Please note that the German version of this page is more detailed.
Students from abroad can find all important information about starting their studies on the International Centre website.
Welcome to Leipzig University!
Starting your studies marks the beginning of a new phase in your life. Do you have lots of questions? We want starting uni to be as easy as possible for you. This page has the most important information you’ll need.
Important information about your studies
Get key information about your studies early on, such as module enrolment and preparatory courses. Whatever your degree programme, you will find that we provide general and semester-specific information. All new teacher training students will also find important interdisciplinary offers here.
Events for new students
We have many events planned to help you start your studies step by step. Get to know our university in the first few weeks and keep track of important dates relating to the organisation of your studies.
Key events for new students
20–22 September 2023 | online
25–29 September 2023 | online
2–6 October 2023 | on campus
From 9 October 2023 | on campus
11 October 2023, 9am–2.30pm | Augustusplatz campus
11 October 2023, 3–4.30pm | Gewandhaus zu Leipzig
Finding your feet
It’s great that you are now a part of Leipzig University. The University is fairly complex and will present you with some challenges at the beginning. A number of contact points provide helpful information to make it easier for you to organise your day-to-day studies.
Further questions and networking
Below you will find information about advisory services and contacts who can answer your questions, but also opportunities to network.
We urge you to use the numerous advisory services on all aspects of studying – in your first few days on campus but also at any time throughout your studies.Leipzig University Central Advisory Service
Housing and financing
Looking for somewhere to live in Leipzig? You’re spoilt for choice. A shared flat, halls of residence or a place of your own? Leipzig has something to suit every taste. But who’ll pay for it? How much does it cost to study? Is BAföG an option? And how do I find a part-time job? Find answers here.
At Leipzig, we offer our students plenty of opportunities to get involved and try something new.