Universität Leipzig

country rank  19
world rank  278

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University Overview

Established in 1409, Universität Leipzig (Leipzig University) is a non-profit public higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Leipzig (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Saxony. Officially recognized by the Sächsisches Staatsministerium für Wissenschaft und Kunst (Saxon State Ministry of Science and the Arts), Universität Leipzig is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 25,000-29,999 students) coeducational German higher education institution. Universität Leipzig offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 610 years old German higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. Universität Leipzig also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sports facilities, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name Leipzig University
Founded 1409
Motto Aus Tradition Grenzen überschreiten
Crossing boundaries out of tradition

University Location

Address Ritterstrasse 26
04109 Saxony
Tel +49 (341) 97 108
Fax +49 (341) 97 30099

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
Not reported
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office Uni ASSIST e.V., Helmholtzstrasse 2-9
Berlin 10587
(341) 9 73 20 20

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 25,000-29,999
Academic Staff 4,500-4,999
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Universität Leipzig's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Yes

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Memberships and Affiliations

  • European University Association (EUA)
  • Utrecht Network

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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Sunday, 19 September 2021