Support for Refugees

The Studentenwerk Leipzig offers various counselling services and information events for refugees who are interested in studying or who are studying. We also provide interesting information on the following pages.

Finding Universities and Degree Programmes

The city of Leipzig is home of a number of universities. Taking the universities in Halle and Merseburg in the immediate vicinity into account as well, there is an extensive and extremely diverse range of courses on offer. This section lists universities and higher education institutions that are potential candidates for study in Leipzig or the surrounding area. The links will take you to their respective list of study programmes. We recommend you to check back for updates regularly, as new information may be added.

Preparing your Studies

Planning your studies can be very complex. Especially when studying in another country, and if you are not yet familiar with its regulations, you may be facing some challenges. But don’t be discouraged. There are numerous points of contact and offers that can help you to ensure that nothing stands in the way of your studies. This section lists some of the central institutions that you can contact if you are interested in studying at a university in Leipzig and the surrounding area, including Halle and Merseburg. It is worth checking back regularly, because new information may be added.

Financing your Studies

Planning how to finance your studies is an important part of study preparation. But how much money will you have to pay and what kind of support can you get? Especially when studying in another country, and if you are not yet familiar with its regulations, you may be facing some challenges. But don’t be discouraged. There are numerous points of contact and offers that can help you to ensure that nothing stands in the way of your studies from a financial point of view. This section lists the central institutions you can contact if you need help or information on financing your studies in and around Leipzig. We recommend you to check back for updates regularly, as new information may be added.

Studying

You have fulfilled all the requirements and are ready to start studying. But how does studying work and what offers can help to make studying easier? We recommend you to check back for updates regularly, as new information may be added.

Socializing

Getting in touch with new people is an essential part of studying. In this section you will find information on different offers that can help you to get to know local students and exchange ideas and experiences, even in times of the corona pandemic. We recommend you to check back for updates regularly, as new information may be added.

Further Information