New Zealand

Application Submission 2020

The submission date for applications for a stay abroad is November 15th, 2020. Due to current circumstances, you will be able to submit your application from November 8th, 2020 until November 15th, 2020.

Due to current circumstances, please submit your application in duplicate:

  1. As a print-out at the International office, either personally or via mail.
    Please use the following address:
    Uta Knoche
    International Office
    Welfengarten 1a
    30167 Hannover

  2. As a PDF-file via Email (for both Partner Universities and the ISEP Program):

Programmes by LUH

The International Office offers a number of opportunities to study in New Zealand:

Spending a semester abroad within the framework of the International Student Exchange Program (ISEP) at one of the following universities:

Other Programmes

A semester abroad or research mobility via a scholarship provided by the government of New Zealand.

The Dream NEW Scholarship and the International Doctoral Research Scholarship programme provide funding opportunities for students and doctoral candidates.

In addition, students may complete an internship in New Zealand.

Students in the fields of natural sciences, geoscience, engineering, medicine, and computer science may complete an internship via the RISE Worldwide programme.

Teacher training students and graduates of teacher training programmes may complete an internship via the DAAD scholarship programme "".

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Students enrolled at Leibniz University Hannover may spend a semester abroad at Massey University within the framework of the International Student Exchange Program (ISEP). Massey University has three main campuses in Wellington, Auckland, and Palmerston North on the North Island of New Zealand. Throughout the programme, students benefit from comprehensive support. The International Office will contact the partner university, the host university will then assist incoming students with all matters regarding their stay, including help with their timetable, finding accommodation and furnishing their room, as well as arrangements for their arrival in order to make their stay as comfortable as possible. Furthermore, the International Office is available to answer your questions.

Semester Dates

Semester 1 (lecture period in spring): February - June

Semester 2 (lecture period in autumn): July - November

ISEP Exchange

General Information on the programme and on Massey University can be found on the official ISEP website.

Further information on application deadlines or the application process can be found on the ISEP website of the International Office.

ISEP Direct

In addition, students may apply for the ISEP Direct programme, which is subject to a fee. In contrast to periods abroad via ISEP Exchange, students have to pay tuition fees.

For further information on the ISEP Direct programme, please contact Uta Knoche.



Students who would like to spend a period abroad in New Zealand must obtain an online visa.

Advisory Service

Please visit the Service Center for initial information

During semester:

Tuesday11:00 am - 01:00 pm
Wednesday10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Thursday11:00 am - 01:00 pm

During semester break:

Wednesday 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

For more detailed information, please arrange a follow-up appointment with Ms. Knoche.

Substitute for Uta Knoche

Teresa Calderon
North America, Australia and New Zealand, ISEP-Coordination

Phone: +49 511 762 2549 
Fax: +49 511 762 4090     

Office Hours:

Mo-Thur, 09:00 am-12:00pm

Uta Knoche
Administrative/Technical Staff
Welfengarten 1A
30167 Hannover
Welfengarten 1A
30167 Hannover