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Lancaster University Leipzig (Lancaster University in Leipzig)

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Address: Augustusplatz 1-4, 04109 Leipzig, Germany

Description Lancaster University Leipzig (Lancaster University in Leipzig)

  • Established: 2019
  • Location: Leipzig, Germany
  • Students age: from 18 years.
  • Language of instruction: English
  • Type of study: state university.

Lancaster University in Leipzig is a branch of Lancaster University, UK, offering a wide range of educational programs. LU Leipzig provides the same academic quality and all-round student experience found in the UK.

The Leipzig branch 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 and accepts students from Germany, the EU and other countries.

Leipzig is located 90 minutes from Berlin, a large multicultural center with about 40,000 students.

Programs, courses and tuition/boarding fees, prices in Lancaster University Leipzig (Lancaster University in Leipzig)

Program name

BSc (Hons) Accounting and Finance

Why do some companies take off and others go broke? How can profits rise while the stock price falls? Accounting studies these questions. If you love numbers and want to gain in-depth technical knowledge and understanding of the business world, BSc (Hons) Accounting and Finance is the perfect program for you. It is ranked 8th in the UK by The Times, 2020 - and the same curriculum is held on the campus of Lancaster University, Leipzig.

BSc (Hons) Business Management

Do you want to understand how companies work and how management works? The BSc (Hons) Business Management course is designed to develop conceptual understanding based on practical knowledge. Students develop personal competencies, communication skills, and mathematical abilities. It helps graduates find work in a wide variety of fields - banking, retail, consulting, sales, marketing, data analysis. In Leipzig, this course covers international trade, industry, real-life examples of a thriving German economy.

BSc (Hons) Computer Science

Computer science is a dynamic discipline with a wide range of applications and career opportunities. The program explores the theory, practice of innovative, experimental computer science, and allows you to develop comprehensive professional and technical skills.

BSc (Hons) Software Engineering

Software engineers are software architects who apply computer science, engineering, and mathematical analysis to design and develop large, complex, mission-critical software systems. The course forms a comprehensive knowledge of computer science, the skills required for a profession in software development and design. Software development has been a major research topic at Lancaster since 1986.

from 15 000 € / year

International Foundation - Business

The International Foundation is intended for students who have received a certificate that does not meet the requirements of the university, or have a poor command of English, for those who want to deepen their knowledge of specific academic disciplines before starting the course.

International Foundation - Business - an introduction to the world of economics and finance, guarantees the transition to BSc Accounting and Finance or BSc Business Management (subject to meeting the required criteria).

The program can be completed in 2-3 semesters depending on qualifications and level of English.

International Foundation - Computer Science

International Foundation - Computer Science is designed for students who do not meet the admission requirements, want to gain additional knowledge in the subject, confidence in their academic skills before starting their studies.

International Foundation - Computer Science introduces the world of information technology, guarantees the transition to the BSc (Hons) Software Engineering, BSc (Hons) Software Engineering programs (subject to meeting the required criteria).

The program can be completed in 2-3 semesters, depending on qualifications, level of English.

Accommodation, housing and food

Leipzig offers a mix of public and private accommodation options located throughout the city - close to campus or downtown.

BaseCamp Leipzig is vibrant, colorful and welcoming - perfect for beginners. It offers a safe and supportive environment, a home away from home. BaseCamp Leipzig provides regular activities, 24/7 on-site support, a well-equipped gym, and a bike for every student.

Estimated costs (all included):

  • Base studio, no kitchen (19-23 m²) - € 450 / month.
  • Base studio, with kitchen (18-23 m²) - 495 € / month
  • Studio (large), no kitchen (27 m²) - 565 € / month per studio, all inclusive.

BaseCamp offers 6 month contracts with an additional 6 month renewal option.

Events Lancaster University Leipzig (Lancaster University in Leipzig)

The choice of arts and culture activities is wide: the opera, theater, and the Gewandhaus hold events that attract audiences from all over Germany. Leipzig has several independent cinemas and an alternative theater.

Leipzig has many opportunities for water sports: sailing, diving, windsurfing or rowing are available on one of the suburb's lakes.


  • Studying at Lancaster is more than just a qualification: graduates leave the university with professional skills and confidence in the future.
  • The university is engaged in teaching and research activities, develops the university's global reputation as a leading educational center.
  • In the first phase of student development, the Leipzig campus offers four Lancaster University accredited undergraduate programs taught by the university and a Lancaster University accredited study program provided by Navitas.
  • Foreign students in Germany have the right to post-graduate employment and the possibility of moving to permanent residence. Leipzig, a center for technology, innovation and global industry, offers job prospects and at the same time a low cost of living - an attractive bonus for international students wishing to stay in Europe after graduation.
  • International, European, local students attending Lancaster University Leipzig have full access to counseling services throughout their trip. Whether it is social, financial or personal problems, there is someone here to discuss them with you, who will help you find a solution and support.

Equipment Lancaster University Leipzig (Lancaster University in Leipzig)

There are 242 sports halls on the LU Leipzig campus, most of which are operated by the city and therefore available to everyone for a fee. This provides students with a great opportunity to meet friends, play sports, join a sports club or community.

Term dates, timetable and extra fees

Application deadlines:

  • International Foundation - January
  • Undergraduate for International Students (student visa required) - July 15th.

Entry requirements, assessment and extra fees, how to apply, what is required to enrol, conditions, entry tests and exams

The language of instruction at Lancaster University in Leipzig is English. The university accepts IELTS results (or their equivalents) required for admission, proof of knowledge of the German language is not required.

Test results:

  • IELTS Academic - 6.5
  • TOEFL iBT - 87
  • Pearson PTE Academic - 58.

Test results for admission to the International Foundation:

  • IELTS Academic - 5.5 for 2 Foundation semesters, 5.0 for 3 Foundation semesters
  • TOEFL iBT - 67 for 2 Foundation semesters, 60 for 3 Foundation semesters
  • Pearson PTE Academic - 42 for 2 Foundation semesters, 36 for 3 Foundation semesters
  • International Baccalaureate (IB) - 5 in SL English or 4 in HL English for 2 Foundation semesters, 4 in SL English or 3 in HL English for 3 semesters.

Scholarships Lancaster University Leipzig (Lancaster University in Leipzig)

LU Leipzig offers scholarships for prospective students who demonstrate a high level of achievement in high school (for example, A-Level or equivalent qualifications):

  • A * A * A (IB 43) - 3000 € - the first year of study, 1000 € annually
  • A * AA (IB 39) - 2000 € - the first year of study, 1000 € annually
  • AAA (IB 38) - 1000 € annually
  • AAB (IB 36) - 750 € annually.

Your application will be automatically reviewed for the scholarship as soon as you submit your application package online.

International Foundation applicants can apply for a one-time fee reduction of € 1,000.

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- we recommend to apply 6-9 months before the start of the course (some camps and schools offer discounts for early booking or for lengthy study programs)
- there are some very popular and high demand children's camps, where the applications need to be submitted 1 year in advance (in particular Switzerland , Great Britain , USA , Canada , Austria)
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- some schools have a specific time frame (September-November - please specify an individual school)
- some schools require tests in several stages (UKISET, internal tests of the school: English, mathematics, logics, subjects, interview, some require a personal visit)
- we recommend to apply one year before the start of the program,
- for Foundation and Pathway programs, IELTS and TOEFL certificates are usually required, respectively

- recommended submission one year before the start of the program,
- the deadline normally closes in January, for TOP HEIs and, as a rule, in March in other universities
- for a bachelor, a Foundation or Pathway preparatory program a completed A-level, IB, High School + IELTS / TOEFL are required
- for Masters you need a graduated higher education, in some cases you need a pre-Masters program
- MBA requires completed higher education, work experience preferably at least 2-3 years, etc.
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