The German Academic Exchange Service DAAD Information Office Auckland welcomes you to New Zealand’s internet portal on higher education in Germany! Here you will find up to date information on studying, research and living in Germany – right in the heart of Europe!
Why opt for Germany? There are many answers to that question …
As a student, you can profit from a high standard and worldwide recognised tertiary education system and have access to University education with no or low tuition fees. Take the chance and experience the strongest European economy through internships in German companies during your holidays.
You would like to carry out research? Germany plays a leading role in international science and research – it’s certainly the place where you can get in touch with the German as well as the international scientific community. Spending time in Germany for research is regarded as a career booster all over the world!
And last but not least, you will enjoy German hospitality, a rich cultural heritage and unlimited travel possibilities within Germany and the whole of Europe!
To find out more about the various study and scholarship options available for undergraduates, postgraduates, PhD students and staff from all disciplines, you can
Keeping in touch
Or have you already been to Germany for study, research, training or work and would like to maintain that link? Then our alumni page is for you.
Been to Germany and looking for that humorous take on the Kiwi-German culture clash?
The Goethe Institut Wellington and the NZ MFAT have been supporting Life Swap for a while now, a cartoon about two blokes, Duncan from Wellington and Jörg from Münster, exchanging places and skyping about it. It’s a brilliant take on what Kiwis and Germans have in common and where the respective cultures differ. You can find all episodes published so far here.
The DAAD Information Office Auckland is situated in the School of European Languages and Literatures at The University of Auckland. For further information about studying in Germany or DAAD Scholarships, please contact Dr Anna Bauer, DAAD@auckland.ac.nz.