The Institute is dedicated to enhancing global engagement. We host unique and unforgettable study tours in New Zealand for students, educators, and business groups.

Our Destination

Maori welcome, hongi

Kia ora and welcome to Aotearoa New Zealand  - one of the most beautiful and spectacular places on earth. We are ranked as one of the top tourist destinations to visit and adventure capital of the world.

We celebrate our indigenous culture and heritage as we share The New Zealand Story with you  –  one of Open Spaces, Open Hearts and Open Minds

We are New Zealanders. We are proud Kiwis. We have a story to tell.

Our Difference


We are New Zealand’s only dedicated educational study tour institution.

We design and host short term study tours for high school, college and university students and  business tours for special interest business and professional leaders.

Our unique and innovative approach combined with the ultimate tourism experience gives you the opportunity to experience study tours with a real difference and lasting memories.

Our Design


We focus on customised tours that combine education, service learning and community engagement and tourism.  Many are delivered with local education and industry experts to provide intellectually challenging and culturally enriching learning experience.

Our tours are inspirational and unforgettable global learning experiences designed to meet each groups learning and experiential needs. They feature a range of exciting events, functions, service projects, tourism and adventure activities and group celebrations.

Challenging minds, changing lives.


Short term study tours for university, college and high school students  - we offer unforgettable study tours with service learning and optional internship experiences.

Customised and faculty led study tours - we provide program design expertise and in-country support to faculty and study tour leaders. Take the worry out of program design, logistics, arrangements and local knowledge. For-credit options available through New Zealand university relationships.

Explore long term study opportunities in New Zealand - customised StudyNZ Schools and University/College exploratory study tours.  With more and more students choosing New Zealand as their first choice of study, our tours will help you make the right decision.  

NEW… Rarotonga/New Zealand 2017 summer study tour coming.  




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Executive and business study  tours typically last 10-12 days and showcase New Zealand success stories, innovation and entrepreneurship. They may combine executive education topics, tourism and sports activities with industry themes, field trips and site visits.  They are ideally suited to special interest business, industry, government and professional groups representing a range of business and educational interests.

Study tour industry themes include New Zealand business innovation; agriculture and dairying; health and social services; tourism, cuisine, viticulture, central and local government, environmental conservation, New Zealand tourism, trade and industry,  education and sports events management.

Executive education topics may include global leadership, change management and transformational leadership,  business innovation and entrepreneurship, public sector leadership and administration, education leadership and teacher development.

We bring together a team of the best presenters and industry leaders from local universities,  government agencies and industry for each tour program.



“You made me think about how I can make a real difference in my own country, and how I can do things there with a global mind set. Thank you for making this one of the best times of my life.”

Brasilia without Borders study tour participant