Internationalisation at our University

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Our University views internationalisation as an interdisciplinary task that must permeate all areas of the University.

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University and Faculty Partners

Boasting a multitude of partnerships with foreign universities, Leipzig promotes international cooperation in teaching and research. Bilateral university partnerships and our membership of the Utrecht Network are of particular importance.

Bilateral University Partnerships

We currently maintain bilateral agreements with 54 universities abroad.

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ARQUS - European University Alliance
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The European funding programme Erasmus+ offers our university a variety of opportunities in international higher education cooperation with partner countries and programme countries. At the core of the funding programme are study abroad experiences for students, lecturers and university staff.

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Erasmus+ higher education cooperation

Erasmus+ offers our university a wide range of opportunities in international cooperation with many universities, in European countries but also further afield.

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International Degree Programmes

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Our International Courses

Our university offers more than 35 degree programmes with international curricula. Students and teachers from many different countries come together here and also use their studies as an opportunity for intercultural exchange.

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Leipzig Alumni International

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Leipzig Alumni International

LAI, Leipzig University’s international alumni network, fosters and strengthens contact between our university and its alumni from all over the world. It currently comprises more than 2300 alumni from more than 110 nations. Promoting the exchange of knowledge and experience among alumni is an important part of our networking activities.

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