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  • Locations: Dunedin, New Zealand
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Restrictions: Duke applicants only
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Click here for a definition of this term Open to Non-Duke Students: No Click here for a definition of this term Language of Instruction: English
Click here for a definition of this term Housing Options: Apartment, Residence Hall Click here for a definition of this term Program Advisor: Alayne Wood
Minimum Class Level: Sophomore Click here for a definition of this term Minimum GPA: 3.0
Click here for a definition of this term Course Load: 15 credits/semester Click here for a definition of this term Additional Program Prerequisites: None
Click here for a definition of this term Language Requirement: None Click here for a definition of this term Areas of Study: Art History, Arts & Humanities, Arts and Media, Asian and Middle Eastern Studies, Biology, Biomedical Engineering, Biophysics, Chemistry, Classical Studies, Computer Science, Creative Writing, Cultural Anthropology, Documentary Studies, Earth and Ocean Sciences, Economics, English, Environmental Science and Policy, Evolutionary Anthropology, Finance, Gender Sexuality and Feminist Studies, Global Health, Health Policy, History, Innovation & Entrepreneurship, International Comparative Studies, Latin, Linguistics, Literature, Markets and Management Studies, Mathematics, Medieval and Renaissance Studies, Music, Natural Sciences, Philosophy, Physics, Political Science, Psychology and Neuroscience, Public Policy, Religious Studies, Social Sciences, Sociology, Statistical Science, Theater Studies
Duke Administered Program?: No
Program Description:

Please note that the Duke Study  Abroad Fee will be charged to students enrolled in this program. For more information about the fee, please see




What Otago has to offer

  • New Zealand's oldest university and a top-ranked research institution
  • An ideal setting for students interested in great academics and outdoor adventure
  • A unique student lifestyle in a close-knit community
  • International office, student health service, counseling service, theatre, concert hall, gymnasium, audiovisual center and information services center
  • An active students association and many societies and clubs for cultural, athletic, political and academic interests
  • Shops, music and entertainment within walking distance
  • The southernmost university in the world with easy access to spectacular scenery and amazing recreation opportunities


  • Housing is with New Zealanders and other international students in a house or flat within walking distance of the university
  • Students purchase or prepare their own meals


  • Well-respected specialist academic schools
  • A balanced curriculum that complements preprofessional study for premed, prelaw and business students
  • Excellent field-based study in the social sciences and the sciences
  • Students take three or four courses per semester

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