Study & Research in Germany

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You’d like to study in Germany? A great idea! We look forward to welcoming you! You’re not yet sure which university to apply to? You’re interested in doing a PhD and are looking for an appropriate programme? Are you wondering how to finance your stay, or how foreign students live in Germany and how they’re supervised? We’re happy to help!

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Getting to Know Germany

Germany is an ideal destination for study and researching. It offers world-class higher education, bustling cities, a beautifully diverse landscape, and it welcomes people from all over the world.

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Studying in Germany

Germany has many different kinds of universities, all of which offer excellent quality. But with so many to choose from, it's not always easy to navigate your way through the university landscape. We are here to help.

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PhD and Research in Germany

Germany offers excellent research opportunities for EU/international PhD students and researchers.

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Testimonials

Keen on applying for DAAD funding, but you'd like to hear how others liked their stay? Here former scholarship holders from New Zealand talk about their experiences in Germany.

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Eight steps to Germany

Germany is one of the most attractive locations for EU and international students worldwide. There are many different kinds of universities, all of which offer excellent quality. We help you to navigate your way through the university landscape in eight short steps.

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Learning German

Learning German is worthwhile. Find out where and how you can improve your German.

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FAQs

Are you confused about CV formats? Language requirements? Eligibility? Research proposals? Find answers to the most common questions here.

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Higher Education Compass ("Hochschulkompass")

At the information portal of the German Rectors' Conference (HRK) German universities publish daily information about their study and doctoral programmes as well as their international cooperation.

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Contact

  • DAAD Lektorat Auckland

    VISITORS: 18 Symonds Street, Arts 2 Building, level 4, room 414, Auckand 1010 MAIL: University of Auckland, German, DAAD, Private Bag 92019, Auckland 1142 Telephone: +64 (0)9 923 8931