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Join Frontiers Abroad in New Zealand

Join Frontiers Abroad in New Zealand to complete your field training, upskill yourself, and experience diverse cultures, environments, and landscapes. At Frontiers Abroad our name reflects our unique field curriculum and teaching locations in a remote part of the world, New Zealand.

Our field camps or our coupled field camp and semester programmes, are designed and implemented for undergraduates See our current programmes below. Our point of difference with other study abroad programmes is an emphasis on research, with a goal to make you a better candidate for top research graduate institutions and employment opportunities.

Current alumni are studying at Brown, Cal Tech, Colorado School of Mines, Columbia, Cornell, Dartmouth, Stanford, Scripps, UCLA , Vanderbilt Universities.

We are now accepting applications for Summer and Fall 2018 & Spring of 2019 programs!

Now accepting applications for Summer and Fall 2018 & Spring of 2019

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The Geology of New Zealand

Earth Science Field Training. 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 is now offered in Fall semester with field camp in June and July. Read more

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New Zealand Earth Systems

Environmental and Biological Field Training. 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. NZ Earth Systems program is now offered in Fall semester with field camp in June and July. Read more

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Geologic Field Camp in New Zealand - Summer

Earth Science Field Training. FA now offers its field camp as a stand alone summer experience. Explore the Geology of New Zealand's North and South Island over a 5 week field camp. Students complete a series of mapping and field based exercises to introduce them to geologic principles andthe amazing geology of New Zealand. Read more

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Earth Systems Science Field Camp - Summer

Environmental and Biological Field Training. Frontiers Abroad's Earth Systems Science Field Camp - focuses on analyzing environmental issues and hazards of Tonga and New Zealand. This summer, special emphasis will be placed on (1) Tongan marine system and (2) the effects of the recent Kaikoura earthquake on the marine near shore environment. Read more

Congratulations to former FA students Alice Oline and Tasnuva Ming Khan and Prof. Travis Horton for their new publication "Thermal Imaging and Biometrical Thermography of Humpback Whales" View the publication here!

Why choose FA?

  • Our alumni are attending top graduate schools in USA: Cal Tech, Stanford, Columbia, Yale - to name a few
  • Field Camp!
  • Research opportunities
  • Internship opportunities
  • Leading New Zealand Researchers
  • Family atmosphere
  • 500+ satisfied alumni
  • Adventure
  • Pacific Islands!

Explore the Endless Possibilities