FULL NAME AND LOCATION OF UNIVERSITY
NUMBER OF UTRECHT NETWORK SEMESTERS ACCEPTING DURING 2021/2022
MAIN UNIVERSITY WEBSITE
INTERNATIONAL OFFICE WEBSITE FOR INCOMING STUDENTS
CONTACT PERSON FOR INCOMING STUDENTS
04109 Leipzig, Germany
CONTACT PERSON FOR OUTGOING STUDENTS
HOW DOES THE APPLICATION AND ADMISSIONS PROCESS DIFFER FOR GRADUATE STUDENTS?
There is no difference in the application process for graduate students.
AREAS OF STUDY OPEN TO UNDERGRADUATE EXCHANGE STUDENTS
(all courses open to exchange students, only the Master program Global Studies is restricted)
UNDERGRADUATE AREAS TAUGHT IN ENGLISH
American Studies: http://americanstudies.uni-leipzig.de/curriculum/degree_programs
An interdisciplinary study program with emphasis on history, society, politics, literature, regionally focused on North America, but dealing with global processes and approaches as well
British Studies: http://anglistik.philol.uni-leipzig.de/de/startseite
Classical British Studies program with emphasis on culture and literature, but including history and politics of the British Islands as well, courses taught in English, but information given only in German
International Physics Study Program:
Some courses in Education, Informatics and the Humanities/Digital Humanity
AREAS OF STUDY OPEN TO GRADUATE EXCHANGE STUDENTS
CAN GRADUATE STUDENTS TAKE UNDERGRADUATE LEVEL COURSES
CAN ADVANCED UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS TAKE GRADUATE LEVEL COURSES?
AREAS OF STUDY RESTRICTED TO PRIOR BILATERAL AGREEMENTS BETWEEN EXCHANGE DEPARTMENTS OR FACULTIES
AREAS OF STUDY THAT ARE NOT OPEN TO EXCHANGE STUDENTS
Masters Global Studies Program
WEBSITE FOR COURSE OFFERINGS
REQUIRED MINIMUM AND MAXIMUM NUMBER OF CREDITS AVAILABLE THROUGH THE EXCHANGE
No requirements, 20-30 ECTS credits per semester recommended
ARE SUMMER COURSES AVAILABLE AS EXCHANGE (NON FEE-PAYING)? IF SO, WHAT IS THE WEBSITE?
DO STUDENTS REGISTER FOR COURSES IN ADVANCE OR UPON ARRIVAL?
COURSE REGISTRATION DEADLINE(S)
On arrival, before the courses begin
German proficiency B2 (min. B1) for German taught classes
English proficiency B2 for English taught classes
LANGUAGE TEST CERTIFICATE REQUIRED? IF SO, WHICH AND WHEN: BEFORE ADMISSION OR UPON ARRIVAL?
Language certificate is part of the application forms (due on application dead line)
PREPARATORY LANGUAGE COURSE FOR INCOMING STUDENTS? DATES AND COSTS?
Yes. The course is three weeks prior to the start of the semester. The total cost is 150 EUR.
ARE THERE ANY SPECIAL ADVISING OR REGISTRATION CONCERNS THAT STUDENTS SHOULD BE AWARE OF? ARE SERVICES AVAILABLE TO ASSIST IN REGISTRATION OR COURSE SELECTION?
Students will get their acceptance letter online: when admitted, they will get a message to register into the student management system, Alma Web, and will find the acceptance letter under "Study" -> "Documents".
They will get the information and contact about their subject coordinator before they arrive. They can then start to plan their course schedules directly with the relevant faculty. Registration for the courses will take place after the enrollment.
Students will get in contact with an academic student buddy - if wished - who can help as well.
APPLICATION DEADLINE FOR EACH TERM
Semester 1/Winter: June 15
Semester 2/Summer: December 1
Winter Term 2020/21: October 1, 2020 to March 31, 2021 (Semester break mid February)
Summer Term 2021: April 1 to September 30, 2021
Courses April 1 to July 15, 2021
(followed by the semester break until end of Sep)
Semester 1/Winter Term: Beginning of February
Semester 2/Summer Term: July
IF THERE IS A BREAK BETWEEN THE ACADEMIC COURSE CALENDAR AND EXAMS, CAN ARRANGEMENTS BE MADE SO THE STUDENT MAY TAKE EXAMS EARLY?
ORIENTATION SESSION(S) FOR INCOMING STUDENTS. ARE THEY MANDATORY? DATES AND COSTS?
Language and Orientation course, starting three weeks prior to the semester start (not mandatory, level B1/B2 in German required, limited places, material fee of 105 for three weeks)
TOTAL COST ESTIMATE PER MONTH (IN EURO)
EUR 250-300 per month
EUR 250-300 per month
Included in the semester fee
EUR 90 per month
Social Semester Fee: EUR 235 (local transport for the semester included)
IS COMPARABLE HEALTH INSURANCE COVERAGE FROM ABROAD ALLOWED?
HOUSING AND STUDENT LIFE
IS HOUSING ASSISTANCE AVAILABLE? IS IT GUARANTEED? HOW DO STUDENTS APPLY?
Yes. Online application, not guaranteed but exchange students are preferred.
Student dorms, shared student apartments.
HOUSING WEBSITE AND CONTACT PERSON(S)
https://www.studentenwerk-leipzig.de/en/information-new-applicants - online application
DO STUDENTS APPLY FOR HOUSING WITH THEIR UNIVERSITY APPLICATION OR IS IT SEPARATE? IS THERE A DEADLINE?
Students apply for housing after getting the acceptance letter, they load the acceptance letter into the online application for the dorm. Only exchange students can apply for only one semester, but up to two semesters.
WHAT KINDS OF HEALTH FACILITIES ARE AVAILABLE AT THE UNIVERSITY?
Exchange students will register as Leipzig citizens. As the University is part of the city, students can use the university clinics as well as other health facilities in the city concerning their needs.
ARE INTERNSHIPS AVAILABLE?
ARE STUDENT JOBS AVAILABLE/ALLOWED?