Studying at Leipzig University

Are you from abroad and interested in studying at our university? Welcome! We look forward to meeting you. Find out more about the range of courses we offer, the individual application steps and student life in Leipzig.

Studying in Leipzig

Studying in Leipzig

Study at one of the oldest universities and in one of the most wonderful cities in Germany.

Gruppe internationaler Studierender auf dem Campus

Our courses

Choose from over 150 degree programmes, more than 30 of which have international curricula.

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Junge Menschen sitzen im Innenhof des Campus Augustusplatz in der Sonne und sprechen miteinander oder lesen. Im Vordergrund sind noch die Grünpflanzen an den Bänken zu sehen.

Bachelor’s/State Examination/Diplom

All application steps at a glance: from admission requirements to accepting your study place.

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Studierende unterhalten sich im Gang des Geistewissenschaftlichen Zentrums

Master’s programmes

Would you like to begin a master’s programme? Find out more about the requirements and the application procedure.

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Hände zeichnen in Notizbuch

Prospective students

We give you tips to help you prepare perfectly for your future studies in Leipzig.

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Internationale Studierende im Hörsaal

During your studies

The perfect start to your studies: enrolment, Welcome Week and our digital advisory service.

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Mann und Frau beim Bewerbungsgespräch


Find out about what you can expect after your studies – we would be happy to support you!

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Exchange students

Studierende im Seminar

Your period abroad at our university

Coming here as an exchange student? Find out about applying, language courses and practical matters such as travel, accommodation and visas.

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Contact & advice

Foto: Christian Hüller

Contact and advice

Do you have questions about your application and organising your studies? Get in touch with our International Centre.

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News & Events

Stay informed of current topics and events run by the International Centre. Use our Facebook group for internationals to meet fellow students and stay in the loop.

News from the International Centre

No office hours

There will be no office hours at the International Centre on 20 and 21 December 2018.

International Centre closed

The International Centre will be closed over Christmas and New Year: from 24 December 2018 until 1 January 2019.


There are no current announcments.


3/12/2018 – ITK Leipzig Internationales Sportfest

4pm–8pm I Ernst-Grube-Halle

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10/12/2018 – Christmas café

6pm–8pm I StuK

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14/1/2019 – “Exam prep” for first-semester students

6pm–8pm I Moritzbastei

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11/2/2019 – Ice skating

6pm–8pm I Augustusplatz

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Foto: Swen Reichhold

Facebook group for international students

Dates, deadlines and current events as well as tips for enjoying your free time in Leipzig: stay abreast of the latest news and meet other new international students.

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