Internationalisation at our University

Porträtaufnahme der Rektorin der Universität Leipzig Prof. Dr. med. Beate Schücking


“We view internationalisation as an interdisciplinary task that must permeate all areas of the University.”
Rector of Leipzig University: Professor Beate A. Schücking

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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.


The European funding programme Erasmus+ offers Leipzig a wide range of opportunities in worldwide higher education cooperation with Erasmus+ Partner and Programme Countries. Experience abroad for students, lecturers and university staff is at the heart of the funding programme.

Project Funding

Our university’s cooperation with international university partners benefits from external sources of funding. The corresponding funding programmes offer important financial support for developing and implementing projects.

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International Degree Programmes

Studierende auf dem Campus Beethovenstraße

Our International Courses

Our university offers more than 30 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

Internationale Alumni sitzen gemeinsam am Tisch

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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