Study Abroad

University of Auckland

Auckland, New Zealand

One of the world's leading research universities, the University of Auckland has strong departments in the sciences, sociology, and Maori studies, but there are many others to choose from.

Students may study at the University of Auckland through direct enrollment, or through either program provider Arcadia or IFSA-Butler.

Language(s) of instruction available: English
Program link: http://www.auckland.ac.nz/uoa/international-students/
Types of housing: Dorm with local students, Dorm with international students
Amherst approved: Yes
Major(s): Anthropology, Biochemistry, Biology, Biophysics, Chemistry, Computer Science, Environmental Studies, Geology, Neuroscience, Physics, Sociology, Visual Arts, Performing Arts, Social Sciences, Humanities, Sciences
Student evaluations: https://www.amherst.edu/mm/439297

Frontiers Abroad New Zealand Earth Systems

Christchurch, New Zealand

Students participate in a five weeks field research in the earth sciences prior to the start of the semester at the University of Canterbury.  This is an excellent opportunity to combine field experience with a traditional study abroad experience at a foreign university.

Language(s) of instruction available: English
Program link: http://www.frontiersabroad.com/page.php?page_name=earth_systems
Types of housing: Dorm with local students, Dorm with international students
Amherst approved: Yes
Major(s): Biochemistry, Biology, Biophysics, Chemistry, Economics, Environmental Studies, Geology, Physics, Sciences
Student evaluations: https://www.amherst.edu/mm/439297

Frontiers Abroad New Zealand Earth Systems

Auckland, New Zealand

Students participate in a five weeks field research in the earth sciences prior to the start of the semester at the University of Auckland.  This is an excellent opportunity to combine field experience with a traditional study abroad experience at a foreign university.

Language(s) of instruction available: English
Program link: http://www.frontiersabroad.com/page.php?page_name=earth_systems
Types of housing: Dorm with local students, Dorm with international students
Amherst approved: Yes
Major(s): Biochemistry, Biology, Biophysics, Chemistry, Economics, Environmental Studies, Geology, Physics, Sciences
Student evaluations: https://www.amherst.edu/mm/439297

Frontiers Abroad Geology of New Zealand

Christchurch, New Zealand

Students participate in a five weeks of geology field research prior to the start of the semester at the University of Canterbury.  This is an excellent opportunity to combine field experience with a traditional study abroad experience at a foreign university.

Language(s) of instruction available: English
Program link: http://frontiersabroad.com/study-abroad-programmes/geology/
Types of housing: Dorm with local students, Dorm with international students
Term offered: semester - spring only
Amherst approved: Yes
Major(s): Geology, Sciences
Student evaluations: https://www.amherst.edu/mm/439297

SIT Nepal: Development & Social Change (petition)

Kathmandu, Nepal
Language(s) of instruction available: English
Program link: http://www.sit.edu/studyabroad/ssa_npr.cfm
Types of housing: Homestay
Amherst approved: No
Major(s): Anthropology, Asian Languages and Civilization, Economics, Environmental Studies, History, Political Science, Religion, Sociology, Social Sciences, Humanities
Student evaluations: https://www.amherst.edu/mm/439297

Pitzer in Nepal (petition)

Kathmandu, Nepal
Language(s) of instruction available: English
Program link: http://pitweb.pitzer.edu/study-abroad/programs/nepal/
Types of housing: Homestay
Amherst approved: No
Major(s): Anthropology, Asian Languages and Civilization, Economics, Environmental Studies, Philosophy, Religion, Social Sciences, Humanities
Student evaluations: https://www.amherst.edu/mm/439297

Augsburg College: Nation Building, Globalization, and Decolonizing (petition) the Mind

Windhoek, Namibia

This program, run by the Center for Global Education at Augsburg College, includes two week-long academic excursion to South Africa.  Students must choose the independent study course, not the internship course, as Amherst does not award credit for internships.

Language(s) of instruction available: English
Program link: http://www.augsburg.edu/global/africa/fallspringsem01.html
Types of housing: Dorm with program students
Amherst approved: No
Major(s): Anthropology, Black Studies, History, Political Science, Social Sciences, Humanities
Student evaluations: https://www.amherst.edu/mm/439297

SIT Mongolia: Geopolitics and the Environment (petition)

Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
Language(s) of instruction available: English
Program link: http://www.sit.edu/studyabroad/ssa_mfr.cfm
Types of housing: Homestay
Amherst approved: No
Major(s): Anthropology, Asian Languages and Civilization, Economics, History, Political Science, Sociology
Student evaluations: https://www.amherst.edu/mm/439297

AMIDEAST Area & Arabic Language Studies in Rabat

Rabat, Morocco

Students must receive a transcript from Northeastern University, AMIDEAST's school of record.

Language pre-requisites: None required (although select courses require proficiency in French)
Language(s) of instruction available: Arabic, English, French
Program link: http://www.amideast.org/abroad/programs/morocco/area-arabic-language-studies-morocco-semesteracademic-year
Types of housing: Homestay, Dorm with local students
Amherst approved: Yes
Major(s): English, History, Political Science, Religion, Sociology, Women's and Gender Studies, Social Sciences, Humanities
Student evaluations: https://www.amherst.edu/mm/439297

AMIDEAST Al-Akhawayn University in Ifrane

Ifrane, Morocco

The partner university is Al-Akhawayn University in Ifrane where students are directly enrolled.  Courses in many majors are offered and it is best to review Al-Akhawayn University's website for more information.

The 2-week orientation course is credited by the college. Students must receive a transcript from Northeastern University, AMIDEAST's school of record.

Language pre-requisites: None required
Language(s) of instruction available: Arabic, English, French
Program link: http://www.amideast.org/abroad/programs/morocco/al-akhawayn-university-semesteracademic-year
Types of housing: Dorm with local students
Amherst approved: Yes
Major(s): Asian Languages and Civilization, Social Sciences, Humanities
Student evaluations: https://www.amherst.edu/mm/439297

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