There are a number of ways to take a closer look at our university before you begin your studies. The annual open day in January is an opportunity for prospective students to take part in selected courses at our faculties and institutes. In May, we invite school pupils, prospective students, parents and teachers to come and find out about the wide range of courses on offer at Leipzig University.

Open day – 9 January 2020

Taster programme for prospective students – experience everyday life at university

Use this day to attend selected lectures and seminars of the current semester. This lets you experience your desired degree programme up close; chat with students and lecturers and find out whether the field of study really meets your expectations.

At the institutes, in the refectory, and on guided tours of libraries and laboratories, we give you the chance to learn more about what everyday life is like at Leipzig. Stop by the university radio station and the Faculty of Medicine’s training centre to get a feel for the practical orientation of studying at our university.

We do not issue a certificate of attendance, because pupils of Saxon grammar schools in years 11 and 12 are not usually required to attend school on this day anyway.

Questions about studying

How do I apply? Where will I live? How can I fund my studies? Can I go abroad as part of my degree? A variety of stands inside the Neues Augusteum at the Augustusplatz campus provide you with comprehensive information to answer any questions you may have.

Where and when are the classes?

The classes and lectures take place across the city at our university’s various campuses. Specific information about locations and times can be found in the programme booklet, which will be available from the end of November.

We recommend using our checklist to help your prepare.

University Information Day – 4 May 2019

What can I expect from each degree programme and which professional fields are they compatible with? How do I apply? How do I request BAföG? You can ask these and any other questions during the University Information Day at the Augustusplatz campus.

Have a chat with members of the Student Advisory Service and experts on the individual degree programmes. Many more people are on hand to provide information on this day, including staff from Leipzig Student Services, the International Centre and the Career Service.

Please note the following last-minute changes:

  • Unfortunately, the general study advice offered by the Study Office of the Faculty of History, Arts and Oriental Studies is cancelled due to illness. This does not affect the offers of the individual institutes.
  • The subject-specific information and advice on the Sports Science degree programme will only be available from 12pm–1pm.
  • The subject-specific information and advice on the Veterinary Medicine degree programme can only be offered after the lecture (1pm), from 1.50pm–3pm.
  • The lecture Sprachen studieren an der Universität Leipzig (11.45am) is cancelled due to illness.

Take part in student speed dating and visit the “teaching degree carousel” to have an informal chat with students of various disciplines.

Our campus tours are a great way to get to know the central campus at Augustusplatz in the heart of Leipzig. Discover the past and present from a student perspective. Please register directly at the information desk inside the Neues Augusteum during the University Information Day.

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