New Zealand

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.

Regional Coordinator for North America, Australia and New Zealand, ISEP-Coordination

Stephen J. Sechrist

North America, Australia and New Zealand, ISEP-Coordination


Tel:  0511 762 2549

Appointments by request