Leuphana University of Lüneburg

country rank  78
world rank  2011

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University Overview

Founded in 1946, Leuphana Universität Lüneburg (Leuphana University of Lüneburg) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Lüneburg (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Lower Saxony. Officially accredited and/or 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 higher education institution. Leuphana Universität Lüneburg (LUL) 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 73 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name Leuphana University of Lüneburg
Acronym LUL
Founded 1946

University Location

Address Scharnhorststrasse 1
Lüneburg (population range: 50,000-249,999)
21335 Lower Saxony
T +49 (4131) 677 0
F +49 (4131) 677 1090

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
Int'l student 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate Not available
Admission Office Scharnhorststrasse 1
Lueneburg 21335
+49 (4131) 677 2277

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 7,000-7,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 600-699
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Leuphana Universität Lüneburg's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Niedersächsisches Ministerium für Wissenschaft und Kultur

Year of first Accreditation

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Ministerium für Wissenschaft und Kultur Niedersachsen


  • European University Association (EUA)

Academic Structure

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