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Semester / Trimester

Humanities, Business, Design, Communication & Maori Studies - AUT University

AUT University

Spring 1 2018 (Feb 9, 2018 to Jun 24, 2018)
Catalog Code: IAKS3118

ISA Auckland semester and year programs allow students to select courses from a wide variety of fields of study allowing their study abroad experience to fit their individual academic needs. Courses are conducted through AUT University and taught in English by host university professors. ISA students will enroll in courses alongside New Zealand and international students.

Highlights of this Program Include:

  • Urban, modern campus is Auckland's city center
  • Offers semester-long internships for academic credit in Business, Marketing, Public Relations, Finance, Tourism, Hospitality, and more (additional cost of $575)
  • Optional Rugby add-on program
  • Opportunity to experience Maori culture through specialized courses and participate in the International Noho Marae
  • Strong Programs in Engineering; Communications, Media and Journalism; Maori Studies; Sport and Recreation; Tourism; Early Childhood Education
  • Housing: Students will be placed in self-catered, apartment style student housing located just across the street from campus
  • Multi-day Bridging Cultures Program orientation in Auckland and Rotorua
  • Optional semester break excursions to Thailand, East Coast Australia, Bali, Ayers Rock/Uluru, or New Zealand's South Island

Semester + Semester Programs Available: Students may participate in the Spring + Fall OR the Fall + Spring sessions of this program by selecting their two semesters of interest when submitting the initialISA online application. For more information about this option, please contact your Auckland Site Specialist.

Prices & Dates

February 9, 2018 - June 24, 2018

Session Dates:


Catalog Code:



November 1, 2017 Extended to November 10, 2017

Application Due Date:

November 15, 2017

Final Forms & Payments Due:

Program in Progress

Admissions Status:

*prices and dates are subject to change

Note: About pricing...

Housing is not included in the price above.Housing at AUT starts at $4,700 without a meal plan (subject to change.) A $500 refundable security deposit will be charged to students living in ISA arranged housing. ISA may retain some, or all, of this deposit in case of damage to property, or if utility usage exceeds the allotted monthly amount.

Students who select the Semester + Semester option for this program will receive a $2,500 discount on their second semester. ISA support services, housing and insurance are not included during the interim period between sessions but may be added for an additional charge.

The following scholarship is offered by Auckland University of Technology for ISA participants.

AUT supports three ISA study abroad students with three $1,000 NZD awards each year. The award is credited to the student's overall program balance with ISA. Find out more here.


Minimum GPA

Students must have a minimum grade point average of 2.50.

Minimum Admissions Prerequisites

There is no language prerequisite for this program.

Students must have completed a minimum of 2 semesters at a 4-year university at time of application. Some exceptions may apply, please contact the Program Manager for more information.

Students must also submit an official transcript along with their standard ISA application.

All students participating in the internship program are required to have a 3.0 GPA and must submit additional materials.

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