Victoria University of Wellington
Founded in 1897, Victoria University of Wellington is renowned for its quality of teaching and research. The university is located in Wellington, New Zealand’s capital city.
Wellington’s central location is ideal for exploring the surrounding beaches, mountains, coastline, as well as the North and South Island.
Victoria University offers a wide range of programs at different study levels, as well as a variety of courses that examine the historical and cultural background of the Maori people and culture. Students can enjoy Wellington’s relaxed coffee culture, lively nightlife and acclaimed art scene and participate in outdoor activities such as mountain biking, surfing, sailing or kayaking. Compact and safe, Wellington is a great place to be a student!
Victoria University does well in international rankings for many subjects, such as law, natural sciences, business, psychology, architecture and design, politics and international relations, computer science and information systems, law, languages, philosophy and communications and media studies. The most popular study areas for study abroad and exchange students are Humanities and Social Sciences and Science.
Number of students: approx. 21 000
Number of international students: approx. 3000
The academic year is made up of three trimesters, with intakes in February (trimester 1), July (trimester 2) and November (summer trimester). The summer semester offers a limited number of courses.