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  • Locations: Leipzig, Germany
  • Program Terms: Fall, Spring
  • Restrictions: TXSTATE applicants only
  • Dates / Deadlines
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Program Type: Exchange Language of Instruction: English, German
Academic Field: Anthropology, Art, Business, Chemistry, Computer Science, Education, Exercise & Sports Science, History, International Studies, Liberal Arts, Mathematics, Music, Philosophy, Physics, Sciences, Theatre Undergraduate/Graduate: Graduate, Undergraduate
Application Fee: 250
Program Description:

Universität Leipzig

Leipzig University was founded in 1409 making it one of the oldest universities in Germany. It is an interdisciplinary, international comprehensive university. On its ambitious path to becoming a European top-level university and internationally recognized seat of research and learning for young scholars the University draws on an extensive range of subject areas. Crossing boundaries of traditional academic disciplines, international collaboration, networking with non-university research institutes and business are not just traditions of the University but are also the basis of its academic excellence.

University Website 
Website for International Students 


The city of Leipzig is a centuries-old trading center as well as scholarly and cultural center that has a heritage of international relations, cosmopolitan attitudes and cultivating tradition and tolerance. The major features of Leipzig and the University are a state-of-the-art infrastructure with attractive surroundings where everything is just one step away. A survey of the European Commission indicates that Leipzig is among the three big cities in Europe where life is most worth living while the New York Times calls it one of the top ten destinations.


Areas of study open to undergraduate exchange students in English:

American Studies, International Physics Studies, British Studies, German, International Studies

Graduate areas open for exchange in English:

Advanced Spectroscopy in Chemistry, Structural Chemistry and Spectroscopy, International Physics Studies Program, American Studies, British Studies, African Studies, European Integration in East Central Europe, European Studies, Economics.

Areas of study not available to exchange students:

Global Studies, MBA SEPT 

Course Offerings/Syllabi

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Language Requirements

To prepare incoming students, there is a language and orientation course that lasts three weeks prior to the semester start (105 EUR), and it is not mandatory.

Important Dates




Program Dates: October 1st - March 31st April 1st - September 30th
Exam Period(s): Beginning of February July

*Please note, these are estimated dates and are subject to change. For the most updated information, please visit the host university website.


Estimated Monthly Costs of Living in Euro:

  • Housing: 250
  • Health Insurance: 80
  • Local Transportation: Included in the semester fee
  • Meals: 250-300
  • Social Semester fee: 213 



The Universität Leipzig offers two options, student dorms or shared student apartments.
For more information on Housing Click here

Helpful Links

Click here for more information about host university
Click here for Texas State exchange student testimonial


Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2025 10/15/2024 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.