Please note: We are currently evaluating Fall 2020 program date changes due to Covid

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New Zealand Earth and Environment 

Study Abroad Programs 

Frontiers Abroad

Frontiers Abroad

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New Zealand Earth and Environment 

Study Abroad Programs 

Frontiers Abroad

Frontiers Abroad offers earth and environmental science study abroad programmes to US colleges and Universities in the diverse culture and environment of New Zealand. Our point of difference is our emphasis on field and research learning, with our goal to make you a better candidate for top research graduate institutions and employment opportunities. Programs integrate a 4-5 week field  experience with a campus semester at either the University of Canterbury or University of Auckland.

Programs

Geology of New Zealand

New Zealand Earth Systems

New Zealand Earth Systems

The Geology of New Zealand Programme (Geology) begins with a five-week field camp, which includes a series of interlinked modules that explore the stratigraphy, mountain building, and tectonics of the South Island, and the volcanology and geothermal geology of the North Island. Following field-camp, students transition to a campus semester at the University of Canterbury located in Christchurch on New Zealand’s South Island.

New Zealand Earth Systems

New Zealand Earth Systems

New Zealand Earth Systems

The New Zealand Earth Systems Programme analyzes current environmental issues arising from the interface between nature and society within the New Zealand Earth System through Māori and scientific world views. The four-week field camp takes advantage of sites on both the North Island and South Island of New Zealand. Students will explore the Mt. Ruapehu,  Banks Peninsula, the Southern Alps, and Kaikoura through a series of  field modules. 

Summer Programs

New Zealand Earth Systems

Summer Programs

Both the Geology of New Zealand and  New Zealand Earth Systems are offered as field camp options during the US summer (June-July). Summer only students work alongside the semester students during field camp. Please Note: Due to COVID 19 - we are not offering summer field camps for 2020.

Field Camp Video - Geology of New zealand

That is Mt. Doom!

Semester Universities

University of Canterbury (Geology and ES)

University of Canterbury (Geology and ES)

University of Canterbury (Geology and ES)

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The University of Canterbury is located on New Zealand's South Island in Christchurch. Located and within hours  of world class hiking, climbing , camping and paddling - we recommend UC for the adventurous students. Students studying at Canterbury live in Ilam Apartments.  Click on link to learn more.

University of Auckland (ES only)

University of Canterbury (Geology and ES)

University of Canterbury (Geology and ES)

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Located in Auckland, UoA is New Zealand top ranked university. Located in a vibrant city and close to wonderful beaches and forests, Auckland is the perfect place to study for those looking for an active city life with easy access to the outdoors. Students studying at Auckland live in Carlaw Student Village. Click on link to learn more.