I wanted to continue my studies of geology into graduate school. It exposed me to research experience, extensive field geology, and awesome faculty/graduate students. More significantly, I was able to interact with the entire geology department throughout the semester–almost on the level of a graduate student–and I could clearly tell that I fit into the “graduate student” lifestyle. Hear more from alumni...
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- Field Camp!
- Research opportunities
- Leading New Zealand Researchers
- Family atmosphere
- 190+ satisfied alumni
- Transcript from Lafayette College
- 15 academic credits
- New Zealand is beautiful