Are you ready for the adventure of a lifetime? Pack your bags and study abroad in Christchurch!
Tucked in between the mountains and the Pacific Ocean, Christchurch is known for its beautiful gardens (its nickname is the Garden City), rich European culture, and high quality of living. Need to clear your head? Travel to the Southern Alps for a challenging hike that will make you feel like you’re on top of the clouds.
When you study abroad in Christchurch outdoor activities, exploring the University of Canterbury campus, and enjoying the laid-back city lifestyle will all be routine.
Swim with dolphins, kayak on the sea, and experience whale watching.
Discover Christchurch by bike on the new cycle trails.
Hike on the Port Hills
See spectacular views of Christchurch and Lyttelton Harbour.
Visit a Cafe
Grab a coffee, and enjoy the scenery for a couple of hours in between classes.
Smell the Flowers in Ilam Gardens
Take time to smell the azaleas and rhododendrons.
$4 Million in Financial Aid
We firmly believe that financial limitations should not prevent a qualified student from participating in an IES Abroad Program. This is why we commit more than $4 million each year to our financial aid programs.