FULL NAME AND LOCATION OF UNIVERSITY
NUMBER OF UTRECHT NETWORK SEMESTERS ACCEPTING DURING 2019/2020
MAIN UNIVERSITY WEBSITE
INTERNATIONAL OFFICE WEBSITE FOR INCOMING STUDENTS
CONTACT PERSON FOR INCOMING STUDENTS
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
Click Here. All regular courses are open to exchange students, only the Master's Global Studies program is restricted.
UNDERGRADUATE AREAS TAUGHT IN ENGLISH
American Studies, International Physics Studies Program, British Studies, Digital Humanities (partly taught in English)
AREAS OF STUDY OPEN TO GRADUATE EXCHANGE STUDENTS
Advanced Spectroscopy in Chemistry, Structural Chemistry and Spectroscopy, International Physics Studies Program, American Studies, British Studies, African Studies, European Integration in East Central Europe, European Studies, Economics.
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 requirement. About 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)
Course registration takes place after arrival in Leipzig during welcome weeks. Deadlines differ from faculty to faculty. Specific information will be given in the application.
German taught courses: proficiency in B2
English taught courses: proficiency in B2
LANGUAGE TEST CERTIFICATE REQUIRED? IF SO, WHICH AND WHEN: BEFORE ADMISSION OR UPON ARRIVAL?
Language certificate is part of the application form
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 105 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
Semester 1/Winter Term 2019/20: October 1, 2019 to March 31, 2020 (Semester break mid-February)
Semester 2/Summer 2020: April 1, 2020 to September 30, 2020 (Courses are from April 1 to July 15, 2020, followed by the semester break until the end of September).
Semester 1/Winter Term: Beginning of February 2020
Semester 2/Summer Term: July 2020
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?
Optional Language and Orientation Course:
starting three weeks prior to the semester start
level B1/B2 in German required
material fee of EUR 105
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 220 (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)
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?