At Leipzig University, one of our development goals is to strengthen the international dimension in teaching and studies as well as in transfer and research. This process of internationalisation requires the involvement of many different teams and institutions, both at the University and beyond. We at the International Centre see ourselves in an advisory and coordinating role: together with you, we will continue to promote internationalisation at Leipzig University.
The International Centre is responsible for a wide range of tasks. It cultivates the University’s international relations and is the “home” of our foreign students, scholars and alumni. In addition, the International Centre is the point of contact for all German members of the University – students and academics – who are planning a stay abroad or who run and supervise international education projects. Besides promoting mobility, the International Centre staff advise all members of the University who wish to integrate international components into their teaching and are planning integrated study programmes with partners abroad.
In accordance with the university internationalisation audit conducted by the German Rectors’ Conference (HRK), we set ourselves six interdisciplinary goals for study and teaching in 2015, which have been incorporated into the University Development Plan 2025: