Incoming exchange students  

exchange students

Enrolment & Our Welcome Week


Leipzig University extends a warm welcome to all new students from abroad. After arriving in Leipzig, you will first have to officially become a student of the University, i.e. you need to enrol. Once you have done that, you are entitled to start studying. For enrolment, please personally come to the Campus in the city centre.

Enrolment dates for Erasmus+ students and exchange students // winter semester 2018/19




exchange students, Erasmus+ etc.

Make sure to bring along:

  • Letter of Admission
  • your passport (It should contain a valid student visa in case you are a Non-EU-citizen.) 
  • your identity card (In case you are a EU-citizen.)
  • proof of sufficient health insurance valid in Germany (You have the option of taking out this insurance upon your arrival in Leipzig.)

The most crucial facts at your fingertips

This information booklet is a good help for your start at Leipzig University. Coming soon!

Welcome Week

Before classes start, you are invited to take part in our Welcome Week on campus. It offers a programme of social activities and a welcome party. In addition, you will be provided support in administrative issues.

  • dates: 01.10. – 05.10.2018
  • place: Main Campus (Neues Seminargebäude 3rd floor, Universitätsstraße 1, 04109 Leipzig)

Services - support for administrative matters

  • advice in matters of visa and residence permit
  • registration at the Resident Services Office
  • health insurance
  • advice concerning your studies
  • tour through the University Library etc.

last update: 20.07.2018 


International Centre
Felicitas Hanke
Contact | Office hours

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