The SSZ is the central service facility for all prospective students, applicants and current students of our university. It brings together the information, advice and services offered by the Career Service, the International Centre, the Student Office, the Student Advisory Service and the Studentenwerk Leipzig.

Guidance and support

Do you have any questions about studying? At the Student Service Centre, you will find the advisory services of the various institutions under one roof at Goethestraße 3–5. Please use the following list to check which team is responsible for your matter. You will need to book an appointment for a consultation.

Leipzig University’s Career Service is the central point of contact for students and companies during the transition from university to the working world. The advisory services and skills development opportunities offered by the Career Service prepare students for their individual career paths early on, provide orientation and open up new perspectives.

What we offer:

  • Workshops for professional skills development
  • Talks by alumni for orientation
  • Advice on the application process and preparing application documents
  • Perfecting your CV and other events
  • Company presentations
  • Extensive information on occupational fields
  • Mentoring programme.

Personal consultations

  • At the Student Service Centre (SSZ)
    Monday: 1pm–3pm
    Thursday: 10am–12pm
  • Other times available by phone or video call

Please remember to book an appointment in advance by emailing careerservice(at)uni-leipzig.de.

Please also take a look at our range of events.

The International Centre advises the University’s international applicants and students, but also students who are planning a stay abroad. The International Centre will be happy to answer any questions you may have about:

  • The University’s degree programmes
  • Programme content, conditions and degrees
  • Applying via uni-assist or AlmaWeb
  • Admissions, enrolment and exmatriculation
  • Re-enrolment
  • Taking a leave of absence
  • Student status documents
  • Student status
  • Changing universities or degree programmes
  • Problems during your studies
  • Study and internships abroad.

Personal consultations

We can also answer your questions over the phone or by email.
Office hours, addresses and teams

The Student Office provides information on the following:

  • Application
  • Admissions, enrolment and exmatriculation
  • Re-enrolment
  • Taking a leave of absence
  • Student status documents
  • Student status.

Personal consultations

The UniCard service point will help you with questions and concerns regarding your student ID card.
Please note the information about problems with the UniCard and about applying for a new student ID card.

Personal consultations

  • At the Student Service Centre (SSZ) 

Book appointment

Email

You can contact the UniCard service point by emailing unicard(at)uni-leipzig.de.

Phone

Phone: +49 341 97-32010

The Student Advisory Service provides information and advice on the following:

  • Selecting a degree course and orientation
  • The courses offered by our university
  • Programme content, conditions and degrees
  • Dates of important things like aptitude tests
  • Changing universities or degree programmes
  • Problems during your studies.

Personal consultations

General study matters

  • With an appointment
    Tuesday and Thursday:
    10am–12pm
    1pm–3pm
    Friday:
    10am–12pm
    Book appointment
  • Without an appointment
    Monday:
    1pm–3pm

Teaching degree programmes

Telephone consultation hours

  • Monday: 9am–11am
    Wednesday: 2pm–4pm
    Friday: 1pm–2pm
    Phone: +49 341 97-32044

Email

  • You can also contact us by email: ssz-studienberatung[at]uni-leipzig.de.

Initial psychological consultation

Ms Annett Ammer-Wies, a qualified psychologist and accredited ‘systemic therapist’ (SG), offers initial psychological consultations for students and doctoral candidates at the SSZ.

Learn more

The Studentenwerk Leipzig can currently be reached by email and phone. Please check the Studentenwerk Leipzig website for the latest office hours.

Also known as Leipzig Student Services, the Studentenwerk Leipzig provides information on the following:

  • Studentenwerk Leipzig services
  • Mensa card.

BAföG service at the Studentenwerk Leipzig

The BAföG service at the Student Service Centre (SSZ) is suspended until further notice. Please contact your member of staff directly. 

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Social counselling services at the Studentenwerk Leipzig

  • Help with finding solutions in difficult situations
  • Special support for
    • Pregnant students
    • Students with children
    • Students with a chronic illness or disability
    • International students.
  • Information about your rights under social welfare laws and other support services
  • Contacts, e.g. to other advisory centres, competent authorities, etc.

Please note that the office hours differ from the SSZ opening hours and that additional services are offered by the Center for Social Services.

Learn more

The consultants provide information and advice on the services offered by the Federal Employment Agency, including:

  • Placements
  • Funding opportunities
  • ALG I and II
  • Insurance
  • Start-ups
  • Continuing professional development.

Personal consultations

  • At the Student Service Centre (by appointment)
    Friday: 10am–12pm
    Book an appoitnment by emailing studienberatung(at)arbeitsagentur.de
Entrance to the SSZ at Goethestraße 3–5
Student Service Centre at Goethestraße 3–5. Photo: Leipzig University

Where to find us

Pay us a visit

By car:

  • Coming from Berlin and Magdeburg on the A14, take the Leipzig-Mitte exit and head towards the city centre.
  • Coming from Dresden on the A14, take the Leipzig-Ost exit and head towards the city centre.
  • Coming from Munich, Nuremberg and Erfurt on the A38, take the Leipzig-Südwest exit and head towards the city centre.

By train

Leaving Leipzig Central Station through the Osthalle entrance, cross the traffic lights immediately in front of you and continue along Goethestraße. After approximately 220 metres, you will see Augustusplatz in front of the opera house on your left and the University’s administration building on your right, which is home to the SSZ.

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