AIFS Study Abroad in New Zealand: Semester or Academic Year

Location: New Zealand: Wellington

Term: Academic Year, Fall, Spring

Program Duration: 7-12 Months, 3-6 Months

Dates: 2020,2021

1 High Ridge Park Stamford, CT 06905 United States

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Phone: 800-727-2437

Fax: 203-399-5590


Spend a semester or academic year in Wellington with AIFS. Earn up to 16 credits studying at Victoria University.

Participate in the Full Curriculum Program or the Specialized Study Abroad Program at Victoria University. AIFS adds a unique academic experience with the optional Pacific Studies Program in Suva, Fiji for an introduction to the history and culture of the Pacific Region at the University of the South Pacific.

Global Leadership and Service Learning opportunities include:
• Victoria PLUS, an extracurricular certificate program that includes volunteerism, workshops and seminars.
• The Victoria International Leadership Program, a self-paced extra-curricular certificate program about global issues, competency and employability.
• Victoria International Buddy Program, a friendship and peer support program.

Live in a university residence hall with meal allowance included.

You’ll enjoy cultural and social activities such as:
• Guided city walks
• Cable car ride over the city
• Sporting events like rugby or cricket
• Lord of the Rings Tour
• 3-day excursion to Rotorua is included


1. Join the multicultural community of students at Victoria University.

2. Get the chance to learn about the Pacific Region’s culture and history through an optional studies program in Fiji.

3. Participate in a service learning program, which involves applying your knowledge and skills.

4. Create a social network with Kiwi and international students.

5. Enjoy the natural beauty of Wellington, as well as surrounding towns, through various activities.

Degree Level


Minimum Education

High School

Languages Used as a Medium of Teaching
  • English

Cost in US$:

Contact Provider for Cost Details

Cost Includes:

Cost Include Description:

AIFS is a premier provider of study abroad programs. Comprehensive fees cover tuition and housing with $800,000 in scholarship and grant funding available each year. A meal plan, tours and excursions, insurance and 24-hour emergency service are also included. Coordinated AIFS Flight Packages are available.

Credit Available


Experience Required


Volunteer Types
  • Youth
  • Teaching
  • Social Work
  • Public Health
  • Health
  • Grassroots Organization
  • Festivals
  • Eco-Tourism
  • Culture
  • Conservation
  • Community Centers
  • Business
  • Agriculture
This Program is open to

Worldwide, American Participant.

Typical Living Arrangements
  • Dormitory

Application Process Involves
  • Online Application
  • Transcript
Post Services Include
  • Alumni Network
  • Exit Debriefing Abroad
  • Job and Internship Network
  • Re-Entry Debriefing at Home
Year Founded