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 exchange students

The University of Leipzig is a comprehensive university offering almost all areas of study. Please check the webpage for course information

Language of instruction

Leipzig University features many different faculties which offer some or many courses in English. The Vorlesungsverzeichnis (course catalogue) will show the current courses being taught in English for that semester, usually recognisable by their description in English or by some other indication.

Housing assistance

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

Estimated living costs per month

You will need about 650 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.