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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: 4 courses/18 credits per semester Click here for a definition of this term Additional Program Prerequisites: Good standing
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


Founded in 1869, University of Otago is New Zealand's oldest university and carries a sense of history and tradition. Located on the South Island in Dunedin, Otago gives you the experience of living in a university town where much of the activity in the city centers on the university. A reputation for academic excellence and excellent services for international students enhances the experience you can have at Otago.

Academic Program
There is virtually no limit to the unique educational opportunities that are available to you at Otago. Particular academic strengths include political studies, anthropology, film & media studies, theatre studies, geology, environmental science, ecology, genetics, biochemistry, bioethics, business, and physical education. If you are interested, there are some fascinating field study options available for students in geology, ecology, and anthropology and some unique courses in subject areas like indigenous studies, and contemporary music (go to  Regardless of the courses you choose to take, you can expect to see a new way of looking at the world.