Universität Leipzig

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

Student experiences
Academic calendar
  • Winter semester: beginning of October - end of March
  • Summer semester: beginning of April - end of September

See: Academic calendar


German language test (B1+, see CEFR).

Areas of study open to exchange students

Human Geography and Planning, Environmental Sciences (only for SUSD JP)

Courses at Master’s level


Language of instruction

German, English.

Students costs

At Leipzig University exchange students pay a Semester fee of 230 euros for Student body €8.50, Studentenwerk Leipzig: €75, Mobility fund: €1.50, MDV public transport pass: €135. New students are also required to pay a one-off fee of 10 euros for the UniCard.

Housing assistance

Yes. See: Accomodation.

Estimated living costs per month

About € 650,-. See: Living expenses.


Normal study load: 30 EC per semester.

Number of places available

8 places per year of each 5 months for Human Geography and Planning students.

8 places per year of each 10 months for Environmental Sciences SUSD JP students

Selection was not necessary in the past few years.