Incoming exchange students  

exchange students

Enrolment & Welcome Week


Leipzig University extends a warm welcome to all new students from abroad. After arriving in Leipzig, you will first have to officially become a student of the University, i.e. you need to enrol. Once you have done that, you are entitled to start studying. For enrolment, please personally come to the Campus in the city centre.

Enrolment dates for Erasmus+ students and exchange students // winter semester 2017/18




exchange students, Erasmus+ etc.

Make sure to bring along:

  • our Letter of Admission (original letter)
  • your passport (It should contain a valid student visa in case you are a Non-EU-citizen.) 
  • your identity card (In case you are a EU-citizen.)
  • 2 passport photographs
  • proof of sufficient health insurance valid in Germany (You have the option of taking out this insurance upon your arrival in Leipzig.)

Welcome Week

Before classes start, you are invited to take part in our Welcome Week on campus. It offers a programme of social activities and a welcome party. In addition, you will be provided support in administrative issues.

  • dates: 28.09. – 06.10.2017
  • place: Main Campus (Neues Seminargebäude 3rd floor, Universitätsstraße 1, 04109 Leipzig)

Services - support for administrative matters

  • advice in matters of visa and residence permit
  • registration at the Resident Services Office
  • health insurance
  • advice concerning your studies
  • tour throught the University Library etc.

Programme - your chance to discover your new home city and to get in touch with your fellow students.

See the full programm

Registration: sign up during enrolment at Seminargebäude, Rooms 320-23, Universitätsstraße 1

Welcome Party - for international students of Leipzig University

06.10.2017, start: 10:00pm

last update: 16.10.2017 


International Centre
Christiane Schmidt
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Jane Moros
(bilateral agreements, MAUI, AEN)
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