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Welcome to Lancaster University Leipzig!
Lancaster University Leipzig is a branch campus of Lancaster University, UK. LU Leipzig offers a range of degree programmes, with the university committed to providing the same academic quality and fully rounded student experience as in the UK.
Lancaster University´s operation in Leipzig has been approved by the Saxon State Ministry for Higher Education, Research and the Arts. The campus is located in the heart of the City of Leipzig and welcomes both German, EU and international students.
Explore Your Future
Studying at Lancaster is about more than just a qualification. We want you to leave university with the skills and confidence you need for the future you want.
Explore your future with Lancaster University Leipzig
High Calibre Teaching and Research
Lancaster University Leipzig will engage in both teaching and research activities, and further develop the University’s global reputation for excellence.
As part of its first phase of development, the Leipzig campus will offer four Lancaster University accredited Bachelor of Science programmes taught by the university, and a Lancaster University accredited foundation programme delivered by Navitas.
Lancaster University is among the best in the UK. Top ten in all three major national league tables, as well as highly ranked in global league tables.
City of Leipzig, Germany
There are almost 40,000 students studying for an academic qualification in the city of Leipzig, located 90 minutes from Berlin.
International Foundation Year
Start your studies with the International Foundation Year in Leipzig. Students are taught in English, in a supportive and dynamic environment.
Interview with our English Lecturer
Meet Margot, our Academic English and Study Skills teacher! She is great at making both online and offline classes interactive and engaging.
Did you know you can study without Abitur or A-Levels?
LU Leipzig offers entry to university for students without Abitur and A-Levels.
LU Leipzig is going online
Due to the increased global spread of SARS-CoV-2 (Coronavirus causing COVID-19) and following advice from the Saxonian government, Lancaster University Leipzig has moved to online teaching from the 16th of March until at least the Easter break.
Meet our Campus Director
Today we would like to introduce to you our Campus Director – Dr Elisabeth Grindel-Denby! Dr Grindel-Denby defended her PhD thesis at Lancaster University (UK) and later moved back to Saxony, her home region, to work on opening the first European branch campus of her alma mater – Lancaster University Leipzig.
Meeting Growing Demand
International students in Germany enjoy post-study work rights and the potential to transition to permanent residency (conditions apply).
A centre of technology, innovation and global industry, Leipzig has high employability prospects and low cost of living - attractive to international students looking to stay in Europe upon graduation.