Incoming exchange students  

exchange students

Coming to Leipzig

Leipzig University welcomes Erasmus+ students, other exchange students and scholarship holders. These are some good reasons for studying at Leipzig University: 

Language courses at Leipzig University:

    Applying to Leipzig University

    Erasmus+ (Europe) - KA 103


    Required documents:

    15 July (application for the winter semester)
    15 January (application for the summer semester)


    Erasmus+ (international) - KA 107, bilateral university partnerships, MAUI, AEN


    Required documents:

    15 June (application for the winter semester)
    15 December (application for the summer semester


    Language requirements

    Since most study programmes at Leipzig University are taught in German, you are required to speak and understand German at least at level B1 CEFR (B2 is recommended). For international study programmes please check here for the language of tuition.

    For Erasmus+ students from European universities:
    Online Linguistic Support OLS

    Erasmus+ students from European universities may benefit from the Online Linguistic Support (OLS). This platform offers language assessment tests. In additon, you can follow a language course given that your home university provides you with a licence.

    Studying in Leipzig

    To take up your studies at Leipzig University you must enrol. The specific dates and location for enrolment are sent to you with your letter of admission and can be looked up in the first steps section.

    The Erasmus+ departmental coordinators and the study advisors at Leipzig University will help you organise your study programme. You can find more details on this matter in the FAQ section.

    The academic calender has a winter and a summer semester.

    Living in Leipzig

    International student organisations are an ideal starting point to get in touch with new friends:

    Make your choice from among the great number of spare-time activities such as sports, music or other ways of having fun: 

    last update: 05.10.2018 


    International Centre
    Felicitas Hanke
    Contact | Office hours

    Jane Moros
    (bilateral agreements, MAUI, AEN)
    Contact | Office hours