Are you considering applying at Leipzig University? Application periods and deadlines depend on a number of factors. They vary according to the degree programme, the semester for which you wish to apply, whether or not admission to the degree programme is restricted, and whether you will be commencing your studies in the summer semester or winter semester.

Semester Dates

  • The winter semester begins on 1 October and ends on 31 March.
  • The summer semester semester begins on 1 April and ends on 30 September.
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All application periods and deadlines are binding!
Applications submitted outside the application periods cannot be considered in the admission and enrolment procedures.

  • Online applications must have been submitted in the online portal by midnight on the final day of the application period.
  • Documents must have been received by post by midnight on the submission deadline.

Deviating Application Periods and Deadlines

Important information for prospective students from abroad is available from the International Centre.

If you wish to apply for a non-consecutive master’s programme, please find more information under Lifelong Learning.

More information on applying

Application documents

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Admission restrictions

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Special admission requirements

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