Current students  

Current students

Semester contribution & re-enrolment

Semester contribution for the winter semester 2018/2019: 210 EUR (220 EUR for new students)

Under current legal regulations, every student must pay contributions to the student body (currently 8,50 EUR), the mobility fund (currently 1,50 EUR), the Studentenwerk Leipzig (Leipzig Student Services) (currently 75 EUR) and for the MDV ticket for public transportation (currently 125 EUR) every semester. The semester fee currently totals 210 EUR for regular students and 220 EUR for new students. Students who have withdrawn from the student body do not pay the contribution to the student body. The higher amount newly enrolled students pay is due to a fee of 10 EUR for the machine-readable student card (UniCard).


Newly enrolled students: You will be asked electronically to pay the semester fee once you have been admitted. Please do not pay beforehand.

Erasmus+/exchange students: After having been nominated by your home institution to Leipzig University, you are asked to pay the semester fee. Details about how to pay will be provided in your personal student account at the AlmaWeb study portal. For accessing the portal, please activate your personal password as explained in the email by IDM Leipzig. The email will be sent to you after your nomination. Please do not pay beforehand.

If you are staying for two semesters, please make sure to not forget to pay the second semester's fee as well. However, the contribution will not be due until the middle of the first semester. For more details please read the information given below (re-enrolment).

Current students: see re-enrolment


While studying at Leipzig University, each semester you are required to re-enrol for the following semester. Otherwise you may be removed from the university register, i.e. not allowed to continue studying.

To re-enrol for the following semester, you must pay the semester fee. You have the option of paying your semester fee with a SEPA direct debiting service through the AlmaWeb portal. Upon selecting "Studies" and "Re-registration" you will be shown your current balance. You can then place an order for a one-off direct debit for this amount by entering your IBAN (International Bank Account Number) and BIC (Business Identifier Code).This generates a singular SEPA-mandate and its reference number which will be listed in the AlmaWeb portal. To finalize the payment, you will be aksed to confirm the action by entering an iTAN.

Please note that you must be the holder of the account or entitled to sign for the stated account. Third persons such as parents are currently not allowed to settle the semester fee for you through their own bank accounts.

If you cannot use the above mentioned payment method, please pay the semester fee to

Sparkasse Leipzig
IBAN: DE 91860555921100156760

Always enter your Matrikelnummer (enrolment number), your full name, and the semester (WS for winter semester/SS for summer semester) into the section Verwendungszweck (purpose of use).


Deadlines for re-enrolment

for the winter semester

for the summer semester

01.06. – 31.07. / extension till 15.08.

01.12. – 31.01. /  extenstion till 15.02.

Withdrawal from the student body

According to the Sächsische Hochschulfreiheitsgesetz (§ 24, p.p. 3, sentence 1), students may withdraw from the student body. If you wish to do so, please hand in the following form to the International Centre before paying the semester fee:

Application for withdrawing from the student body

In case you have specific questions concerning the withdrawal feel free to contact Martina Otto during her regular office hours.

last update: 10.09.2018 

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