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Lancaster University Leipzig

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Germany

Overview

Lancaster University is the first public U.K. university with a campus in Germany. At Lancaster University Leipzig, you will study in Germany and earn a university degree from one of the best U.K. universities worldwide. Lancaster University is a truly global university and has campuses in England, Ghana, Malaysia, China and in Leipzig, Germany. Studying at Lancaster University Leipzig offers a unique learning experience and is based on the best out of both worlds: highest academic standards from the U.K. combined with career opportunities in IT and management positions in Europe's strongest economy, Germany. 

About Lancaster University's reputation

Lancaster University belongs to the best universities of the world. A Lancaster degree is internationally recognized and stands for academic excellence. Compare the latest rankings underlining the university´s strong commitment to deliver the highest standards in research and education:

  • THE World University Rankings 2020 #139
  • The Times and Sunday Times 2019 #6 in the U.K.
  • The Guardian 2019 #9 in the U.K.
  • The Complete University Guide 2019 #8 in the U.K.
  • National Student Survey: Top 10 for student satisfaction
  • The Times / Good Universities Guide: International University of the Year 2020


The Management School of Lancaster University is quadruple-accredited by AACSB, EQUIS, AMBA and the Small Business Charter.

Gold standard teaching

Lancaster University has been awarded the highest possible score in the U.K. government’s 2017 Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) ratings. The TEF Gold rating is based on high quality teaching, excellent teaching facilities and graduate prospects.

Research excellence

Lancaster is a research-intensive university, with 35% of research classed as world-leading and 48% classed as internationally excellent in the U.K. Government’s latest independent review (Research Excellence Framework 2014). 

Please visit www.lancasterleipzig.de for further information!

Lancaster University Leipzig is located in the heart of the city. Our students have access to the cafeteria of the University of Leipzig, which is located 500 m from us. The urban campus offers common areas, a computer room and a student kitchen. There is a gym next to the campus where students get a discounted rate for membership if they have an ISIC card. 

Lancaster University Leipzig partners with BaseCamp for student accommodation. 

Leipzig is the fastest growing German city (2019) and home of nearly 600,000 inhabitants. The city is also an education and economic hub of Germany with a long tradition in welcoming international students. Currently, there are 40,000 students living in Leipzig. The city is considered as one of the most affordable German cities for students. Lancaster Leipzig students have access to the libraries, public transport and student cafeterias. Guaranteed accommodation is available at BaseCamp Leipzig, which is one of the most popular student accommodations in the city.

Leipzig is rich in history. Did you know?

  • Goethe wrote his most famous work of literature  “Faust” in Leipzig
  • Johann Sebastian Bach has lived and worked in Leipzig
  • Leipzig is  the home and starting point of the Peaceful Revolution which has led to the fall of the Berlin Wall and the reunification Germany
  • Leipzig is in “Silicon Saxony” which is Germany´s IT hub

International Foundation Year

Age: Please note that at present we are only able to accept students aged 18 years and over on enrolment. If you have any questions, please get in touch. 
English and Academic: The language of instruction at Lancaster University Leipzig is English. To enter the International Foundation Year, you must be able to demonstrate you are suitably proficient in English. The table below lists the IELTS results (or equivalent) that you need to enter our courses. IELTS Academic5.5 (No band below 5.5). Please note that proof of German language is not required. Please visit our website for all specific entry requirements: https://www.lancasteruniversityleipzig.com/entry-requirements


First Year Entry (Bachelor)

Age: Please note that at present we are only able to accept students aged 18 years and over on enrolment. If you have any questions, please get in touch. 
English and Academic: The language of instruction at Lancaster University Leipzig is English. To enter the International Foundation Year, you must be able to demonstrate you are suitably proficient in English. The table below lists the IELTS results (or equivalent) that you need to enter our courses. IELTS Academic 6.5 (No band below 5.5). Please note that proof of German language is not required. Please visit our website for all specific entry requirements: https://www.lancasteruniversityleipzig.com/entry-requirements-degree

Lancaster University's Leipzig campus offers excellent graduate prospects in Germany. Combine Lancaster University's academic quality, with a diverse and welcoming location in Leipzig that offers attractive post study work opportunities. Upon graduation you will have access to the German job market. As a Lancaster graduate you are eligible for the 18 months stay-back option to seek employment. Today, Leipzig has a strong and diverse economy contributing to the city's prosperity. There are multiple international companies operating in Leipzig. Just to name a few: BMW, Porsche, Siemens, DHL, Amazon and many more!

Did you know? The German economy is the 4th largest economy in the world. The country has one of the lowest unemployment rates in the EU. The German economy is heavily affected by the shortage of skilled professionals and depends on skilled migration, especially in the area of IT and engineering. 

Lancaster University is ranked 3rd in the UK for graduate-level employment in the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019, with 89% of Lancaster students going into professional work or further education after graduation.

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