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Leuphana Universität Lüneburg

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Founded in 1946, the Leuphana Universität Lüneburg (Leuphana University of Lüneburg) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Lüneburg (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Lower Saxony. Officially recognized by the Niedersächsisches Ministerium für Wissenschaft und Kultur (Ministry for Science and Culture of Lower Saxony), Leuphana Universität Lüneburg (LUL) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 7,000-7,999 students) coeducational German higher education institution. Leuphana Universität Lüneburg (LUL) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor's degrees, master's degrees and doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study table below for further details. This 77-year-old German higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic records and grades. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. LUL also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

University Snapshot


Leuphana Universität Lüneburg's Control Typepublic


Leuphana Universität Lüneburg's Entity Typenon-profit


Leuphana Universität Lüneburg' Size by Total Enrollmentmedium-sized


Leuphana Universität Lüneburg's Selectivity by Acceptance Ratenot reported

University Identity

Name (English) Leuphana University of Lüneburg
Acronym LUL
Founded 1946 2005 merger of FH Nordostniedersachsen and University of Lüneburg

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University Location

Address Scharnhorststrasse 1
21335 Lower Saxony
Leuphana Universität Lüneburg's location map and satellite view Location Map and Satellite View
Leuphana Universität Lüneburg Phone Number +49 (4131) 677 0
Leuphana Universität Lüneburg Fax Number +49 (4131) 677 1090

Fields of Study / Degree Levels


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Fields of Study and Degree Levels Matrix

The following Leuphana Universität Lüneburg's Fields of Study/Degree Levels Matrix is divided into 6 main fields of study and 4 levels of degrees, from the lowest undergraduate degree to the highest postgraduate degree. This matrix aims to help quickly identify Leuphana Universität Lüneburg's academic range and degree level offering.

Programs and Courses

Courses and Programs

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Tuition Fees


Yearly tuition fees refers to the amount of money that a student is charged by a University for one academic year of full-time study. Read our guide article about tuition fees and financial aid options to learn more.

Yearly Tuition Fees Range Matrix

This Leuphana Universität Lüneburg's Tuition Fees Range Matrix is divided into 2 types of students, local and international students, and 2 degree levels, undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, and aims to help students to have an approximate idea of the yearly tuition range they might expect to pay at Leuphana Universität Lüneburg.

Leuphana Universität Lüneburg: Tuition Fees Range Matrix

Undergraduate Postgraduate
0-999 US$
(0-910 Euro)
0-999 US$
(0-910 Euro)
0-999 US$
(0-910 Euro)
1,000-2,499 US$
(910-2,280 Euro)

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Admission Information

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Leuphana Universität Lüneburg's Gender Admission Policy Gender Admission

This institution admits Men and Women (coed).

Leuphana Universität Lüneburg's Admission Selection Admission Selection

Has Leuphana Universität Lüneburg a selective admission policy? Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic records and grades.

Acceptance Rate Admission Rate

Leuphana Universität Lüneburg's acceptance rate range is not reported.

Leuphana Universität Lüneburg's International Students Admission International Students Admission

International students are welcome to apply for admission at this institution.

Leuphana University of Lüneburg has more than 500 international students.

Leuphana Universität Lüneburg's Admission Office Admission Office

Scharnhorststrasse 1
Lueneburg 21335
(4131) 677 2277

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Size and Profile


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Size and Profile

uniRank publishes below some major size and profile indicators for Leuphana Universität Lüneburg.

Leuphana Universität Lüneburg's Total Student Enrollment Student Enrollment

Leuphana Universität Lüneburg has an enrollment range of 7,000-7,999 students making it a medium-sized institution.

Leuphana Universität Lüneburg's Total Faculty/Academic staff Academic Staff

This institution has a range of 300-399 academic employees (Faculty).

Leuphana Universität Lüneburg's Control Type Control Type

Leuphana Universität Lüneburg is a public higher education institution.

Leuphana Universität Lüneburg's Entity Type Entity Type

Leuphana Universität Lüneburg is a non-profit higher education institution.

Leuphana Universität Lüneburg's Campus Setting Campus Setting

This institution's main campus is located in a Urban setting.

Leuphana Universität Lüneburg's Academic Calendar Academic Calendar

This institution adopts a Semesters type of academic calendar.

Religious Affiliation

Leuphana Universität Lüneburg does not have any religious affiliation.

Facilities and Services


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University Facilities

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Leuphana Universität Lüneburg's Library University Library

This institution has a physical Library. Visit Leuphana Universität Lüneburg's Library

Leuphana Universität Lüneburg's Housing University Housing

This institution provides housing services such as on-campus residences or dormitories.

Leuphana Universität Lüneburg's Sport Facilities/Activities Sport Facilities/Activities

This institution features sporting facilities and organizes sports activities for its students.

University Services

uniRank provides below an overview of Leuphana Universität Lüneburg's main services:

Leuphana Universität Lüneburg's Financial Aid Financial Aid

This institution offers one or more of the following financial aid for eligible students: scholarships, grants, loans, tuition waivers, emergency financial aid etc.

Leuphana Universität Lüneburg's Study Abroad Study Abroad

This institution offers study abroad and exchange program opportunities for its students.

Leuphana Universität Lüneburg's Distance Learning Distance Learning

This institution provides a distance learning mode for certain programs or courses.

Leuphana Universität Lüneburg's Academic Counseling Academic Counseling

Not reported

Leuphana Universität Lüneburg's Career Services Career Services

Not reported

Recognition and Accreditation


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Leuphana Universität Lüneburg's Recognition or Accreditation Institutional Recognition or Accreditation

Leuphana Universität Lüneburg is legally recognized and/or accredited by: Niedersächsisches Ministerium für Wissenschaft und Kultur

Year of first Recognition or Accreditation


Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

uniRank publishes the following list of the most important Leuphana Universität Lüneburg's programmatic accreditations; feel free to submit any relevant missing specialized accreditations.

  • Ministerium für Wissenschaft und Kultur Niedersachsen

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Memberships and Affiliations


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Affiliations and Memberships

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  • European University Association (EUA)

Academic Structure


Most higher education institutions' first-level academic divisions are, depending on the country, one of the following...

  • Colleges
  • Faculties
  • Schools
  • Institutes
  • Academies
  • Departments
  • Divisions
  • Centers

Academic divisions can provide valuable insights into the range of disciplines and fields of study a University focuses on and the institution's level of specialization. Generalist Universities typically offer a wide range of academic programs and have many academic divisions and subdivisions across different disciplines, while Specialized Universities tend to focus on a narrower range of programs within a specific field or industry and have fewer academic divisions and a simplified organizational structure.

Academic Structure

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Social Media


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Social Media

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