How many degrees does the University of Leipzig offer?

A member of the German U15 network, today we are one of the country’s leading universities when it comes to top-class research and medical expertise. A cosmopolitan and modern comprehensive university, we offer more than 150 degree programme in disciplines from the natural sciences, law and medicine to the humanities and social sciences.

What is the transfer strategy of Leipzig University?

Several pillars form the basis of Leipzig University’s transfer strategy: “Applying knowledge”, “Imparting knowledge”, “Consulting” and “Communicating knowledge”. We support the application of knowledge through the SMILE initiative, partnerships, as well as patents and licences.

What kind of research is done at Leipzig University?

From lab to lecture hall, from library to choir, from medicine to biodiversity: in this video, Leipzig University presents its broad spectrum of research, teaching and knowledge transfer. Students and researchers tell their very personal stories about their Uni Leipzig. We have a tradition of diversity; one that began more than six centuries ago.

When was the main building of Leipzig University demolished?

Leipzig University main building (1917). It was demolished by the socialist administration in 1968. The university was modelled on the University of Prague, from which the German-speaking faculty members withdrew to Leipzig after the Jan Hus crisis and the Decree of Kutná Hora.

Is the academic lab at Leipzig University free?

Students at Leipzig University can take advantage of the free Academic German services offered by the Academic Lab. The Academic Lab regularly organises workshops and seminars and offers individual advice and information on topics related to German as a foreign academic language.

What are the requirements for the Studienkolleg in Leipzig?

Depending on the degree, we have certain requirements for your language skills. To be eligible to apply at the Studienkolleg, you will need a German certificate equivalent to B1 level of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR). It is also possible to submit proof of 500 hours of German lessons.