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EcoQuest
Whakatiwai, New Zealand (Education Abroad Programs Program)
Program Terms: Fall Semester,
Spring Semester,
Summer
Homepage: Click to visit
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring Semester 2019 01-NOV-2018
**
Rolling Admission 30-JAN-2019 10-MAY-2019
Summer 2019 01-APR-2019 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Fall Semester 2019 01-APR-2019 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.

Indicates that deadline has passed
Fact Sheet:
Class Status:
2nd year, 3rd year, 4th year Minimum GPA Requirement: 2.5
Language Requirement:
none
Open to Non-UVa Students:
No
Housing: With program group Language Courses Offered: No
Language of Instruction: English
Credit Type:
Transfer Credit
Program Type:
Field Study/ Experiential, Island
Tuition Payments Made To:
Program Provider
Education Abroad Advisor:
Margaret Walter
Application Fee:
Yes
Study Abroad Administrative Fee:
Yes
Subject Area:
Environmental Sciences, Public Policy and Administration, Urban and Environmental Planning
Program Description:

New Zealand offers an ideal context for hands-on, multi-disciplinary studies with its rich cultural traditions, diverse ecosystems, expansive natural areas, mild climate, and history of innovative approaches to resource management. Working closely with an accomplished corps of professors, field leaders and guest lecturers, EcoQuest students have the opportunity to develop practical knowledge and field skills while contributing to ongoing research efforts to help restore New Zealand.

All EcoQuest programs promote conceptual thinking, applied and integrated science, and multi-disciplinary approaches to environmental and resource management issues. Program delivery takes place in a variety of ecosytems, ranging from the mountains to the sea.

EcoQuest is committed to a sustainable world, a vision that includes the natural environment, as well as the people and their cultural and socio-economic needs.

Please visit the EcoQuest website for further program information.