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Full name of University

Leipzig University

Leipzig

Number of MAUI/AEN
students you can accept
during 2015/16.
Indicate total number of semesters

10

Contact person for
incoming students
name, title, full address, phone,
fax, email

Jane Moros
International Centre
Leipzig University
Goethestraße 6
04109 Leipzig
Germany

Contact person for
outgoing students
name, title, full address, phone,
fax, email

Jane Moros
International Centre
Leipzig University
Goethestraße 6
04109 Leipzig
Germany

General University
Website

www.uni-leipzig.de

International
Office/Website for
Incoming Students

www.uni-leipzig.de/austausch/in
(English button for Englisch version)

Areas of study open to
undergraduate exchange
students
list explicitly

all regular courses are open to exchange students, see:
http://www.zv.uni-leipzig.de/studium/angebot/studiengaenge.html

Open undergraduate
areas of study taught in
English
list explicitly

American studies:
americanstudies.uni-leipzig.de/curriculum/degree_programs 
International Physics Studies Program:
www.uni-leipzig.de/~physik/bachelor-physik-ipsp.html

Are graduate areas open
for exchange?

YES

Areas of study open to
graduate exchange
students
list explicitly

all regular courses are open to exchange students, see:
http://www.zv.uni-leipzig.de/studium/angebot/studiengaenge.html

Open graduate areas of
study taught in English
list explicitly

International Physics Study Program: http://www.uni-leipzig.de/~physik/bachelor-physik-ipsp.html
American studies:  http://americanstudies.uni-leipzig.de/curriculum/degree_programs
British studies:  http://www.uni-leipzig.de/~angl/indexengl.htm
Economics (partly taught in English): http://www.wifa.uni-leipzig.de/en/vwl/start1.html
Chemistry:  http://www.master-asc.org/ and http://www.uni-leipzig.de/~nmr/I_MASTER/
African Studies (partly taught in Englisch): http://www.uni-leipzig.de/~afrika/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=35&Itemid=69&lang=de
European Studies:  http://www.uni-leipzig.de/~gesi/index.php?id=32/

Can advanced
undergraduate exchange
students take graduate
level courses?

Yes

Can graduate students
take undergraduate level
courses?

Yes

Areas of study restricted
to prior bilateral
agreements between
exchange departments or
faculties

Global Studies
http://gesi.sozphil.uni-leipzig.de/masters/globalstudies/
MBA SEPT
http://www.sept.uni-leipzig.de/

Areas of study not
available to MAUI/AEN
students

 

Websites for course
offerings
both in host language & English
offerings

http://service.uni-leipzig.de/vvz/
only available in German

Are summer courses
available as exchange
(non fee-paying)?
If so, please provide summer
school website.

No

Orientation session(s) for
incoming students
Is it mandatory, indicate dates and
costs

three weeks prior to the semester start (105 EUR), not mandatory

Academic Calendar
Please list exact dates.

winter term: Oktober to March
summer term: April to September

Examination period(s)

winter term: mid/end of July
summer term: early February

If there is a break between
the academic course
calendar and exams, can
arrangements be made so
the student may take
exams early?
(i.e. semester ends in December
and exams are late January).

No

Application deadline for
each term

winter term: July 15
summer term: January 15

Application website.
If paper only, please write “paper
only.”

http://www.zv.uni-leipzig.de/en/study/international-study/incoming-exchange-students.html

How does the application
and admissions process
differ for undergraduates
versus graduates?

no difference

Course registration
deadline

apon arrival, arranged indivudually with the relevant departments

Do students register for
classes in advance or
upon arrival?

Upon Arrival

Are prior arrangements
needed to secure a visa
before arrival in country?

No

Language Requirements

German taught courses:
German at level B1, better B2
English taught courses:
English B2, German A2

Language test certificate
required?
If so, which and when: before
admission or upon arrival?

YES, the language certificate is part of the exchange application and will be issued by the home institution

Preparatory language
course for incoming
students?
Indicate dates and costs

Yes

Are there any special
advising or registrations
concerns that students
should be aware of? Are
services available to
assist in registration or
course selection?

STIL (Study In Leipzig)-Menotoring/Buddy Program at the relevant departments:
http://www.zv.uni-leipzig.de/en/study/international-study/general-information/starting/my-faculty.html

Required minimum and
maximum number of
credits available through
the exchange
For both undergraduate &
graduate

about 15 to 30 ECTS credits per semester
(it depends from the requirements of the sending institution)

Is housing assistance
available? How do
students apply, and is it
guaranteed?

Yes

Housing options

Student dorms
Shared private appartments

Housing Website and
Contact Person(s)

http://www.studentenwerk-leipzig.de
http://www.studentenwerk-leipzig.de/wohnen

Do students apply for
housing with their regular
application or is it
separate?
Please list housing application
deadline.

Exchange students apply serarately for housing after receiving the acceptance letter

Is housing available
between breaks in the
term?

Yes

Is there a campus meal
plan?

No

Total cost estimates per
month in Euro
(broken down below)

600-700 EUR per month   

-Housing

250,00

-Meals

300,00

-Books

100,00

-Local Transportation

included in the semester fee

-Health Insurance

70,00

-Other
(please indicate and specify any
mandatory additional fees)

Social semester fee including the semester ticket for free Local Transport: 203,50

Is comparable health
insurance coverage from
abroad allowed/not
allowed?
If not, please include fees in “other”
field above.

Yes

Are health facilities
available at the
university?

Health facilities are available in the city and at the University Hospital

Are internships available?

Yes

Are student jobs
available/allowed?

Yes

Other important notes

 

Last updated

December 12, 2014