<p>Established in 1874 the University of Adelaide is the third oldest university in Australia and is a member of the Group of Eight - Australia's leading research institutions. The combination of University of Adelaide's full-time equivalent academic staff, and advanced high-quality teaching and research makes University of Adelaide one of Australia's best universities.
University of Adelaide offers classes in health sciences (including psychology); agriculture, food, and wine; biological and physical sciences; commerce, business, economics, and management; law; environmental and life sciences; engineering and computer science; information technology and communications; and social sciences (especially Australian, Aboriginal, and Asian studies; human geography; and international economics).
University of Adelaide is located in the popular destination of Adelaide. Adelaide has a population of 1.3 million and is the center of the economic, cultural, political and social life of the state of South Australia. It is an attractive well-planned city of wide streets and boulevards, squares, parklands, and a mixture of historic and modern buildings. Adelaide's climate is Mediterranean, with warm, dry summers and cool winters.
Adelaide hosts many cultural and sporting festivals throughout the year and there is much to do in the local area including swimming at nearby beaches, and hiking and exploring the towns, villages and wineries in the Mount Lofty Ranges adjacent to the city. Adelaide also makes an excellent base for exploring the natural beauty of Kangaroo Island and the Flinders Ranges.
Studying abroad at University of Adelaide in Australia is available as a semester abroad program in the Fall or Spring semesters or for a full academic year abroad.