Universität Leipzig is a universitywide partner in Leipzig, Germany.

Academic calendar

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

Detailed calendar.


Students who wish to study at Leipzig University must speak either German or the language used in the courses they will take. CEF language level B1 is urgently recommended for all languages of instruction.

Areas of study open to UU students

All areas

Language of instruction

Mainly courses in the language of the country, limited courses in English. You need to show your proficiency in the language of instruction if courses are not in English.

Housing assistance

For information on renting accommodation, the halls of residence and housing cooperatives, see the website.

Estimated living costs per month

Please note that universities in Germany charge a semester fee which covers your student ID and a semester ticket for public transcript. The 2020 fee is 230 EUR for one semester.  In total, you will need about 720 EUR a month for your living expenses in Leipzig. Of course, this figure is only an estimate and depends on how much you spend.

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

3 places per year


More information

More information about studying abroad: in Dutch and in English.


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