As a venue for academic events, university church services, university concerts and events with our partners, the Paulinum is a stimulating meeting place for university members, residents of the city of Leipzig and guests from all over the world.

Church services

University vespers during the lecture period: Wednesdays at 6pm

University service on Sundays and public holidays: 11am, then open to the public until 1pm.

Blick auf den Altarbereich. Am Rand stehen Personen, die dem Gottestdienst beiwohnen und durchführen.
Celebratory service during the opening of the Paulinum in the year 2017. Photo: Christian Hüller

On Tuesday, 21 January 2020 the altar area will not open until until 1pm.

On Wednesday, 29 January 2020 the altar area will be closed due to an event.

On Friday, 14 February 2020 the altar area will not open until 1pm.

The Paulinum will be closed to the public on Thursday, 20 February 2020 due to an event.

The altar area is open to the public at the following times:

Tuesday to Friday


Last admission is ten minutes before closing time.

Individual guided tours can be booked at

Besucherinnen und Besucher besichtigen das Paulinum.
Come and marvel at the altar area. Photo: Kustodie

Would You Like to Hold an Event at the Paulinum?

Our event management team will be happy to offer a personal consultation and answer any questions you may have.

Experience the assembly hall and altar area in a virtual 360° tour. Use the arrows to switch between the different spaces.

Virtual tour

Your Contact Person

 Tobias Eckart

Tobias Eckart

Event Manager

Stabsstelle Universitätskommunikation
Neues Augusteum
Augustusplatz 10, Room A.126
04109 Leipzig

Phone: +49 341 97-35034
Fax: +49 341 97-35039

Dies academicus 2019 in the Paulinum. Photo: Swen Reichhold
Dies academicus 2019 in the Paulinum. Photo: Swen Reichhold

About the Paulinum

The Paulinum – Assembly Hall and University Church of St. Paul is the resurrected intellectual and spiritual centre of our university. Architecturally reminiscent of the university church demolished in 1968, it houses numerous art treasures that were saved from destruction.

Paulinum facts and figures

A light slit 50 metres high …

… cuts through the whole building.

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The Paulinum boasts …

… two movable floor-to-ceiling glass panels.

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The transparent glass columns …

… are fitted with 912,000 LEDs.

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Blick auf das Paulinum und das Neue Augusteum mit dem Bronzemodell der alten Paulinerkirche im Vordergrund.

Modern. Striking. Central.

A publication on the Augustusplatz campus presents the imposing buildings in the heart of Leipzig. To accompany the book, we created a website packed with multimedia content to attract visitors and provide fascinating background information. Take a look!

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