Leipzig University

Germany

Private

Leipzig University

, Germany

Private

Winter and Summer

Intakes

10%

Acceptance Rate

66.6

Student: Teacher Ratio

Winter and Summer

Intakes

10%

Acceptance Rate

66.6

Student: Teacher Ratio

History, Affiliations and Rankings

Leipzig University (German: Universität Leipzig) is one of the world's oldest institutions and Germany's second-oldest university (by consecutive years of operation). It is located in Leipzig, the Free State of Saxony. The university was created on 2 December 1409 by Frederick I, Elector of Saxony and his brother William II, Margrave of Meissen, and originally consisted of the four scholastic faculties. Leipzig University is affiliated with the Utrecht Network and U15 (German universities). In the QS World University Rankings 2023, Leipzig University is ranked #447 and In the QS World University Rankings by Arts and Humanities Subject, it is ranked #202. According to the US News Rankings 2022, the Leipzig University is rated #350. And it is ranked between 126-150th as per Times Higher Education European Teaching Rankings 2018.

Infrastructure, Campuses and Courses

The University of Leipzig campus is home to the centuries-old University Library, the university archives, and three museums, making it one of Germany's oldest higher education institutions. The oldest botanical garden in Germany is situated on the University of Leipzig's campus. Leipzig University has an urban campus that is spread out over the city. In Leipzig, the University is spread out across 38 different sites. The main building is in the city centre, and it is in the same location as the other buildings. The university has a library, as well as a number of museums and a hospital. The botanical garden of the university is Europe's second-oldest botanical garden. The university features a museum dedicated to musical instruments. Leipzig University offers 150 undergraduate, postgraduate, master's, diploma, and PhD programs. There are 14 faculties in all. The majority of courses at the University of Leipzig are taught in German. As a result, foreign students must demonstrate a high level of reading and comprehension in German.

Accomplishments and Alumni

Professor Daniel Huster of Leipzig University's Institute for Medical Physics and Biophysics has been awarded the renowned Thomas E. Thompson Award for his groundbreaking work in the field of membrane biophysics. Also, the research qualities are primarily focused on the new order in a worldwide society, as well as intelligent techniques and materials, as well as life and health concepts that are sustainable. The University of Leipzig has a large and active alumni network with 2300 alumni located all over the world. Many prominent people have come from Leipzig University. Some of the notable alumni include August Ferdinand Möbius, a German mathematician and theoretical astronomer who is best known for his Möbius strip; Dr Fruzsina Muller – Freelance Journalist (Hungary), Zhang Xiaochen – Global Studies (China), Ana Beatriz Ribeiro – Lifestyle Blogger (Brazil) and Hayat Abed Ali Hashim – journalist (US).

Student Diversity and Visiting Companies

Leipzig University is one of Germany's most outward-looking higher education institutions due to its strong worldwide teaching and research profile. International students make up a substantial part of the student body at Leipzig University. In the winter term of 2017, international students made up around 11% (3,174) of the total 28,797 students. The University of Leipzig's career services staff provides a variety of services, including internship information and regular seminars on resume and cover letter writing job hunting, and pay negotiation. International students at the University of Leipzig have their own career services.

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International Students %

11%

International Students %

11%

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QS

Quacquarelli Symonds (Q.S.) is a corporation based in the United Kingdom that specialises in the analysis of higher education institutions worldwide. Nunzio Quacquarelli launched the company in 1990. It publishes the Q.S. World University Rankings every year. The Q.S. rating, which is considered one of the three most widely read university rankings globally, is approved by the International Ranking Expert Group (IREG). The institution uses six metrics, namely Academic Reputation, Employer Reputation, Faculty/Student Ratio, Citations per faculty, International Faculty Ratio and International Student Ratio, that effectively capture university performance. It also publishes rankings in Young universities, Graduate Employability, and Subject Rankings. Q.S. provides an auditing service to universities, which offers information on the institution's strengths and shortcomings. The Q.S. Stars audit procedure rates universities based on over 50 different indicators.

THE

The Times Higher Education, originally The Times Higher Education Supplement (THES), is a British magazine that focuses on higher education news and topics. It annually publishes The Times Higher Education World University Rankings. It has received worldwide acclaim for its new and improved rating algorithm. Since 2004, it has provided students and their families, academics, university executives, governments, and businesses with reliable university performance data. The performance indicators are grouped into five areas: Teaching (the learning environment); Research (volume, income and reputation); Citations (research influence); International outlook (staff, students and research); and Industry income (knowledge transfer). It also produces subject rankings and rankings for Young Universities, Impact, Reputation, And Emerging Economies.

Guardian

The Guardian is a British daily newspaper that first appeared in 1821 as The Manchester Guardian and was renamed The Guardian in 1959. The Guardian University Guide is published once a year. The goal of the University Guide is to show how each university's department is likely to provide an overall beneficial experience to future students, and to do so; they look at how previous students in the department fared. A league table was created using nine performance criteria for 54 disciplines spanning all stages of the student life cycle. Entry standards, Student-staff ratios, Expenditure per student, Continuation, Student satisfaction, Value Added, Standardisation, Subject Classification, and Career Prospects are the indicators utilised by the organisation.

USN

U.S. News & World Report is American news, consumer advice, rankings, and analysis publication. It began in 1948 as a merger of the weekly newspaper U.S. News and the worldwide weekly magazine World Report. The company's rankings of Best Global universities are well-known among the wider population and significantly impact admission trends. The inaugural "America's Best Colleges" report was released by the U.S. News & World Report in 1983. Since 1985, the rankings have been produced and published annually. The magazine U.S. News & World Report rankings are based on data collected from educational institutions through an annual survey, government and third-party data sources, and school websites. It also takes into account outside opinion polls of university faculty and administrators.

Rankings

447

Global Ranking

QS-2022

483

Global Ranking

QS-2021

350

Global Ranking

USN-2022

350

Global Ranking

USN-2021

447

Global Ranking

QS-2022

483

Global Ranking

QS-2021

350

Global Ranking

USN-2022

350

Global Ranking

USN-2021

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Scholarships

All applications from self-financing candidates received in the first admissions round are eligible for an early bird discount.

Eligibility

Candidates for the 2021 EMBA intake who submit their application by May 1 are eligible for this scholarship.

Applicability

An online application must be submitted.

Applicants who submit successful GMAT, GRE (equivalent) or ESMT Business Admission Test scores will be considered for scholarships to acknowledge their success.

Eligibility

Applicants will be considered after submitting a completed application to the EMBA program including official test results from either the GMAT or GRE.

Applicability

An online application must be submitted.

The 30% Club is a global gender diversity campaign which aims to increase the number of women on boards, and throughout the pipeline. The 30% Club aims to develop a diverse pool of talent for all businesses, through the efforts of its Chair and CEO members who are committed to better gender balance at all levels of their organisations.

Eligibility

Female candidates showing proven senior leadership experience in the public or private sectors.

Applicability

An application is to be submitted.

Self-funded applicants can choose to be considered for merit-based scholarships awarded from ESMT. Scholarships are awarded based on personal and professional achievements and growth potential, strong leadership experience.

Eligibility

All self-funded candidates are encouraged to apply

Applicability

An application is to be submitted.

DAAD scholarships offer graduates the opportunity to continue their education in Germany with a postgraduate or continuing course of study.

Eligibility

Foreign applicants who have gained a first university degree in the field of Fine Art, Design, Visual Communication and Film at the latest by the time they commence their scholarship-supported study programme; if this is not possible, you should have at least exhausted all the training options available for your instrument in your country of origin.

Applicability

An application is to be submitted.

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FAQs

Indian students must get a minimum of 50% in grade XII while also completing one year of higher education.
Indian students must get a minimum of 50% in grade XII while also completing one year of higher education.
Before applying to the University of Leipzig, international students must demonstrate competency in both German and English. Candidates must present a German language certificate at the C1 level, as well as results on English language examinations ranging from B2 to C1.
Before applying to the University of Leipzig, international students must demonstrate competency in both German and English. Candidates must present a German language certificate at the C1 level, as well as results on English language examinations ranging from B2 to C1.
The winter and summer semesters are the two main academic semesters at the University of Leipzig. The summer and winter semesters run from April 1 to September 30 and October 1 to March 31 respectively.
The winter and summer semesters are the two main academic semesters at the University of Leipzig. The summer and winter semesters run from April 1 to September 30 and October 1 to March 31 respectively.
In this instance, contact the university right away to discuss your issue. They will be of assistance to you. You'll need your application number and the information you're looking for.
In this instance, contact the university right away to discuss your issue. They will be of assistance to you. You'll need your application number and the information you're looking for.
Yes, to apply for master's degrees at German universities, overseas students must have a minimum grade of roughly 2.5.
Yes, to apply for master's degrees at German universities, overseas students must have a minimum grade of roughly 2.5.

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