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2000
Students enrolled in this school.
4
Bachelor's programs offered entirely in English.
2
Master's programs offered entirely in English.

Why should I study here?

Lancaster University Leipzig is a branch campus of Lancaster University, UK. LU Leipzig offers a range of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, with the university committed to providing the same academic quality and fully rounded student experience as in the UK.Lancaster University´s operation in Leipzig has been approved by the Saxon State Ministry for Higher Education, Research and the Arts. The campus is located in the heart of the City of Leipzig and welcomes both German, EU and international students. Upon successful completion of one of the undergraduate programmes, students who study in Leipzig receive their degrees from Lancaster University. It does not matter where a student studied – either at the Leipzig campus or at the main Bailrigg campus in the UK – students are awarded the same degree certificate issued by Lancaster University in the UK, which will enable students to apply to any postgraduate programme either in Germany, the UK or in any other country in the world.Your Lancaster University degree is internationally recognised and highly valued by institutions and employers. Lancaster University’s operation in Leipzig has been approved by the Saxon State Ministry for Higher Education, Research and the Arts. The campus is located in the heart of the city of Leipzig and welcomes both German, EU and international students.

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What is student life like?

In Leipzig, there are about 242 gyms and sports halls. The majority of them are managed by the city and so accessible to all for a fee. This provides an excellent opportunity for students to meet with friends and play sport, as well as join a sports club or society. 

Leipzig has many opportunities for doing water sports. If you are interested in sailing, diving, windsurfing or rowing then visit one of Leipzig's lakes.

Scholarships & Funding

Applicants for direct entry (First Year) with the following academic performance in their final high school degree (A-Level, IB, GSCE or equivalent) are eligible for the scholarships.

You will automatically be considered for a scholarship as soon as you submit your online application form with all required documents.

Please note discounts cannot be combined (Lancaster Leipzig Sanctuary Scholarship excluded).

Housing options.

Accommodation is one of the most important decisions you will make after university and subject. It's vital that you feel happy and safe in your new home.  

After accepting your Unconditional Offer, you will be referred to the accommodation team. This team provides a wide variety of price and location options, to suit individual needs. They will talk you through the information, answer questions and help to overcome any concerns. 

In Leipzig, there is a combination of public and private accommodation options available. These are spread across the city and we can advise on the options that are located near the campus, or in the heart of the city centre - there's an option to suit you.

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