From choosing the right degree course to calculating your “Wartezeit”, the Student Advisory Service (ZSB) is on hand to advise German students on all sorts of issues related to studying.
If you are an international applicant or student, the staff at the International Centre can answer your questions.
Comprehensive advice for German students
Whatever your concern, we are here to inform and advise German students before and during all phases of their studies:
- Do you want to know which degree programmes you can study with us and which degrees we offer?
- Do you need help with choosing a field of study or are you having difficulties deciding on a particular programme?
- Do you have fundamental questions about the structure, content and organisation of a course of study?
- Do you have general questions about applying, admission requirements, aptitude tests and the admission procedure?
- Would you like to change universities, degree programmes or subjects?
- Are you struggling at university, having doubts about your choice of programme or considering dropping out?
- Would you like to know how you can study at Leipzig University without a school leaving qualification?
Special information and advisory services
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The German version of this page has the latest information from the Student Advisory Service for students enrolled on teacher training degrees.
Should you keep studying or risk a new start?
The German version of this page has information for German students who are having doubts or struggling to manage their studies.
If you are an international student and experiencing similar difficulties, then you will find a related service at the International Centre.
Initial psychological consultations
From writer’s block and emotional crises, to examination fears and excessive stress: we offer students a free psychological consultation service. Since the service is only available in German, you can find more details and information about booking a consultation on the German version of this page.
You would like to study as a German student, but do not have a general higher education entrance qualification? It is also possible to study at our university without a school leaving qualification. For more information about the requirements, the recognition of professional qualifications and the entrance examination, please refer to the separate page on studying without an Abitur.
The German version of this page has the lastest consultation hours.
Studying for a master’s degree as a German student
The German version of this page has information for Germans who wish to book a consultation on the subject of master’s degrees.
If you are an international applicant or student, you can book a consultation through the International Centre.
Ready to start uni? But no plan yet on how to proceed? And then: Questions upon questions. From “How does studying work?” to “What suits me?” to “Will I make friends? Find somewhere to live? A job?”. Our student ambassadors have all been through this themselves. Students of various disciplines are happy to share their tips.
We are here for you
We are students’ first port of call for any questions concerning studying. We advise school pupils, prospective and current students as well as parents and teachers.
We tailor our advice to your needs and your personal situation. Our advice is confidential, flexible and independent, with the aim of strengthening your own competence.
We collaborate with a wide network of partners within and outside our university:
- Academic advisers
- Study offices
- Psychological advisory centres
- International Centre
- Continuing Education
- Student Office
- Studentenwerk Leipzig
- Network of educational and advisory facilities in Leipzig and the surrounding region
- Unibund (Leipzig, Jena, Halle)
- Interessengemeinschaft Sächsischer Studienberaterinnen und Studienberater.