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30000
Students enrolled in this school.
2
Bachelor's programs offered entirely in English.
15
Master's programs offered entirely in English.

Why should I study here?

Our university has been making history for over 600 years. Read about the most important historical milestones of one of Germany’s oldest universities, from its foundation in 1409 to the opening in 2017 of the Paulinum – Assembly Hall and University Church of St. Paul. The selected milestones in the University’s history reflect six centuries of political and social change.

What are the admissions criteria?

The University requires that the student have finished high school before applying. Germany has changed their admissions requirements again, starting for the 2021-22 school year, and now accepts AP scores!  Students who want to apply to programs related to Humanities, Social Sciences, Law, and Economics need scores of 3+ in English. A foreign language that needs to be French, Spanish, Latin or German, Math or natural science which can be Calc, Bio, Chem, or both Physics C tests. In addition, I score in European History, American History, Computer Science, or Macro+Micro Economics. 

Students who want to apply for programs centered around Math, Science, and Technology need scores of 3+ in Math (specifically Calculus). Natural Science (Bio, Chem, or both Physics C tests). Language (French, Latin, German, Spanish, or English Lit or Lang/Comp). Addition score in European History, American History, Computer Science, or Macro+Micro Economics. 

Alternately, students with an IB diploma, an associate's degree, and 2 years of college credits (including specified courses) are also admissible

What is student life like?

One special aspect of Leipzig University is its centrally located campus in the heart of the city. Traditionally, our university has been closely linked to life in Leipzig as a city of culture, trade, sport, and media. The Neues Augusteum and the Paulinum – Assembly Hall and University Church of St. Paul are two new buildings that have helped transform the modern campus into a landmark of today’s city university. Depending on the type of activity, the sports program includes informal meetings, training sessions, courses, and camps. Participation is free for activities that do not involve supervision by a professional coach. The university sports program currently offers more than 50 activities ranging from aerobic and aikido classes to African dance, badminton, beach handball, canoeing, chess, football, judo, mountain biking, Pilates, swimming, and track and field to volleyball and yoga.

Scholarships & Funding

The school doesn't charge tuition. They recommend budgeting 650 EUR per month for living expenses. 

Housing options.

Studenterwerk Leipzig offers an abundance of housing options that range from 170-425 euros per month depending on the type of room.

Dining information

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