Our university consists of 14 faculties with over 130 institutes and centres as well as 16 central institutions. In total, Leipzig University employs around 5300 people, spread across the equivalent of 4229 full-time positions. More than 30,000 students study at our university. We have partnerships with universities in 49 countries. Of our total income of 405 million euros, 118 million euros comes from third-party funds.

  • Faculty of Theology
  • Faculty of Law
  • Faculty of History, Arts and Oriental Studies
  • Faculty of Philology
  • Faculty of Education
  • Faculty of Social Sciences and Philosophy
  • Faculty of Economics and Management Science
  • Faculty of Sport Science
  • Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
  • Faculty of Life Sciences
  • Faculty of Physics and Earth Sciences
  • Faculty of Chemistry and Mineralogy
  • Faculty of Veterinary Medicine
  • Faculty of Medicine

Students by structural unit

Structural unit

Number of students

Faculty of Theology

695

Faculty of Law

2732

Faculty of History, Arts and Oriental Studies

2958

Faculty of Philology

4421

Faculty of Education

2958

Faculty of Social Sciences and Philosophy

2709

Faculty of Economics and Management Science

2121

Faculty of Sport Science

1291

Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science

2214

Faculty of Life Sciences

1564

Faculty of Physics and Earth Sciences

1412

Faculty of Chemistry and Mineralogy

928

Faculty of Veterinary Medicine

909

Leipzig Institute of German Literature

85

Studienkolleg Sachsen

238

University

27,235

Faculty of Medicine

3370

Leipzig University overall

30,605

18,211

female students
59,5%

6058

teaching degree students
19,8%

Top ten countries of origin of international students

Country Number of students

China

408

Syria

183

Russia

180

Ukraine

125

Italy

115

Vietnam

110

Egypt

103

United States

102

Spain

101

France

91

3567

international students (11,7%)

153

countries of origin

7421

first-semester students

42,400

applications

4085

graduates

 

This includes:

  • Students (including those on leave, auditors and Studienkolleg attendees) enrolled on their first degree programme and first subject as of 1/11/2018
  • new students (including those on leave, auditors and Studienkolleg attendees) enrolled in the first semester of their first degree programmes and first subject as of 1/11/2018
  • graduates on their first degree programme, first subject and second degree programme, first subject in the winter semester 2017/18 and summer semester 2018
  • applications for the winter semester 2018/19.

Number of programmes by degree type

Degree

Number of programmes

Bachelor of Arts

37

Bachelor of Science

14

Master of Arts

51

Master of Science

27

Master of Law

2

State Examination

9

Diplom

3

Non-consecutive master’s and advanced studies

10

Leipzig University overall

153

34

international degree programmes

49

countries with which university partnerships exist

International collaboration

Staff at Leipzig University

Kreisdiagramm: von 4229 Vollzeitarbeitskräften sind 71 Prozent über den Haushalt der Hochschule finanziert und 29 Prozent werden durch Drittmittel finanziert.

Our regular staff, including trainees and interns, as of 1/12/2017 (university) and 31/12/2017 (Faculty of Medicine).
VZÄ = full-time equivalent, i.e. 1 VZÄ is equivalent to one full-time position

Total revenue (actual) of our university in 2017

Das Diagramm zeigt, dass von 405 Millionen Euro Gesamteinnahmen 216 Millionen Euro aus Zuweisungen des Freistaat Sachsens (z.B. Grund,- Leistungs-, Investitionsbudget) kommen und 118 Millionen Euro durch Drittmitteln eingenommen wurden. 47 Millionen Euro sind Zuweisungen vom Freistaat Sachsen durch zentrale Haushaltsansätze (z.B. Hochschulpakt 2020 oder Bildungspaket 2020). 85 Millionen Euro stammen aus Zuwendungen anderer öffentlicher Träger (z.B. Bund, DFG, EU). 39 Millionen Euro kommen aus der Wirtschaft und 18 Millionen stammen aus Eigeneinahmen wie Eintrittsgelder oder Nutzungsentgelde.

 

Leipzig University’s total income comprises:

  • Appropriations from the Free State of Saxony
    e.g. basic, performance and investment budgets
  • appopriations from the Free State of Saxony from central budgetary allocations
    e.g. Higher Education Pact 2020, Education Package 2020
  • contributions from other public providers
    e.g. third-party federal/DFG/EU (ERDF and ESF) funding
  • contributions from third parties
    e.g. third party business/EU (HORIZON 2020/FP) funding, income from fees and charges
  • own income
    e.g. entrance/usage fees.
Die Grafik zeigt die 11 Fakten zur Forschung an der Universität Leipzig im Jahr 2017: 7 DFG- Graduiertenkollegs, 7 DFG- Forschergruppen, 1 DFG-Forschungszentrum, 2 DFG-Schwerpunktprogramme, 4 DFG- Sonderforschungsbereiche, 7 ERC Grants, 118 Mio. EUR Drittmitteleinnahmen, 23 Ausgründungen, 21 Habilitationen, 589 Promotionen, 2 Humboldt-Professuren

1 includes Collaborative Research Centres represented by Leipzig University
2 projects based on European Research Council (ERC) calls for proposals under the EU Framework Programme

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