Leuphana Universität Lüneburg

Leuphana Universität Lüneburg (Germany) is an exchange destination for students of the Faculty of Geosciences.

Student experiences

not available 

Academic calendar
  • Summer semester: beginning of April - end of July
  • Winter semester: beginning of October - end of February
  • upper beginner level (A2) in German when taking courses taught in German
  • upper intermediate level (B2) in English when taking courses taught in English
Areas of study open to exchange students

Environmental Sciences

Courses at Master’s level


Language of instruction

German or English

Housing assistance


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Estimated living costs per month
Language & Orientation Programme 
(participation is optional but recommended)
€ 75   
Mandatory third-party fees (one-time semester fees including)
- reduced prices for lunch and dinner meals served in the campus
canteen (Mensa)
- the so-called ’semester ticket’ (that entitles students to use Lüneburg/suburban/regional busses and regional trains to/from Hamburg and within the state of Lower Saxony without any further payments) 
€ 280                      
Residence Permit (one-time processing fee for 1 / 2 semesters) € 50 / € 100
Rent per month (accommodation in single self-catering rooms) € 280
- 350
Student health insurance per month (applicable to non-EU residents only) € 90
Other monthly costs (meals/food, books, leisure activities, etc.)  € 300 - 500

Normal study load: 30 EC per semester 
(standard module workload: 5 EC)

Number of places available

5 places per year