Leipzig University

Leipzig University was founded in 1409 and is thus the second oldest university in Germany where teaching has continued uninterruptedly over the years.


Universität Leipzig
Universität Leipzig

Today it offers a wide spectrum of academic disciplines within 14 faculties with more than 150 institutes.

From A for African Studies to W for West Slavic Studies, Leipzig University is a classic full-university comprised of an exhaustive range of subjects from natural sciences, law, human and veterinary medicine to numerous arts degrees. More than 28,500 young people from all over the world are currently enrolled in more than 150 courses. A variety of co-operative programmes with foreign partner universities and an internationally-oriented selection of subjects make Leipzig attractive for students world-wide.

The university's traditionally broad range of subjects also constitutes the basis for interdisciplinary research of the highest ranking. Under its slogan “A Tradition of Crossing Boundaries”, the University is proud of its internationally recognised academic achievements, especially in the strategic fields: “Changed order in a globalised world”, “Intelligent methods and materials” such as “Sustainable principles for life and health”. In addition, the University operates together with its partner universities Halle-Wittenberg and Jena such as the Helmholtz-Center for environmental research (UFZ) the German Centre for Integrative Biodiversity Research (iDiv) .

Further information can be found on: www.uni-leipzig.de