General information for international students

General information for international students regarding accomodation, health insurance, language courses, ECTS etc. you will find here

Academic calender

The academic year at the University Leipzig is devided in two semesters.
Winter semester: 1st October - 31th March
(Lectures end in January/February then follows a semester break from the beginning of February to the end of March)
Summer semester: 1st April - 31th September
(Lectures finish in the end of July, then follows a semester break from July until the end of September)

How to apply at the University of Leipzig?

To apply as Erasmus student at the University of Leipzig you have to fill in the forms provided by the International Office, the "Akademische Auslandsamt" (AAA).

More information you can find here

AAA and KMW-Erasmusbüro - who is responsible for what?

The AAA (Akademisches Auslandsamt = International Office) takes care of all general organisation routines during your stay here in Leipzig including application, registration, accomodation, student card etc. The head of the AAA, Dr. Svend Poller, is your institutional co-ordinator.
Prof. Zerfaß is your departmental co-ordinator at the institute of Communication and Media Studies (KMW). He and his assistant in the KMW-Erasmusbüro are responsible for all academical advise and decisions.