Universität Leipzig


Universität Leipzig is a universitywide partner in Leipzig, Germany.

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General information for exchange students

Information for Dutch students in Germany

Course information

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About Leipzig University (YouTube)

Academic calendar

Semester I: 1st week of October – end of March
Semester II: 1st week of April – end of September

Orientation generally commences late September for Semester I and late March for Semester II.

Exams take place early February for Semester I and mid July for Semester II.

Detailed calendar.


GPA (Average Grade)

There is no GPA requirement for this destination.

Language Requirement

B2 level is strongly recommended for the language of instruction (German or English). A proficiency statement provided by the UU is sufficient.

Areas of study open to UU students

All areas

Language of instruction

Mainly courses in German, limited courses in English. 

Housing assistance

The university does not provide specific assistance in finding accommodation, but there are multiple platforms you can use to find residence. 

See the website for more information.

Estimated living costs per month

In total, you will need about 950 EUR a month for your living expenses in Leipzig (Estimate from 2022).

Please note that universities in Germany charge a semester fee which covers your student ID and a semester ticket for public transcript. The 2022 fee is 243,50 EUR for one semester.

More detailed information.


Normal study work load per semester in credits: 30 credits (“Leistungspunkte”)

Lectures and seminares are organised as thematic units of mostly 3 courses and are called “modules”. 1 module comprises usually 5 or 10 credits.

Number of places available

6 places per year


We expect selection to be necessary for 22-23



If you have any questions about this universitywide partner university, contact the universitywide International Office.