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


B2 German for courses in German

B2 English for courses in English

Areas of study open to exchange students


Courses at Master’s level


Language of instruction

German, English.

Students costs

Around €950 per month

Rent for apartment/room €250–€425
Statutory health insurance   
Voluntary statutory health insurance

Study material€70
Food, clothing, miscellaneous€300
Housing assistance

Yes. See: Accomodation and Studentenwerk Leipzig

Estimated living costs per month

About € 650,-. See: Living expenses.


Normal study load: 30 EC per semester.

Number of places available

4 places per year of each 5 months