Study in New Zealand

Do you want to enrich your studies through a unique experience? Then study at least one semester abroad at a university in New Zealand. New Zealand universities offer a wide range of courses, modern facilities and modern campus facilities. Visiting students receive tremendous care, advise and support during their study abroad in NZ.

Upvalue your studies by going abroad, study something extraordinary such as „Adventure Tourism“ or write your thesis here. With our Auszeit Neuseeland Study program anything is possible!


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Our services

  • Support, help and advice from an on-site team member before departure and during your stay

Before your arrival in New Zealand:

  • Placement at a New Zealand university of your choice
  • Booking of all your flights (international and domestic), upon request (flight costs not included in price)
  • If you study in New Zealand for more than 3 months we offer guidance with the student visa application (by our team in Germany; visa costs not included in price)
  • Support with filling in the university application forms
  • Sending the application forms to the tertiary institution
  • Correspondence with the New Zealand university
  • Advice on studying in New Zealand, New Zealand scholarships, master studies in New Zealand, university fees in New Zealand
  • Placement in a host family or advice on finding an apartment, hostel or flat

After your arrival in New Zealand:

  • 24 hour emergency hotline
  • Detailed support with travel planning in New Zealand
  • Regular newsletters with tips on leisure activities as well as information on travel

Contact person in New Zealand

Auszeit Neuseeland Ansprechpartner Benny

Benny Horst

Auszeit Neuseeland Director
Tel.: +64 (0)3 929 5645
Skype: auszeit_5

Requirements, Visa, Tips

  • Proof of your English language skills (TOEFL or IELTS certificates, other language certificates such as a Cambridge Certificate might also be acceptable)
  • Graduation from high school in your home country (some universities in New Zealand also require a certain grade point average)
  • Timely submission of all relevant application forms to the university in New Zealand

If you plan to study in New Zealand for more than 3 months you need to apply for a student visa.

Please note: All info on visas has been compiled by our team in Germany without claim to be complete or correct. For details on New Zealand visas please visit

  • Studying in New Zealand means a great range of courses.
  • Studies in New Zealand will cost tuition fees. But it entitles you not only to the best teaching and study conditions, but also to comprehensive support by the university.
  • A semester abroad sets you apart because you demonstrate flexibility, openness, interest in foreign countries and empathy for other cultures.

Dates and registration

The first semester in New Zealand starts in late February/early March. Usually you need to send application forms to the universities until the end of October of the previous year. The second semester starts at the end of July/the beginning of August – applications usually need to be sent by end of March until end of May. Please note that compiling your application for your studies in New Zealand may take quite some time!