Massey University
Massey University offers a Māori Studies program where students can learn more about Māori cultural, educational, social, and economic development. Take a Māori language class alongside course options include: “Māori Art and Design,” “Māori Wellbeing and Vitality,” “Māori and Politics,” and “Foundations of Māori Health.”

Available on ISEP Direct


Universidad Privada Boliviana

Learn about the 36 different indigenous communities that make up around half of Bolivia’s entire population, including the Quechua, Aymara, and more. Immerse yourself further into Bolivian culture by living with a local host family. Take courses in Spanish and/or English in subjects including international business and global studies.

Available on ISEP Exchange


University of Ghana

Take courses focusing on how indigenous influences have shaped African cultures including: “African Indigenous Religions,” “African Indigenous Education,” and “Introduction to African Studies/Culture and Development.” Connect further with Ghana’s communities through optional volunteer projects arranged by ISEP staff.

Available on ISEP Direct


University of Oulu
Take courses in English in business, education, STEM, and Scandinavian studies while at the University of Oulu. The Saami people are Europe’s only recognized indigenous population, and more than ten thousand Saami live in Finland. Course offerings include: “Saami Culture” and “Arctic and Nordic Perspectives on Sustainable Development.”

Available on ISEP Exchange


University of Auckland

Dive into the fast-paced city environment of Auckland while surrounded by enchanting mountains, dormant volcanoes, and picturesque islands. Immerse yourself further into Pacific Islander culture by volunteering with local communities and organizations, or by taking coursework in unique fields of study including Māori and Pacific Studies.

Available on ISEP Direct


Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Occidente (ITESO)

Take courses in English or Spanish while studying among the diverse campus community at ITESO. Guadalajara is the capital of Jalisco and is home to the Wixárika people, who are known for their artistic and spiritual influences in the community. Immerse further into the local community by living with a host family or through volunteer opportunities.

Available on ISEP Exchange


University of the South Pacific
Experience the beauty of Fiji while living in Suva, a historic city uniquely shaped by Pacific Islander culture that offers quick access to breath-taking beaches and coastal hikes. Take courses in business or social sciences or enroll in classes in Pacific studies including: “Introduction to Pacific Heritage” and “Pacific Thought, Philosophy, and Ethics.”

Available on ISEP Exchange and ISEP Direct


University of Waikato

Rated as one of the leading Matauranga Māori centers in the country, the University of Waikato provides global leadership in sustainable development and Indigenous issues. The university is internationally recognized as Indigenous experts and offers unique subject areas including Māori language and Māori Indigenous Studies.

Available on ISEP Direct