The University of Auckland

Established in 1883, The University of Auckland is New Zealand’s top-ranked university for research and academic reputation. It is an international centre of learning and academic excellence, and is situated in the heart of Auckland. The University provides an exciting and stimulating environment for more than 40,000 students.

The University of Auckland is a member of the Association of Pacific Rim Universities (which includes the University of California), and the Worldwide Universities Network. Membership of these groups is by invitation only and is limited to research-led institutions of international reputation across a broad range of disciplines.

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Why University of Auckland

  • Enrol in one of the world’s top 82 universities.*
  • Study in our world-class disciplines: Law ranked 18th, Psychology ranked 27th, Mathematics ranked 30th, Accounting and Finance ranked 33rd and Computer Science ranked 40th in the world.*
  • Gain an internationally recognised qualification from New Zealand’s leading research university.
  • Offers a ‘triple crown’ of accreditation for Business from AACSB International (USA), EQUIS (Europe) and AMBA (UK).
  • Choose from a comprehensive range of programmes to PhD level, offered in eight faculties. Study for a PhD and pay the same as New Zealand students.
  • Study at the only invited New Zealand member of Universitas 21, APRU and WUN.
  • Feel safe and secure knowing that our team of international student support staff is available to assist you at every stage of your academic journey.
  • Participate in a range of social and cultural activities to help you make friends and settle into life at the university.
  • Enjoy the convenience of our city campus and accommodation facilities which are located in the heart of Auckland city.

** QS World University Ranking 2011

Four campuses

The University’s eight faculties are located over four main campuses, although most students attend the city campus.


The University of Auckland Location

Princes Street
Auckland 1010
New Zealand

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