Study Abroad at Lincoln University

  • Students will have opportunities to take courses in agriculture, crop and soil science, environmental economics, water resource management and GIS to name a few areas.

  • Offerings in Maori studies and social sciences provide a strong background in New Zealand culture and history.

  • Students interested in this program may focus on recreation and tourism management with a specialization in the outdoor environment.


Ivey Hall, Lincoln University. Photo credit: Levo.Ivey Hall, Lincoln University. Photo credit: Levo.

Lincoln University is New Zealand's oldest agricultural college, offering students a smaller campus atmosphere in the Canterbury region of New Zealand. The university is located 25 minutes from the city of Christchurch. Hiking, skiing, surfing and more are all possible within a few hours of the university.

Study abroad at Lincoln University provides a strong focus on the environment from a business, agricultural, scientific and policy perspective.


Courses may be selected among various departments. You will earn the follows hours of credit.

  • Semester I: 16 credits
  • Semester II: 16 credits
  • Academic year: 32 credits

Admission Requirements

GPA Requirements: 2.75 on a 4.0 scale.

You must be in good academic standing and not on disciplinary probation. You need to submit a complete application including a transcript, letter of recommendation and an advisor's form before your application will be considered.

Application Deadlines

  • Semester I: November 15
  • Semester II: March 15
  • Academic Year Southern Hemisphere: November 15
  • Academic Year: March 15


For more information about this program, please contact Program Manager, Carly Gordon, at